Robert W. Baird Maintained Planet Fitness (PLNT) As Buy; Has Target Of $45.0; Prudential Financial Upped Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) Position By $417,266

Prudential Financial Inc increased Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (BBBY) stake by 4.43% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Prudential Financial Inc acquired 18,142 shares as Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (BBBY)’s stock declined 14.12%. The Prudential Financial Inc holds 427,720 shares with $10.04 million value, up from 409,578 last quarter. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc now has $3.20B valuation. The stock increased 3.26% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $22.46. About 2.64 million shares traded. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) has declined 16.34% since March 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.04% the S&P500.

Among 12 analysts covering Planet Fitness (PLNT), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. Planet Fitness has $47.0 highest and $21 lowest target. $38.82’s average target is -1.75% below currents $39.51 stock price. Planet Fitness had 33 analyst reports since April 14, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE:PLNT) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Bank of America. On Monday, June 6 the stock rating was reinitiated by JP Morgan with “Overweight”. As per Tuesday, October 17, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, October 31 by Imperial Capital. On Friday, February 23 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. Guggenheim maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 23 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, August 10. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Sunday, February 25 by Piper Jaffray. Imperial Capital maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $33 target in Thursday, November 9 report.

The stock increased 0.43% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $39.51. About 799,800 shares traded. Planet Fitness, Inc. (PLNT) has risen 39.93% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.23% the S&P500.

Planet Fitness, Inc., through its subsidiaries, franchises and operates fitness centers. The company has market cap of $3.89 billion. It operates through three divisions: Franchise, Corporate-Owned Stores, and Equipment. It has a 94.07 P/E ratio. The Franchise segment is involved in franchising business in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and the Dominican Republic.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.07, from 0.81 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 84 investors sold BBBY shares while 103 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. 129.74 million shares or 2.88% less from 133.60 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt invested in 9,246 shares. Lpl Finance Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0% or 13,739 shares. Oldfield Limited Liability Partnership owns 10,600 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Panagora Asset Mngmt holds 0% or 25,540 shares in its portfolio. Aimz Invest Limited Company has invested 1.02% of its portfolio in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY). Manchester Mngmt Ltd accumulated 1,301 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can, Manitoba – Canada-based fund reported 538,840 shares. Valueworks Lc has invested 3.17% in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY). Wellington Mgmt Gru Limited Liability Partnership, Massachusetts-based fund reported 10,309 shares. Nationwide Fund accumulated 448,031 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Utah Retirement Systems has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY). Washington National Bank reported 1,620 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 16,684 were reported by Ls Invest Advisors. Moreover, Jacobs Levy Equity Management has 0.04% invested in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY). Natixis owns 228,029 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio.

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