Nordea Investment Management AB decreased its holdings in Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE:PLNT – Free Report) by 2.8% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 234,560 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,740 shares during the period. Nordea Investment Management AB owned about 0.26% of Planet Fitness worth $18,270,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of PLNT. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. grew its stake in Planet Fitness by 13.4% during the 1st quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 1,332 shares of the company’s stock worth $112,000 after purchasing an additional 157 shares in the last quarter. Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund increased its stake in shares of Planet Fitness by 801.5% during the first quarter. Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund now owns 1,839 shares of the company’s stock worth $155,000 after buying an additional 1,635 shares during the period. MetLife Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in Planet Fitness in the first quarter valued at approximately $357,000. BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in Planet Fitness by 34.8% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 7,184,140 shares of the company’s stock worth $606,915,000 after acquiring an additional 1,852,867 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Vontobel Holding Ltd. acquired a new position in Planet Fitness during the 1st quarter worth approximately $919,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 95.82% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on PLNT shares. Robert W. Baird decreased their price objective on shares of Planet Fitness from $105.00 to $95.00 in a research report on Friday, May 5th. began coverage on Planet Fitness in a research report on Thursday, May 18th. They set a “hold” rating for the company. Piper Sandler decreased their target price on Planet Fitness from $96.00 to $88.00 in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. BMO Capital Markets dropped their price target on shares of Planet Fitness from $90.00 to $82.00 in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada initiated coverage on shares of Planet Fitness in a report on Friday, May 19th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $86.00 target price for the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, Planet Fitness has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of $84.33.

Planet Fitness Trading Down 0.5 %

Planet Fitness stock opened at $67.44 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $69.99 and a two-hundred day moving average of $75.93. Planet Fitness, Inc. has a twelve month low of $54.15 and a twelve month high of $85.90. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.01 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 53.95, a PEG ratio of 1.23 and a beta of 1.31.

Planet Fitness (NYSE:PLNT – Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. The company reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.46 by ($0.05). Planet Fitness had a negative return on equity of 73.81% and a net margin of 10.86%. The company had revenue of $222.23 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $238.30 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.32 earnings per share. Planet Fitness’s revenue for the quarter was up 19.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Planet Fitness, Inc. will post 2.16 earnings per share for the current year.

About Planet Fitness

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Planet Fitness, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, franchises and operates fitness centers under the Planet Fitness brand. The company operates through three segments: Franchise, Corporate-Owned Stores, and Equipment. The Franchise segment is involved in franchising business in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Panama, Mexico, and Australia.

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