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Small-Cap Winners & Losers: Children's Place

Updated from 2:03 p.m. EDT with new stock prices

Small-cap stocks opened in positive territory and mainly stayed there Thursday, outpacing the gains made by the broader market. The Russell 2000 added 0.8% to 732.96, and the S&P SmallCap 600 tacked on 0.7% to 387.24.

Among the winners, San Juan, Puerto Rico-based Santander Bancorp (SBP) climbed 28.7% to $12.90. For the quarter ended March 31, the company reported income of $17.7 million, or 38 cents a share, vs. $11.7 million, or 25 cents a share, a year ago. Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters were expecting earnings of 13 cents a share.

Also rising, Miami clothing designer Perry Ellis (PERY - Get Report) jumped 13.3% to $27.60. For the first quarter, Perry announced first-quarter fiscal 2009 earnings of $9.1 million, or 60 cents a share, down 4.3% from the year-ago quarter. The Street was looking for EPS of 55 cents.

Citi Trends (CTRN - Get Report), a Savannah, Ga., vendor of urban fashion apparel and accessories, announced first-quarter income of $5.2 million, or 36 cents a share, down from $5.7 million, or 40 cents a share, a year ago. Analysts were looking for 34 cents a share. Shares climbed 7.2% to $19.15.

Seacaucus, N.J.'s Children's Place (PLCE - Get Report) soared 16.3% to $32.98. For the first quarter, the company, which sells children-oriented items, posted earnings of $19.5 million, or 67 cents a share, vs. $14.7 million, or 49 cents a share, a year ago. Wall Street had predicted 50 cents a share.

On the losing side, Blue Coat Systems (BCSI) gave up 20.1% to $18.09. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based software purveyor announced non-GAAP income of $13.1 million, or 33 cents a share, vs. $15.3 million, or 38 cents a share, a year ago. Analysts had expected earnings of 40 cents a share.

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