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ETF Channel is an exchange traded fund (ETF) research website, aimed at financial advisors and retail investors trying to maximize the opportunities in ETFs. The site includes a number of ground-breaking features that allow investors to dig deeper into ETFs than ever before, and is a one-stop source for aggregated data on more than 800 ETFs.

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PLNT Crosses Above Average Analyst Target

In recent trading, shares of Planet Fitness Inc have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $24.12, changing hands for $24.25/share. When a stock reaches the target an analyst has set, the analyst logically has two ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, re-adjust their target price to a higher level.

How The Parts Add Up: PZI Targets $20

Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, we have compared the trading price of each holding against the average analyst 12-month forward target price, and computed the weighted average implied analyst target price for the ETF itself. For the PowerShares Zacks Micro Cap Portfolio ETF , we found that the implied analyst target price for the ETF based upon its underlying holdings is $20.04 per unit.

Philip Morris International Takes Over #51 Spot From Adobe Systems

In a study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages, for the underlying components of the S&P 500, Philip Morris International Inc has taken over the #51 spot from Adobe Systems Inc , according to ETF Channel. Below is a chart of Philip Morris International Inc versus Adobe Systems Inc plotting their respective rank within the S&P 500 over time (PM plotted in blue; ADBE plotted in green): In forming the rank, the analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses were tallied, and averaged; then, the underlying components were ranked according to those averages.

Notable ETF Inflow Detected - GSG

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust where we have detected an approximate $58.1 million dollar inflow -- that's a 6.2% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 71,150,000 to 75,550,000). START SLIDESHOW:Click here to find out which 9 other ETFs had notable inflows » The chart below shows the one year price performance of GSG, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, GSG's low point in its 52 week range is $13.16 per share, with $15.89 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $13.26.

Notable ETF Inflow Detected - TNA

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Daily Small Cap Bull 3X Shares where we have detected an approximate $62.9 million dollar inflow -- that's a 11.8% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 9,750,066 to 10,900,066). START SLIDESHOW:Click here to find out which 9 other ETFs had notable inflows » The chart below shows the one year price performance of TNA, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, TNA's low point in its 52 week range is $26.36 per share, with $58.31 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $55.41.