The Children's Place Stock Forecast, Price & News

-4.82 (-5.26 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume685,034 shs
Average Volume564,020 shs
Market Capitalization$1.27 billion
P/E Ratio68.91
Dividend YieldN/A
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About The Children's Place

The Children's Place, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer. The company operates through two segments, The Children's Place U.S. and The Children's Place International. It sells apparel, footwear, accessories, and other items for children; and designs, contracts to manufacture, and sells merchandise under the proprietary The Children's Place, Place, Baby Place, Gymboree brand names. As of January 30, 2021, the company operated 640 stores in the United States, 101 stores in Canada, and 8 stores in Puerto Rico; and 230 international points of distribution operated by its eight franchise partners in 19 countries. It also sells its products through online stores, including and The company was formerly known as The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. and changed its name to The Children's Place, Inc. in June 2014. The Children's Place, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Secaucus, New Jersey.


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Overall MarketRank

1.29 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

164th out of 402 stocks

Family Clothing Stores Industry

9th out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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The Children's Place (NASDAQ:PLCE) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Children's Place a buy right now?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Children's Place in the last twelve months. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" The Children's Place stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PLCE, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Children's Place?

Wall Street analysts have given The Children's Place a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but The Children's Place wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is The Children's Place's next earnings date?

The Children's Place is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 24th 2021.
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How were The Children's Place's earnings last quarter?

The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 19th. The company reported $3.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.03 by $3.22. The company had revenue of $435.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $331.15 million. The Children's Place had a net margin of 1.15% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 66.88%. The Children's Place's quarterly revenue was up 70.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($1.96) earnings per share.
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How has The Children's Place's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

The Children's Place's stock was trading at $37.41 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PLCE shares have increased by 132.1% and is now trading at $86.83.
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What price target have analysts set for PLCE?

10 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for The Children's Place's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $150.00. On average, they expect The Children's Place's stock price to reach $76.27 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.2%.
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Who are The Children's Place's key executives?

The Children's Place's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Jane T. Elfers, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60, Pay $4.47M)
  • Mr. Robert F. Helm, Chief Financial Officer (Age 41, Pay $966.88k)
  • Ms. Leah Swan, Chief Operating Officer (Age 47, Pay $1.96M)
  • Ms. Claudia Lima-Guinehut, Sr. VP of Global Merchandising & Strategic Partnerships (Age 42, Pay $781.81k)
  • Mr. Rajat Jain, Chief Technology Officer
  • Anthony Attardo, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Bradley P. Cost, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 67)
  • Mr. Gregory I. Poole, Chief Supply Chain Officer (Age 59)
  • Ms. Jennifer Groves, Sr. VP of Design & Brand Creative
  • Ms. Maegan Markee, Sr. VP of Digital Marketing

What is Jane Elfers' approval rating as The Children's Place's CEO?

815 employees have rated The Children's Place CEO Jane Elfers on Jane Elfers has an approval rating of 56% among The Children's Place's employees. This puts Jane Elfers in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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What other stocks do shareholders of The Children's Place own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Children's Place investors own include Energy Transfer (ET), The Boeing (BA), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), Coty (COTY), Broadcom (AVGO), Exxon Mobil (XOM), The Walt Disney (DIS) and Marathon Petroleum (MPC).

What is The Children's Place's stock symbol?

The Children's Place trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PLCE."

Who are The Children's Place's major shareholders?

The Children's Place's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.88%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (2.87%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (2.37%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.34%), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (2.22%) and UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (1.98%). Company insiders that own The Children's Place stock include Elizabeth J Boland, Jane T Elfers, John E Bachman, Michael Scarpa and Norman S Matthews.
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Which institutional investors are selling The Children's Place stock?

PLCE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Emerald Advisers LLC, and Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP.
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Which institutional investors are buying The Children's Place stock?

PLCE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Granite Investment Partners LLC, Candlestick Capital Management LP, Northern Trust Corp, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, BlackRock Inc., Wexford Capital LP, and Credit Suisse AG. Company insiders that have bought The Children's Place stock in the last two years include Elizabeth J Boland, Jane T Elfers, John E Bachman, Michael Scarpa, and Norman S Matthews.
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How do I buy shares of The Children's Place?

Shares of PLCE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is The Children's Place's stock price today?

One share of PLCE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $86.83.

How much money does The Children's Place make?

The Children's Place has a market capitalization of $1.27 billion and generates $1.52 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-140,370,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($3.65) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does The Children's Place have?

The Children's Place employs 13,300 workers across the globe.

When was The Children's Place founded?

The Children's Place was founded in 1988.

What is The Children's Place's official website?

The official website for The Children's Place is

Where are The Children's Place's headquarters?

The Children's Place is headquartered at 500 Plaza Drive, Secaucus NJ, 07094.

How can I contact The Children's Place?

The Children's Place's mailing address is 500 Plaza Drive, Secaucus NJ, 07094. The company can be reached via phone at (201) 558-2400 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/18/2021 by Staff
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