NASDAQ:PLCE - Childrens Place Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$133.89 +0.27 (+0.20 %)
(As of 10/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$133.89
Today's Range$133.70 - $136.4550
52-Week Range$99.90 - $161.65
Volume403,561 shs
Average Volume572,118 shs
Market Capitalization$2.19 billion
P/E Ratio16.93
Dividend Yield1.50%
Beta0.42
The Children's Place, Inc. engages in the provision of apparel, accessories and footwear for children. It also designs, contracts to manufacture and sell fashionable and value-priced merchandise under the brand names of The Children's Place, Place and Baby Place. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Secaucus, NJ.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Family clothing stores
Sub-IndustryApparel Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
SymbolNASDAQ:PLCE
CUSIP16890510
Phone201-558-2400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.28
Quick Ratio0.46

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.93
Forward P/E Ratio16.27
P/E Growth2.03

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.87 billion
Price / Sales1.17
Cash Flow$12.1940 per share
Price / Cash10.98
Book Value$27.23 per share
Price / Book4.92

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.91
Net Income$84.69 million
Net Margins3.76%
Return on Equity33.17%
Return on Assets15.13%

Miscellaneous

Employees15,800
Outstanding Shares16,400,000
Market Cap$2.19 billion

Childrens Place (NASDAQ:PLCE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Childrens Place's stock symbol?

Childrens Place trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PLCE."

How often does Childrens Place pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Childrens Place?

Childrens Place announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 23rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Monday, September 17th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 4th. View Childrens Place's Dividend History.

How will Childrens Place's stock buyback program work?

Childrens Place announced that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Tuesday, March 20th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Childrens Place's earnings last quarter?

Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ:PLCE) announced its earnings results on Thursday, August, 23rd. The company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.11. The company had revenue of $448.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $427.89 million. Childrens Place had a net margin of 3.76% and a return on equity of 33.17%. The firm's revenue was up 20.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.86 earnings per share. View Childrens Place's Earnings History.

When is Childrens Place's next earnings date?

Childrens Place is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 21st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Childrens Place.

What guidance has Childrens Place issued on next quarter's earnings?

Childrens Place updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $8.09-8.29 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.07. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.945-1.955, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.93 billion.Childrens Place also updated its Q3 guidance to $2.97-3.07 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for PLCE?

13 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Childrens Place's stock. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $167.00. On average, they anticipate Childrens Place's stock price to reach $148.9091 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Childrens Place.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Childrens Place?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Childrens Place in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Childrens Place.

Who are some of Childrens Place's key competitors?

Who are Childrens Place's key executives?

Childrens Place's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Jane T. Elfers, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Michael Scarpa, Chief Operating Officer
  • Anurup Pruthi, Chief Financial Officer
  • Steven Rado, Chief Digital & Technology Officer
  • Bradley P. Cost, Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Who are Childrens Place's major shareholders?

Childrens Place's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd (1.31%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.22%), Strs Ohio (0.18%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.09%), Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.02%) and First Hawaiian Bank (0.01%). Company insiders that own Childrens Place stock include Anurup Pruthi, Bradley P Cost, Jane T Elfers, Kevin Low, Michael Scarpa and Norman S Matthews. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Childrens Place.

Which institutional investors are selling Childrens Place stock?

PLCE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have sold Childrens Place company stock in the last year include Anurup Pruthi and Jane T Elfers. View Insider Buying and Selling for Childrens Place.

Which institutional investors are buying Childrens Place stock?

PLCE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Strs Ohio, Fox Run Management L.L.C. and First Hawaiian Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Childrens Place.

How do I buy shares of Childrens Place?

Shares of PLCE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Childrens Place's stock price today?

One share of PLCE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $133.89.

How big of a company is Childrens Place?

Childrens Place has a market capitalization of $2.21 billion and generates $1.87 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $84.69 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.91 on an earnings per share basis. Childrens Place employs 15,800 workers across the globe.

What is Childrens Place's official website?

The official website for Childrens Place is http://www.childrensplace.com.

How can I contact Childrens Place?

Childrens 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Childrens Place (NASDAQ PLCE)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  450 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  487 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  937
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Childrens Place and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PLCE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PLCE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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