The Children's Place Retail Stores Company Profile (NASDAQ:PLCE)

About The Children's Place Retail Stores

The ChildrenThe Children's Place, Inc. (The Children's Place) is a pure-play children's specialty apparel retailer in North America. The Company sells apparel, accessories, footwear and other items for children. The Company operates through two segments: The Children's Place U.S. and The Children's Place International. The Children's Place U.S. segment includes the United States and Puerto Rico-based stores and revenue from the United States-based wholesale customers. The Children's Place International segment includes its Canadian-based stores, revenue from the Company's Canada wholesale customer, as well as revenue from international franchisees. The Company designs, contracts to manufacture and licenses to sell merchandise under brand names, such as The Children's Place, Place and Baby Place. The Children's Place has various departments and serves the wardrobe needs of girls and boys (sizes 4 to 14), toddler girls and boys (sizes 12 months to 5T), and baby (sizes 0 to 18 months).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Apparel Stores
  • Sub-Industry: Apparel Retail
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: PLCE
  • CUSIP: 16890510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $75.95
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $78.31
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $78.39
  • 52-Week Range: $46.74 - $90.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.83
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.81
  • P/E Growth: 1.51
  • Market Cap: $1.39B
  • Outstanding Shares: 18,354,000
  • Beta: 0.1
  • Net Margins: 4.58%
  • Return on Equity: 17.14%
  • Return on Assets: 9.71%
  • Current Ratio: 1.75%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.92%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The Children's Place Retail Stores (NASDAQ:PLCE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.27)
Consensus Price Target: $82.14 (8.15% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for The Children's Place Retail Stores (NASDAQ:PLCE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/21/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$99.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
8/22/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/18/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$80.00 -> $92.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$83.00 -> $93.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016FBR & CoLower Price TargetOutperform$100.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
8/17/2016MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$85.00 -> $95.00View Rating Details
5/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeBuy$93.00View Rating Details
5/18/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/17/2016StephensReiterated RatingEqual Weight$80.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016Off Wall StreetInitiated CoverageSellView Rating Details
5/4/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$82.00 -> $72.00View Rating Details
3/16/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$60.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
3/15/2016Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuy$75.00 -> $86.00View Rating Details
3/14/2016Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform -> Outperform$82.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
1/19/2016SusquehannaBoost Price Target$69.00 -> $76.00View Rating Details
10/27/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> Underperform$46.00View Rating Details
8/26/2015FIG PartnersReiterated RatingIn-LineView Rating Details
5/10/2015Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutral$60.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
5/8/2015Maxim GroupBoost Price TargetHold$51.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
3/13/2015Janney Montgomery ScottBoost Price TargetNeutral$59.00 -> $61.00View Rating Details
1/9/2015CRT CapitalBoost Price TargetFairly Valued$54.00 -> $59.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for The Children's Place Retail Stores (NASDAQ:PLCE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/17/2016Q216($0.23)($0.01)$367.51 million$371.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/17/2016Q116$1.04$1.32$417.91 million$419.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/15/2016Q415$1.11$1.19$499.15 million$498.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/8/2015Q315$1.95$1.93$475.57 million$455.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/25/2015Q215($0.33)($0.33)$380.70 million$366.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/14/2015Q115$0.83$0.83$404.22 million$404.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/12/2015Q414$0.93$0.94$479.00 million$479.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/20/2014Q314$1.80$1.82$487.90 million$487.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/21/2014Q214($0.45)($0.37)$378.63 million$384.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/22/2014Q114$0.61$0.61$407.99 million$410.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/6/2014Q413$0.95$0.96$484.82 million$467.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/26/2013Q3$1.83$1.89$502.40 million$492.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/22/2013Q2 2013($0.53)($0.42)$381.06 million$382.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/23/2013Q1 2013$0.61$0.83$416.58 million$423.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/26/2013Q4 2012$1.04$1.15$496.04 million$509.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/15/2012Q312$1.59$1.60$500.50 million$500.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/16/2012($0.66)($0.62)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/17/2012$1.06$1.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/7/2012$0.89$0.87ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/17/2011$1.28$1.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/18/2011($0.38)($0.38)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/19/2011$1.05$1.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/9/2011$1.01$1.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for The Children's Place Retail Stores (NASDAQ:PLCE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.69 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.13 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.95$1.12$1.05
Q2 20166$0.89$1.06$0.95
Q3 20164($0.24)($0.20)($0.22)
Q4 20166$2.00$2.13$2.07
Q1 20174$1.04$1.16$1.10
Q2 20171($0.24)($0.24)($0.24)
Q3 20172$2.01$2.01$2.01
Q4 20172$1.09$1.12$1.11
Q1 20181$1.55$1.55$1.55
Q3 20181$2.28$2.28$2.28
Q4 20181$1.48$1.48$1.48
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for The Children's Place Retail Stores (NASDAQ:PLCE)
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:1.05%
Payout Ratio:20.15% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
17.06% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
15.59% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for The Children's Place Retail Stores (NASDAQ:PLCE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for The Children's Place Retail Stores (NASDAQ:PLCE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.93%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/19/2016Anurup PruthiInsiderSell601$84.01$50,490.01View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Michael ScarpaCOOSell15,463$85.49$1,321,931.87View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016Joseph A AluttoDirectorSell15,000$74.02$1,110,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016Norman S MatthewsChairmanSell5$75.00$375.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Gregory I PooleVPSell868$72.06$62,548.08View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Kevin LowSVPSell723$72.06$52,099.38View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Gregory I PooleInsiderSell1,635$71.21$116,428.35View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Kevin LowSVPSell1,332$71.20$94,838.40View SEC Filing  
4/20/2016Kevin LowInsiderSell4,193$82.28$345,000.04View SEC Filing  
4/20/2016Michael ScarpaCOOSell5,027$82.24$413,420.48View SEC Filing  
1/6/2016Anurup PruthiCFOSell1,037$58.59$60,757.83View SEC Filing  
12/4/2015Michael ScarpaCOOSell3,545$50.39$178,632.55View SEC Filing  
10/2/2015Gregory I PooleSVPSell1,362$53.98$73,520.76View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Bradley P CostSVPSell20,000$59.62$1,192,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2015Jane T ElfersCEOSell175,434$64.51$11,317,247.34View SEC Filing  
6/16/2015Jane T ElfersCEOSell75,313$64.73$4,875,010.49View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Jane T ElfersCEOSell29,349$64.74$1,900,054.26View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015Lawrence D McclureSVPSell11,764$65.96$775,953.44View SEC Filing  
5/27/2015Gregory I PooleSVPSell3,584$65.85$236,006.40View SEC Filing  
5/27/2015Kevin LowVPSell9,787$65.66$642,614.42View SEC Filing  
5/6/2015Bradley P CostSVPSell1,235$65.68$81,114.80View SEC Filing  
5/6/2015Michael ScarpaCOOSell7,644$64.05$489,598.20View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015Jane T ElfersCEOSell17,857$61.58$1,099,634.06View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015Kevin LowInsiderSell3,217$61.57$198,070.69View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015Lawrence D McclureSVPSell4,260$61.59$262,373.40View SEC Filing  
4/21/2015Michael ScarpaCOOSell1,737$62.50$108,562.50View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Michael ScarpaCOOSell3,509$53.17$186,573.53View SEC Filing  
10/3/2014Gregory I PooleInsiderSell3,351$49.54$166,008.54View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Kevin LowSVPSell3,623$54.28$196,656.44View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Lawrence D McclureSVPSell7,000$53.91$377,370.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014Natalie Eve LevyInsiderSell6,000$50.34$302,040.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2014Gregory I PooleInsiderSell1,376$49.81$68,538.56View SEC Filing  
7/7/2014Lawrence D McclureSVPSell5,400$49.84$269,136.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Jane T ElfersCEOSell123,212$47.39$5,839,016.68View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Bradley CostVPSell2,278$48.44$110,346.32View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Jane ElfersCEOSell16,782$48.44$812,920.08View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Lawrence McclureSVPSell2,077$48.44$100,609.88View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Michael ScarpaCFOSell1,190$48.44$57,643.60View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Natalie Eve LevyEVPSell3,569$48.44$172,882.36View SEC Filing  
3/31/2014Jane ElfersCEOSell25,037$49.85$1,248,094.45View SEC Filing  
3/24/2014Jane ElfersCEOSell53,901$52.07$2,806,625.07View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Jane ElfersCEOSell48,308$50.97$2,462,258.76View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Michael ScarpaCFOSell2,303$53.70$123,671.10View SEC Filing  
10/2/2013Gregory I PooleVPSell1,129$57.54$64,962.66View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Kevin LowSVPSell2,207$55.00$121,385.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Natalie Eve LevyEVPSell5,000$53.65$268,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2012Norman S MatthewsChairmanBuy13,350$56.03$748,000.50View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for The Children's Place Retail Stores (NASDAQ:PLCE)
DateHeadline logoFinal Trade: PLCE, CHS & more (NASDAQ:PLCE) - October 21 at 6:50 PM
News IconThe Children’s Place declares quarterly dividend (NASDAQ:PLCE) - October 20 at 8:08 AM logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Children's Place, Best Buy, Burlington Stores, ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance and Darden Restaurants (NASDAQ:PLCE) - October 19 at 3:21 PM logoChildren's Place is Now Oversold (PLCE) (NASDAQ:PLCE) - October 18 at 6:41 PM
News IconBroker Roundup For The Children’s Place Retail Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) (NASDAQ:PLCE) - October 18 at 6:41 PM logoZumiez's (ZUMZ) Strategic Efforts Bode Well: Should You Hold? (NASDAQ:PLCE) - October 18 at 12:06 PM logoCompanhia Brasileira de Distribuicao Q3 Sales Sluggish (NASDAQ:PLCE) - October 12 at 12:12 PM logoZacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Amazon, Tillys, Children's Place, Urban Outfitters and American Eagle (NASDAQ:PLCE) - October 7 at 11:56 AM logoWal-Mart Boosts Stake in, Expands Further in China (NASDAQ:PLCE) - October 6 at 12:19 PM logoWhat Makes Stein Mart (SMRT) a Strong Sell? (NASDAQ:PLCE) - October 5 at 12:01 PM logoAscena Unveils Profit Growth Plans and Structural Changes (NASDAQ:PLCE) - October 5 at 12:01 PM logoDeckers: A Solid Bet on Sturdy Fundamentals & Initiatives (NASDAQ:PLCE) - October 5 at 12:01 PM logoWhy American Eagle (AEO) Deserves a Place in Your Portfolio (NASDAQ:PLCE) - October 5 at 12:01 PM logoFun and Games Are Over for the Children's Place (NASDAQ:PLCE) - October 3 at 6:23 PM logoWal-Mart to Buy Stake in India's eCommerce Firm Flipkart (NASDAQ:PLCE) - September 29 at 6:43 PM logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Children's Place, Urban Outfitters, Burlington Stores, Big Lots and Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PLCE) - September 29 at 11:56 AM logoConsumer Confidence Up: 5 Retail Stocks to Bet On (NASDAQ:PLCE) - September 28 at 6:33 PM logoWal-Mart Closes Deal, Retains Focus on E-Commerce (NASDAQ:PLCE) - September 21 at 10:51 AM logoThe Children’s Place, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PLCE-US : September 16, 2016 (NASDAQ:PLCE) - September 16 at 10:19 AM
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News IconTag Archives: 2Q2016 financial results (NASDAQ:PLCE) - August 16 at 7:00 PM logoWhy The Children's Place (PLCE) Might Surprise This Earnings Season (NASDAQ:PLCE) - August 16 at 10:08 AM logoThe Children’s Place to Webcast Review of Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:PLCE) - August 10 at 7:20 PM logoBebe Stores (BEBE) Looks Good: Stock Adds 19% in Session (NASDAQ:PLCE) - July 29 at 8:25 AM logoUpdates on Apparel Stores Industry Stocks -- Ascena Retail, Guess', Children's Place, and Stage Stores (NASDAQ:PLCE) - July 28 at 10:05 AM logoETF’s with exposure to The Children’s Place, Inc. : July 25, 2016 (NASDAQ:PLCE) - July 25 at 1:39 PM logoAlliance Data Systems : Card Services Business Signs New Agreement To Manage Loyalty-Driven Private Label Credit Card Program For The Children's Place (NASDAQ:PLCE) - July 23 at 6:20 PM
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The Children's Place Retail Stores (NASDAQ:PLCE) Chart for Thursday, October, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 10/27/2016 by Staff