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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
Stock market today: Tumbling tech stocks drag Wall Street to the finish line of another losing week
American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
American Express, Fifth Third rise; Netflix, PPG Industries fall, Friday, 4/19/2024
Intuitive Surgical Stock Can Trend Much Higher This Year 
3 Magnificent Seven Stocks Outperforming the Rest
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DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
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American Express, Fifth Third rise; Netflix, PPG Industries fall, Friday, 4/19/2024
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NASDAQ:PLCE

Children's Place (PLCE) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$8.25
-0.13 (-1.55%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$8.06
$8.87
50-Day Range
$7.11
$29.12
52-Week Range
$6.98
$38.03
Volume
1.44 million shs
Average Volume
1.43 million shs
Market Capitalization
$102.96 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$16.75

Children's Place MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Reduce
1.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
103.0% Upside
$16.75 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
20.59% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.18mentions of Children
Based on 23 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$45.13 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
Growing
From ($3.50) to ($0.68) Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.32 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

133rd out of 195 stocks

Family Clothing Stores Industry

8th out of 10 stocks

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About Children's Place Stock (NASDAQ:PLCE)

The Children's Place, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer in North America. It operates through two segments, The Children's Place U.S. and The Children's Place International. The company offers apparel, footwear, accessories, and other items for children and tweens; and designs, contracts to manufacture, and sells merchandise under the proprietary The Children's Place, Place, Baby Place, Gymboree, Sugar & Jade, and PJ Place brand names. It operates through online stores at childrensplace.com, gymboree.com, sugarandjade.com, and www.pjplace.com; international franchise partners; and retail stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. 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.

PLCE Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/16/2023
Today
4/19/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2025

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Family clothing stores
Sub-Industry
Apparel Retail
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:PLCE
CUSIP
16890510
Employees
11,300
Year Founded
1988

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$16.75
High Stock Price Target
$30.00
Low Stock Price Target
$4.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+102.5%
Consensus Rating
Reduce
Rating Score (0-4)
1.67
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-1,140,000.00
Pretax Margin
-7.08%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.71 billion
Cash Flow
$4.11 per share
Book Value
$12.96 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
11,878,000
Market Cap
$103.21 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.98

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Key Executives

  • Ms. Jane T. ElfersMs. Jane T. Elfers (Age 63)
    CEO, President & Director
    Comp: $1.24M
  • Mr. Sheamus G. Toal (Age 55)
    COO, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer
    Comp: $768.83k
  • Mr. Jared E. Shure (Age 42)
    Senior VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $433.28k
  • Mr. Rajat Jain
    Chief Technology, Logistics & Stores Officer
  • Anthony Attardo
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Nancy Straface
    Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Mr. Bradley P. Cost (Age 70)
    Senior Advisor
    Comp: $1.1M
  • Ms. Jennifer Groves
    Senior Vice President of Design
  • Ms. Maegan Markee
    Brand President
  • Ms. Mary Beth Sheridan
    Chief Merchandising Officer

PLCE Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Children's Place stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Children's Place in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "reduce" PLCE shares.
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What is Children's Place's stock price target for 2024?

3 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Children's Place's stock. Their PLCE share price targets range from $4.00 to $30.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $16.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 103.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have PLCE shares performed in 2024?

Children's Place's stock was trading at $23.22 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, PLCE stock has decreased by 64.5% and is now trading at $8.25.
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When is Children's Place's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2024.
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How were Children's Place's earnings last quarter?

The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 16th. The company reported $3.22 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $3.49 by $0.27. The company had revenue of $480.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $465.71 million. Children's Place had a negative net margin of 4.75% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 47.76%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $3.33 EPS.

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

Children's Place issued an update on its fourth quarter 2023 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $454.0 million-$456.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $462.9 million.

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

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

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

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

Who are Children's Place's major shareholders?

Children's Place's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Partnership Wealth Management LLC (1.04%). Insiders that own company stock include Claudia Lima-Guinehut, Jane T Elfers, John E Bachman, Joseph A Alutto, Leah Swan, Marla Malcolm Beck, Mithaq Capital Spc and Robert F Helm.
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How do I buy shares of Children's Place?

Shares of PLCE stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:PLCE) was last updated on 4/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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