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NASDAQ:PLCEChildrens Place Stock Price, Forecast & News

+1.64 (+6.35 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $27.47
50-Day Range
MA: $33.78
52-Week Range
Now: $27.47
Volume767,979 shs
Average Volume998,987 shs
Market Capitalization$400.79 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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, and Baby Place brand names. As of February 2, 2019, the company operated 972 stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico; and 217 international points of distribution operated by its 8 franchise partners in 20 countries. It also sells its products through childrensplace.com, an online store. 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.46 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Family clothing stores
Sub-IndustryApparel Retail
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PLCE



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.87 billion
Cash Flow$21.80 per share
Book Value$15.61 per share


Net Income$73.30 million


Market Cap$400.79 million
Next Earnings Date8/19/2020 (Estimated)
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Childrens Place (NASDAQ:PLCE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Childrens Place's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Childrens Place's stock was trading at $37.41 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PLCE shares have decreased by 26.6% and is now trading at $27.47.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Childrens Place?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Childrens Place in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Childrens Place's next earnings date?

Childrens Place is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 19th 2020.
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How were Childrens Place's earnings last quarter?

Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ:PLCE) posted its earnings results on Thursday, June, 11th. The company reported ($1.96) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($2.26) by $0.30. The business earned $255.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $261.78 million. Childrens Place had a negative net margin of 2.68% and a positive return on equity of 23.44%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 38.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.36 EPS.
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How often does Childrens Place pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Childrens Place?

Childrens Place announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 11th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 16th will be given a dividend of $0.56 per share on Friday, December 27th. This represents a $2.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.15%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 13th.
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What guidance has Childrens Place issued on next quarter's earnings?

Childrens Place issued an update on its first quarter 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday, May, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $254-254 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $328.13 million.

What price target have analysts set for PLCE?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Childrens Place's shares. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $102.00. On average, they anticipate Childrens Place's stock price to reach $52.64 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 91.6% from the stock's current price.
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Has Childrens Place been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about PLCE stock have been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Childrens Place earned a media sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Childrens Place?

Childrens Place saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,060,000 shares, an increase of 8.2% from the July 15th total of 5,600,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 903,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.7 days. Currently, 44.2% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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Who are some of Childrens Place's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Childrens Place own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Childrens Place investors own include Boeing (BA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), NVIDIA (NVDA), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Broadcom (AVGO), Netflix (NFLX), Pfizer (PFE), Starbucks (SBUX) and AT&T (T).

Who are Childrens Place's key executives?

Childrens Place's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Jane T. Elfers, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Michael Scarpa, COO, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 63)
  • Mr. Bradley P. Cost, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 65)
  • Mr. Robert F. Helm, VP of Fin. & Accounting and Principal Accounting Officer (Age 39)
  • Mr. Steven G. Rado, Chief Digital & Technology Officer (Age 55)

What is Childrens Place's stock symbol?

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

Who are Childrens Place's major shareholders?

Childrens Place's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Emerald Advisers LLC (2.05%), Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust (1.87%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.72%), Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (1.27%), Skyline Asset Management LP (0.97%) and Duality Advisers LP (0.65%). Company insiders that own Childrens Place stock include Claudia Lima-Guinehut, Elizabeth J Boland, Jane T Elfers, John E Bachman, Michael Scarpa, Norman S Matthews and Robert F Helm.
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Which major investors are selling Childrens Place stock?

PLCE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Skyline Asset Management LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Texas Permanent School Fund, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, and New York State Teachers Retirement System.
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Which major investors are buying Childrens Place stock?

PLCE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Emerald Advisers LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Duality Advisers LP, First Trust Advisors LP, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC, and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Childrens 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 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Childrens Place's stock price today?

One share of PLCE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.47.

How big of a company is Childrens Place?

Childrens Place has a market capitalization of $400.79 million and generates $1.87 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $73.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.36 on an earnings per share basis. Childrens Place employs 17,300 workers across the globe.

What is Childrens Place's official website?

The official website for Childrens Place is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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