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

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$136.75 +1.95 (+1.45 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$134.80
Today's Range$133.65 - $136.95
52-Week Range$99.90 - $161.65
Volume516,700 shs
Average Volume529,209 shs
Market Capitalization$2.19 billion
P/E Ratio17.31
Dividend Yield1.52%
Beta0.4
Childrens Place logoThe Children's Place, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer. The company operates in two segments, The Children's Place U.S. and The Children's Place International. It sells apparel, accessories, footwear, 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 3, 2018, the company operated 1,014 stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico; and 190 international points of distribution operated by its 7 franchise partners in 19 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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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 Ratio1.44
Quick Ratio0.52

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.31
Forward P/E Ratio17.03
P/E Growth2.05

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.87 billion
Price / Sales1.22
Cash Flow$12.6386 per share
Price / Cash10.82
Book Value$27.23 per share
Price / Book5.02

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.91
Net Income$84.69 million
Net Margins4.28%
Return on Equity30.86%
Return on Assets15.08%

Miscellaneous

Employees15,800
Outstanding Shares16,640,000
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 18th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.46%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 15th. View Childrens Place's Dividend History.

How will Childrens Place's stock buyback program work?

Childrens Place announced that its board has approved a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, March 20th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Childrens Place's earnings last quarter?

Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ:PLCE) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 15th. The company reported $2.58 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.46 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $490 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $480.28 million. Childrens Place had a return on equity of 30.86% and a net margin of 4.28%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $2.29 EPS. 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 Thursday, August, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Childrens Place.

What price target have analysts set for PLCE?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Childrens Place's stock. Their predictions range from $115.00 to $167.00. On average, they anticipate Childrens Place's stock price to reach $145.0909 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.1% 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 1 sell rating, 2 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:
  • Ms. Jane T. Elfers, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Anurup Pruthi, CFO & Sr. VP (Age 50)
  • Mr. Michael Scarpa, COO & Exec. VP (Age 62)
  • Mr. Bradley P. Cost, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 64)
  • Ms. Pamela B. Wallack, Pres of Global Product (Age 59)

Has Childrens Place been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about PLCE stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Childrens Place earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 48.43 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Childrens Place.

Who are Childrens Place's major shareholders?

Childrens Place's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.73%), Royce & Associates LP (5.27%), FMR LLC (4.99%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.62%), LSV Asset Management (4.55%) and Voya Investment Management LLC (3.82%). Company insiders that own Childrens Place stock include Anurup Pruthi, Bradley P Cost, 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 Royce & Associates LP, Morgan Stanley, Systematic Financial Management LP, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Renaissance Technologies LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Millennium Management LLC and Federated Investors Inc. PA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Childrens Place.

Which institutional investors are buying Childrens Place stock?

PLCE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Voya Investment Management LLC, Scopus Asset Management L.P., Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., OppenheimerFunds Inc., Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management and Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC. 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 $136.75.

How big of a company is Childrens Place?

Childrens Place has a market capitalization of $2.19 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.

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:  433 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  471 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  904
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 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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