NASDAQ:PLCE - Childrens Place Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$128.10 -3.75 (-2.84 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$128.10
Today's Range$127.30 - $133.15
52-Week Range$95.20 - $161.65
Volume720,462 shs
Average Volume501,636 shs
Market Capitalization$2.19 billion
P/E Ratio16.84
Dividend Yield1.52%
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, 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

Industry Family clothing stores
Sub-IndustryApparel Retail


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.44
Quick Ratio0.52


Trailing P/E Ratio16.84
Forward P/E Ratio15.95
P/E Growth1.82

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.87 billion
Price / Sales1.14
Cash Flow$11.8173 per share
Price / Cash10.84
Book Value$20.62 per share
Price / Book6.21


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


Outstanding Shares16,640,000

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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. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 1.56%. 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 of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Tuesday, March 20th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Childrens Place's earnings last quarter?

Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ:PLCE) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 17th. The company reported $1.87 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.21 by $0.34. The company had revenue of $436.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $443.78 million. Childrens Place had a net margin of 4.28% and a return on equity of 30.86%. The business's quarterly revenue was down .1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.95 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 Tuesday, August, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Childrens Place.

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

Childrens Place issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 17th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $7.95-8.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $8.16. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.92-1.935 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.92 billion.Childrens Place also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.51-0.61 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for PLCE?

12 brokers have issued twelve-month 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 $144.60 in the next year. 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, Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP (Age 62)
  • Mr. Kevin Low, Sr. VP of Stores Operations (Age 46)
  • Mr. Gregory I. Poole, Sr. VP of Global Sourcing (Age 56)

Has Childrens Place been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about PLCE stock has trended somewhat negative this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Childrens Place earned a coverage optimism score of -0.04 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 48.87 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Childrens Place's major shareholders?

Childrens Place's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.75%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.68%), LSV Asset Management (4.30%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (2.33%), Northern Trust Corp (1.88%) and OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.84%). 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 major investors are selling Childrens Place stock?

PLCE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd., Victory Capital Management Inc., Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Systematic Financial Management LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Childrens Place.

Which major investors are buying Childrens Place stock?

PLCE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Denver Investment Advisors LLC, Alphinity Investment Management Pty Ltd, BlackRock Inc., Millennium Management LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd and Skyline Asset Management LP. 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 $128.10.

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 (PLCE)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  413 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  435 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  848
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 6/24/2018 by Staff

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