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NASDAQ:PLCE

Children's Place - PLCE Stock Forecast, Price & News

$49.93
+0.68 (+1.38%)
(As of 08/15/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$48.55
$50.50
50-Day Range
$38.35
$49.93
52-Week Range
$36.97
$113.50
Volume
374,528 shs
Average Volume
480,160 shs
Market Capitalization
$657.78 million
P/E Ratio
4.53
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$73.60

Children's Place MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.25 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
47.4% Upside
$73.60 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
16.88% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.03mentions of Children
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$57,750 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.65%
From $10.05 to $11.02 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.50 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

75th out of 219 stocks

Family Clothing Stores Industry

6th out of 10 stocks

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About Children's Place (NASDAQ:PLCE) Stock

The 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, footwear, accessories, and other items for children; and designs, contracts to manufacture, and sells merchandise under the proprietary The Children's Place, Place, Baby Place, Gymboree, and Sugar & Jade brand names. As of January 29, 2022, the company had 672 stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico; online stores at childrensplace.com, gymboree.com, and sugarandjade.com; and seven international franchise partners operated 211 international points of distribution in 16 countries. 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.

Children's Place Stock Down 0.5 %

Shares of Children's Place stock traded down $0.27 during trading on Monday, hitting $48.98. The company's stock had a trading volume of 1,324 shares, compared to its average volume of 480,846. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23, a quick ratio of 0.19 and a current ratio of 0.96. The company has a fifty day simple moving average of $43.60 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $50.53. The company has a market capitalization of $645.26 million, a PE ratio of 4.47 and a beta of 1.97. Children's Place has a 52 week low of $36.97 and a 52 week high of $113.50.

Children's Place (NASDAQ:PLCE - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 19th. The company reported $1.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.66 by ($0.61). The firm had revenue of $362.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $401.59 million. Children's Place had a net margin of 8.78% and a return on equity of 79.55%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 16.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $3.25 earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that Children's Place will post 10.05 earnings per share for the current year.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Citigroup lowered shares of Children's Place from a "neutral" rating to a "sell" rating and reduced their target price for the company from $48.00 to $36.00 in a report on Monday, May 23rd. StockNews.com cut shares of Children's Place from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 18th. Telsey Advisory Group dropped their target price on shares of Children's Place from $80.00 to $70.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research report on Friday, May 20th. B. Riley dropped their target price on shares of Children's Place from $105.00 to $84.00 and set a "na" rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, May 17th. Finally, UBS Group dropped their target price on shares of Children's Place from $56.00 to $46.00 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a research report on Friday, July 15th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $73.60.

Insider Buying and Selling at Children's Place

In related news, Director John E. Bachman purchased 1,500 shares of Children's Place stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 29th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $38.50 per share, for a total transaction of $57,750.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 20,182 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $777,007. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. 3.57% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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PLCE Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/19/2022
Today
8/16/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/17/2022
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Family clothing stores
Sub-Industry
Apparel Retail
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:PLCE
CUSIP
16890510
Employees
11,900
Year Founded
1988

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$73.60
High Stock Price Forecast
$132.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$36.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+47.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.25
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$187.17 million
Pretax Margin
11.57%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.92 billion
Cash Flow
$18.16 per share
Book Value
$15.70 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
12,704,000
Market Cap
$657.78 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.97

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PLCE Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Children's Place in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" PLCE shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PLCE, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Children's Place's stock price forecast for 2022?

4 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Children's Place's stock. Their PLCE share price forecasts range from $36.00 to $132.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $73.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 47.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have PLCE shares performed in 2022?

Children's Place's stock was trading at $79.29 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, PLCE shares have decreased by 37.0% and is now trading at $49.93.
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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 Wednesday, August 17th 2022.
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How were Children's Place's earnings last quarter?

The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 19th. The company reported $1.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.66 by $0.61. The company had revenue of $362.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $401.59 million. Children's Place had a net margin of 8.78% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 79.55%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 16.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $3.25 EPS.

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).

What is Children's Place's stock symbol?

Children's Place trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PLCE."

Who are Children's Place's major shareholders?

Children's Place's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Franklin Resources Inc. (9.92%), State Street Corp (4.08%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.17%), Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (1.37%), FMR LLC (1.33%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.33%). Insiders that own company stock include Claudia Lima-Guinehut, Elizabeth J Boland, Jane T Elfers, Jane T Elfers, John E Bachman, Joseph A Alutto, Leah Swan, Marla Malcolm Beck, Michael Scarpa, Norman S Matthews 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Children's Place's stock price today?

One share of PLCE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.93.

How much money does Children's Place make?

Children's Place (NASDAQ:PLCE) has a market capitalization of $657.78 million and generates $1.92 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $187.17 million in net income (profit) each year or $11.01 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Children's Place have?

The company employs 11,900 workers across the globe.

When was Children's Place founded?

Children's Place was founded in 1988.

How can I contact Children's Place?

Children's Place's mailing address is 500 Plaza Drive, Secaucus NJ, 07094. The official website for the company is www.childrensplace.com. The company can be reached via phone at (201) 558-2400, via email at investor_relations@childrensplace.com, or via fax at 201-227-0321.

This page (NASDAQ:PLCE) was last updated on 8/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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