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

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$143.37 -3.53 (-2.40 %)
(As of 11/12/2018 03:31 PM ET)
Previous Close$146.90
Today's Range$143.22 - $148.49
52-Week Range$111.85 - $161.65
Volume18,219 shs
Average Volume619,474 shs
Market Capitalization$2.41 billion
P/E Ratio18.23
Dividend Yield1.36%
Beta0.2
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, 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PLCE
Previous Symbol
CUSIP16890510
Phone201-558-2400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.28
Quick Ratio0.46

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio18.23
Forward P/E Ratio17.42
P/E Growth2.23

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.87 billion
Price / Sales1.26
Cash Flow$11.8782 per share
Price / Cash12.07
Book Value$27.23 per share
Price / Book5.27

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.91
Net Income$84.69 million
Net Margins3.76%
Return on Equity33.17%
Return on Assets15.13%

Miscellaneous

Employees15,800
Outstanding Shares16,400,000
Market Cap$2.41 billion
OptionableOptionable

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, August 23rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 5th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Monday, September 17th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 4th. View Childrens Place's Dividend History.

How will Childrens Place's stock buyback program work?

Childrens Place announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program 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 reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 23rd. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.59 by $0.11. The company earned $448.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $427.89 million. Childrens Place had a net margin of 3.76% and a return on equity of 33.17%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 20.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.86 earnings per share. 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 Wednesday, November 21st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Childrens Place.

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

Childrens Place updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $8.09-8.29 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $8.07. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.945-1.955, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.93 billion.Childrens Place also updated its Q3 guidance to $2.97-3.07 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for PLCE?

13 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Childrens Place's shares. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $167.00. On average, they anticipate Childrens Place's share price to reach $148.9091 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.9% 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 3 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Childrens Place.

Has Childrens Place been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about PLCE stock has trended positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Childrens Place earned a media sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

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)

Who are Childrens Place's major shareholders?

Childrens Place's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.25%), FMR LLC (6.10%), LSV Asset Management (4.55%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.95%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.80%) and Emerald Advisers Inc. PA (1.68%). Company insiders that own Childrens Place stock include Anurup Pruthi, Bradley P Cost, Jane T Elfers, 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, LSV Asset Management, Systematic Financial Management LP, Bank of Montreal Can, First Trust Advisors LP and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold Childrens Place company stock in the last year include Anurup Pruthi and Jane T Elfers. View Insider Buying and Selling for Childrens Place.

Which major investors are buying Childrens Place stock?

PLCE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, FMR LLC, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Emerald Advisers Inc. PA, BlackRock Inc., Tygh Capital Management Inc. and Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado. 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 $143.37.

How big of a company is Childrens Place?

Childrens Place has a market capitalization of $2.41 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.

What is Childrens Place's official website?

The official website for Childrens Place is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Childrens Place (NASDAQ PLCE)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  456 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  492 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  948
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 11/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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