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

$19.27
-1.53 (-7.36 %)
(As of 03/30/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$18.29
Now: $19.27
$21.00
50-Day Range
$14.59
MA: $49.76
$71.74
52-Week Range
$9.25
Now: $19.27
$116.84
Volume1.27 million shs
Average Volume921,718 shs
Market Capitalization$279.59 million
P/E Ratio4.05
Dividend Yield10.77%
Beta0.75
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Family clothing stores
Sub-IndustryApparel Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PLCE
CUSIP16890510
Phone201-558-2400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.87 billion
Cash Flow$18.89 per share
Book Value$15.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$73.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees17,300
Market Cap$279.59 million
Next Earnings Date5/20/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PLCE shares have decreased by 48.5% and is now trading at $19.27. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

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." View analyst ratings for Childrens Place.

When is Childrens Place's next earnings date?

Childrens Place is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 20th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Childrens Place.

How were Childrens Place's earnings last quarter?

Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ:PLCE) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March, 17th. The company reported $1.85 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.57 by $0.28. The company had revenue of $513 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $510.69 million. Childrens Place had a net margin of 3.92% and a return on equity of 32.90%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.10 earnings per share. View Childrens Place's earnings history.

How often does Childrens Place pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Childrens Place?

Childrens Place declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 11th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.56 per share on Friday, December 27th. This represents a $2.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 11.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 13th. View Childrens Place's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for PLCE?

11 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Childrens Place's shares. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $106.00. On average, they anticipate Childrens Place's stock price to reach $56.55 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 193.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Childrens Place.

Has Childrens Place been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about PLCE stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Childrens Place earned a news impact score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutChildrens Place.

Are investors shorting Childrens Place?

Childrens Place saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 7,573,500 shares, an increase of 5.3% from the February 27th total of 7,190,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,043,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.3 days. Approximately 52.5% of the company's shares are sold short. View Childrens Place's Current Options Chain.

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 Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Alibaba Group (BABA), Boeing (BA), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Visa (V), Broadcom (AVGO), Netflix (NFLX), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Marathon Petroleum (MPC).

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (14.13%), Royce & Associates LP (4.95%), Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (4.39%), Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (4.09%), State Street Corp (3.56%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.27%). Company insiders that own Childrens Place stock include Anurup Pruthi, Claudia Lima-Guinehut, Jane T Elfers, John E Bachman, Michael Scarpa, Norman S Matthews and Robert F Helm. 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 Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, FMR LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Maverick Capital Ltd., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Man Group plc, and Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust. Company insiders that have sold Childrens Place company stock in the last year include Claudia Lima-Guinehut, and Robert F Helm. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Prentice Capital Management LP, Norges Bank, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Royce & Associates LP, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP, and Cooper Creek Partners Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Childrens Place stock in the last two years include Jane T Elfers, John E Bachman, Michael Scarpa, and Norman S Matthews. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Childrens Place's stock price today?

One share of PLCE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.27.

How big of a company is Childrens Place?

Childrens Place has a market capitalization of $279.59 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. View additional information about Childrens Place.

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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  647 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  672 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,319
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 3/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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