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

$76.10
-1.91 (-2.45 %)
(As of 08/22/2019 09:21 AM ET)
Today's Range
$70.4250
Now: $76.10
$76.2899
50-Day Range
$73.53
MA: $91.46
$101.50
52-Week Range
$70.43
Now: $76.10
$160.23
Volume5.54 million shs
Average Volume697,188 shs
Market Capitalization$1.21 billion
P/E Ratio11.27
Dividend Yield2.78%
Beta0.83
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. Read More…

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$1.94 billion
Cash Flow$10.6285 per share
Book Value$19.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$100.96 million

Miscellaneous

Employees18,700
Market Cap$1.21 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.56 per share on Friday, October 4th. This represents a $2.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.94%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 20th. View Childrens Place's Dividend History.

How will Childrens Place's stock buyback program work?

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

How were Childrens Place's earnings last quarter?

Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ:PLCE) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 21st. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $420.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $428.28 million. Childrens Place had a return on equity of 27.26% and a net margin of 3.86%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.70 earnings per share. View Childrens Place's Earnings History.

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

Childrens Place issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 21st. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.40-5.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.17. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.91-1.925 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.94 billion.

What price target have analysts set for PLCE?

9 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Childrens Place's shares. Their forecasts range from $102.00 to $135.00. On average, they anticipate Childrens Place's share price to reach $116.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 52.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Childrens Place.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Childrens Place?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Childrens Place in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 7 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?

News headlines about PLCE stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Childrens Place earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Childrens Place.

Are investors shorting Childrens Place?

Childrens Place saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 7,043,700 shares, an increase of 5.2% from the June 30th total of 6,693,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 672,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 10.5 days. Currently, 45.2% of the shares of the company 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 Alibaba Group (BABA), Lam Research (LRCX), Home Depot (HD), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Applied Materials (AMAT), GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- (GWPH), Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT), Extreme Networks (EXTR), Netflix (NFLX) and salesforce.com (CRM).

Who are Childrens Place's key executives?

Childrens Place's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Childrens Place's major shareholders?

Childrens Place's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.44%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.40%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.56%), Balyasny Asset Management LLC (3.14%), Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (2.83%) and Invesco Ltd. (2.73%). Company insiders that own Childrens Place stock include Anurup Pruthi, Claudia Lima-Guinehut, Jane T Elfers and Robert F Helm. 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 LSV Asset Management, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, AQR Capital Management LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Engine Capital Management LP, Isthmus Partners LLC, BlackRock Inc. and Northern Trust Corp. Company insiders that have sold Childrens Place company stock in the last year include Claudia Lima-Guinehut, Jane T Elfers and Robert F Helm. View Insider Buying and Selling for Childrens Place.

Which institutional investors are buying Childrens Place stock?

PLCE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Maverick Capital Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC and Great Lakes Advisors 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 $76.10.

How big of a company is Childrens Place?

Childrens Place has a market capitalization of $1.21 billion and generates $1.94 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $100.96 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.75 on an earnings per share basis. Childrens Place employs 18,700 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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  547 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  585 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,132
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 8/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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