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

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$125.30 -2.75 (-2.15 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 10:42 AM ET)
Previous Close$126.75
Today's Range$125.30 - $127.45
52-Week Range$98.20 - $161.65
Volume2,249 shs
Average Volume482,708 shs
Market Capitalization$2.06 billion
P/E Ratio15.92
Dividend Yield1.61%
Beta0.36
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 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
SymbolNASDAQ:PLCE
CUSIP16890510
Phone201-558-2400

Debt

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

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio15.92
Forward P/E Ratio15.60
P/E Growth1.71

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.87 billion
Price / Sales1.11
Cash Flow$12.3084 per share
Price / Cash10.18
Book Value$27.23 per share
Price / Book4.60

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

Employees15,800
Outstanding Shares16,640,000
Market Cap$2,060.82

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. Investors of record on Monday, June 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.58%. 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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, March 20th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in outstanding 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 a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Childrens Place's earnings last quarter?

Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ:PLCE) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 17th. The company reported $1.87 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.21 by $0.34. The business had revenue of $436.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $443.78 million. Childrens Place had a net margin of 4.28% and a return on equity of 30.86%. Childrens Place's revenue for the quarter was down .1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.95 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 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 (EPS) guidance of $7.95-8.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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?

13 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Childrens Place's stock. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $167.00. On average, they expect Childrens Place's share price to reach $145.0909 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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?

News articles about PLCE stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Childrens Place earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 43.41 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (1.25%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.23%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.06%), Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.03%) and Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC (0.01%). 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 institutional investors are selling Childrens Place stock?

PLCE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including James Investment Research Inc., Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Childrens Place.

Which institutional investors are buying Childrens Place stock?

PLCE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston 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 $126.45.

How big of a company is Childrens Place?

Childrens Place has a market capitalization of $2.06 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 (NASDAQ PLCE)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  421 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  452 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  873
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 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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