NASDAQ:PLCE - Childrens Place Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $117.55 +2.30 (+2.00 %) (As of 07/17/2018 11:07 AM ET)Previous Close$115.15Today's Range$115.15 - $119.9052-Week Range$98.20 - $161.65Volume15,739 shsAverage Volume473,342 shsMarket Capitalization$1.94 billionP/E Ratio14.57Dividend Yield1.72%Beta0.36 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive PLCE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PLCE and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Family clothing stores Sub-IndustryApparel Retail SectorRetail/Wholesale SymbolNASDAQ:PLCE CUSIP16890510 Webwww.childrensplace.com Phone201-558-2400 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.44 Quick Ratio0.52 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.57 Forward P/E Ratio14.64 P/E Growth1.61 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.87 billion Price / Sales1.05 Cash Flow$12.2832 per share Price / Cash9.57 Book Value$27.23 per share Price / Book4.32 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 Shares16,640,000Market Cap$1,937.73 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. Stockholders 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.68%. 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 has authorized a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, March 20th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Childrens Place's earnings last quarter? Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ:PLCE) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 17th. The company reported $1.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.21 by $0.34. The business earned $436.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $443.78 million. Childrens Place had a return on equity of 30.86% and a net margin of 4.28%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down .1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $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 EPS guidance of $7.95-8.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Childrens Place's stock. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $167.00. On average, they anticipate Childrens Place's share price to reach $145.0909 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.0% 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? Some companies that are related to Childrens Place include Urban Outfitters (URBN), American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF), Buckle (BKE), Lands' End (LE), Destination XL Group (DXLG), Stein Mart (SMRT) and Stage Stores (SSI). 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? Media headlines about PLCE stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Childrens Place earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.62 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (1.25%) 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 Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC and Campbell & CO Investment Adviser 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 $118.90. How big of a company is Childrens Place? Childrens Place has a market capitalization of $1.94 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 421 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 449 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 870MarketBeat'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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What does RSI mean?