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NASDAQ:PLCEChildrens Place Stock Price, Forecast & News

$42.96
-3.52 (-7.57 %)
(As of 05/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$42.58
Now: $42.96
$47.41
50-Day Range
$18.82
MA: $28.87
$41.54
52-Week Range
$9.25
Now: $42.96
$102.55
Volume890,622 shs
Average Volume974,771 shs
Market Capitalization$623.31 million
P/E Ratio9.03
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.96
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.51 out of 5 stars


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$21.16 per share
Book Value$15.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$73.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees17,300
Market Cap$623.31 million
Next Earnings Date6/11/2020 (Confirmed)
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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PLCE stock has increased by 14.8% and is now trading at $42.96. View which stocks have been most 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 Thursday, June 11th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Childrens Place.

How can I listen to Childrens Place's earnings call?

Childrens Place will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, June 11th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Childrens Place's earnings last quarter?

Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ:PLCE) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 17th. The company reported $1.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.57 by $0.28. The business earned $513 million during 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 business's revenue for the quarter was down 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.10 EPS. View Childrens Place's earnings history.

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

Childrens Place announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 11th. Investors 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 13th. View Childrens Place's dividend history.

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

Childrens Place issued an update on its first quarter 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday, May, 18th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $254-254 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $328.13 million.

What price target have analysts set for PLCE?

11 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Childrens Place's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $102.00. On average, they expect Childrens Place's share price to reach $48.73 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Childrens Place.

Has Childrens Place been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about PLCE stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Childrens Place earned a news impact score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage 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 next several days. View the latest news aboutChildrens Place.

Are investors shorting Childrens Place?

Childrens Place saw a decrease in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,970,000 shares, a decrease of 14.1% from the April 15th total of 6,950,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,078,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.5 days. Currently, 43.0% of the company's shares are short sold. 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 Boeing (BA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), NVIDIA (NVDA), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Broadcom (AVGO), Netflix (NFLX), Pfizer (PFE), Starbucks (SBUX) and AT&T (T).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.02%), Morgan Stanley (6.28%), Morgan Stanley (6.28%), State Street Corp (4.04%), Prentice Capital Management LP (3.01%) and Invesco Ltd. (2.63%). 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 Wellington Management Group LLP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, BlackRock Inc., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Emerald Advisers LLC, and Public Sector Pension Investment Board. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Maverick Capital Ltd., Maverick Capital Ltd., Prentice Capital Management LP, Engine Capital Management LP, Deutsche Bank AG, and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. 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 $42.96.

How big of a company is Childrens Place?

Childrens Place has a market capitalization of $623.31 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.

What is Childrens Place's official website?

The official website for Childrens Place is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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