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

$71.74
+0.90 (+1.27 %)
(As of 02/20/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$70.65
Now: $71.74
$72.50
50-Day Range
$59.67
MA: $65.29
$71.74
52-Week Range
$53.62
Now: $71.74
$116.84
Volume478,200 shs
Average Volume535,759 shs
Market Capitalization$1.08 billion
P/E Ratio18.44
Dividend Yield3.16%
Beta0.72
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$11.50 per share
Book Value$19.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$100.96 million

Miscellaneous

Employees18,700
Market Cap$1.08 billion
Next Earnings Date3/2/2020 (Estimated)
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, 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 13th. View Childrens Place's Dividend History.

How will Childrens Place's stock buyback program work?

Childrens Place announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program 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 programs are usually 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, December, 11th. The company reported $3.03 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.02 by $0.01. The firm earned $524.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $534.09 million. Childrens Place had a net margin of 3.23% and a return on equity of 26.84%. Childrens Place's revenue for the quarter was up .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $3.07 EPS. 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 Monday, March 2nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Childrens Place.

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

Childrens Place issued an update on its FY 2019 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 11th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.00-5.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.62. The company issued revenue guidance of $$1.862-1.867 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $$1.92 billion.

What price target have analysts set for PLCE?

11 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Childrens Place's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $106.00. On average, they expect Childrens Place's stock price to reach $76.73 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Childrens Place.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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, 3 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 articles about PLCE stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of 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 negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Childrens Place earned a coverage optimism score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Childrens Place.

Are investors shorting Childrens Place?

Childrens Place saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 6,990,000 shares, a decline of 7.7% from the January 15th total of 7,570,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 924,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.6 days. Currently, 48.4% 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), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Boeing (BA), Pfizer (PFE), Broadcom (AVGO), Netflix (NFLX), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

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 many different 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 institutional 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 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 Prentice Capital Management LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Royce & Associates LP, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP, Cooper Creek Partners Management LLC and Westwood Holdings Group Inc.. 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 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 $71.74.

How big of a company is Childrens Place?

Childrens Place has a market capitalization of $1.08 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:  622 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  651 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,273
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 2/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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