Children's Place (PLCE) Competitors

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(As of 04/23/2024 ET)


Should you be buying Children's Place stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Children's Place include Destination XL Group (DXLG), PetMed Express (PETS), Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (RRGB), Conn's (CONN), Allbirds (BIRD), Cato (CATO), Big Lots (BIG), Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV), Farmer Bros. (FARM), and FAT Brands (FAT). These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

Children's Place vs.

Children's Place (NASDAQ:PLCE) and Destination XL Group (NASDAQ:DXLG) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, valuation, dividends, community ranking, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and earnings.

Destination XL Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Children's Place. Children's Place is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Destination XL Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Children's Place$1.71B0.06-$1.14M-$6.20-1.22
Destination XL Group$521.82M0.36$27.85M$0.437.60

In the previous week, Children's Place had 13 more articles in the media than Destination XL Group. MarketBeat recorded 17 mentions for Children's Place and 4 mentions for Destination XL Group. Destination XL Group's average media sentiment score of 0.76 beat Children's Place's score of 0.17 indicating that Destination XL Group is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Children's Place
1 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
10 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Destination XL Group
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Children's Place received 672 more outperform votes than Destination XL Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 62.69% of users gave Children's Place an outperform vote while only 54.55% of users gave Destination XL Group an outperform vote.

Children's PlaceOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Destination XL GroupOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

73.5% of Destination XL Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.8% of Children's Place shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.8% of Destination XL Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Destination XL Group has a net margin of 5.34% compared to Children's Place's net margin of -4.75%. Destination XL Group's return on equity of 21.84% beat Children's Place's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Children's Place-4.75% -47.76% -5.83%
Destination XL Group 5.34%21.84%9.10%

Children's Place currently has a consensus price target of $16.75, suggesting a potential upside of 122.15%. Destination XL Group has a consensus price target of $4.50, suggesting a potential upside of 37.61%. Given Children's Place's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Children's Place is more favorable than Destination XL Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Children's Place
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Destination XL Group
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

Children's Place has a beta of 1.98, meaning that its stock price is 98% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Destination XL Group has a beta of 1.3, meaning that its stock price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Destination XL Group beats Children's Place on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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PLCE vs. The Competition

MetricChildren's PlaceFamily clothing stores IndustryRetail SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$102.94M$16.14B$20.51B$7.30B
Dividend YieldN/A2.58%176.82%3.98%
P/E Ratio-1.2212.3621.3214.99
Price / Sales0.060.916.1780.62
Price / Cash2.008.5116.5027.23
Price / Book0.584.404.854.22
Net Income-$1.14M$716.94M$717.77M$213.34M
7 Day Performance6.05%1.70%0.42%-0.42%
1 Month Performance-40.54%-6.33%-6.02%-5.10%
1 Year Performance-76.94%57.91%1.28%4.76%

Children's Place Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Destination XL Group
1.7468 of 5 stars
PetMed Express
2.4071 of 5 stars
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
2.5838 of 5 stars
1.6692 of 5 stars
2.0795 of 5 stars
0.2091 of 5 stars
Big Lots
1.6951 of 5 stars
Big 5 Sporting Goods
0.8777 of 5 stars
Farmer Bros.
1.4686 of 5 stars
FAT Brands
2.9932 of 5 stars

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This page (NASDAQ:PLCE) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by Staff

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