Carter's, Inc. (CRI): Price and Financial Metrics

Carter's, Inc. (CRI): $102.60

-1.60 (-1.54%)

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  • CRI scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 95.64% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CRI is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • CRI's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 24.7% of US stocks).

CRI Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CRI is 3.07 -- better than 84.71% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Carters Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 97.87% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of Carters Inc's share price is greater than that of just 11.3% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Carters Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be SIGI, GPI, ABG, THG, and AIT.
  • Visit CRI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CRI Valuation Summary

  • CRI's EV/EBIT ratio is 13.3; this is 31.79% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 215 months, CRI's price/earnings ratio has gone up $7.1.
  • Over the past 215 months, CRI's price/sales ratio has gone up $1.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CRI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CRI 2020-06-24 1.0 4.9 23.4 21.0
CRI 2015-10-19 1.6 5.9 21.3 13.7
CRI 2012-03-08 1.3 3.5 24.7 15.0
CRI 2008-09-22 0.8 2.9 14.4 9.9
CRI 2006-06-29 1.3 3.7 30.9 17.5
CRI 2004-01-09 1.4 4.0 65.4 26.6

CRI Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CRI, see our CRI price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $119.75 Average Broker Recommendation 1.56 (Moderate Buy)

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CRI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $102.60 52-week high $116.92
Prev. close $104.20 52-week low $76.01
Day low $101.14 Volume 779,800
Day high $104.12 Avg. volume 679,834
50-day MA $102.59 Dividend yield 1.56%
200-day MA $92.82 Market Cap 4.51B

Carter's, Inc. (CRI) Company Bio

Carter’s, Inc. and its subsidiaries design, source, and market branded childrenswear under the Carter’s, Child of Mine, Just One You, Precious Firsts, OshKosh, and other brands. The company operates through five segments: Carter’s Retail, Carter’s Wholesale, OshKosh Retail, OshKosh Wholesale, and International. The company was founded in 1865 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

CRI Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$102.60$222.94 120%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for CRI, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Carters Inc ranked in the 72th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 121.33% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Carters Inc, consider:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 6.44; that's higher than 62.78% of US stocks in the Consumer Cyclical sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • Carters Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 11.59% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Consumer Cyclical that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as CRI, try CLAR, UFPT, VIAC, PII, and UAA.

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Latest CRI News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Carters Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CRI as an investment opportunity.

Carter’s, Inc. Announces Participation at the Evercore ISI Consumer & Retail Summit

ATLANTA, Jun 11, 2021--Carter’s, Inc. (NYSE:CRI), the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children, announced today that the Company will present at the virtual Evercore ISI Consumer & Retail Summit on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

Yahoo | June 11, 2021

Is Carter's, Inc. (NYSE:CRI) Potentially Undervalued?

Carter's, Inc. ( NYSE:CRI ), might not be a large cap stock, but it received a lot of attention from a substantial...

Yahoo | June 2, 2021

Carter's (CRI) Gains on Solid Online Show Despite Cost Woes

Despite COVID-related woes, Carter's (CRI) remains poised to grow on the back of enhanced digital facilities and demand recovery.

Yahoo | May 14, 2021

Is Carter's, Inc.'s (NYSE:CRI) Recent Stock Performance Influenced By Its Fundamentals In Any Way?

Carter's (NYSE:CRI) has had a great run on the share market with its stock up by a significant 24% over the last month...

Yahoo | May 5, 2021

Carter's (CRI) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

Soft traffic, a decline in the wholesale business and muted demand from international customers are likely to have weighed on Carter's (CRI) Q1. Strong digital gains are expected to drive results.

Yahoo | April 28, 2021

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CRI Price Returns

1-mo 1.37%
3-mo 14.58%
6-mo 10.66%
1-year 22.23%
3-year -6.23%
5-year 4.41%
YTD 9.48%
2020 -13.41%
2019 36.84%
2018 -29.33%
2017 38.29%
2016 -1.64%

CRI Dividends

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