Children's Place Inc. (PLCE): Price and Financial Metrics

Children's Place Inc. (PLCE): $44.85

-1.81 (-3.88%)

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  • PLCE scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 94.41% of US stocks.
  • PLCE's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • PLCE ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

PLCE Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for PLCE is 8.3 -- better than 95.78% of US stocks.
  • PLCE's current price/earnings ratio is 6.48, which is higher than merely 14.94% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.33, CHILDRENS PLACE INC has a higher such ratio than only 8.75% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to CHILDRENS PLACE INC, a group of peers worth examining would be GRPN, BBSI, KFRC, SCSC, and CWK.
  • PLCE's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CHILDRENS PLACE INC's official web site, go to

PLCE Valuation Summary

  • PLCE's EV/EBIT ratio is 8; this is 41.61% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • PLCE's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 0.9 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PLCE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PLCE 2023-01-26 0.3 2.3 5.6 8.0
PLCE 2023-01-25 0.3 2.3 5.6 8.0
PLCE 2023-01-24 0.3 2.4 5.8 8.2
PLCE 2023-01-23 0.3 2.5 6.1 8.4
PLCE 2023-01-20 0.3 2.5 5.9 8.2
PLCE 2023-01-19 0.3 2.3 5.4 7.9

PLCE Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -2.29%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -24.64%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -57.23%.
PLCE's revenue has moved down $110,509,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows PLCE's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 1,760.158 48.863 88.391
2022-06-30 1,809.263 83.784 124.404
2022-03-31 1,842.233 131.001 161.797
2021-12-31 1,915.364 133.276 187.171
2021-09-30 1,880.458 82.462 155.932
2021-06-30 1,747.804 44.19 90.384

PLCE's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • PLCE has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 93.19% of graded US stocks.
  • PLCE's asset turnover comes in at 1.519 -- ranking 76th of 165 Retail stocks.
  • DBI, BBWI, and BBY are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PLCE.

The table below shows PLCE's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-31 1.519 0.367 0.154
2021-05-01 1.467 0.318 0.042
2021-01-30 1.296 0.219 -0.214
2020-10-31 1.318 0.230 -0.191
2020-08-01 1.379 0.248 -0.149
2020-05-02 1.383 0.282 -0.076

PLCE Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PLCE, see our PLCE 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 $124.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.6 (Moderate Buy)

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PLCE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $44.85 52-week high $74.10
Prev. close $46.66 52-week low $29.20
Day low $40.06 Volume 1,263,577
Day high $45.14 Avg. volume 396,247
50-day MA $38.30 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $41.34 Market Cap 548.43M

Children's Place Inc. (PLCE) Company Bio

Childrens Place Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer, selling apparel, accessories, footwear, and other items for children. The company was founded in 1969 and is based in Secaucus, New Jersey.

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Latest PLCE News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about CHILDRENS PLACE INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PLCE as an investment opportunity.

Gymboree Announces 2023 Brand Ambassador, Mandy Moore, and Launches New Spring Campaign

The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCE), the largest pure-play children's specialty retailer in North America, today announced Gymboree's Spring 2023 campaign featuring their 2023 Brand Ambassador, Mandy Moore, her two young sons, Gus and Ozzie, and her husband, Taylor Goldsmith. This campaign marks the third-consecutive season that Gymboree has collaborated with actress, singer and philanthropist, Mandy Moore.

Yahoo | February 2, 2023

The Children's Place Teams up with Eli Manning, Shaun O'Hara, Justin Tuck, Emmanuel Sanders, Brian Westbrook & Their Families, Scoring a Touchdown with its Spring 2023 Campaign

The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCE), the largest pure-play children's specialty retailer in North America, today announced its Spring 2023 Campaign, featuring legendary football players Eli Manning, Shaun O'Hara, Justin Tuck, Emmanuel Sanders, Brian Westbrook and their families.

Yahoo | January 31, 2023

The Returns At Children's Place (NASDAQ:PLCE) Aren't Growing

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Yahoo | January 26, 2023

What Does The Children's Place, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:PLCE) Share Price Indicate?

The Children's Place, Inc. ( NASDAQ:PLCE ), might not be a large cap stock, but it saw a significant share price rise...

Yahoo | January 12, 2023

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Yahoo | December 29, 2022

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PLCE Price Returns

1-mo 22.51%
3-mo 25.42%
6-mo -5.94%
1-year -32.20%
3-year -32.26%
5-year -68.38%
YTD 23.15%
2022 -54.07%
2021 58.26%
2020 -19.87%
2019 -28.65%
2018 -36.99%

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