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

Children's Place, Inc. (The) (PLCE): $67.80

4.71 (+7.47%)

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  • PLCE scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 97.43% of US stocks.
  • PLCE's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 163 days.
  • PLCE ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 9th percentile.

PLCE Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for PLCE is 8.46 -- better than 96.48% of US stocks.
  • PLCE's current price/earnings ratio is 5.91, which is higher than just 9.33% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Over the past twelve months, PLCE has reported earnings growth of -225.62%, putting it ahead of just 8.68% of US 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 DUOT, MCFT, RCII, CVGW, and WNC.
  • 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 47.5; this is 184.43% higher than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • PLCE's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.3 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, PLCE's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PLCE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PLCE 2021-08-27 0.8 9.2 67.6 47.5
PLCE 2021-08-26 0.8 9.0 66.7 47.0
PLCE 2021-08-25 0.8 9.8 72.5 49.9
PLCE 2021-08-24 0.9 10.4 76.8 52.1
PLCE 2021-08-23 0.8 9.9 73.4 50.4
PLCE 2021-08-20 0.9 10.1 74.4 50.9

PLCE Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at -1.54%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -20.38%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 9.99%.
Over the past 67 months, PLCE's revenue has gone up $140,195,000.

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
2021-09-30 1,880.458 82.462 155.932
2021-06-30 1,747.804 44.19 90.384
2021-03-31 1,702.872 -11.828 19.65
2020-12-31 1,522.598 -35.717 -140.365
2020-09-30 1,562.721 26.605 -123.889
2020-06-30 1,661.946 71.403 -94.161

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 $67.80 52-week high $113.50
Prev. close $63.09 52-week low $60.47
Day low $60.47 Volume 588,943
Day high $69.60 Avg. volume 402,211
50-day MA $83.95 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $86.55 Market Cap 973.74M

Children's Place, Inc. (The) (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.

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Yahoo | January 18, 2022

Why We Like The Returns At Children's Place (NASDAQ:PLCE)

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Yahoo | January 18, 2022

The Children's Place (PLCE) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

The Children's Place (PLCE) closed at $72.72 in the latest trading session, marking a -1.37% move from the prior day.

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Yahoo | January 10, 2022

Why Children's Place Stock Jumped 58% Last Year

2021 was a banner year for The Children's Place (NASDAQ: PLCE), as shares in the children's apparel retailer jumped 58% according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. Children's Place came into the year looking undervalued after sluggish sales during 2020, and the stock surged nearly 50% in January even though there was no major news out on the company; investors seemed to anticipate strong sales following signs of an e-commerce boom during the holidays.

Yahoo | January 8, 2022

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PLCE Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -18.91%
6-mo -17.85%
1-year 5.26%
3-year -25.31%
5-year -27.82%
YTD -14.49%
2021 58.26%
2020 -19.87%
2019 -28.65%
2018 -36.99%
2017 46.01%

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