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

Children's Place Inc. (PLCE): $24.32

2.02 (-7.67%)

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PLCE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $24.32 52-week high $48.88
Prev. close $26.34 52-week low $14.27
Day low $23.97 Volume 536,600
Day high $26.36 Avg. volume 627,187
50-day MA $27.06 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $31.41 Market Cap 303.49M

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  • Value is the dimension where PLCE ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 76.1% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PLCE is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • PLCE ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 3rd percentile.

PLCE Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for PLCE is 19 -- better than 98.28% of US stocks.
  • PLCE's price/sales ratio is 0.2; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 6.32% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, PLCE has reported earnings growth of -141.63%, putting it ahead of just 10.19% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to CHILDRENS PLACE INC are KD, STC, SGC, IROQ, and BXC.
  • PLCE's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CHILDRENS PLACE INC's official web site, go to

PLCE Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, PLCE's price/sales ratio is 89.47% lower, now standing at 0.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, PLCE's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PLCE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PLCE 2023-09-13 0.2 3.5 -4.2 -10.9
PLCE 2023-09-12 0.2 3.4 -4.1 -10.8
PLCE 2023-09-11 0.2 3.4 -4.1 -10.9
PLCE 2023-09-08 0.2 3.3 -4.0 -10.7
PLCE 2023-09-07 0.2 3.6 -4.3 -11.0
PLCE 2023-09-06 0.2 3.7 -4.4 -11.2

PLCE Growth Metrics

    The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -59.15%.
  • The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 723.39%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -53.16%.
Over the past 33 months, PLCE's revenue has gone down $110,509,000.

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
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)

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.

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Yahoo | September 21, 2023

The Children's Place Launches the First of its Three-Part Holiday 2023 Campaign by Unveiling "Dad Band," Featuring AJ McLean, Lance Bass, Joey Fatone and Wanya Morris

The Children's Place, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCE), an omni-channel children's specialty portfolio of brands with an industry-leading digital-first model, is thrilled to kick off its 2023 Holiday campaign, "An Iconic Holiday," a trilogy that connects music, family, and fashion. The campaign is targeted at its current and prospective shopper audiences, with a focus on its largest audience, millennials. The first of its three-part campaign launches in partnership with pop culture icons AJ McLean, Lance Bas

Yahoo | September 19, 2023

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Thomas Niel on InvestorPlace | August 29, 2023

Q2 2023 Children's Place Inc Earnings Call

Q2 2023 Children's Place Inc Earnings Call

Yahoo | August 18, 2023

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PLCE Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -7.25%
6-mo N/A
1-year -33.50%
3-year -19.23%
5-year -80.39%
YTD -33.22%
2022 -54.07%
2021 58.26%
2020 -19.87%
2019 -28.65%
2018 -36.99%

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