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

Children's Place Inc. (PLCE): $47.92

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  • PLCE scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 96.24% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PLCE is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • PLCE's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 5.38% of US stocks).

PLCE Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for PLCE is 8.49 -- better than 96.27% of US stocks.
  • PLCE's current price/earnings ratio is 3.92, which is higher than only 3.63% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.38, Childrens Place Inc has a higher such ratio than merely 7.86% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Childrens Place Inc are MCFT, IMXI, HUBG, EPAC, and ASPU.
  • Visit PLCE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's 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

    The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -62.18%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -20.38%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -167.39%.
Over the past 70 months, PLCE's revenue has gone up $175,101,000.

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
2021-12-31 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
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

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 $47.92 52-week high $113.50
Prev. close $47.12 52-week low $36.97
Day low $45.34 Volume 513,400
Day high $49.57 Avg. volume 561,682
50-day MA $49.13 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $72.56 Market Cap 647.83M

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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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.

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

The Children's Place (PLCE) closed at $69.48 in the latest trading session, marking a -1.52% move from the prior day.

Yahoo | February 16, 2022

The Children's Place (PLCE) Stock Moves -0.9%: What You Should Know

The Children's Place (PLCE) closed at $70.50 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.9% move from the prior day.

Yahoo | February 10, 2022

The Children's Place (PLCE) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know

In the latest trading session, The Children's Place (PLCE) closed at $70.44, marking a +0.41% move from the previous day.

Yahoo | January 28, 2022

The Children's Place (PLCE) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

The Children's Place (PLCE) closed at $70.15 in the latest trading session, marking a -1.03% move from the prior day.

Yahoo | January 27, 2022

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PLCE Price Returns

1-mo 3.43%
3-mo -23.89%
6-mo -44.62%
1-year -48.47%
3-year -47.97%
5-year -52.51%
YTD -39.56%
2021 58.26%
2020 -19.87%
2019 -28.65%
2018 -36.99%
2017 46.01%

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