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

Children's Place, Inc. (The) (PLCE): $86.81

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  • PLCE scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 97.39% of US stocks.
  • PLCE's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • PLCE ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 14th percentile.

PLCE Stock Summary

  • Childrens Place Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 97.33% of US listed stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 12.31 for Childrens Place Inc; that's greater than it is for 94.41% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Childrens Place Inc is reporting a growth rate of -147.98%; that's higher than only 14.11% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PLCE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SI, SFST, CATC, SFBC, and SUMR.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 0.7; this is 50% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, PLCE's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 37.
  • PLCE's price/earnings ratio has moved up 48.8 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 2021-02-12 0.7 13.6 -8.5 -8.9
PLCE 2020-11-19 0.4 9.6 -6.3 -8.1
PLCE 2020-07-24 0.2 4.0 -9.2 -12.5
PLCE 2018-10-26 1.2 7.4 32.9 15.9
PLCE 2007-06-06 0.9 3.6 22.3 12.6
PLCE 2006-09-29 1.1 4.2 26.1 14.9

PLCE Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -34.13%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -60.99%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -8.88%.
PLCE's revenue has moved down $242,158,000 over the prior 34 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
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
2020-03-31 1,713.493 116.266 -45.999
2019-12-31 1,870.667 177.902 73.3

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 $110.17 Average Broker Recommendation 1.58 (Moderate Buy)

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PLCE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $86.81 52-week high $103.33
Prev. close $84.33 52-week low $17.78
Day low $84.38 Volume 390,900
Day high $87.68 Avg. volume 533,182
50-day MA $91.53 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $68.00 Market Cap 1.27B

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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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.

Children's Place Stock Is a Back-to-School Bargain

This year those children are a year older, a lot larger and their clothes are in need of major upgrades. President Biden's aid to families with children began distributing substantial electronic payments this month. Children's Place has vastly improved its online presence and fully integrated its purchase of industry rival Gymboree.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Were Hedge Funds Right About The Children’s Place Inc. (PLCE)?

Our extensive research has shown that imitating the smart money can generate significant returns for retail investors, which is why we track nearly 900 active prominent money managers and analyze their quarterly 13F filings. The stocks that are heavily bought by hedge funds historically outperformed the market, though there is no shortage of high profile […]

Yahoo | July 26, 2021

Lululemon, L Brands Lead 5 Stocks From Hot Group Near Buy Points

Americans are revamping wardrobes as they return to restaurants and offices. Lululemon and L Brands are among retail stocks near buy points.

Yahoo | July 3, 2021

Children's Place (PLCE) Looks Well-Poised to Tap Budding Demand

Children's Place (PLCE) has been making investments to upgrade its omni-channel capabilities as part of its digital transformation strategy.

Yahoo | June 29, 2021

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Tapestry, Foot Locker, Boot Barn Holdings, Buckle and The Children's Place

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Tapestry, Foot Locker, Boot Barn Holdings, Buckle and The Children's Place

Yahoo | June 24, 2021

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PLCE Price Returns

1-mo -6.70%
3-mo 9.87%
6-mo 22.51%
1-year 255.63%
3-year -27.91%
5-year 15.79%
YTD 73.27%
2020 -19.87%
2019 -28.65%
2018 -36.99%
2017 46.01%
2016 84.64%

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