The Children's Place, Inc is an apparel retail business based in the US. The Childrens Place shares (PLCE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The Childrens Place employs 3,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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The Childrens Place shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$92.67|
|52-week range||$17.78 - $103.33|
|50-day moving average||$90.73|
|200-day moving average||$80.02|
|Wall St. target price||$110.17|
|Dividend yield||$0.56 (0.68%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.34|
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The Childrens Place price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-20)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-07-01)||-0.46%|
|3 months (2021-04-30)||18.28%|
|6 months (2021-01-27)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-27)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-27)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-27)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-27)||N/A|
Is The Childrens Place under- or over-valued?
Valuing The Childrens Place stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of The Childrens Place's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
The Childrens Place's P/E ratio
The Childrens Place's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 63x. In other words, The Childrens Place shares trade at around 63x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
The Childrens Place's PEG ratio
The Childrens Place's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.79. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into The Childrens Place's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
The Childrens Place's EBITDA
The Childrens Place's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $93.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a The Childrens Place's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
The Childrens Place financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||1.73%|
|Gross profit TTM||$333.3 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.59%|
|Return on equity TTM||15.72%|
|Market capitalisation||$1.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting The Childrens Place shares
There are currently 2.7 million The Childrens Place shares held short by investors – that's known as The Childrens Place's "short interest". This figure is 1.4% down from 2.7 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting The Childrens Place shares can be evaluated.
The Childrens Place's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
The Childrens Place's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of The Childrens Place shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of The Childrens Place shares traded daily (recently around 425561.98083067). The Childrens Place's SIR currently stands at 6.26. In other words for every 100,000 The Childrens Place shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6260 shares are currently held short.
However The Childrens Place's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of The Childrens Place shares, or, against the total number of tradable The Childrens Place shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case The Childrens Place's short interest could be expressed as 0.18% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 The Childrens Place shares in existence, roughly 180 shares are currently held short) or 0.1921% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable The Childrens Place shares, roughly 192 shares are currently held short).
A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against The Childrens Place.
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The Childrens Place share dividends
We're not expecting The Childrens Place to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
The Childrens Place share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, The Childrens Place's shares have ranged in value from as little as $17.78 up to $103.33. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while The Childrens Place's is 2.2688. This would suggest that The Childrens Place's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
The Childrens Place overview
The Children's Place, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer. The company operates through two segments, The Children's Place U. S. and The Children's Place International. It sells apparel, footwear, accessories, and other items for children; and designs, contracts to manufacture, and sells merchandise under the proprietary The Children's Place, Place, Baby Place, Gymboree brand names. As of May 1, 2021, the company had 724 stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico; online stores at childrensplace.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of The Childrens Place is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 6.189% of The Childrens Place shares are held by insiders and 106.889% by institutions. How many people work for The Childrens Place?
Latest data suggests 3,600 work at The Childrens Place. When does the fiscal year end for The Childrens Place?
The Childrens Place's fiscal year ends in February. Where is The Childrens Place based?
The Childrens Place's address is: 500 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, NJ, United States, 07094 What is The Childrens Place's ISIN number?
The Childrens Place's international securities identification number is: US1689051076 What is The Childrens Place's CUSIP number?
The Childrens Place's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 168905107
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