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How to buy Carter’s (CRI) stocks

Learn how to easily invest in Carter’s stocks.

Carter’s is an apparel retail business based in the US. Carter’s stocks (CRI.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $101.54 – a decrease of 0.68% over the previous week. Carter’s employs 15,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.1 billion.

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Carter’s stock price (NYSE:CRI)

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Carter’s shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-05-25.
Latest market close$62.60
52-week range$61.41 - $85.90
50-day moving average $68.71
200-day moving average $73.22
Wall St. target price$68.29
PE ratio 11.4293
Dividend yield $3 (4.67%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $5.66

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Is it a good time to buy Carter’s stock?

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Carter’s price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $62.6 from 2023-05-26

1 week (2023-05-19) -0.68%
1 month (2023-04-28) -10.28%
3 months (2023-02-28) -16.97%
6 months (2022-11-28) -14.23%
1 year (2022-05-27) -18.95%
2 years (2021-05-28) -38.77%
3 years (2020-05-28) 86.32
5 years (2018-05-25) 112.42

Is Carter’s stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Carter’s stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Carter’s's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Carter’s financials

Revenue TTM $3.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 11.08%
Gross profit TTM $1.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 8.26%
Return on equity TTM 25.46%
Profit margin 6.97%
Book value $21.11
Market capitalisation $2.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Carter’s share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 48.08% of net profits

Recently Carter’s has paid out, on average, around 48.08% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.67% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Carter’s shareholders could enjoy a 4.67% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Carter’s's case, that would currently equate to about $3 per share.

While Carter’s's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Carter’s may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Carter’s's most recent dividend payout was on 9 June 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 26 May 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Carter’s's shares ever split?

Carter’s's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 7 June 2006. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Carter’s shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Carter’s shares which in turn could have impacted Carter’s's share price.

Carter’s share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Carter’s's shares have ranged in value from as little as $61.4112 up to $85.895. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CRI.US volatility(beta: 1.23)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Carter’s's is 1.2347. This would suggest that Carter’s's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Carter’s overview

Carter's, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, designs, sources, and markets branded childrenswear under the Carter's, OshKosh, Skip Hop, Child of Mine, Just One You, Simple Joys, little planet, and other brands in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: U. S. Retail, U. S. Wholesale, and International.

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