The Childrens Place is an apparel retail business based in the US. The Childrens Place stocks (PLCE.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $88.6 – an increase of 6.69% over the previous week. The Childrens Place employs 3,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.9 billion.
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- Is The Childrens Place stock a buy or sell?
- The Childrens Place performance over time
- Are The Childrens Place shares over-valued?
- The Childrens Place's financials
- How volatile are The Childrens Place shares?
- Does The Childrens Place pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
The Childrens Place stock price (NASDAQ:PLCE)Use our graph to track the performance of PLCE stocks over time.
The Childrens Place shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$72.87|
|52-week range||$60.55 - $113.50|
|50-day moving average||$87.12|
|200-day moving average||$86.67|
|Wall St. target price||$116.80|
|Dividend yield||$0.56 (0.76%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$10.48|
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Is it a good time to buy The Childrens Place stock?
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The Childrens Place price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-15)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-12-23)||-5.02%|
|3 months (2021-10-22)||N/A|
|6 months (2021-07-26)||-16.50%|
|1 year (2021-01-26)||4.49%|
|2 years (2020-01-24)||14.88%|
|3 years (2019-01-25)||93.33|
|5 years (2017-01-26)||98.7|
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 7x. In other words, The Childrens Place shares trade at around 7x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-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 $208.1 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||$1.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||7.87%|
|Gross profit TTM||$333.3 million|
|Return on assets TTM||8.06%|
|Return on equity TTM||10.41%|
|Market capitalisation||$1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
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 $60.55 up to $113.5. 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 2.1363. 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, and Gymboree brand names. As of July 31, 2021, the company had 708 stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico; online stores at childrensplace.
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