In last trading session, The Children’s Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) saw 2,763,434 shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 1.67. Company’s recent per share price level of $31.73 trading at $3.73 or 13.32% at ring of the bell on the day assigns it a market valuation of $462.87 Million. That closing price of PLCE’s stock is at a discount of -178.82% from its 52-week high price of $88.47 and is indicating a premium of 70.85% from its 52-week low price of $9.25. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 1.57 Million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 1.29 Million if we extend that period to 3-months.
For The Children’s Place, Inc. (PLCE), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of Hold while assigning it a mean rating of 2.7. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 8 analysts covering the stock, none rated the stock as a Sell while none recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 5 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 2 see the stock as a Buy. 1 analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of $0.6 in the current quarter.
The Children’s Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) trade information
Upright in the green today for gaining 13.32%, in the last five days PLCE remained trading in the green while hitting it’s week-highest on Wednesday, Sep 16 when the stock touched $32.10- price level, adding 1.15% to its value on the day. The Children’s Place, Inc.’s shares saw a change of -49.25% in year-to-date performance and have moved 38.14% in past 5-day. The Children’s Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) showed a performance of 14.22% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 6.35 Million shares which calculate 4.92 days to cover the short interests.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $22.75 to the stock, which implies targetted prices is already lagging behind -28.3% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $14 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $35. It follows that stock’s current price would jump +10.31% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of -55.88% for stock’s current value.
The Children’s Place, Inc. (PLCE) estimates and forecasts
Statistics highlight that The Children’s Place, Inc. is scoring comparatively lower than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company added +117.48% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of -143.1% while that of industry is -25.1. Apart from that, the company came lowering its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2020. The company is estimating its revenue growth to decline by -80.2% in the current quarter and calculating -115.1% decline in the next quarter. This year revenue growth is estimated to drop -23.4% from the last financial year’s standing.
6 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $386.78 Million for the same. And 6 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $418.88 Million in the next quarter that will end in January 01, 2021.
Weighing up company’s earnings over the past 5-year and in the next 5-year periods, we find the company posting an annual earnings growth rate of 12.5% during past 5 years. In 2020, company’s earnings growth rate is likely to be around -21.9% while estimates for its earnings growth in next 5 years are of 0%
The Children’s Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE)’s Major holders
Insiders are in possession of 3.64% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 147.03% percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 152.58%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 265 institutions for The Children’s Place, Inc. that are currently holding shares of the company. Blackrock Inc. is the top institutional holder at PLCE for having 2.29 Million shares of worth $85.83 Million. And as of June 29, 2020, it was holding 15.72% of the company’s outstanding shares.
The second largest institutional holder is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), which was holding about 1.5 Million shares on June 29, 2020. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 10.29% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $56.18 Million.
On the other hand, iShares Core S&P Smallcap ETF and TIAA-CREF Funds-Growth & Income Fund are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of June 29, 2020, the former fund manager was holding 905770 shares of worth $33.89 Million or 6.21% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 639.3 Thousand shares on April 29, 2020, making its stake of worth around $18.9 Million in the company or a holder of 4.38% of company’s stock.