PLCE:NSD-The Children's Place, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Apparel Retail | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 41.64

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 0.61B

Volume

0.79M

Average Target Price

USD 47.55 (+14.18%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

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 February 1, 2020, the company operated 795 stores in the United States, 121 stores in Canada, and 8 stores in Puerto Rico; and 266 international points of distribution operated by its eight international partners in 19 countries. It also sells its products through childrensplace.com, an online store. The company was formerly known as The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. and changed its name to The Children's Place, Inc. in June 2014. The Children's Place, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Secaucus, New Jersey.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Apparel Retail)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -33.40% 67% D+ 24% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -33.40% 67% D+ 23% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -55.06% 31% F 13% F
Dividend Return 1.81% 75% C 43% F
Total Return -53.25% 31% F 13% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -36.33% 58% F 34% F
Dividend Return 10.84% 80% B- 47% F
Total Return -25.49% 67% D+ 35% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 9.12% 75% C 75% C
Dividend Return 1.56% 50% F 39% F
Total Return 10.68% 75% C 75% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 41.50% 75% C 36% F
Risk Adjusted Return 25.74% 83% B 64% D
Market Capitalization 0.61B 73% C 66% D
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Apparel Retail)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 8.88 85% B 73% C
Price/Book Ratio 2.57 20% F 42% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 3.40 69% D+ 48% F
EV/EBITDA 3.56 100% A+ 85% B
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 26.67% 87% B+ 93% A
Return on Invested Capital 22.69% 87% B+ 94% A
Return on Assets 6.71% 80% B- 89% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 6.81 20% F 19% F
Short Percent 71.96% 7% F 4% F
Beta 1.95 20% F 15% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector