PLCE:NGS-Children's Place Inc. (The)

EQUITY | Retail - Apparel & Specialty | Nasdaq Global Select

Last Closing Price

USD 101.20

Change

+1.45 (+1.45)%

Market Cap

USD 1.64B

Volume

0.52M

Average Target Price

USD 157.77 (55.90%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

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About

Children's Place Inc is a children's specialty retailer in North America. It sells apparels, accessories, footwear and other items for children.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Retail - Apparel & Specialty)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -30.37% 34% F 25% F
Dividend Return 1.03% 25% F 26% F
Total Return -29.34% 34% F 25% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -25.97% 36% F 27% F
Dividend Return 1.10% 31% F 24% F
Total Return -24.87% 36% F 27% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 89.76% 77% C+ 78% C+
Dividend Return 9.43% 68% D+ 40% F
Total Return 99.19% 77% C+ 79% C+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 29.10% 84% B 85% B
Dividend Return 30.42% 86% B 85% B
Total Return 1.31% 60% D- 37% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 21.96% 82% B- 59% F
Risk Adjusted Return 138.49% 95% A 96% A
Market Capitalization 1.92B 66% D 78% C+

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Retail - Apparel & Specialty)
Ratio vs. Market
(Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 21.08 31% F 22% F
Price/Book Ratio 5.14 25% F 19% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 2.45 38% F 40% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 18.88 34% F 24% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 21.31% 84% B 85% B
Return on Invested Capital 41.65% 90% A- 95% A
Return on Assets 9.18% 78% C+ 87% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio 16.50% 77% C+ 70% C-

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Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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.

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.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

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.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

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

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

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