The Children's Place Stock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy The Children's Place stock? (NasdaqGS:PLCE). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

  • This company has amazingly consistent growth!
  • This company is solid.
  • This stock is available at a great discount!
  • This company is making money at a modest rate.
  • This company pays no dividend.

Inside the PLCE Numbers

PLCE Price
(The Children's Place stock price per share)
[?] PLCE Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
[?] PLCE Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $69.99
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 67% lower than other Consumer Goods stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 72% lower than other Apparel Stores stocks
[?] Cash Yield 41.76%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 6%

This stock has short interest! This means that people have shorted it.

Why does that matter? They've made a bet that price will decrease from where they bought it. Maybe there are financial problems, or maybe there's a value play.

As of the latest analysis, there are 2,280,684 shares shorted. With 11,028,618 shares available for purchase and an average trading volume over the past 10 trading days of 412,520, it would take at least 5.529 days for all of the short holders to cover their shorts.

Is The Children's Place Stock on Sale?

We believe that The Children's Place may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

Even better, The Children's Place looks like a stock on sale. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you may be looking at a bargain. Keep this stock in mind as you put together your portfolio! See Before You Buy for your next steps (and read our disclaimer about investing risk).

Should You Buy PLCE Stock?

Does The Children's Place have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.