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The Children’s Place Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCE) May Be Attracting Institutional Investments

After Hours

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for The Children’s Place Inc. (PLCE) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $18.68. The The Children’s Place Inc. has recorded 3,571 volume in the after hours trading session. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that The Children’s Place Reports First Quarter 2023 Results.

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Stocks Info

The Children’s Place Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ as a member of the Consumer Cyclical sector and is a part of the Apparel Retail industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $18.68 and fluctuated between $19.72 as its day high and $17.62 as its day low. The current market capitalization of The Children’s Place Inc. is $247.14M. A total of 3.91 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 581.85K shares.

Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, PLCE has seen 1 BUY and 2 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 300,193 and the disposition of 150,364 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 20 BUYs and 7 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 406,249 shares during that period but sold 191,824.

In the most recent transaction, BACHMAN JOHN E. bought 1,500 shares of PLCE for 38.50 per share on Jun 29. After the transaction, the Director now owns 20,182 company shares. In a previous transaction on Jun 01, ALUTTO JOSEPH A sold 6,115 shares at 48.50 per share. PLCE shares that Director owns now total 37,899.


It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. PLCE’s most recent ex-dividend date was 12/13/2019 when it declared a $0.56 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 12/27/2019. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 10/4/2019 with an ex-dividend date of 9/20/2019. The PLCE stock dividend was $0.56 per share in cash.

Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for PLCE in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $40.00 with high estimates of $50.00 and low estimates of $30.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, PLCE has a high of $57.00 and a low of $22.09.

As of this writing, PLCE has an earnings estimate of -$1.83 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 4 estimates, with a high estimate of -$1.75 per share and a lower estimate of -$1.95. The company reported an EPS of $3.33 in the last quarter, which was -10.70% lower than expectations of $3.73.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. PLCE’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $54.79M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $450.86M in debt and $591.83M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $13.28, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $225.47M.

Analysts Opinion

It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for PLCE is Buy with a score of 3.00.

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