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How to buy Children’s Place (PLCE) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Children’s Place shares.

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Children’s Place Inc (PLCE) is a leading apparel retail business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$90.58 after a previous close of US$88.6. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD90.1 to a high of USD94.54. The latest price was USD94.54 (25 minute delay). Children’s Place is listed on the NASDAQ. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Children’s Place

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Children’s Place. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: PLCE. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Children’s Place reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$88.6, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Children’s Place, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Children’s Place. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Children’s Place stock price (NASDAQ:PLCE)

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Children’s Place shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
OpenUS$90.58
HighUS$94.54
LowUS$90.1
CloseUS$94.54
Previous closeUS$88.6
Change US$5.94
Change % 6.7043%
Volume 322,596
Information last updated 2022-06-27.
52-week rangeUS$36.97 - US$113.5
50-day moving average US$46.9454
200-day moving average US$68.2121
Target priceUS$65.4
PE ratio 3.9537
Dividend yield US$0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$11.101

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Children’s Place price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $94.54

1 week (2022-06-24) 115.40%
1 month (2022-06-02) 104.01%
6 months (2021-12-31) 19.23%
1 year (2021-07-02) 1.61%
2 years (2020-07-02) 159.30%
3 years (2019-07-02) 0.35%
5 years (2017-06-30) -7.40%

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Is Children’s Place under- or over-valued?

Valuing Children’s Place stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Children’s Place's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Children’s Place's P/E ratio

Children’s Place's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, Children’s Place shares trade at around 4x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Children’s Place's PEG ratio

Children’s Place's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.79. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Children’s Place's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Children’s Place's EBITDA

Children’s Place's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$292.1 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Children’s Place's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Children’s Place financials

Revenue TTM US$1.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 12.79%
Gross profit TTM US$796.1 million
Return on assets TTM 12.96%
Return on equity TTM 90.22%
Profit margin 8.78%
Book value 15.994
Market capitalisation US$578.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Children’s Place share dividends

We're not expecting Children’s Place to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Children’s Place share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Children’s Place's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$36.97 up to US$113.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PLCE.US volatility(beta: 2)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Children’s Place's is 2.0018. This would suggest that Children’s Place's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Children’s Place overview

The Children's Place, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer. The company operates in 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, and Sugar & Jade brand names. As of January 29, 2022, the company had 672 stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico; online stores at childrensplace.com, gymboree.com, and sugarandjade.com; and seven international franchise partners operated 211 international points of distribution in 16 countries. 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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