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Real-Time Update: The Children’s Place Inc. (PLCE) Stock Navigates the Market with Up-to-Date Data

The stock of The Children’s Place Inc. (PLCE) has gone down by -26.49% for the week, with a -38.35% drop in the past month and a -54.11% drop in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 7.31%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are 5.60% for PLCE. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -29.66% for PLCE’s stock, with a simple moving average of -50.89% for the last 200 days.

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while the 36-month beta value is 1.99.Analysts have differing opinions on the stock, with 2 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 as “overweight,” 2 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price point forecasted by analysts for The Children’s Place Inc. (PLCE) is $40.00, which is $27.32 above the current market price. The public float for PLCE is 11.60M, and currently, short sellers hold a 25.44% ratio of that floaft. The average trading volume of PLCE on May 25, 2023 was 581.85K shares.

PLCE) stock’s latest price update

The Children’s Place Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCE)’s stock price has dropped by -21.38 in relation to previous closing price of 23.76. Nevertheless, the company has seen a loss of -26.49% in its stock price over the last five trading days.

PLCE Trading at -42.54% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought PLCE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -67.23% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 5.60%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 7.31%, as shares sank -37.38% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -55.49% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, PLCE fell by -26.49%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -62.44% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $26.00. In addition, The Children’s Place Inc. saw -48.71% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PLCE starting from BACHMAN JOHN E., who purchase 1,500 shares at the price of $38.50 back on Jun 29. After this action, BACHMAN JOHN E. now owns 20,182 shares of The Children’s Place Inc., valued at $57,750 using the latest closing price.

ALUTTO JOSEPH A, the Director of The Children’s Place Inc., sale 6,115 shares at $48.50 during a trade that took place back on Jun 01, which means that ALUTTO JOSEPH A is holding 37,899 shares at $296,578 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for PLCE

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +0.24 for the present operating margin
  • +27.08 for the gross margin

The net margin for The Children’s Place Inc. stands at -0.07. The total capital return value is set at 0.60, while invested capital returns managed to touch -0.32. Equity return is now at value -0.60, with -0.10 for asset returns.

Based on The Children’s Place Inc. (PLCE), the company’s capital structure generated 322.95 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 76.36. Total debt to assets is 51.89, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 92.27. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 21.82.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.46, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.48. The receivables turnover for the company is 47.83 and the total asset turnover is 1.69. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.87.


In a nutshell, The Children’s Place Inc. (PLCE) has experienced a bad performance in recent times. The stock has received mixed “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.