Analysts See $2.15 EPS for The Children's Place, Inc. (PLCE)

February 15, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

 Analysts See $2.15 EPS for The Children's Place, Inc. (PLCE)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.51, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 30 investors sold The Children's Place, Inc. shares while 93 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 21.66 million shares or 3.10% less from 22.35 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Public Sector Pension Board has invested 0.01% in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). Laurion Capital Limited Partnership invested in 9,378 shares or 0% of the stock. 372 were accumulated by Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd. 189 are owned by Advisory Networks Ltd Llc. Jpmorgan Chase Com holds 0.02% of its portfolio in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) for 653,665 shares. Driehaus Cap Management Limited Liability Corp invested in 21,602 shares. Piedmont Inv Advsrs Limited Company stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). The California-based Wells Fargo Company Mn has invested 0% in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). Clark Cap Mngmt Group Incorporated invested in 177,791 shares. Hbk Invs L P accumulated 51,083 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Blackrock holds 0.01% or 2.13 million shares in its portfolio. Bowling Management Lc invested 0.23% in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). California Employees Retirement owns 45,620 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Morgan Stanley reported 0.02% in The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE). 3,508 are held by State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue.

Analysts expect The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) to report $2.15 EPS on March, 14.They anticipate $0.27 EPS change or 14.36 % from last quarter’s $1.88 EPS. PLCE’s profit would be $37.39 million giving it 17.36 P/E if the $2.15 EPS is correct. After having $2.58 EPS previously, The Children's Place, Inc.’s analysts see -16.67 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.11% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $149.32. About 77,770 shares traded. The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) has risen 44.10% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.40% the S&P500.

The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Children’s Place (NASDAQ:PLCE), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Children’s Place had 45 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Telsey Advisory Group upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Monday, June 26 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, July 5 report. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Thursday, August 18 by Telsey Advisory Group. The firm has “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research given on Wednesday, February 22. The stock of The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) earned “Market Perform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, November 18. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley on Monday, January 11 to “Overweight”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 6 by Williams Capital Group. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, March 17. Oppenheimer downgraded the stock to “Perform” rating in Wednesday, May 4 report. The stock of The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCE) earned “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, January 18.

The Children's Place, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer. The company has market cap of $2.60 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, The Children's Place U.S. and The Children's Place International. It has a 21.18 P/E ratio. It sells apparel, accessories, footwear, and other items for children; and designs, contracts to manufacture, and sells merchandise under the proprietary The Children's Place, Place, and Baby Place brand names.

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