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Children's Place Inc (PLCE) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on January 31, 2019

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Children's Place Inc (PLCE) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on January 31, 2019. Children's Place Inc is an apparel retailer that operates stores in North America and sells through its website and wholesale. It designs, contracts to manufacture, and sells merchandise under the brand names The Children's Place, Place and Baby Place. Children's Place Inc has a market cap of $1.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $87.51 with a P/E ratio of 14.55 and P/S ratio of 0.76. The dividend yield of Children's Place Inc stocks is 2.29%. Children's Place Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 5.80% over the past ten years.


For the last quarter Children's Place Inc reported a revenue of $530.6 million, compared with the revenue of $570.0 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $1.9 billion, an increase of 3.6% from last year. For the last five years Children's Place Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 2% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $6.01 for the year, an increase of 28.7% from previous year. Over the last five years Children's Place Inc had an EPS growth rate of 22.8% a year. The Children's Place Inc had an operating margin of 6.06%, compared with the operating margin of 8.91% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Children's Place Inc is 6.17%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Children's Place Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $69.1 million, compared with $244.5 million in the previous year. The company had no long term debt. The interest coverage to the debt is at a comfortable level of 41.9. Children's Place Inc has a financial strength rank of 7 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $87.51, Children's Place Inc is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $84.47. The P/S ratio of the stock is 0.76, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.73. The stock lost 29.7% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of PLCE, click here.

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