Children's Place Inc. (The) (PLCE) Jumps 5.88% on January 07

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Children's Place Inc. (The) (PLCE) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday January 07 as the stock popped 5.88% to $62.69, representing a gain of $3.48 per share. Some 1.2 million shares traded hands on 11,505 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 486,719 shares out of a total float of 19.97 million. The stock opened at $60.01 and traded with an intraday range of $63.20 to $60.01.

After today's gains, Children's Place Inc. (The) reached a market cap of $1.25 billion. Children's Place Inc. (The) has had a trading range between $69.90 and $46.74 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $52.63 and a 200-day SMA of $59.41.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 21.8.

Children's Place Inc is a pure-play children's specialty apparel retailer in North America. It sell apparel, accessories and footwear for children sizes 0-14.

Children's Place Inc. (The) is based out of Secaucus, NJ and has some 14,500 employees. Its CEO is Jane Elfers.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Children's Place Inc. (The), check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for PLCE. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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