The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. (PLCE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 25, 2014

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The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. ( PLCE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 25, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1325 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PLCE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $52.18, the dividend yield is 1.02%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PLCE was $52.18, representing a -11.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.89 and a 21.32% increase over the 52 week low of $43.01.

PLCE is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) and Gap, Inc. ( GPS ). PLCE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.31. Zacks Investment Research reports PLCE's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -7.29%, compared to an industry average of 4.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PLCE Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to PLCE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PLCE as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Enhanced U.S. Small-Cap ( IESM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IESM with an increase of 5.07% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PLCE at 2%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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