The Children s Place Retail Stores Inc Company Profile and SWOT Analysis The Children s Place Retail Stores Inc The Children s

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					The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc.

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The Children's Place Retail Stores,                                                Financial Snapshot

Inc.                                                                               Operating Performance

Fast Facts                                                                         The company reported revenue of US$1,674.00
                                                                                   million during the fiscal year 2011 (2011). The
                                        1936 Green Oaks Road , Fort Worth ,        company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 4.47% during
Headquarters Address
                                        76116,United States of America             2007–2011, with an annual growth of 1.85% over
                                                                                   2010. In 2011, the company recorded an operating
Telephone                               + 1 817 9890915
                                                                                   margin of 8.14%, as against 7.91% in 2010.
Fax                                     N/A
                                                                                   Revenue and Margins
Website                                 N/A

Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange           PLCE, NASDAQ

Number of Employees                     3,200

Fiscal Year End                         January

Revenue (in US$ million)                1,674.00




SWOT Analysis                                                                      Return on Equity

Strengths                               Weaknesses                                 The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                                   13.68% for 2011, as compared to its peers, The Gap,
Improving liquidity position            Concentrated operations                    Inc. (Ticker: GPS), Target Corporation (Ticker: TGT)
                                                                                   and J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (Ticker: JCP), which
                                                                                   recorded ROEs of 29.51%, 18.85% and 7.12%
Strong presence in Northern America     Fluctuations in comparable store sales     respectively. The company reported a net profit
                                                                                   margin of 8.14% in 2011.
Unique Shopping Experience              Seasonal nature of business

Wide sourcing and procurement                                                      Return on Equity
activities

Opportunities                           Threats

Growing e-retail                        Increase in organized retail crime

Improvement in retail sales in the US   Rising manpower costs

Store expansion                         Stringent regulations and quality issues




                                                                                   Liquidity Position

                                                                                   The company reported a current ratio of 3.66 in 2011,
                                                                                   as compared to its peers, The Gap, Inc., Target
                                                                                   Corporation and J. C. Penney Company, Inc., which
                                                                                   recorded current ratios of 1.87, 1.71 and 2.41
                                                                                   respectively. As of January 2011, the company
                                                                                   recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                                   US$183.66 million, against zero current debt. The
                                                                                   company reported a debt to equity ratio of 0.00 in
                                                                                   2011 as compared to its peers, The Gap, Inc., Target
                                                                                   Corporation and J. C. Penney Company, Inc., which
                                                                                   recorded debt to equity ratios of 0.00, 1.02 and 0.57
                                                                                   respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.4       Valuation .............................................................................................
				
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