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Market Cap $M1,187Revenue $M1,766Net Margin (%)3.0Z-Score5.3
Enterprise Value $M992EPS $2.3Operating Margin %4.3F-Score5
P/E(ttm))26.0Cash Flow Per Share $6.0Pre-tax Margin (%)4.3Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book2.010-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0Quick Ratio1.2Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales0.75-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-3.4Current Ratio2.5Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow7.9y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-14.7ROA % (ttm)5.4Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %0.5Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)8.6Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %6.0Shares Outstanding M21.8ROI % (ttm)-4.0Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with PLCE

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
PLCEJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.04%$45.49 - $51.03
($48.5)
$ 54.3812%Reduce -38.19%81,333
PLCEJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.09%$49.17 - $57.42
($53.58)
$ 54.382%Add 813%131,582
PLCEJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.14%$51.41 - $57.81
($54.11)
$ 54.380%Reduce -83.71%14,412
PLCEJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Buy 0.17%$51.4 - $58.02
($54.79)
$ 54.38-1%New holding, 88489 sh.88,489
PLCEJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.2%$44.69 - $55.33
($50.47)
$ 54.388%Sold Out0
PLCEJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Buy 0.2%$43.78 - $61.75
($53.19)
$ 54.382%New holding, 76179 sh.76,179
PLCEJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out -0.13%$49.26 - $60.67
($53.69)
$ 54.381%Sold Out0
PLCEJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Buy 0.13%$43.15 - $53.26
($46.85)
$ 54.3816%New holding, 34476 sh.34,476
PLCEJoel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Sold Out $40.89 - $50.48
($45.68)
$ 54.3819%Sold Out0
PLCEMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $40.89 - $50.48
($45.68)
$ 54.3819%Sold Out0
PLCELee Ainslie 2011-03-31 Sold Out -0.32%$40.89 - $50.48
($45.68)
$ 54.3819%Sold Out0
PLCEJoel Greenblatt 2010-12-31 Buy 0.11%$43.48 - $56.55
($49.36)
$ 54.3810%New holding, 7063 sh.7,063
PLCEMario Gabelli 2010-12-31 Buy $43.48 - $56.55
($49.36)
$ 54.3810%New holding, 5000 sh.5,000
PLCELee Ainslie 2010-12-31 Reduce-0.99%$43.48 - $56.55
($49.36)
$ 54.3810%Reduce -75.57%599,754
PLCELee Ainslie 2010-09-30 Add0.2%$40.27 - $49.86
($45.07)
$ 54.3821%Add 18.33%2,455,432
PLCELee Ainslie 2010-06-30 Buy 1.17%$41.17 - $49.67
($46.2)
$ 54.3818%New holding, 2075041 sh.2,075,041
PLCEJoel Greenblatt 2008-12-31 Sold Out -0.71%$19.59 - $33.43
($24.8)
$ 54.38119%Sold Out0
PLCEJoel Greenblatt 2008-09-30 Buy 0.71%$33.6 - $41.95
($38.2)
$ 54.3842%New holding, 13513 sh.13,513
PLCEGeorge Soros 2008-06-30 Sold Out -0.01%$21.22 - $36.73
($30)
$ 54.3881%Sold Out0
PLCEGeorge Soros 2008-03-31 Buy 0.01%$15.66 - $24.53
($20)
$ 54.38172%New holding, 10227 sh.10,227
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

PLCE is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
PLCE Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-3081,3330.370.05-38.19%
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PLCE: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
LEVY NATALIE EVEChief Merchandising Officer 2014-07-31Sell6,000$50.34-0.5view
MCCLURE LAWRENCE DSVP, Human Resources 2014-07-07Sell5,400$49.840.5view
POOLE GREGORY ISee Remarks 2014-07-07Sell1,376$49.810.56view
ELFERS JANE TPresident and CEO 2014-06-06Sell123,212$47.395.7view
SCARPA MICHAELCOO and CFO 2014-05-02Sell3,270$47.595.25view
ELFERS JANE TPresident and CEO 2014-04-21Sell16,782$48.443.41view
POOLE GREGORY ISenior VP, Global Sourcing 2014-04-21Sell762$48.443.41view
LOW KEVINSenior VP, Store Operations 2014-04-21Sell1,287$48.443.41view
LEVY NATALIE EVEEVP, Merchandising and Design 2014-04-21Sell3,569$48.443.41view
COST BRADLEY PSenior VP and General Counsel 2014-04-21Sell2,278$48.443.41view

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