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CRI Carters PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jul 22, 2024, the Carters stock's PE ratio is 9.74. This takes into account the latest EPS of $6.34 and stock price of $61.75. The PE ratio has decreased by 25% from its last 4 quarters average of 12.9.

CRI PE ratio history

How has CRI's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Carters has averaged 17.95 over the last ten years. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 9.74 is 46% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, CRI's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Jan 2021 quarter at 37.48, when the price was $94.07 and the EPS was $2.51. The lowest point was recorded in the Oct 2022 quarter, when it reached 9.99 with a price of $65.53 and an EPS of $6.56.


Carters PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 100.54% in 2021

Maximum annual decrease: -65.5% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2023 12 1.95%
2022 11.77 -8.97%
2022 12.93 -65.5%
2021 37.48 100.54%
2019 18.69 38.96%
2018 13.45 -27.77%
2017 18.62 10.37%
2016 16.87 -13.8%
2016 19.57 -16.94%
2015 23.56 -7.82%

CRI average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of CRI for the past years

CRI's current PE ratio is under its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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CRI PE vs peers

What is CRI's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peers WMT and TGT, CRI's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than KSS's and GES's. Carters's PE ratio is trading below the peer average of 15.47.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
GES Guess Inc 5.56 $1.23B
KSS KOHLS Corp 8.23 $2.3B
CRI Carters Inc 9.62 $2.23B
GPS Gap Inc 12.12 $8.32B
RL Ralph Lauren Corp 16.84 $10.43B
TGT Target Corp 16.84 $69.66B
AEO American Eagle Outfitters Inc 19.09 $4.2B
WMT Walmart Inc 30.02 $564.98B
PLCE Childrens Place Inc N/A $98.62M

Frequently asked questions

What is Carters's PE ratio?

As of Jul 22, 2024, CRI stock has a price to earnings ratio of 9.74.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Carters (CRI)?

The 3-year average PE ratio for CRI stock is 12.19.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Carters (CRI)?

The 5-year average PE ratio for CRI stock is 16.48.

What is the highest PE ratio for CRI?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached its highest level at 37.48 in the Jan 2021 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for CRI compare to its historical average?

CRI's price to earnings ratio is currently 46% below its 10-year historical average.

Why is Carters's PE ratio so low?

A company with a lower PE ratio may indicate that the market has lower growth expectations for the company's future earnings.

How is CRI's PE ratio calculated (Carters PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the earnings per share(EPS) for the last 12 months. As of today (Jul 22, 2024), Carters's share price is $61.75. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $6.34. Therefore, Carters's price to earnings ratio for today is 9.74. PE RATIO(9.74) = STOCK PRICE($61.75) / TTM EPS($6.34)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.