Shares of Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS) have earned an average rating of “Buy” from the six brokerages that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $17.00.
A number of research analysts have weighed in on the stock. TheStreet cut shares of Tilly’s from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Tilly’s from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, March 23rd. Finally, B. Riley set a $17.00 target price on shares of Tilly’s and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 13th.
Tilly’s opened at $11.41 on Thursday, according to Marketbeat Ratings. The stock has a market capitalization of $328.05 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.55 and a beta of -0.26. Tilly’s has a twelve month low of $11.41 and a twelve month high of $11.60.
Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS) last released its earnings results on Monday, March 12th. The specialty retailer reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.25 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $164.32 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $166.39 million. Tilly’s had a net margin of 2.55% and a return on equity of 11.03%. equities research analysts anticipate that Tilly’s will post 0.78 EPS for the current year.
In other news, major shareholder Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.07, for a total value of $261,400.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Hezy Shaked sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.12, for a total transaction of $111,200.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 220,000 shares of company stock worth $2,638,100. Insiders own 48.26% of the company’s stock.
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of TLYS. Citigroup Inc. raised its position in shares of Tilly’s by 431.3% in the first quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 11,450 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $129,000 after purchasing an additional 9,295 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in shares of Tilly’s by 74.7% in the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 12,080 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $133,000 after purchasing an additional 5,167 shares during the period. Engineers Gate Manager LP bought a new stake in shares of Tilly’s in the first quarter valued at approximately $152,000. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its position in shares of Tilly’s by 1,159.3% in the fourth quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 10,855 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $160,000 after purchasing an additional 9,993 shares during the period. Finally, Cambria Investment Management L.P. bought a new stake in shares of Tilly’s in the first quarter valued at approximately $191,000. 47.62% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Tilly's, Inc retails casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for young men and women, and boys and girls in the United States. Its apparel merchandise includes tops, outerwear, bottoms, and dresses; and accessories merchandise comprises backpacks, hats, sunglasses, headphones, handbags, watches, jewelry, and others.
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