Media headlines about Tilly's (NYSE:TLYS) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Tilly's earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.1970983232666 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
Shares of Tilly's (TLYS) traded down $0.92 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $15.48. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 522,904 shares, compared to its average volume of 198,999. The company has a market capitalization of $446.18, a P/E ratio of 26.45 and a beta of -0.42. Tilly's has a 1-year low of $8.02 and a 1-year high of $16.57.
Tilly's (NYSE:TLYS) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The specialty retailer reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.09. Tilly's had a return on equity of 10.23% and a net margin of 2.50%. The business had revenue of $152.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $151.44 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.22 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts expect that Tilly's will post 0.65 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Roth Capital set a $17.00 price objective on Tilly's and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday. ValuEngine upgraded Tilly's from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday. B. Riley set a $15.00 target price on Tilly's and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Tilly's from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Tilly's from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. Tilly's has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $13.50.
In other Tilly's news, insider Hezy Shaked sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.72, for a total value of $117,200.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.18, for a total value of $263,600.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 550,000 shares of company stock valued at $6,460,833 in the last three months. Insiders own 50.12% of the company’s stock.
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Tilly’s, Inc is a destination specialty retailer of casual apparel, footwear and accessories for young men, young women, boys and girls. The Company offers an unparalleled selection of relevant brands, styles, colors, sizes and price points. The Company’s apparel merchandise includes branded, fashion and styles for tops, outerwear, bottoms and dresses.
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