Tilly's (NYSE:TLYS) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.03

Press coverage about Tilly's (NYSE:TLYS) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Tilly's earned a daily sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the specialty retailer an impact score of 44.7861441062691 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Several analysts recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Tilly's from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and issued a $17.00 price objective (up from $15.00) on shares of Tilly's in a report on Friday, January 26th. Roth Capital set a $17.00 target price on shares of Tilly's and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Tilly's from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 30th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Tilly's from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, December 5th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $15.50.

Shares of Tilly's (NYSE TLYS) opened at $14.27 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $418.55, a P/E ratio of 29.12 and a beta of -0.49. Tilly's has a 52-week low of $8.02 and a 52-week high of $16.57.

Tilly's (NYSE:TLYS) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The specialty retailer reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.09. Tilly's had a return on equity of 10.19% and a net margin of 2.50%. The firm had revenue of $152.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $151.44 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.22 earnings per share. Tilly's’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. analysts expect that Tilly's will post 0.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, February 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 9th will be given a dividend of $1.00 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.0689179875947622%.

In related news, major shareholder Tilly Levine sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.64, for a total value of $116,400.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CFO Michael Henry sold 11,405 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.71, for a total value of $179,172.55. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 16,405 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $257,722.55. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 272,655 shares of company stock worth $3,943,579 in the last quarter. Insiders own 50.12% of the company’s stock.

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About Tilly's

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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