Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS) – Analysts at B. Riley lifted their FY2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Tilly’s in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, March 13th, according to Zacks Investment Research. B. Riley analyst J. Van. Sinderen now anticipates that the specialty retailer will post earnings of $0.82 per share for the year, up from their prior forecast of $0.81. B. Riley currently has a “Buy” rating and a $17.00 target price on the stock. B. Riley also issued estimates for Tilly’s’ FY2020 earnings at $0.89 EPS.
A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on TLYS. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Tilly’s from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 9th. TheStreet downgraded Tilly’s from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, April 2nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Tilly’s presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $15.67.
Shares of NYSE:TLYS opened at $11.79 on Wednesday. Tilly’s has a 1 year low of $8.04 and a 1 year high of $16.57. The stock has a market cap of $322.50, a P/E ratio of 18.14 and a beta of -0.24.
Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, March 12th. The specialty retailer reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.25 by ($0.01). Tilly’s had a net margin of 2.55% and a return on equity of 11.03%. The business had revenue of $164.32 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $166.39 million.
In other Tilly’s news, insider Hezy Shaked sold 30,000 shares of Tilly’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.35, for a total transaction of $400,500.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of Tilly’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.83, for a total value of $276,600.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 260,000 shares of company stock worth $3,467,700. Insiders own 50.12% of the company’s stock.
A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of TLYS. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its position in shares of Tilly’s by 1.9% in the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 41,820 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $424,000 after purchasing an additional 797 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in shares of Tilly’s by 74.7% in the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 12,080 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $133,000 after purchasing an additional 5,167 shares in the last quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Tilly’s by 40.0% in the 4th quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 22,617 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $334,000 after purchasing an additional 6,460 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its position in shares of Tilly’s by 1,159.3% in the 4th quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 10,855 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $160,000 after purchasing an additional 9,993 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of Tilly’s by 1.1% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 912,964 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $13,476,000 after purchasing an additional 10,072 shares in the last quarter. 46.87% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
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Tilly’s Company Profile
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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