J.Jill (JILL) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

J.Jill (NYSE:JILL) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Tuesday, May 29th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.19 per share for the quarter. J.Jill has set its Q1 guidance at $0.18-0.20 EPS.

J.Jill (NYSE:JILL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 15th. The specialty retailer reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $188.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $179.64 million. J.Jill had a return on equity of 22.73% and a net margin of 7.93%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 13.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.08 EPS. On average, analysts expect J.Jill to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.

JILL stock opened at $5.84 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.26, a quick ratio of 0.49 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.33. The firm has a market capitalization of $258.55 million, a P/E ratio of 7.39, a PEG ratio of 0.57 and a beta of 3.10. J.Jill has a 12-month low of $4.17 and a 12-month high of $13.71.



Several equities research analysts have weighed in on JILL shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded J.Jill from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 21st. ValuEngine downgraded J.Jill from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “hold” rating and set a $6.00 price target on shares of J.Jill in a report on Friday, March 16th. Deutsche Bank cut their price target on J.Jill from $15.00 to $5.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, March 19th. Finally, Morgan Stanley restated an “equal weight” rating and set a $8.00 price target (down previously from $11.00) on shares of J.Jill in a report on Friday, March 16th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. J.Jill presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $7.57.

In related news, Director Michael A. Eck purchased 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 21st. The shares were bought at an average price of $4.53 per share, for a total transaction of $45,300.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 22,707 shares in the company, valued at $102,862.71. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Travis Nelson purchased 100,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, April 13th. The shares were bought at an average price of $5.00 per share, for a total transaction of $500,000.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 9.10% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

About J.Jill

J.Jill, Inc operates as an Omni channel retailer women's apparel under the J.Jill brand name in the United States. The company offers knit and woven tops, bottoms, and dresses, as well as sweaters and outerwear; and complementary footwear and accessories, including scarves, jewelry, and hosiery for misses, petites, and women.

Earnings History for J.Jill (NYSE:JILL)

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