Tilly’s (TLYS) Shares Down 6.9%

Tilly’s Inc (NYSE:TLYS) traded down 6.9% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $11.35 and last traded at $11.41. 721,637 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 78% from the average session volume of 406,282 shares. The stock had previously closed at $12.25.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. ValuEngine raised Tilly’s from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research raised Tilly’s from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 30th. Pivotal Research raised Tilly’s from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and lowered their target price for the company from $17.00 to $14.00 in a research note on Thursday, December 6th. B. Riley lowered their target price on Tilly’s from $26.00 to $25.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 21st. Finally, Roth Capital set a $18.00 price objective on Tilly’s and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 29th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Tilly’s has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $18.40.

The company has a market capitalization of $336.66 million, a P/E ratio of 14.21, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.17 and a beta of 0.37.



Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 14th. The specialty retailer reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.02. Tilly’s had a return on equity of 14.36% and a net margin of 4.35%. The business had revenue of $170.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $169.01 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.23 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that Tilly’s Inc will post 0.89 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 27th. Investors of record on Friday, February 15th were paid a dividend of $1.00 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 14th.

In related news, insider Hezy Shaked sold 20,000 shares of Tilly’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.68, for a total transaction of $213,600.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 48.26% of the stock is owned by insiders.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of TLYS. Divisar Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in Tilly’s by 270.9% during the fourth quarter. Divisar Capital Management LLC now owns 1,042,846 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $11,325,000 after acquiring an additional 761,710 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in Tilly’s by 66.0% during the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,533,326 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $16,652,000 after acquiring an additional 609,429 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its holdings in Tilly’s by 23,687.4% during the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 608,482 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $11,530,000 after acquiring an additional 605,924 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc lifted its holdings in Tilly’s by 84.7% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 1,095,583 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $20,761,000 after acquiring an additional 502,560 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Tilly’s by 84.7% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,095,583 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $20,761,000 after acquiring an additional 502,560 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 73.38% of the company’s stock.

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About Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS)

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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