Tilly’s Inc (NYSE:TLYS) Director Bernard Zeichner sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.75, for a total transaction of $107,500.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

NYSE:TLYS traded up $0.06 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $10.51. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 218,684 shares, compared to its average volume of 354,502. The firm has a market capitalization of $311.46 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.14, a PEG ratio of 1.15 and a beta of 0.58. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $8.82 and a 200-day simple moving average of $9.82. Tilly’s Inc has a 1 year low of $7.62 and a 1 year high of $19.63. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.35, a quick ratio of 1.11 and a current ratio of 1.65.

Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 28th. The specialty retailer reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.20 by $0.11. The company had revenue of $161.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $156.67 million. Tilly’s had a net margin of 4.11% and a return on equity of 14.74%. The firm’s revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.29 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that Tilly’s Inc will post 0.83 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Divisar Capital Management LLC raised its position in Tilly’s by 37.6% in the 2nd quarter. Divisar Capital Management LLC now owns 1,906,210 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $14,544,000 after purchasing an additional 520,800 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in Tilly’s by 4.6% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,621,467 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $12,371,000 after purchasing an additional 71,925 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Tilly’s by 8.5% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,411,180 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $15,325,000 after acquiring an additional 110,932 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in shares of Tilly’s by 31.4% in the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,277,600 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $9,748,000 after acquiring an additional 305,200 shares during the period. Finally, Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY increased its position in shares of Tilly’s by 108.2% in the second quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY now owns 1,112,600 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $8,489,000 after acquiring an additional 578,300 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 69.94% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on TLYS. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Tilly’s from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Saturday, September 7th. TheStreet cut shares of Tilly’s from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 25th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Tilly’s from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 15th. Pivotal Research restated a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 price objective on shares of Tilly’s in a research report on Thursday, August 29th. Finally, B. Riley set a $14.00 price objective on shares of Tilly’s and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, August 26th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Tilly’s currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $14.40.

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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