Mark W. Webb Acquires 1,750 Shares of J.Jill, Inc. (NYSE:JILL) Stock

J.Jill, Inc. (NYSE:JILL) CFO Mark W. Webb bought 1,750 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 20th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $16.29 per share, with a total value of $28,507.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 26,379 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $429,713.91. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

JILL opened at $16.11 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $160.86 million, a P/E ratio of -1.71 and a beta of 1.66. J.Jill, Inc. has a 1-year low of $2.50 and a 1-year high of $24.50. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $20.21 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $15.56.

J.Jill (NYSE:JILL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September 9th. The specialty retailer reported $0.93 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($1.40) by $2.33.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Morgan Stanley boosted its position in shares of J.Jill by 271.6% in the first quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 2,772 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $27,000 after purchasing an additional 2,026 shares during the period. Group One Trading L.P. boosted its position in shares of J.Jill by 560.5% in the first quarter. Group One Trading L.P. now owns 3,500 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $34,000 after purchasing an additional 4,260 shares during the period. Geode Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of J.Jill by 44.2% in the second quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 27,863 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $549,000 after buying an additional 8,534 shares in the last quarter. Mackay Shields LLC purchased a new position in shares of J.Jill in the second quarter worth $246,000. Finally, Citadel Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of J.Jill by 94.3% in the first quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 26,636 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $260,000 after buying an additional 12,930 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 22.16% of the company’s stock.

J.Jill Company Profile

J.Jill, Inc engages in the business of retailing women’s apparel, accessories, and footwear. The firm markets its products through direct and retail channels under the J.Jill brand. It has two sub-brands, which includes Pure Jill and Wearever. The company was founded on February 17, 2011 and is headquartered in Quincy, MA.

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