News stories about Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Tilly’s earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.7491580953853 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
A number of research firms recently commented on TLYS. Pivotal Research began coverage on shares of Tilly’s in a research note on Monday, August 13th. They set a “buy” rating and a $19.00 price objective on the stock. B. Riley set a $17.00 price objective on shares of Tilly’s and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 22nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Tilly’s from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, June 5th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Tilly’s from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 5th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Tilly’s from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 14th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Tilly’s has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $17.25.
Shares of NYSE:TLYS opened at $17.27 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $492.99 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.57 and a beta of -0.19. Tilly’s has a 12-month low of $8.42 and a 12-month high of $17.99.
Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May 30th. The specialty retailer reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $123.63 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $121.86 million. Tilly’s had a net margin of 2.77% and a return on equity of 11.94%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted ($0.01) EPS. equities research analysts expect that Tilly’s will post 0.81 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In related news, major shareholder Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of Tilly’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.91, for a total value of $258,200.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Janet Kerr sold 5,389 shares of Tilly’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.50, for a total transaction of $72,751.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 246,806 shares of company stock valued at $3,689,482 in the last three months. Company insiders own 48.26% of the company’s stock.
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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