Shares of Tilly's Inc (NASDAQ:TLYS) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the seven research firms that are covering the stock. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, three have assigned a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $11.33.
Several research analysts have commented on TLYS shares. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and issued a $16.00 target price on shares of Tilly's in a research note on Tuesday, December 20th. Stifel Nicolaus set a $11.00 target price on Tilly's and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 1st. Mizuho restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $10.00 target price (up previously from $7.00) on shares of Tilly's in a research note on Thursday, December 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Tilly's from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $11.00 target price for the company in a research note on Thursday, December 1st.
Tilly's (NASDAQ:TLYS) opened at 13.02 on Thursday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $13.52 and a 200 day moving average price of $9.56. The firm has a market cap of $371.73 million and a P/E ratio of 46.33. Tilly's has a 1-year low of $5.49 and a 1-year high of $15.29.
Tilly's (NASDAQ:TLYS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 30th. The company reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.11. The firm earned $152.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $143 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.16 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts anticipate that Tilly's will post $0.40 EPS for the current year.
In other news, insider Debbie Anker-Morris sold 65,000 shares of Tilly's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.96, for a total transaction of $907,400.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 60,423 shares in the company, valued at approximately $843,505.08. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Tilly Levine sold 15,000 shares of Tilly's stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.48, for a total value of $142,200.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Alambic Investment Management L.P. increased its stake in shares of Tilly's by 15.2% in the third quarter. Alambic Investment Management L.P. now owns 95,857 shares of the company’s stock worth $900,000 after buying an additional 12,633 shares during the period. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. purchased a new stake in Tilly's during the second quarter worth $757,000. California State Teachers Retirement System increased its stake in Tilly's by 2.5% in the second quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 24,438 shares of the company’s stock worth $141,000 after buying an additional 600 shares during the last quarter. Adams Asset Advisors LLC increased its stake in Tilly's by 34.3% in the third quarter. Adams Asset Advisors LLC now owns 130,900 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,229,000 after buying an additional 33,400 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Acadian Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Tilly's by 166.1% in the third quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 84,749 shares of the company’s stock worth $794,000 after buying an additional 52,900 shares during the last quarter.
Tilly’s, Inc is a destination specialty retailer of casual apparel, footwear and accessories for young men, young women, boys and girls. The Company offers an unparalleled selection of relevant brands, styles, colors, sizes and price points. The Company’s apparel merchandise includes branded, fashion and styles for tops, outerwear, bottoms and dresses.