Media stories about Tilly's (NYSE:TLYS) have trended somewhat negative on Thursday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. The research firm, a division of Accern, ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Tilly's earned a news impact score of 0.00 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned news articles about the specialty retailer an impact score of 60 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Tilly's Inc (TLYS) Insider Sells $84,300.00 in Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Short Interest in Tilly's Inc (TLYS) Declines By 34.3% (americanbankingnews.com)
- Tilly's (TLYS) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.36 (americanbankingnews.com)
- $113.04 Million in Sales Expected for Tilly's Inc (TLYS) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Tilly's Inc (TLYS) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on TLYS shares. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $13.50 price target on shares of Tilly's in a research report on Tuesday, March 14th. Roth Capital set a $15.00 price target on Tilly's and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 31st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Tilly's from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, April 15th. Finally, Mizuho decreased their price target on Tilly's from $12.00 to $10.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, March 14th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $11.50.
Shares of Tilly's (NYSE:TLYS) traded up 4.90% on Thursday, hitting $8.99. The stock had a trading volume of 172,179 shares. Tilly's has a 52 week low of $5.49 and a 52 week high of $15.29. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $9.30 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.01. The stock has a market capitalization of $258.58 million, a P/E ratio of 22.47 and a beta of -0.41.
Tilly's (NYSE:TLYS) last issued its earnings results on Monday, March 13th. The specialty retailer reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.21 by $0.01. Tilly's had a return on equity of 5.17% and a net margin of 1.41%. The firm had revenue of $160.22 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $159.62 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.21 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts expect that Tilly's will post $0.37 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, major shareholder Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.29, for a total value of $245,800.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Hezy Shaked sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.43, for a total value of $84,300.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 290,000 shares of company stock worth $3,067,950 in the last 90 days. Company insiders own 53.41% of the company’s stock.
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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.
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