J.Jill (NYSE:JILL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The specialty retailer reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.11 by ($0.04), Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $166.09 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $175.43 million. J.Jill had a positive return on equity of 6.55% and a negative net margin of 11.90%.
Shares of NYSE:JILL traded up $0.15 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $1.39. 25,356 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 628,065. J.Jill has a fifty-two week low of $1.22 and a fifty-two week high of $7.51. The company has a quick ratio of 0.45, a current ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.20. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $1.75 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $1.98. The firm has a market cap of $76.63 million, a PE ratio of 1.93, a P/E/G ratio of 0.74 and a beta of 3.29.
A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on JILL. ValuEngine raised shares of J.Jill from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 25th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of J.Jill from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 5th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group lowered shares of J.Jill from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their price objective for the stock from $5.00 to $1.50 in a report on Thursday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have issued a hold rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $2.57.
J.Jill, Inc operates as an omnichannel retailer for women's apparel under the J.Jill brand name in the United States. The company offers knit and woven tops, bottoms, and dresses, as well as sweaters and outerwear; and complementary footwear and accessories, including scarves, jewelry, and hosiery.
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