Tilly’s Inc (NYSE:TLYS) major shareholder Tilly Levine sold 1,982,178 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.50, for a total value of $36,670,293.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Major shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

Tilly Levine also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, August 10th, Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of Tilly’s stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.25, for a total value of $325,000.00.
  • On Wednesday, July 25th, Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of Tilly’s stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.26, for a total value of $305,200.00.
  • On Monday, July 16th, Tilly Levine sold 10,000 shares of Tilly’s stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.06, for a total value of $150,600.00.
  • On Thursday, July 12th, Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of Tilly’s stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.62, for a total value of $292,400.00.
  • On Thursday, June 28th, Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of Tilly’s stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.11, for a total value of $302,200.00.
  • On Friday, June 22nd, Tilly Levine sold 10,000 shares of Tilly’s stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.68, for a total value of $146,800.00.
  • On Wednesday, June 13th, Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of Tilly’s stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.87, for a total value of $297,400.00.

Shares of TLYS opened at $19.18 on Thursday. Tilly’s Inc has a 52-week low of $10.72 and a 52-week high of $25.46. The firm has a market capitalization of $545.42 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.51 and a beta of -0.05.

Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 29th. The specialty retailer reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.03. Tilly’s had a return on equity of 15.08% and a net margin of 4.41%. The business had revenue of $157.41 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $155.30 million. During the same period last year, the company earned ($0.11) EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.4% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts anticipate that Tilly’s Inc will post 0.9 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts recently commented on TLYS shares. Pivotal Research set a $21.00 price objective on Tilly’s and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, September 2nd. B. Riley increased their price objective on Tilly’s from $17.00 to $26.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 4th. Roth Capital set a $22.00 price objective on Tilly’s and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 30th. TheStreet raised Tilly’s from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 14th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Tilly’s from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, June 5th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $23.25.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of TLYS. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its holdings in shares of Tilly’s by 5.1% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 160,316 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $2,430,000 after purchasing an additional 7,713 shares during the period. Putnam Investments LLC purchased a new position in shares of Tilly’s during the 2nd quarter worth $427,000. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Tilly’s during the 2nd quarter worth $262,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its holdings in shares of Tilly’s by 23.8% during the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 734,400 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $11,126,000 after purchasing an additional 141,300 shares during the period. Finally, Citadel Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Tilly’s by 222.5% during the 2nd quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 19,225 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $291,000 after purchasing an additional 34,925 shares during the period. 48.78% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Tilly’s Company Profile

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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