Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in Tilly’s Inc (NYSE:TLYS) by 13.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 26,953 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,129 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers’ holdings in Tilly’s were worth $300,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in TLYS. Divisar Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Tilly’s by 270.9% in the 4th quarter. Divisar Capital Management LLC now owns 1,042,846 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $11,325,000 after purchasing an additional 761,710 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of Tilly’s by 66.0% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,533,326 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $16,652,000 after purchasing an additional 609,429 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its position in shares of Tilly’s by 23,687.4% in the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 608,482 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $11,530,000 after purchasing an additional 605,924 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Tilly’s by 84.7% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,095,583 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $20,761,000 after purchasing an additional 502,560 shares during the period. Finally, RK Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Tilly’s in the 4th quarter worth about $3,674,000. 72.62% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
In related news, insider Jon Kubo sold 12,500 shares of Tilly’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.55, for a total transaction of $144,375.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 12,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $144,375. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, CFO Michael Henry purchased 2,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 19th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $11.47 per share, with a total value of $28,675.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 16,790 shares in the company, valued at $192,581.30. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have purchased 20,000 shares of company stock valued at $181,759. 48.26% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
NYSE:TLYS opened at $7.85 on Friday. Tilly’s Inc has a 12 month low of $7.65 and a 12 month high of $25.46. The stock has a market capitalization of $229.39 million, a PE ratio of 9.48, a P/E/G ratio of 0.95 and a beta of 0.77. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.35, a current ratio of 1.65 and a quick ratio of 1.11.
Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 29th. The specialty retailer reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.01. Tilly’s had a net margin of 4.21% and a return on equity of 14.25%. The company had revenue of $460.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $128.84 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.04 EPS. Tilly’s’s revenue was up 272.4% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, research analysts forecast that Tilly’s Inc will post 0.74 earnings per share for the current year.
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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