$0.19 EPS Expected for Tilly’s, Inc. (NYSE:TLYS) This Quarter


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Brokerages expect Tilly’s, Inc. (NYSE:TLYS) to post $0.19 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for Tilly’s’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.15 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.21. Tilly’s reported earnings per share of $0.21 in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year-over-year growth rate of 9.5%. The firm is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, March 11th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Tilly’s will report full year earnings of ($0.15) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.18) to ($0.12). For the next year, analysts anticipate that the business will post earnings of $0.69 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.60 to $0.75. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for Tilly’s.

Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, December 3rd. The specialty retailer reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.08. Tilly’s had a negative return on equity of 2.48% and a negative net margin of 0.71%. The business had revenue of $140.28 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $132.08 million.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. B. Riley raised their price target on Tilly’s from $11.00 to $12.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut Tilly’s from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, November 28th. Finally, Pivotal Research raised their price target on Tilly’s from $10.00 to $11.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 12th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $9.50.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of Tilly’s by 22.7% during the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,243,225 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $13,527,000 after buying an additional 415,170 shares during the period. Acuitas Investments LLC boosted its stake in Tilly’s by 75.4% in the 3rd quarter. Acuitas Investments LLC now owns 827,092 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $4,988,000 after buying an additional 355,648 shares during the last quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP lifted its stake in shares of Tilly’s by 189.8% in the 4th quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 231,786 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $1,891,000 after purchasing an additional 151,812 shares in the last quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY increased its holdings in Tilly’s by 14.9% during the 4th quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY now owns 1,112,757 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $9,080,000 after purchasing an additional 144,424 shares during the last quarter. Finally, 1492 Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Tilly’s by 111.0% in the 4th quarter. 1492 Capital Management LLC now owns 226,480 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $1,848,000 after acquiring an additional 119,141 shares during the last quarter. 61.74% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of TLYS traded down $0.15 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $10.69. The company had a trading volume of 2,819 shares, compared to its average volume of 223,195. The company’s 50-day moving average is $10.18 and its 200-day moving average is $7.95. Tilly’s has a twelve month low of $3.46 and a twelve month high of $11.20. The company has a market capitalization of $318.36 million, a P/E ratio of -81.92 and a beta of 1.94.

About Tilly’s

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, hydration bottles, hats, sunglasses, ear buds, handbags, watches, jewelry, and others.

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