Tile Shop Hldgs, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTS) Director Peter J. Jacullo III bought 14,072 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 21st. The stock was acquired at an average price of $14.25 per share, for a total transaction of $200,526.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Shares of Tile Shop Hldgs, Inc. (TTS) traded down 2.15% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $13.65. 1,008,787 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $19.84 and a 200-day moving average of $19.47. Tile Shop Hldgs, Inc. has a 12-month low of $13.60 and a 12-month high of $22.40. The stock has a market capitalization of $707.83 million, a P/E ratio of 34.12 and a beta of 1.94.

Tile Shop Hldgs (NASDAQ:TTS) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July 18th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $89.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $93.20 million. Tile Shop Hldgs had a return on equity of 17.45% and a net margin of 6.11%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.14 earnings per share. Analysts anticipate that Tile Shop Hldgs, Inc. will post $0.53 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 15th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 1st will be issued a dividend of $0.05 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 28th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.47%. Tile Shop Hldgs’s payout ratio is 50.00%.

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Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in TTS. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its position in Tile Shop Hldgs by 0.7% in the second quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 13,500 shares of the company’s stock valued at $279,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue boosted its position in Tile Shop Hldgs by 79.3% in the second quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 6,525 shares of the company’s stock valued at $134,000 after buying an additional 2,885 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in Tile Shop Hldgs by 7.7% in the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 5,814 shares of the company’s stock valued at $120,000 after buying an additional 416 shares during the last quarter. Nuveen Asset Management LLC boosted its position in Tile Shop Hldgs by 17.1% in the first quarter. Nuveen Asset Management LLC now owns 70,410 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,355,000 after buying an additional 10,273 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. boosted its position in Tile Shop Hldgs by 300.1% in the first quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 351,640 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,769,000 after buying an additional 263,745 shares during the last quarter. 68.25% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Telsey Advisory Group restated a “market perform” rating and issued a $17.00 target price (down previously from $21.00) on shares of Tile Shop Hldgs in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and issued a $15.00 target price (down previously from $18.00) on shares of Tile Shop Hldgs in a report on Friday. Loop Capital assumed coverage on shares of Tile Shop Hldgs in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $15.00 target price on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $19.00 target price on shares of Tile Shop Hldgs and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Tile Shop Hldgs from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $17.17.

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