Tilly's (NYSE:TLYS) has been assigned a $17.00 price target by research analysts at Roth Capital in a report released on Friday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the specialty retailer’s stock. Roth Capital’s price target suggests a potential upside of 3.66% from the stock’s previous close.

Several other equities research analysts have also commented on TLYS. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $13.00 price objective on shares of Tilly's in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Tilly's from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. ValuEngine raised shares of Tilly's from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Tilly's from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. Tilly's has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $13.50.

Shares of Tilly's (NYSE TLYS) opened at $16.40 on Friday. Tilly's has a fifty-two week low of $8.02 and a fifty-two week high of $16.57. The firm has a market cap of $475.56, a PE ratio of 26.61 and a beta of -0.44.

Tilly's (NYSE:TLYS) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The specialty retailer reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.09. Tilly's had a net margin of 2.50% and a return on equity of 10.23%. The company had revenue of $152.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $151.44 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.22 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that Tilly's will post 0.6 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, major shareholder Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.18, for a total value of $263,600.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Hezy Shaked sold 30,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.53, for a total transaction of $345,900.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 550,000 shares of company stock valued at $6,460,833 over the last three months. Insiders own 50.12% of the company’s stock.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in TLYS. First Trust Advisors LP bought a new position in Tilly's in the 3rd quarter valued at $122,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its holdings in Tilly's by 74.7% in the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 12,080 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $133,000 after purchasing an additional 5,167 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its holdings in Tilly's by 4.2% in the 2nd quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 14,358 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $146,000 after purchasing an additional 580 shares during the period. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. bought a new position in Tilly's in the 2nd quarter valued at $151,000. Finally, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. bought a new position in Tilly's in the 3rd quarter valued at $151,000. 43.59% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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About Tilly's

Tilly’s, Inc is a destination specialty retailer of casual apparel, footwear and accessories for young men, young women, boys and girls. The Company offers an unparalleled selection of relevant brands, styles, colors, sizes and price points. The Company’s apparel merchandise includes branded, fashion and styles for tops, outerwear, bottoms and dresses.

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