J.Jill (NYSE:JILL) updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.06-0.08 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.08.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of J.Jill from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. Morgan Stanley cut shares of J.Jill from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Royal Bank Of Canada cut shares of J.Jill from an outperform rating to a sector perform rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. SunTrust Banks cut shares of J.Jill from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Jefferies Group set a $13.00 target price on shares of J.Jill and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $15.00.

Shares of J.Jill (JILL) opened at $6.45 on Tuesday. J.Jill has a twelve month low of $4.74 and a twelve month high of $14.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.70, a current ratio of 1.29 and a quick ratio of 0.55.

J.Jill (NYSE:JILL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, December 5th. The specialty retailer reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $162.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $156.20 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts anticipate that J.Jill will post 0.72 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in J.Jill stock. California State Teachers Retirement System bought a new position in shares of J.Jill, Inc. (NYSE:JILL) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 20,900 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $257,000. Institutional investors own 31.30% of the company’s stock.

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About J.Jill

J.Jill, Inc (J.Jill) operates as a specialty retailer in the women’s apparel industry. J.Jill is a women’s apparel brand focused on customer in the 40-65 age segment. The Company operates an integrated omni-channel platform that is diversified across its retail stores, Website and catalogs.

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