Insider Selling: Tilly's Inc (TLYS) Major Shareholder Sells 20,000 Shares of Stock

Tilly's Inc (NYSE:TLYS) major shareholder Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.83, for a total transaction of $276,600.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Major shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Tilly Levine also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, January 11th, Tilly Levine sold 10,000 shares of Tilly's stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.70, for a total transaction of $147,000.00.
  • On Thursday, December 27th, Tilly Levine sold 10,000 shares of Tilly's stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.45, for a total transaction of $154,500.00.
  • On Wednesday, December 27th, Tilly Levine sold 10,000 shares of Tilly's stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.45, for a total transaction of $154,500.00.
  • On Friday, December 15th, Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of Tilly's stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.98, for a total transaction of $299,600.00.
  • On Tuesday, November 21st, Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of Tilly's stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.18, for a total transaction of $263,600.00.
  • On Wednesday, November 15th, Tilly Levine sold 10,000 shares of Tilly's stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.27, for a total transaction of $122,700.00.
  • On Wednesday, November 8th, Tilly Levine sold 10,000 shares of Tilly's stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.64, for a total transaction of $116,400.00.
  • On Wednesday, October 25th, Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of Tilly's stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.31, for a total transaction of $246,200.00.

Shares of Tilly's Inc (NYSE TLYS) traded up $0.30 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $14.07. 117,429 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 146,792. The firm has a market capitalization of $397.79, a P/E ratio of 28.71 and a beta of -0.42. Tilly's Inc has a 1 year low of $8.02 and a 1 year high of $16.57.

Tilly's (NYSE:TLYS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The specialty retailer reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.09. Tilly's had a net margin of 2.50% and a return on equity of 10.19%. The company had revenue of $152.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $151.44 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.22 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that Tilly's Inc will post 0.65 earnings per share for the current year.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Tilly's by 180.3% during the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 111,616 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,133,000 after purchasing an additional 71,789 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Tilly's by 35.3% during the second quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 290,410 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $2,948,000 after purchasing an additional 75,800 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Tilly's by 70.3% during the second quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 332,322 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $3,373,000 after purchasing an additional 137,209 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Tilly's by 7.5% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,159,994 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $11,774,000 after purchasing an additional 81,276 shares during the period. Finally, Emerald Advisers Inc. PA increased its holdings in shares of Tilly's by 10.9% during the third quarter. Emerald Advisers Inc. PA now owns 667,012 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $7,997,000 after purchasing an additional 65,604 shares during the period. 43.52% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Tilly's from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. Roth Capital set a $17.00 price objective on shares of Tilly's and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Tilly's from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 30th. B. Riley set a $15.00 price objective on shares of Tilly's and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Tilly's from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $15.00.

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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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