Kirkland’s Inc. (NASDAQ:KIRK) Director Carl Kirkland sold 12,494 shares of Kirkland’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.53, for a total transaction of $156,549.82. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 803,877 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,072,578.81. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

Carl Kirkland also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, September 28th, Carl Kirkland sold 502 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.50, for a total transaction of $6,275.00.
  • On Monday, September 26th, Carl Kirkland sold 4,800 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.51, for a total transaction of $60,048.00.
  • On Friday, September 23rd, Carl Kirkland sold 17,992 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.63, for a total transaction of $227,238.96.
  • On Thursday, September 22nd, Carl Kirkland sold 19,718 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.59, for a total transaction of $248,249.62.
  • On Friday, September 16th, Carl Kirkland sold 1,300 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.50, for a total transaction of $16,250.00.
  • On Thursday, September 15th, Carl Kirkland sold 5,551 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.69, for a total transaction of $70,442.19.

Kirkland’s Inc. (NASDAQ:KIRK) opened at 12.14 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $192.90 million, a PE ratio of 14.77 and a beta of 1.76. The company’s 50 day moving average is $12.61 and its 200-day moving average is $14.54. Kirkland’s Inc. has a 1-year low of $11.18 and a 1-year high of $24.36.

Kirkland’s (NASDAQ:KIRK) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 23rd. The company reported ($0.22) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.21) by $0.01. The company earned $123 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $125.54 million. Kirkland’s had a return on equity of 11.08% and a net margin of 2.35%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($0.11) EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that Kirkland’s Inc. will post $0.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Kirkland`s (NASDAQ:KIRK)

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price objective on shares of Kirkland’s in a research report on Wednesday, August 24th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Kirkland’s from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 12th. SunTrust Banks Inc. cut their price objective on shares of Kirkland’s from $20.00 to $16.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, August 24th. Finally, Sidoti downgraded shares of Kirkland’s from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and cut their price objective for the company from $21.00 to $13.00 in a research report on Tuesday, August 23rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $20.14.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of KIRK. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in Kirkland’s by 0.3% in the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 20,249 shares of the company’s stock worth $297,000 after buying an additional 62 shares in the last quarter. A.R.T. Advisors LLC boosted its position in Kirkland’s by 0.6% in the first quarter. A.R.T. Advisors LLC now owns 31,101 shares of the company’s stock worth $544,000 after buying an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System boosted its position in Kirkland’s by 1.5% in the second quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 21,020 shares of the company’s stock worth $309,000 after buying an additional 314 shares in the last quarter. Foundry Partners LLC boosted its position in Kirkland’s by 0.3% in the second quarter. Foundry Partners LLC now owns 224,750 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,299,000 after buying an additional 675 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Group LTD boosted its position in Kirkland’s by 8.6% in the second quarter. BlackRock Group LTD now owns 14,204 shares of the company’s stock worth $208,000 after buying an additional 1,120 shares in the last quarter. 84.20% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Kirkland’s Company Profile

Kirkland’s, Inc is a specialty retailer of home decor and gifts in the United States. The Company’s merchandise categories include wall decor, art, mirrors, lamps, decorative accessories, accent furniture, textiles, fragrance and accessories, frames, housewares, impulse and personal accessories, outdoor living and artificial floral products.

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