Kirkland’s Inc. (NASDAQ:KIRK) Director Carl Kirkland sold 90,279 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.54, for a total transaction of $1,222,377.66. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 706,929 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,571,818.66. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

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

  • On Wednesday, November 16th, Carl Kirkland sold 9,721 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.66, for a total transaction of $132,788.86.
  • On Thursday, October 20th, Carl Kirkland sold 37,643 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.67, for a total transaction of $476,936.81.
  • On Thursday, October 6th, Carl Kirkland sold 12,494 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.53, for a total transaction of $156,549.82.
  • 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 14.04 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $12.49 and its 200 day moving average is $13.73. Kirkland’s Inc. has a 1-year low of $11.18 and a 1-year high of $20.68. The firm has a market capitalization of $223.10 million, a PE ratio of 17.08 and a beta of 1.66.

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

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

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on KIRK. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 price objective on shares of Kirkland’s in a research note on Monday, August 29th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Kirkland’s from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 12th. Sidoti cut shares of Kirkland’s from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $21.00 to $13.00 in a research note on Tuesday, August 23rd. Finally, SunTrust Banks Inc. reduced 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 note on Wednesday, August 24th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $18.17.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. boosted its position in shares of Kirkland’s by 65.2% in the third quarter. Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. now owns 685,350 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,348,000 after buying an additional 270,411 shares in the last quarter. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Kirkland’s by 440.3% in the third quarter. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. now owns 268,323 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,268,000 after buying an additional 218,664 shares in the last quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY boosted its position in shares of Kirkland’s by 17.5% in the third quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY now owns 1,246,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,179,000 after buying an additional 185,800 shares in the last quarter. Royce & Associates LP boosted its position in shares of Kirkland’s by 37.2% in the second quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 638,715 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,376,000 after buying an additional 173,278 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its position in shares of Kirkland’s by 8.4% in the third quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 1,065,027 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,972,000 after buying an additional 82,856 shares in the last quarter. 83.35% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Kirkland’s

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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