Kirkland’s Inc. (NASDAQ:KIRK) Director Carl Kirkland sold 877 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.02, for a total transaction of $13,172.54. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 466,134 shares in the company, valued at $7,001,332.68. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

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

  • On Wednesday, November 23rd, Carl Kirkland sold 40,736 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.06, for a total transaction of $613,484.16.
  • On Friday, November 18th, Carl Kirkland sold 30,182 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.06, for a total transaction of $424,358.92.
  • 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 Tuesday, November 15th, Carl Kirkland sold 90,279 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.54, for a total transaction of $1,222,377.66.
  • 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.

Shares of Kirkland’s Inc. (NASDAQ:KIRK) traded down 1.43% during trading on Monday, reaching $15.12. 37,588 shares of the company traded hands. Kirkland’s Inc. has a 12 month low of $11.18 and a 12 month high of $18.19. The company has a 50-day moving average of $12.84 and a 200-day moving average of $13.67. The stock has a market capitalization of $240.26 million, a PE ratio of 18.39 and a beta of 1.66.

Kirkland’s (NASDAQ:KIRK) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 22nd. The company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.05. The company earned $138.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $137.50 million. Kirkland’s had a net margin of 2.22% and a return on equity of 10.96%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.02) EPS. Analysts forecast that Kirkland’s Inc. will post $0.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY increased its stake in 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 during the last quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its stake in 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 during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in Kirkland’s by 4.4% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 899,345 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,203,000 after buying an additional 37,974 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Kirkland’s by 4.2% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 727,017 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,673,000 after buying an additional 29,114 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. increased its stake in 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 during the last quarter. 88.08% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of research firms have recently commented on KIRK. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Kirkland’s from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 12th. 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 report on Wednesday, August 24th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price objective on shares of Kirkland’s in a report on Monday, November 21st. Finally, Sidoti downgraded 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 report on Tuesday, August 23rd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $18.20.

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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