J.Jill Inc (NASDAQ:JILL) updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.18-0.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.19. J.Jill also updated its FY18 guidance to $0.81-0.85 EPS.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC set a $17.00 price objective on shares of J.Jill and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Saturday, June 17th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a buy rating and set a $16.00 target price on shares of J.Jill in a research report on Thursday, August 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered J.Jill from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. J.Jill has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $16.00.

J.Jill Inc (NASDAQ:JILL) opened at 11.73 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $11.70 and its 200-day moving average price is $12.50. J.Jill Inc has a 12 month low of $9.89 and a 12 month high of $14.40. The stock has a market cap of $513.15 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.88.

J.Jill (NASDAQ:JILL) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August 29th. The specialty retailer reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.29. J.Jill had a return on equity of 25.34% and a net margin of 4.83%. The firm had revenue of $181.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $179.02 million. The company’s revenue was up 9.9% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts predict that J.Jill Inc will post $0.86 EPS for the current year.

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An institutional investor recently bought a new position in J.Jill stock. California State Teachers Retirement System purchased a new stake in shares of J.Jill Inc (NASDAQ:JILL) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 20,900 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $257,000.

J.Jill Company Profile

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. It operates in the retail and direct channels segment.

Earnings History and Estimates for J.Jill (NASDAQ:JILL)

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