J.Jill Inc (NASDAQ:JILL) Director Michael A. Eck bought 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 31st. The stock was bought at an average cost of $9.92 per share, with a total value of $99,200.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

J.Jill Inc (JILL) opened at 10.21 on Monday. J.Jill Inc has a 52 week low of $9.55 and a 52 week high of $14.40. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $11.43 and a 200 day moving average price of $12.41. The stock has a market cap of $446.66 million and a PE ratio of 15.01.

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

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Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Driehaus Capital Management LLC bought a new position in J.Jill during the 1st quarter worth approximately $3,571,000. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of J.Jill during the 1st quarter worth approximately $1,445,000. Point72 Asset Management L.P. acquired a new stake in J.Jill in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $9,192,000. Boston Partners acquired a new stake in J.Jill in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $3,069,000. Finally, UBS Oconnor LLC acquired a new stake in J.Jill in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $9,893,000.

A number of analysts have issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded J.Jill from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday. BidaskClub raised J.Jill from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday. Royal Bank Of Canada cut their target price on J.Jill from $16.00 to $14.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, August 30th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $17.00 target price on shares of J.Jill in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $15.40.

About J.Jill

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.

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