OxFORD Asset Management LLP boosted its holdings in Tilly’s, Inc. (NYSE:TLYS) by 59.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 274,760 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after purchasing an additional 101,979 shares during the quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP owned about 0.95% of Tilly’s worth $2,789,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of TLYS. Airain ltd acquired a new position in shares of Tilly’s during the first quarter valued at about $116,000. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in shares of Tilly’s by 4.2% during the 2nd quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 14,358 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $146,000 after purchasing an additional 580 shares in the last quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Tilly’s by 47.6% during the 1st quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC now owns 25,442 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $229,000 after purchasing an additional 8,200 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Tilly’s by 28.3% during the 1st quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 39,827 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $360,000 after purchasing an additional 8,783 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Lucus Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Tilly’s during the 1st quarter worth about $398,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 40.31% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts recently commented on TLYS shares. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $13.00 target price on shares of Tilly’s in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. BidaskClub downgraded Tilly’s from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Roth Capital set a $12.00 price target on Tilly’s and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. ValuEngine lowered Tilly’s from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Tilly’s from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $11.60.

In other news, major shareholder Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of Tilly’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.80, for a total transaction of $196,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, insider Hezy Shaked sold 15,000 shares of Tilly’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.50, for a total transaction of $172,500.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 415,600 shares of company stock worth $4,696,039. Company insiders own 50.12% of the company’s stock.

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Shares of Tilly’s, Inc. (TLYS) opened at 12.02 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $10.84 and its 200 day moving average is $9.92. Tilly’s, Inc. has a 52-week low of $8.02 and a 52-week high of $15.29. The company has a market capitalization of $346.44 million, a P/E ratio of 28.76 and a beta of -0.45.

Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 23rd. The specialty retailer reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.05 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $138.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $136.46 million. Tilly’s had a return on equity of 8.85% and a net margin of 2.09%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.05 earnings per share. Equities analysts expect that Tilly’s, Inc. will post $0.54 EPS for the current year.

About Tilly’s

Tilly’s, Inc is a destination specialty retailer of casual apparel, footwear and accessories for young men, young women, boys and girls. The Company offers an unparalleled selection of relevant brands, styles, colors, sizes and price points. The Company’s apparel merchandise includes branded, fashion and styles for tops, outerwear, bottoms and dresses.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Tilly`s (NYSE:TLYS)

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