Tilly's (NYSE:TLYS) has been given a $17.00 target price by equities research analysts at Roth Capital in a research report issued on Friday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the specialty retailer’s stock. Roth Capital’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 3.66% from the stock’s current price.

A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Tilly's from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. ValuEngine downgraded Tilly's from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. BidaskClub upgraded Tilly's from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, B. Riley set a $15.00 target price on Tilly's and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. Tilly's presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $13.50.

Shares of Tilly's (NYSE TLYS) opened at $16.40 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $475.56, a P/E ratio of 26.61 and a beta of -0.44. Tilly's has a 52 week low of $8.02 and a 52 week high of $16.57.

Tilly's (NYSE:TLYS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The specialty retailer reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.21 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $152.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $151.44 million. Tilly's had a return on equity of 10.23% and a net margin of 2.50%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.22 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that Tilly's will post 0.6 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Tilly's news, insider Hezy Shaked sold 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.79, for a total value of $353,700.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.60, for a total value of $232,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 550,000 shares of company stock valued at $6,460,833. 50.12% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its holdings in Tilly's by 180.3% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 111,616 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,133,000 after purchasing an additional 71,789 shares in the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Tilly's by 35.3% during the second quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 290,410 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $2,948,000 after acquiring an additional 75,800 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Tilly's by 7.5% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,159,994 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $11,774,000 after acquiring an additional 81,276 shares in the last quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Tilly's by 70.3% during the second quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 332,322 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $3,373,000 after acquiring an additional 137,209 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Tilly's by 86.4% during the second quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 83,033 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $843,000 after acquiring an additional 38,490 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 43.59% of the company’s stock.

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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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