Bailard Inc. Grows Stake in Tilly’s, Inc. (NYSE:TLYS)

Bailard Inc. lifted its stake in Tilly’s, Inc. (NYSE:TLYSGet Rating) by 23.4% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 16,900 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after buying an additional 3,200 shares during the period. Bailard Inc. owned approximately 0.05% of Tilly’s worth $272,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of TLYS. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Tilly’s by 4.3% in the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,193,264 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $30,727,000 after purchasing an additional 91,176 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Tilly’s by 1.3% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,705,297 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $23,893,000 after buying an additional 21,947 shares during the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada grew its stake in shares of Tilly’s by 63.9% during the third quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 849,462 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $11,902,000 after acquiring an additional 331,153 shares in the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Tilly’s by 154.9% during the third quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 621,648 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $8,710,000 after acquiring an additional 377,732 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Acadian Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Tilly’s by 4.0% in the fourth quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 455,785 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $7,339,000 after acquiring an additional 17,338 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 71.72% of the company’s stock.

TLYS has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. William Blair lowered Tilly’s from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Friday, March 11th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Tilly’s from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 16th. TheStreet cut shares of Tilly’s from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 16th. Seaport Res Ptn reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Tilly’s in a research note on Tuesday, January 18th. Finally, StockNews.com raised shares of Tilly’s from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.00.

Shares of TLYS opened at $8.74 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $266.74 million, a PE ratio of 4.24 and a beta of 1.93. The business’s fifty day moving average price is $9.14 and its 200 day moving average price is $12.58. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12, a current ratio of 1.67 and a quick ratio of 1.19. Tilly’s, Inc. has a 12-month low of $8.15 and a 12-month high of $17.80.

Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYSGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 10th. The specialty retailer reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.41 by ($0.03). The business had revenue of $204.49 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $203.97 million. Tilly’s had a net margin of 8.28% and a return on equity of 36.03%. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.29 earnings per share. As a group, research analysts anticipate that Tilly’s, Inc. will post 1.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About Tilly’s (Get Rating)

Tilly's, Inc operates as a specialty retailer of casual apparel, footwear, accessories, and hardgoods for young men and women, and boys and girls in the United States. Its apparel merchandise includes tops, outerwear, bottoms, and dresses; and accessories merchandise comprises backpacks, hydration bottles, hats, sunglasses, small electronics and accessories, handbags, watches, jewelry, and others, as well as hardgoods consists of skateboards, longboards, bikes, roller-skates, and equipment for snowboarding and surfing.

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