J.Jill Inc (NYSE:JILL) major shareholder Investors Ltd. Towerbrook bought 62,507 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 19th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $1.58 per share, with a total value of $98,761.06. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Major shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Investors Ltd. Towerbrook also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, June 17th, Investors Ltd. Towerbrook bought 170,682 shares of J.Jill stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $1.70 per share, with a total value of $290,159.40.

Shares of NYSE JILL opened at $1.65 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $72.76 million, a PE ratio of 2.29, a P/E/G ratio of 0.77 and a beta of 3.06. J.Jill Inc has a fifty-two week low of $1.24 and a fifty-two week high of $9.62. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.70, a current ratio of 0.97 and a quick ratio of 0.36.

J.Jill (NYSE:JILL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 30th. The specialty retailer reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.17 by ($0.07). The company had revenue of $176.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $179.93 million. J.Jill had a net margin of 3.37% and a return on equity of 11.98%. J.Jill’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.29 earnings per share. As a group, equities research analysts predict that J.Jill Inc will post 0.19 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of analysts have issued reports on JILL shares. Zacks Investment Research raised J.Jill from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $6.75 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, February 28th. ValuEngine raised J.Jill from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 6th. Finally, TheStreet raised J.Jill from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 6th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $4.78.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC grew its position in shares of J.Jill by 8.3% in the fourth quarter. Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC now owns 62,507 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $333,000 after purchasing an additional 4,772 shares in the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC grew its position in shares of J.Jill by 22.5% in the fourth quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 235,222 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $1,253,000 after purchasing an additional 43,147 shares in the last quarter. Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY purchased a new position in shares of J.Jill in the first quarter valued at $2,745,000. First Quadrant L P CA grew its position in shares of J.Jill by 32.1% in the first quarter. First Quadrant L P CA now owns 85,822 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $471,000 after purchasing an additional 20,870 shares in the last quarter. Finally, B. Riley Wealth Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of J.Jill in the fourth quarter valued at $107,000. Institutional investors own 34.90% of the company’s stock.

J.Jill Company Profile

J.Jill, Inc operates as an omnichannel retailer for women's apparel under the J.Jill brand name in the United States. The company offers knit and woven tops, bottoms, and dresses, as well as sweaters and outerwear; and complementary footwear and accessories, including scarves, jewelry, and hosiery.

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