Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY increased its holdings in shares of Tilly’s, Inc. (NYSE:TLYS) by 36.5% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,271,300 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after purchasing an additional 339,700 shares during the quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY owned approximately 4.41% of Tilly’s worth $15,243,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in TLYS. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its holdings in Tilly’s by 7.5% during the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,159,994 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $11,774,000 after buying an additional 81,276 shares in the last quarter. Divisar Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Tilly’s by 32.7% in the 2nd quarter. Divisar Capital Management LLC now owns 727,525 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $7,384,000 after purchasing an additional 179,460 shares during the period. Emerald Advisers Inc. PA boosted its holdings in shares of Tilly’s by 10.9% in the 3rd quarter. Emerald Advisers Inc. PA now owns 667,012 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $7,997,000 after purchasing an additional 65,604 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Tilly’s by 70.3% in the 2nd quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 332,322 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $3,373,000 after purchasing an additional 137,209 shares during the period. Finally, Prudential Financial Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Tilly’s by 8.9% in the 3rd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 316,120 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $3,790,000 after purchasing an additional 25,710 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 40.81% of the company’s stock.

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In other news, insider Hezy Shaked sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.94, for a total value of $89,400.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Tilly Levine sold 20,000 shares of the business’s 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. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 550,000 shares of company stock valued at $6,348,333. 50.12% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

TLYS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Roth Capital set a $12.00 target price on Tilly’s and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. ValuEngine cut Tilly’s from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. BidaskClub upgraded Tilly’s from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $13.00 target price on shares of Tilly’s in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Tilly’s from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $11.60.

Shares of Tilly’s, Inc. (TLYS) traded up $0.50 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $12.27. The company had a trading volume of 77,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 109,323. Tilly’s, Inc. has a 52-week low of $8.02 and a 52-week high of $15.29. The company has a market cap of $353.65, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.72 and a beta of -0.55.

Tilly’s (NYSE:TLYS) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 23rd. The specialty retailer reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $138.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $136.46 million. Tilly’s had a return on equity of 8.85% and a net margin of 2.09%. Tilly’s’s revenue was up 1.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.05 EPS. research analysts anticipate that Tilly’s, Inc. will post 0.54 EPS for the current year.

Tilly’s Company Profile

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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