Royce & Associates LP has recently announced that it has increased stake in J.Jill Inc. (NYSE:JILL) by 12.18%. After grabbing 0.48 million shares, the institutional investor is now in possession of 52432.0 shares of the Consumer Cyclical Company. The new investment brought the stake of investor firm to 4.76% having worth around $11.98 million. Moreover, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its share by 37603.0 to have a control over 78875.0 shares. And Goldman Sachs Asset Management LP raised its holdings to 15636.0 shares by acquiring 56874.0 shares or 0.56% of the stake.
J.Jill Inc. (JILL) concluded trading on 01/26/23 at a closing price of $25.40, with 62513.0 shares of worth about $1.59 million changed hands on the day. Half year performance of the stock remained positive as price took a surge of 56.79% during that period and on Thursday the price saw a loss of about -0.51%. Currently the company’s common shares owned by public are about 10.15M shares, out of which, 4.39M shares are available for trading.
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A deeper look into what the analysts at Wall Street are thinking about the price target of this stock provides us with the following: 1 analysts are covering the JILL stock and their offered price forecasts bring an average price target of $28.00. Over the next 12 months, analysts forecasted that the stock’s price could jump as high as $28.00 and could fall to a lowest price of $28.00. The stock’s current price level is 9.29% above of average price target set by the analysts, while a rise to estimated low would result in gain of 9.29% for the stock. However, touching the estimated high of $28.00 would mean a gain of 9.29% for the stock.
According to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), insiders took part in trade of the company’s stock for 30 times over the past 12 months. They bought 177,666 shares in 15 of the transactions. In 15 selling transactions, insiders dumped 72,212 shares.
Royce Small-Cap Opportunity Fund, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index, and Legg Mason Global Funds Plc – Roy are the top 3 mutual funds which are holding stakes in J.Jill Inc. Royce Small-Cap Opportunity Fund is currently holding 0.32 million shares of worth totaling $7.83 million. The company recently came buying 38700.0 shares which brought its stake up to 3.11% of the company’s outstanding shares. Vanguard Total Stock Market Index sold 34635.0 shares, after which its hold over company’s outstanding shares shrunk to 1.77%, leaving 0.18 million shares with the mutual fund that have a worth of about $4.47 million. Legg Mason Global Funds Plc – Roy, after buying 0.15 million shares, have now control over 1.51% of the stake in the company. It holds 11700.0 shares of worth $3.79 million.
J.Jill Inc. (NYSE: JILL) started trading at $25.60, above $0.07 from concluding price of the previous day. However, the stock later moved at a day high price of 26.08, or with a loss of -0.51%. Stock saw a price change of 6.95% in past 5 days and over the past one month there was a price change of 12.79%. Year-to-date (YTD), JILL shares are showing a performance of 2.42% which increased to 68.44% when we look at its performance for past 12 months. Over the period of past 52 weeks, stock dropped to lowest price of $12.47 but also hit the highest price of $27.52 during that period. The average intraday trading volume for J.Jill Inc. shares is 68.58K. The stock is currently trading 1.48% above its 20-day simple moving average (SMA20), while that difference is up 2.83% for SMA50 and it goes to 31.76% higher than SMA200.
Royce & Associates LP acquired 0.48 million shares of J.Jill Inc. having value of about $11.98 million. Data submitted at the U.S SEC by Royce & Associates LP revealed that the firm now holds 52432.0 shares in the company valued at close to $1331772.8, or have control over 12.18% stake in the company. J.Jill Inc. (NYSE: JILL) currently have 10.15M outstanding shares and institutions hold larger chunk of about 70.20% of that. Holding of mutual funds in the company is about 8.28% while other institutional holders and individual stake holders have control over 9.44% and 3.42% of the stake respectively.
The stock has a current market capitalization of $245.36M and its 3Y-monthly beta is at 1.30. PE ratio of stock for trailing 12 months is 5.75, while it has posted earnings per share of $4.42 in the same period. It has Quick Ratio of 0.80. Volatility of a stock is a metric used to know how much the price of that stock is under influence and for JILL, volatility over the week remained 3.59% while standing at 4.12% over the month.
Analysts are in expectations that J.Jill Inc. (JILL) stock would likely to be making an EPS of $0.54 in the current quarter, while forecast for next quarter EPS is -$0.09 and it is $3.06 for next year. For the current quarter EPS, analysts have given the company a lowest target $0.54 which is $0.54 at the higher side of the target for the same. When we compare those targets with actual EPS, we find that company posted an EPS of $0.65 in the same quarter a year ago. Stock’s fiscal year EPS is expected to rise by 81.50% while it is estimated to increase by 8.56% in next year.
Analysts at 1 brokerage firms have issued recommendations for the J.Jill Inc. (JILL)’s stock and average of those rates the stock at a “Hold” and assign it a score of 3.00. Out of those 1 Wall Street analysts, 0 recommended a “Buy” rating, while 1 were in favor recommending the stock as a “Hold” and 0 analyst recommended the stock as “Sell”.
Stock get an Equal-weight rating from Morgan Stanley on October 12, 2017.
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