J.Jill Inc (JILL) Issues Q3 Earnings Guidance

J.Jill Inc (NASDAQ:JILL) issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.08 to $0.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.19.

J.Jill Inc (NASDAQ:JILL) opened at 4.86 on Friday. J.Jill Inc has a 52 week low of $4.82 and a 52 week high of $14.40. The company has a market capitalization of $212.61 million and a P/E ratio of 7.15. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $10.30 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.95.

J.Jill (NASDAQ:JILL) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 29th. The specialty retailer reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.29. J.Jill had a return on equity of 35.03% and a net margin of 6.61%. The firm had revenue of $181.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $179.02 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts anticipate that J.Jill Inc will post $0.84 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several brokerages recently commented on JILL. Zacks Investment Research cut J.Jill from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a buy rating and set a $16.00 price target on shares of J.Jill in a research report on Thursday, August 17th. Morgan Stanley cut J.Jill from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating in a research report on Thursday. Jefferies Group LLC set a $13.00 price target on J.Jill and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Thursday. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. cut J.Jill from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. J.Jill has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $15.00.

In other J.Jill news, Director Michael A. Eck acquired 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 31st. The stock was bought at an average cost of $9.92 per share, with a total value of $99,200.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

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An institutional investor recently bought a new position in J.Jill stock. California State Teachers Retirement System bought a new position in shares of J.Jill Inc (NASDAQ:JILL) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 20,900 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $257,000.

About J.Jill

J.Jill, Inc (J.Jill) operates as a specialty retailer in the women’s apparel industry. J.Jill is a women’s apparel brand focused on customer in the 40-65 age segment. The Company operates an integrated omni-channel platform that is diversified across its retail stores, Website and catalogs. It operates in the retail and direct channels segment.

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