J.Jill Inc (NASDAQ:JILL) – Stock analysts at Jefferies Group issued their Q1 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for J.Jill in a research report issued on Monday, Zacks Investment Research reports. Jefferies Group analyst R. Konik forecasts that the specialty retailer will earn $0.17 per share for the quarter. Jefferies Group has a “Buy” rating and a $17.00 price objective on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for J.Jill’s Q2 2018 earnings at $0.28 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.21 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.14 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $0.79 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $0.23 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $0.32 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.25 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.16 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $0.96 EPS.
J.Jill (NASDAQ:JILL) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 30th. The specialty retailer reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of $166.92 million for the quarter.
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A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on JILL. Cowen and Company restated an “outperform” rating and set a $17.00 price objective on shares of J.Jill in a report on Monday, April 3rd. SunTrust Banks, Inc. initiated coverage on J.Jill in a report on Monday, April 3rd. They set a “buy” rating and a $16.00 price objective for the company. Wells Fargo & Co initiated coverage on J.Jill in a report on Monday, April 3rd. They set a “market perform” rating for the company. Royal Bank of Canada initiated coverage on J.Jill in a report on Monday, April 3rd. They set an “outperform” rating and a $16.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG initiated coverage on J.Jill in a report on Monday, April 3rd. They set a “buy” rating and a $16.00 price objective for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $16.13.
J.Jill (NASDAQ:JILL) traded down 0.29% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $13.70. The stock had a trading volume of 281,726 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $599.33 million and a P/E ratio of 24.91. J.Jill has a 52 week low of $12.00 and a 52 week high of $14.40. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $13.21 and its 200 day moving average is $13.21.
In related news, major shareholder Investors Ltd. Towerbrook sold 865,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, April 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.09, for a total value of $10,457,850.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.
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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