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Tilly's, Inc is an apparel retail business based in the US. Tillys shares (TLYS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Tillys employs 1,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$540.4 million.

How to buy shares in Tillys

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Tillys. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: TLYS. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Tillys reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$7.12, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Tillys, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Tillys. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted Tillys's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Tillys's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was USD$7.12, which is 0.14% down on its pre-crash value of USD$7.13 and 98.88% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$3.58.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Tillys shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$448.25 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$837.67.

Tillys share price

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Tillys shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-15.
Latest market closeUSD$7.12
52-week rangeUSD$3.46 - USD$12.75
50-day moving average USD$6.7406
200-day moving average USD$5.7586
Wall St. target priceUSD$8.5
PE ratio 335
Dividend yield N/A (24.39%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.018

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Is it a good time to buy Tillys stock?

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Tillys price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $7.12 from 2020-10-16

1 week (2020-10-22) 6.11%
1 month (2020-09-29) 16.91%
3 months (2020-07-29) 13.38%
6 months (2020-04-29) 25.13%
1 year (2019-10-29) -31.41%
2 years (2018-10-29) -59.52%
3 years (2017-10-27) -42.63%
5 years (2015-10-29) 0.71%

Is Tillys under- or over-valued?

Valuing Tillys stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Tillys's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Tillys's P/E ratio

Tillys's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 335x. In other words, Tillys shares trade at around 335x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Tillys's PEG ratio

Tillys's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.9794. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Tillys's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Tillys's EBITDA

Tillys's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$17.3 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Tillys's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Tillys financials

Revenue TTM USD$540.4 million
Gross profit TTM USD$240.2 million
Return on assets TTM -0.38%
Return on equity TTM 0.33%
Profit margin 0.1%
Book value $4.989
Market capitalisation USD$207.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Tillys shares

There are currently 763,227 Tillys shares held short by investors – that's known as Tillys's "short interest". This figure is 50.8% down from 1.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Tillys shares can be evaluated.

Tillys's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Tillys's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Tillys shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Tillys shares traded daily (recently around 340726.33928571). Tillys's SIR currently stands at 2.24. In other words for every 100,000 Tillys shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2240 shares are currently held short.

However Tillys's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Tillys shares, or, against the total number of tradable Tillys shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Tillys's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Tillys shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0346% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Tillys shares, roughly 35 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Tillys.

Find out more about how you can short Tillys stock.

Tillys share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 171.03% of net profits

Recently Tillys has paid out, on average, around 171.03% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 24.39% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Tillys shareholders could enjoy a 24.39% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Tillys's case, that would currently equate to about $N/A per share.

Tillys's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Tillys's most recent dividend payout was on 26 February 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 11 February 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Tillys share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Tillys's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.46 up to $12.75. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TLYS.US volatility(beta: 1.73)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Tillys's is 1.727. This would suggest that Tillys's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Tillys overview

Tilly's, Inc. retails casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for young men and women, and boys and girls in the United States. Its apparel merchandise includes tops, outerwear, bottoms, and dresses; and accessories merchandise comprises backpacks, hydration bottles, hats, sunglasses, ear buds, handbags, watches, jewelry, and others. The company also provides third-party merchandise assortment across its various product categories. As of February 1, 2020, it operated 240 stores in 33 states. The company also sells its products through its e-commerce Website, tillys.com. Tilly's, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

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