How to buy Tillys stock - 06 March

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How to buy Tillys stock

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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$525.9 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. 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.

Tillys share price

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Tillys shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$3.46 - USD$11.2
50-day moving average USD$10.4433
200-day moving average USD$8.1124
Wall St. target priceUSD$12
PE ratio 522.7778
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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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 523x. In other words, Tillys shares trade at around 523x 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$12.7 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$525.9 million
Gross profit TTM USD$240.2 million
Return on assets TTM -0.89%
Return on equity TTM -2.25%
Profit margin -0.71%
Book value $5.077
Market capitalisation USD$313.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Tillys shares

There are currently 548,807 Tillys shares held short by investors – that's known as Tillys's "short interest". This figure is 4.9% down from 577,349 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 220404.41767068). Tillys's SIR currently stands at 2.49. In other words for every 100,000 Tillys shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2490 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 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Tillys shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0248% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Tillys shares, roughly 25 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

We're not expecting Tillys to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Tillys share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Tillys's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.46 up to $11.2. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TLYS.US volatility(beta: 2.05)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 2.048. This would suggest that Tillys's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

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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