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Fund 1 Investments LLC Sells 776,883 Shares of J.Jill, Inc. (NYSE:JILL)

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Fund 1 Investments LLC trimmed its position in shares of J.Jill, Inc. (NYSE:JILL - Free Report) by 68.6% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 356,217 shares of the specialty retailer's stock after selling 776,883 shares during the period. J.Jill makes up approximately 1.1% of Fund 1 Investments LLC's holdings, making the stock its 15th largest holding. Fund 1 Investments LLC owned approximately 3.36% of J.Jill worth $9,183,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in JILL. AJOVista LLC acquired a new stake in J.Jill during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $25,000. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. acquired a new stake in J.Jill during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $155,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new stake in J.Jill during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $165,000. CenterBook Partners LP acquired a new position in shares of J.Jill in the 4th quarter worth approximately $206,000. Finally, Stokes Family Office LLC acquired a new position in shares of J.Jill in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $208,000. 40.71% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

J.Jill Price Performance

Shares of JILL traded down $7.55 on Thursday, hitting $32.00. The company's stock had a trading volume of 1,506,364 shares, compared to its average volume of 100,971. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $29.92 and a 200 day moving average price of $27.40. J.Jill, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $18.85 and a fifty-two week high of $40.61. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.24, a current ratio of 1.00 and a quick ratio of 0.55. The company has a market capitalization of $343.94 million, a PE ratio of 9.55 and a beta of 0.75.


J.Jill (NYSE:JILL - Get Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, June 7th. The specialty retailer reported $1.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.08. J.Jill had a return on equity of 136.44% and a net margin of 7.84%. The firm had revenue of $161.51 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $160.00 million. On average, research analysts anticipate that J.Jill, Inc. will post 3.5 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

J.Jill Dividend Announcement

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, June 12th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 29th were issued a dividend of $0.07 per share. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, May 29th. J.Jill's dividend payout ratio is 8.36%.

Insider Buying and Selling at J.Jill

In other J.Jill news, Director Michael A. Eck sold 15,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Friday, March 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.67, for a total transaction of $445,050.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 22,852 shares in the company, valued at approximately $678,018.84. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. In related news, Director Michael Rahamim sold 13,442 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.94, for a total value of $415,895.48. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 12,816 shares in the company, valued at approximately $396,527.04. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Michael A. Eck sold 15,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Friday, March 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.67, for a total transaction of $445,050.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 22,852 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $678,018.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 41,190 shares of company stock worth $1,249,007. Insiders own 6.70% of the company's stock.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several research analysts have recently commented on JILL shares. Lake Street Capital boosted their target price on J.Jill from $38.00 to $44.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Monday. B. Riley reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $38.00 target price (up from $35.00) on shares of J.Jill in a report on Thursday, March 21st.

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J.Jill Company Profile

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J.Jill, Inc operates as an omnichannel retailer for women's apparel under the J.Jill brand in the United States. It offers apparel, footwear, and accessories, including scarves and jewelry. The company markets its products through retail stores, website, and catalogs. J.Jill, Inc was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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