Kirkland’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:KIRK – Get Rating) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Investors bought 3,175 put options on the company. This is an increase of 1,274% compared to the typical volume of 231 put options.
Several research firms recently weighed in on KIRK. StockNews.com began coverage on Kirkland’s in a research note on Thursday, March 31st. They set a “hold” rating for the company. Craig Hallum restated a “hold” rating and set a $15.00 target price (down previously from $30.00) on shares of Kirkland’s in a research note on Thursday, March 10th.
In other news, CFO Nicole Allyson Strain sold 12,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.30, for a total transaction of $135,600.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders own 5.60% of the company’s stock.
KIRK stock opened at $7.54 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $92.97 million, a P/E ratio of 4.80 and a beta of 1.77. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $10.10 and a 200-day simple moving average of $15.42. Kirkland’s has a twelve month low of $6.86 and a twelve month high of $32.93.
Kirkland’s (NASDAQ:KIRK – Get Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 17th. The specialty retailer reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.28. Kirkland’s had a net margin of 3.95% and a return on equity of 23.94%.
Kirkland’s Company Profile (Get Rating)
Kirkland's, Inc operates as a specialty retailer of home furnishings dÃ©cor in the United States. The company's stores provide various merchandise, including holiday dÃ©cor, furniture, textiles, ornamental wall dÃ©cor, decorative accessories, art, mirrors, home fragrance, lighting, floral, housewares, and gifts.
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