Kirkland’s Inc. (NASDAQ:KIRK) Director Carl Kirkland sold 40,736 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.06, for a total value of $613,484.16. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 467,011 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,033,185.66. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Carl Kirkland also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, November 25th, Carl Kirkland sold 877 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.02, for a total value of $13,172.54.
  • On Friday, November 18th, Carl Kirkland sold 30,182 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.06, for a total value of $424,358.92.
  • On Wednesday, November 16th, Carl Kirkland sold 9,721 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.66, for a total value of $132,788.86.
  • On Tuesday, November 15th, Carl Kirkland sold 90,279 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.54, for a total value of $1,222,377.66.
  • On Thursday, October 20th, Carl Kirkland sold 37,643 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.67, for a total value of $476,936.81.
  • On Thursday, October 6th, Carl Kirkland sold 12,494 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.53, for a total value of $156,549.82.
  • On Wednesday, September 28th, Carl Kirkland sold 502 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.50, for a total value of $6,275.00.
  • On Monday, September 26th, Carl Kirkland sold 4,800 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.51, for a total value of $60,048.00.
  • On Friday, September 23rd, Carl Kirkland sold 17,992 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.63, for a total value of $227,238.96.
  • On Thursday, September 22nd, Carl Kirkland sold 19,718 shares of Kirkland’s stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.59, for a total value of $248,249.62.

Shares of Kirkland’s Inc. (NASDAQ:KIRK) opened at 15.11 on Wednesday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $12.93 and a 200 day moving average price of $13.67. Kirkland’s Inc. has a 1-year low of $11.18 and a 1-year high of $18.19. The company has a market capitalization of $240.20 million, a P/E ratio of 19.10 and a beta of 1.66.

Kirkland’s (NASDAQ:KIRK) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 22nd. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.05. Kirkland’s had a return on equity of 10.96% and a net margin of 2.22%. The business earned $138.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $137.50 million. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.02) earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate that Kirkland’s Inc. will post $0.73 EPS for the current year.

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A number of research firms recently weighed in on KIRK. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price on shares of Kirkland’s in a report on Monday, August 29th. SunTrust Banks Inc. decreased their target price on Kirkland’s from $20.00 to $16.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised Kirkland’s from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 25th. Finally, Sidoti lowered Kirkland’s from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and decreased their target price for the stock from $21.00 to $13.00 in a report on Tuesday, August 23rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $18.20.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its position in shares of Kirkland’s by 1.5% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 115,195 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,691,000 after buying an additional 1,725 shares during the period. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY boosted its position in shares of Kirkland’s by 4.2% in the second quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY now owns 1,060,400 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,567,000 after buying an additional 42,700 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its position in shares of Kirkland’s by 20.9% in the second quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 158,400 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,325,000 after buying an additional 27,400 shares during the period. Royce & Associates LP boosted its position in shares of Kirkland’s by 37.2% in the second quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 638,715 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,376,000 after buying an additional 173,278 shares during the period. Finally, Strs Ohio boosted its position in shares of Kirkland’s by 8.4% in the second quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 39,900 shares of the company’s stock valued at $585,000 after buying an additional 3,100 shares during the period. 88.08% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Kirkland’s

Kirkland’s, Inc is a specialty retailer of home decor and gifts in the United States. The Company’s merchandise categories include wall decor, art, mirrors, lamps, decorative accessories, accent furniture, textiles, fragrance and accessories, frames, housewares, impulse and personal accessories, outdoor living and artificial floral products.

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