Notable Insider Trading: Kirkland’s, Inc. $KIRK

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Kirkland’s, Inc. (KIRK) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Dec 5, 2017 Sandfort Gregory A, Director bought 7,639 shares having total worth of $100,224 at the price of $13.12 per share, following the transaction a total of 9,639 shares owned by Sandfort Gregory A.

Shares of Kirkland’s, Inc. (KIRK) traded down 2.3% on Dec 6, 2017, hitting $12.75. 147,544 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Kirkland’s, Inc. has a 52 week low of $8.23 and a 52 week high of $17.22. The company’s market cap is $197 million.

Kirkland’s, Inc. (KIRK) last announced its earnings results on Nov 21, 2017. The company reported -0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, lower than the consensus estimate of -0.07 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $145 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $143 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted -0.05 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 5% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-11-21 2017-08-22 2017-05-23 2017-03-10 2016-11-22 2016-08-23 2016-05-24 2016-03-11 2015-11-19 2015-08-20
earnings per share -0.10 -0.24 -0.09 0.83 -0.05 -0.22 0.06 0.97 -0.02 -0.11
Revenue(M) 144.98 131.68 132.84 203.16 138.24 123.02 129.91 198.97 129.24 115.29

Kirkland’s, Inc., a Tennessee corporation was founded in 1966. The Company is a retailer of home décor and gifts in the United States. Its stores present a selection of distinctive merchandise, including framed art, mirrors, wall décor, candles and related items, lamps, decorative accessories, accent furniture, textiles, garden-related accessories and artificial floral products. Its stores also offer an extensive assortment of holiday merchandise during seasonal periods as well as items carried throughout the year suitable for gift-giving. In addition, it uses design and packaging to market home décor items as gifts. It provides its predominantly female customers an engaging shopping experience characterized by a diverse, ever-changing merchandise selection at prices which provide discernable value to the customer. Its stores offer a unique combination of style and value that has led to its emergence as a leader in home décor and has enabled it to develop a strong customer franchise. As of February 2, 2013, it operated 323 stores in 35 states, with stores operating seven days a week. It operates stores in enclosed malls and a variety of off-mall venues. As of February 2, 2013, it operated 42 stores in enclosed malls, of which six were outward-facing and 281 stores in off-mall venues. Off-mall stores included 253 in “power” strip centers and “lifestyle” centers, 12 in outlet centers and 16 freestanding locations. Off-mall stores are generally larger than mall stores and tend to have a lower occupancy cost per square foot. The average size of its mall stores was approximately 5,300 square feet, and the average size of its off-mall stores was approximately 7,500 square feet. The average size of the new stores it opened in fiscal 2012 was approximately 9,100 square feet. The Company competes against a diverse group of retailers, including specialty stores, department stores, discount stores, catalog and Internet-based retailers, which sell similar lines of merchandise to those carried by it. Its product offerings competes with a variety of national, regional and local retailers, including such retailers as HomeGoods, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Cost plus World Market, Hobby Lobby, Pier 1 Imports, Target, Ebay, Amazon.com and Overstock.com.

William White

William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.