Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Kirkland’s Call Options (NASDAQ:KIRK)

Kirkland’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:KIRKGet Free Report) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders purchased 9,808 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 1,683% compared to the typical volume of 550 call options.

Kirkland’s Stock Performance

NASDAQ KIRK opened at $1.96 on Friday. Kirkland’s has a 52-week low of $1.40 and a 52-week high of $3.88. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $2.37 and a 200 day simple moving average of $2.49. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 10.88, a quick ratio of 0.10 and a current ratio of 0.78. The company has a market capitalization of $25.34 million, a PE ratio of -0.87 and a beta of 2.27.

Kirkland’s (NASDAQ:KIRKGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 21st. The specialty retailer reported $0.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Kirkland’s had a negative net margin of 5.92% and a negative return on equity of 870.01%. The business had revenue of $165.95 million during the quarter.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Kirkland’s

A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in Kirkland’s stock. Quadrature Capital Ltd bought a new position in shares of Kirkland’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:KIRKFree Report) in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 13,856 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $42,000. Quadrature Capital Ltd owned 0.11% of Kirkland’s as of its most recent SEC filing. 15.38% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Separately, StockNews.com upgraded shares of Kirkland’s from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 22nd.

Read Our Latest Analysis on Kirkland’s

About Kirkland’s

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Kirkland's, Inc operates as a specialty retailer of home décor and furnishings in the United States. Its stores provide various merchandise, including holiday décor, furniture, textiles, ornamental wall décor, decorative accessories, art, mirrors, home fragrance, lighting, floral, housewares, and gifts.

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