NYSE:JILL

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Executive Summary

J.Jill, Inc. operates as an omnichannel retailer for women’s apparel under the J.Jill brand name in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has J.Jill's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: JILL is more volatile than 90% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 18% a week.

Volatility Over Time: JILL's weekly volatility (18%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

JILL

0.08%

US Specialty Retail

1.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

-30.2%

JILL

23.0%

US Specialty Retail

22.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: JILL underperformed the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 23.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: JILL underperformed the US Market which returned 22.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

JILLIndustryMarket
7 Day0%0.08%1.5%
30 Day21.1%6.7%8.8%
90 Day48.2%10.0%10.8%
1 Year-30.2%-30.2%24.2%23.0%25.1%22.3%
3 Year-85.9%-88.2%74.6%67.2%49.5%39.6%
5 Yearn/a84.4%70.5%105.8%83.3%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is J.Jill's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is J.Jill undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether J.Jill is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as J.Jill has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of JILL's management and see if the CEO's compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don't know where to start, we recommend reading through J.Jill regulatory filings.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Retail industry.

Future Growth

How is J.Jill forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

26.4%

Forecasted Retail industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as J.Jill has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has J.Jill performed over the past 5 years?

-61.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: JILL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: JILL is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: JILL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 61.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare JILL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: JILL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (14.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: JILL's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


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Financial Health

How is J.Jill's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: JILL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: JILL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: JILL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: JILL's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: JILL has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: JILL is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 8 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.


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Dividend

What is J.Jill current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate JILL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate JILL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if JILL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if JILL's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of JILL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jim Scully (55 yo)

1

Tenure

US$737,549

Compensation

Mr. James S. Scully, also known as Jim, has been an Interim Chief Executive Officer of J.Jill, Inc. since December 5, 2019. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of Avon Products, Inc. from January 1, 2...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jim's total compensation ($USD737.55K) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD560.00K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jim's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
James Scully
Interim CEO & Director1yrUS$737.55k0.73%
$ 272.0k
Mark Webb
Executive VP & CFO1.58yrsUS$1.95m0.072%
$ 26.7k
Deanna Steele
Executive VP and Chief Information & Digital Officer1.42yrsno data0.057%
$ 21.2k
Vijay Moses
General Counsel & Secretaryno datano datano data
Shelley Liebsch
Senior VP & Chief Merchandising Officer2.25yrsno datano data
Elliot Staples
Senior Vice President of Design1.83yrsno datano data

1.6yrs

Average Tenure

50yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: JILL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
James Scully
Interim CEO & Director1yrUS$737.55k0.73%
$ 272.0k
Andrew Rolfe
Director3.83yrsno datano data
Travis Nelson
Independent Director3.83yrsUS$162.50k0.29%
$ 107.2k
Marka Hansen
Independent Director3.83yrsUS$188.00k0.40%
$ 148.9k
Shelley Milano
Director0.50yrno datano data
Michael Eck
Independent Director3.83yrsUS$193.00k0.23%
$ 86.8k
Michael Rahamim
Independent Chairman of the Board3.83yrsUS$213.00k1.33%
$ 495.5k

3.8yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: JILL's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

J.Jill, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: J.Jill, Inc.
  • Ticker: JILL
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1959
  • Industry: Apparel Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: US$37.200m
  • Shares outstanding: 8.96m
  • Website: https://www.jjill.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • J.Jill, Inc.
  • 4 Batterymarch Park
  • Quincy
  • Massachusetts
  • 2169
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
JILLNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesUSUSDMar 2017
1MJ1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURMar 2017

Biography

J.Jill, Inc. operates as an omnichannel retailer for women’s apparel under the J.Jill brand name in the United States. The company offers knit and woven tops, bottoms, and dresses, as well as sweaters and ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/12/04 23:04
End of Day Share Price2020/12/04 00:00
Earnings2020/08/01
Annual Earnings2020/02/01


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.