Alert: Positive Investment/Fundamental Signals (9/30/21)-Kirkland’s Inc (NASDAQ: KIRK)


Kirkland’s Inc (NASDAQ: KIRK) has recently enjoyed meaningful positive changes in fundamentals: the consensus estimate for January, 2021 increased significantly, significant quarterly sales acceleration occurred, and the consensus estimate for January, 2022 increased significantly.

Recent meaningful positive changes in investment behavior have benefitted Kirkland’s Inc (NASDAQ: KIRK): its shorter term price trend turned up.

In light of these very positive signals we are reviewing our current Overall Rating of C. We would view the shares with optimism pending completion of this review in the next several days.


Current PriceTarget Research Rating

With future capital returns forecasted to be above the cost of capital, KIRK is expected to continue to be a major Value Builder.

Kirkland’s has a current Value Trend Rating of C (Low Neutral). The Value Trend Rating reflects highly consistent signals from PTR’s two proprietary measures of a stock’s attractiveness. Kirkland’s has a neutral Appreciation Score of 50 and a neutral Power Rating of 43, triggering the Low Neutral Value Trend Rating.

Recent Price Action

Kirkland’s Inc (NASDAQ: KIRK) stock suffered a large decline of -3.2% on 9/30/21. The stock closed at $19.21. However, trading volume in this decline was below average at 75% of normal. Relative to the market the stock has been weak over the last nine months but has risen 5.1% during the last week.

About John Lafferty 122561 Articles
During his career, John has developed valuation and stock rating methodologies, managed institutional portfolios and mutual funds, and provided equity research to institutional investors on thousands of companies. He has been Director of Research at PTR since its inception in 2004.

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