Where Technical Charts Stands for Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR)

Where Technical Charts Stands for Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR)

14 analysts on average are expecting Pier 1 Imports, Inc.to report earnings of $-0.03 per share for the current quarter. Based on the brokers price target of 100, this means BTIG Research believes there is a potential increase of 1353.49% from the current stock price of 6.88. (PIR) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending April 12 AMC at 0.34, whereas, 14 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at -0.03. The share price is trading in a range of $90.13 - 90.59.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Guggenheim. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a hold rating on shares of Pier 1 Imports in a research report on Thursday, March 16th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reiterated a hold rating on shares of Pier 1 Imports in a research note on Thursday, April 13th. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 0 Buy, 2 Strong Buy, 1 Sell, 3 Hold and 8.

The number of shares traded in the last trading session was 6.54 Million.

Calculated by dividing Pier 1 Imports, Inc.'s annual earnings by its total assets, investors will note a return on assets of 3.60%. (PIR)'s latest closing price distance was 15.59% from the average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance from the 50 Day Moving Average at -2.12% and -1.82% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average.

05/24/2016 - Topeka Capital Markets began new coverage on Pier 1 Imports, Inc. giving the company a "buy" rating. The stock volatility for week was 6.39% while for month was 4.67%.The stock, as of last close, traded 87.64% to its 52 week low and was changed -28.86% from its 52 week high. The specialty retailer reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.01.

While there are a number of profitability ratios that measure a company's ability to generate profit from the sales or services it provides, one of the most important is the net profit margin. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.23 earnings per share.

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The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 10th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 24th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.25%. The P/E ratio was recorded at 17.72.The volatility in the previous week has experienced by 5.89% and observed of 4.64% in the previous month.83.10% ownership is held by institutional investors while insiders hold ownership of 3.10%. State Street Corp now owns 1,804,784 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $15,412,000 after buying an additional 61,474 shares during the last quarter. Boothbay Fund Management LLC now owns 23,630 shares of the company's stock worth $202,000 after buying an additional 7,707 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bayesian Capital Management LP raised its stake in Pier 1 Imports by 108.8% in the fourth quarter. Boothbay Fund Management LLC increased its position in shares of Pier 1 Imports by 48.4% in the fourth quarter. They issued a buy rating and a $12.00 price target on the stock. Acrospire Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of Pier 1 Imports by 25.1% in the third quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 1,299,209 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $5,507,000 after buying an additional 242,955 shares during the last quarter.

Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company.



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