Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR) EPS Estimated At $0.20

March 14, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

 Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR) EPS Estimated At $0.20
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 28 investors sold Pier 1 Imports, Inc. shares while 50 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 64.72 million shares or 4.64% less from 67.87 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
California State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) or 130,969 shares. Moreover, Gsa Llp has 0.12% invested in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). Panagora Asset owns 61,127 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. The New York-based Lucus Advsr Lc has invested 0.49% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). California Public Employees Retirement System owns 640,729 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv reported 2.04M shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 3,867 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Qs Lc reported 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). Legal & General Grp Public Ltd Com holds 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) or 22,775 shares. Sg Americas Securities Ltd Llc owns 40,206 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Jefferies Gp Limited Liability holds 0% or 29,464 shares in its portfolio. Deutsche Bancorp Ag holds 0% of its portfolio in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) for 315,071 shares. D E Shaw And Incorporated, a New York-based fund reported 513,043 shares. Raymond James & Assoc holds 0% or 46,280 shares. Pnc Fincl Grp owns 870 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $29,640 activity.

Analysts expect Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) to report $0.20 EPS on April, 11.They anticipate $0.14 EPS change or 41.18 % from last quarter’s $0.34 EPS. PIR’s profit would be $16.67M giving it 3.89 P/E if the $0.20 EPS is correct. After having $0.09 EPS previously, Pier 1 Imports, Inc.’s analysts see 122.22 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.64% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $3.11. About 949,331 shares traded. Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) has declined 2.95% since March 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.65% the S&P500.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) Ratings Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering Pier 1 Imports (NYSE:PIR), 5 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Pier 1 Imports had 52 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $4.6 target in Thursday, September 28 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 8 by Wedbush. Raymond James downgraded the shares of PIR in report on Thursday, September 8 to “Mkt Perform” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Agricole on Friday, September 25. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) rating on Tuesday, November 15. Telsey Advisory Group has “Market Perform” rating and $5.50 target. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, June 22 report. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of PIR in report on Thursday, September 28 with “Underperform” rating. The company was initiated on Tuesday, May 9 by Gordon Haskett. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, December 13. The firm has “Hold” rating by Gordon Haskett given on Tuesday, June 27.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. engages in the retail sale of decorative accessories, furniture, candles, housewares, gifts, and seasonal products. The company has market cap of $259.22 million. It offers decorative accents and textiles, such as rugs, wall decorations and mirrors, pillows, bedding, lamps, vases, dried and artificial flowers, baskets, ceramics, dinnerware, candles, fragrances, gifts, and seasonal items; and furniture and furniture cushions that are used in living, dining, office, kitchen and bedroom areas, sunrooms, and patios. It has a 10.8 P/E ratio. As of February 25, 2017, the Company operated 941 stores in the United States and 77 stores in Canada It also operates e-Commerce Website, pier1.com.

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