Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR) Analysts See $0.12 EPS

December 8, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

 Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR) Analysts See $0.12 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.44, from 1.54 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 30 investors sold Pier 1 Imports, Inc. shares while 49 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 67.87 million shares or 5.87% less from 72.11 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Oppenheimer And invested 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). Ancora Advisors Ltd Liability Com stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). State Street has 0% invested in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). Hutchin Hill Cap Ltd Partnership stated it has 365,100 shares. Raymond James & Associates owns 0% invested in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) for 52,572 shares. Penn Mgmt Com has 634,958 shares. New York State Teachers Retirement Systems has invested 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). Federated Invsts Inc Pa holds 78,792 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Globeflex Cap L P holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) for 12,735 shares. Axa holds 0.01% or 278,500 shares in its portfolio. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc stated it has 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). Price T Rowe Associate Md owns 0% invested in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) for 50,926 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems stated it has 143,306 shares. Smithfield Tru holds 0% or 515 shares in its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag holds 82,699 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Analysts expect Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) to report $0.12 EPS on December, 13.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 45.45 % from last quarter’s $0.22 EPS. PIR’s profit would be $10.05 million giving it 10.83 P/E if the $0.12 EPS is correct. After having $-0.05 EPS previously, Pier 1 Imports, Inc.’s analysts see -340.00 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.77% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $5.2. About 1.45M shares traded. Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) has declined 2.95% since December 8, 2016 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, 5 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Pier 1 Imports has $15.0 highest and $3.5 lowest target. $8.50’s average target is 63.46% above currents $5.2 stock price. Pier 1 Imports had 49 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) earned “Peer Perform” rating by Wolfe Research on Thursday, June 23. Credit Suisse maintained Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) on Thursday, September 28 with “Underperform” rating. The stock of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, September 28. Loop Capital initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 4 report. The firm has “Sell” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Thursday, December 17. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Thursday, December 15 with “Market Perform”. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) on Thursday, June 29 with “Market Perform” rating. As per Thursday, December 17, the company rating was downgraded by Johnson Rice. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold” on Tuesday, August 25. The stock has “Buy” rating by Topeka Capital Markets on Tuesday, May 24.

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 $435.71 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 14.4 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.

More news for Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “Pier 1 Imports, Inc. Announces Date for Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Earnings …” on November 29, 2017. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Credit Suisse sees Pier 1 Imports heading into unchartered territory” and published on November 08, 2017 is yet another important article.

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