Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR) Analysts See $-0.55 EPS

September 16, 2018 - By Patrick Harkless

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.83 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.21, from 0.62 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 23 investors sold Pier 1 Imports, Inc. shares while 41 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 26 raised stakes. 59.40 million shares or 1.73% less from 60.44 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Zeke Advsrs Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). Stifel Financial owns 13,250 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 77,000 were accumulated by New York State Common Retirement Fund. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Lc owns 266,731 shares. Blackrock Inc accumulated 5.70 million shares. Gp One Trading L P holds 26,264 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Federated Invsts Pa has 0% invested in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) for 2,966 shares. Prudential Finance Incorporated holds 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) or 140,857 shares. Paloma Prtnrs Mngmt has invested 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). Jane Street Gru Limited Liability Company reported 33,601 shares. Vanguard Gp Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). Gabelli Funds Ltd Co invested in 0% or 82,000 shares. Bridgeway Capital accumulated 499,500 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 19,853 were accumulated by Ifrah Financial Services Inc. Moreover, California State Teachers Retirement has 0% invested in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR).

Since March 29, 2018, it had 3 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $37,912 activity. 275 shares valued at $970 were bought by TOWLE & CO on Friday, April 6.

Analysts expect Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) to report $-0.55 EPS on September, 26.They anticipate $0.50 EPS change or 1,000.00 % from last quarter’s $-0.05 EPS. After having $-0.36 EPS previously, Pier 1 Imports, Inc.’s analysts see 52.78 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 3.43% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $1.69. About 1.18M shares traded. Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) has declined 61.49% since September 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 77.11% the S&P500.

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

Among 5 analysts covering Pier 1 Imports (NYSE:PIR), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Pier 1 Imports has $3.1 highest and $2.25 lowest target. $2.65’s average target is 56.80% above currents $1.69 stock price. Pier 1 Imports had 5 analyst reports since April 19, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of PIR in report on Friday, April 20 with “Underweight” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Wedbush given on Friday, June 29. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Sell” on Monday, April 23. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, April 19. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, June 28 report.

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 $140.20 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 currently has negative earnings. 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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