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

March 22, 2018 - By reb123z

 EPS for Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR) Expected At $0.20
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.16, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It worsened, 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.
Smith Asset Mgmt Group Limited Partnership reported 455,920 shares stake. 1.56M are held by Geode Capital Mgmt Lc. Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability Com invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). The Georgia-based Advisory Services Networks Ltd Liability Co has invested 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). California Pub Employees Retirement has invested 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). Tocqueville Asset Management Lp owns 413,766 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Paradigm Capital Mgmt New York invested in 0.01% or 41,000 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) for 713,622 shares. Global X Management Com Ltd Llc holds 0% or 3,416 shares in its portfolio. Royal Retail Bank Of Canada reported 48,920 shares. 731,413 are owned by Aristotle Boston Ltd Liability Corp. Gsa Capital Ptnrs Llp, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 405,720 shares. Quantbot Technology L P reported 10,565 shares. Citigroup has 791,176 shares.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 3 insider buys, 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 $16.67 million giving it 3.74 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 increased 0.34% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $2.99. About 111,519 shares traded. Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) has declined 2.95% since March 22, 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. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Thursday, June 29 with “Hold”. The stock has “Sell” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, December 17. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with “Market Perform” on Thursday, September 29. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, December 11. On Monday, November 9 the stock rating was initiated by UBS with “Sell”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, June 22 by Jefferies. Johnson Rice downgraded the shares of PIR in report on Thursday, December 17 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, June 27 by Gordon Haskett. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by Loop Capital. As per Wednesday, January 27, the company rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

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 $249.22 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 10.38 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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