EPS for Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR) Expected At $-0.55

September 16, 2018 - By Kristin Houston

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.
Geode Mngmt Lc owns 718,010 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0% of its portfolio in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) for 21,967 shares. United Automobile Association, a Texas-based fund reported 7,626 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Company accumulated 41,657 shares. Connor Clark And Lunn Invest owns 506,205 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Voya Inv Llc stated it has 30,054 shares. Moreover, State Street has 0% invested in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). 5.70M are owned by Blackrock. Hudson Bay Capital Mgmt Lp stated it has 993,078 shares. Proshare Advsrs Lc holds 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) or 10,427 shares. Parametric Associate Limited Liability Com holds 975,479 shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Ltd Liability Company invested 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). Raymond James Associates holds 0% or 44,885 shares. Grp Inc One Trading Limited Partnership holds 26,264 shares. Hrt Finance Limited Liability Corp has 21,725 shares.

Since March 29, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $37,912 activity. TOWLE & CO also bought $13,842 worth of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) on Thursday, March 29.

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 1.18 million 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. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Monday, April 23 to “Sell”. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of PIR in report on Friday, April 20 with “Underweight” rating. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, June 29 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, April 19 by Jefferies. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, June 28.

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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