Analysts See $0.20 EPS for Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR)

March 14, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

 Analysts See $0.20 EPS for Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.16, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It fall, 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.
Moreover, Ig Inv Mgmt Limited has 0% invested in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) for 49,157 shares. Macquarie Gru holds 0% or 90,100 shares. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Ltd Liability Corporation owns 196,836 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Oppenheimer Com, New York-based fund reported 31,400 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv holds 2.04M shares. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board reported 334,100 shares. Amalgamated Retail Bank holds 0% or 10,012 shares in its portfolio. Quantbot Technology Limited Partnership accumulated 10,565 shares or 0% of the stock. Envestnet Asset Management has invested 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). Metropolitan Life Insur Company invested in 0% or 53,387 shares. State Common Retirement Fund invested 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag holds 0% or 315,071 shares. Jefferies Grp reported 0% in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR). Adams Asset Advsr Lc owns 0.09% invested in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) for 150,000 shares. Bridgeway Capital Mgmt Inc reported 499,500 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 $16.67M 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. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, December 14 by Gordon Haskett. Gordon Haskett initiated the shares of PIR in report on Tuesday, May 9 with “Reduce” rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, September 28 with “Underperform”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, December 13 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Zacks. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, September 29 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Credit Agricole on Friday, September 25 with “Outperform”. The stock of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Thursday, June 29 with “Market Perform”. The stock of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, September 8.

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,

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