Growth Analysis of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR)

Aristotle Capital Boston, LLC claims 618,693 shares valued at $3,211,000.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Synovus Finl Corp now has $5.34B valuation. About 621,069 shares traded.

Shares of Pier 1 Imports (PIR) traded down 6.64% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $4.22.

Shares of Pier 1 Imports Inc (PIR) are moving on volatility today -3.10% or -0.14 from the open. Landscape Cap Limited Company invested in 0.07% or 58,874 shares. Further, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 1.00, sometimes it remain same with long term debt to equity ratio. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 94 holders increased their positions by a total of 11.36 million shares, 94 holders decreased the positions by a total of 13.83 million shares, and 24 holders held their positions. Shares of Pier 1 Imports Inc (PIR) have a 7-day moving average of 4.67. It has underperformed by 19.65% the S&P500.

Comparing the number of shares sold short over time is a method analysts often use to get a reading on investor sentiment. Its up 0.24, from 0.69 in 2016Q3. Ubs Group Ag cut its holdings by selling 187 shares a decrease of 10.2%.

These funds have shifted positions in (PIR). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability has 17,014 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Barnett & Communications owns 75,050 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Communication Ny reported 50,907 shares. Trexquant Investment LP raised its holdings in shares of Pier 1 Imports by 0.4% during the 1st quarter. Meeder Asset Mgmt holds 0% or 1,591 shares. The dividend was $0.070 per share for the quarter which comes to $0.28 on an annualized basis. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D owns 180,000 shares. Northern Corp owns 963,677 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can reported 2,227 shares. Gordon Haskett assumed coverage on Pier 1 Imports in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th.

Pier 1 Imports (NYSE:PIR) has average revenue estimates of $406.82 Million, compared to low analyst estimates of $401.1 Million and high estimates of $409.9 Million for the current quarter. Therefore 29% are positive. The Business's operations consist of retail stores and an e-commerce Website conducting business under the name Pier 1 Imports, which sells a range of decorative accessories, furniture, candles, housewares, gifts and seasonal products. The stock has risen 15.92% since then. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, September 25 report. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $7.25 target. The stock touched 52-week High of $9.68 on 12/21/16 and 52-week Low of $3.96 on 08/18/17. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, June 22 report.

Analysts await Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE:PIR) to report earnings on September, 27 after the close. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $0.40 and is expected to be $0.47 for the current year with 81,080,000 shares now outstanding. Previously Pier 1 Imports (NYSE:PIR) reported $-0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $-0.05 by $0.01 with surprise factor of 20%. As always, the values may need to be adjusted based on the specific stock and market. Wsfs Finl Corp (NASDAQ:WSFS) was raised too. The recommendation scale measures the value from 1 to 5, where 1 means "Buy" and 5 stands for "Sell". Synovus Financial Corp. had 35 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, November 15, the company rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group. Bank of America downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, June 29 report. The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Thursday, February 2 by JMP Securities. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Thursday, May 11 to "Buy".

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