Stock Price of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR) Increases 1.56%

Stock price performance of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 36.9% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 51.7% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 67.68% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. has a positive value of 21.83 compared to overall market. Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 14.53% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 4.21%.The 200 Day SMA reached 26.59%

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 42.98 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. Stocks of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) rallied by 1.56% during the past week but lost 17.7% on a 4-week basis. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.44% in the past week but underperformed the index by 18.43% in the last 4 weeks.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Apr 17, 2015, Gregory Humenesky (Exec Vice Pres/Human Resources) sold 20,000 shares at 13.32 per share price.On Apr 17, 2015, Claire H Babrowski (director) purchased 2,000 shares at 13.24 per share price.On Jan 21, 2015, Michael R Benkel (Exec VP-Planning & Allocations) sold 10,000 shares at 16.16 per share price.

Pier 1 Imports Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Dec 14, 2016. The company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.09. Analyst had a consensus of $0.13. The company had revenue of $475.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $466.82 million. The companys revenue was down -.4 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.13 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Pier 1 Imports Inc was Initiated by Loop Capital to Buy on Jan 4, 2017. Pier 1 Imports Inc was Upgraded by Johnson Rice to Accumulate on Dec 15, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Wedbush on Dec 15, 2016 to Neutral, Raises Price Target to $ 8 from a previous price target of $4 .Company shares were Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on Dec 15, 2016 to Market Perform, Raises Price Target to $ 7 from a previous price target of $5.50 .Company shares were Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on Nov 15, 2016 to Market Perform, Raises Price Target to $ 5.50 from a previous price target of $5 .

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.03 points or 0.42% at $7.16 with 2,112,823 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $7.23, the shares hit an intraday low of $7.1 and an intraday high of $7.315 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $595 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 83,034,241 shares. The 52-week high of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) is $9.675 and the 52-week low is $3.73.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. consists of a chain of retail stores operating under the names Pier 1 Imports and The Pier, selling a wide variety of furniture, decorative home furnishings, dining and kitchen goods, accessories and other specialty items for the home. Additionally, the company, through certain subsidiaries, operates stores in the United Kingdom under the name The Pier. The company supplies merchandise and licenses the Pier 1 name to Sears Mexico and Sears Puerto Rico.

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