CIBC Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Pier 1 Imports Inc (PIR)

04/13/2017 - Pier 1 Imports, Inc. had its "sell" rating reiterated by analysts at BTIG Research. The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Sometimes it may seem like it, but analysts don't just pull their price targets out of thin air. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reiterated a "market perform" rating on shares of Pier 1 Imports in a report on Monday, December 19th. The company has grown -22.09% in past 3 months and in the last five trades has moved down -19.94%. They now have a United States dollars 7 price target on the stock. There is no concrete way to calculate a price target. They now have a United States dollars 7.25 price target on the stock. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $6.64.

Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. The company reported the earnings of $0.34/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.33/share. During the same quarter a year ago, the company posted $0.23 earnings per share.

ROA ratio indicates how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. (PIR) stock price rose 6.77 percent over the past one year, while increased 0.89 percent during the past 6 months.

Several other research analysts have also commented on PIR.

In the past few sessions, investors have started paying a little bit more attention to shares of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. A PEG Ratio below one may represent that the company is undervalued. It is the "top line" or "gross income" figure from which costs are subtracted to determine net income. The firm's revenue was down 2.6% compared to the same quarter a year ago. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. The high and low revenue estimates for the current quarter are $416.3 Million and $406.9 Million, respectively. At current levels, shares have been seen trading -20.04% away from the 20-day moving average. There are advantages to using a moving average in your trading, as well options on what type of moving average to use.

A moving average can help cut down the amount of "noise" on a price chart. Pier 1 Imports has a 12 month low of $3.73 and a 12 month high of $9.68. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 21,562 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $154,000 after buying an additional 4,853 shares in the last quarter. Average True Range looks at the distance the price is traveling each day and plots it on a graph.

Sibanye Gold Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:SBGL) was trading -57.51% below its 52-week high and +42.14% above its 52-week low. Their price objective ranges between $84.00 and $110.00. Shares are trading -19.12% below their 50-day moving average, and -9.02% below their 200-day moving average.

In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report. The company is set at a mean analysts' recommendation of 2.30.

A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. The recommendation scale measures the value from 1 to 5, where 1 means "Strong Buy" and 5 stands for "Sell". Wedbush reiterated a neutral rating and issued a $8.00 price objective on shares of Pier 1 Imports in a research note on Tuesday, March 7th.

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Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE:PIR)'s stock had its "neutral" rating restated by research analysts at Guggenheim in a research note issued to investors on Monday, April 17th.

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