Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) plummeted -0.15 percent and ended the day at $6.86. The Average Volume of the company is 3.14 Million and P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 25.13, while Forward P/E ratio is 14.75.

Loop Capital Initiated its coverage for Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) in a note sent to investors on 4-Jan-17. The research firm Initiated the stock to Buy. Moreover, Johnson Rice issued Upgrade rating for the stock on 15-Dec-16. Raymond James also Downgrade the company to Mkt Perform on 8-Sep-16, 2016. Additionally, Credit Suisse Downgrade its ratings on the stock to Underperform.

The highest price PIR stock touched in the last 12 month was $9.68 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $3.73. The stock has a Return on Assets of 2.6 percent, Return on Investment of 10.6 percent and a Return on Equity of 8.2 percent. The company’s market cap is $569.59 Million.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR)’s growth estimate is 34.8 percent for the current quarter. The growth estimate for the next quarter is 71.4 percent. The company’s stock has fell -15.05 percent in the past five year. The company is expected to grow by -2.33 percent over the next five years.

Price Target is an important factor while doing analysis of a stock. According to 12 analysts, Price Target for Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) may hit a high of $12. The average and low price target for the stock are $6.52 and $3.3, respectively.

Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is 21.65, the 50-day is -12.19 and the 20-day is -3.65. Moving averages are used as a strong indicator for technical stock analysis and it helps investors in figuring out where the stock has been and also help in determining where it may be possibly heading.

Looking forward, the company is expected to report earnings of $-0.02 per share for the current quarter. Revenue is expected in between 538.3 Million and 529.71 Million with an average of 533.74 Million.

When we look at the recommendation trends, the stock presently has an average brokerage recommendation of 3.6. Out of 18 brokerage recommendations, 0 gave a Strong Buy, 3 issued a Buy, 9 issued Hold, 5 rated Under-perform and 1 issued a Sell.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) performance during the last one year Improved 51.04 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a Negative trend of -19.01 percent. The stock Jumped 51.18 percent over the past six months. The stock’s quarterly performance indicates a Positive momentum of 10.84 percent, whereas its last one month trend is Pessimistic with -6.67 percent. Its weekly performance showed downward trend of -0.72 percent.

Profitability analysis helps a great deal in making investment decision. Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 1.2 percent, operating profit margin was 2.4 percent, whereas gross profit margin stands at 37.8 percent. Beta factor was calculated at 1.65.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) has 81.7 Million shares outstanding and 79.4 Million shares were floated in market. The short ratio in the company’s stock is documented at 4.11 and the short float is around of 16.28%. The stock’s average true range of stands at 0.29, while the relative strength index is 36.86.

Liquidity ratios helps investors to determine a company’s ability to pay off its debts. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0.5, current ratio was 1.9, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0.74 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was 0.84.