PIR stock: buy or sell?
January 24th, 2020
Pier 1 Imports, Inc. engages in the retail sale of decorative accessories, furniture, candles, housewares, gifts, and seasonal products.
Should I buy PIR stock?Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best moment to buy them. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
Currently, Pier 1 Imports stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Pier 1 Imports stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we found 1 rating published for PIR stock in the last month.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
PIR stock analysis
Pier 1 Imports shares plummed -3.52% to $3.56 yesterday.
Shares of Pier 1 Imports plummed a godawful -3.52% and closed at $3.56.
After sliding for 4 weeks, this week Pier 1 Imports raised a good 2.30%, closing at $3.56. Early January PIR plunged a chilling -78.00% in just one week. After 4 weeks sliding, this week raised a 2.29%.
PIR stock price history
PIR IPO was on March 18th, 1980 at $0.00 per share1. Since then, PIR stock surged a inf%, with a yearly average of inf%. If you had invested $1,000 in PIR stock in 1980, it would worth $inf today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
PIR stock historical price chart
PIR stock reached 52-week highs on February at $31.00, and all-time highs 2013-05-15 with a price of 427.92.
PIR stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last 30 days we have not found any price target for Pier 1 Imports stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report on April, Pier 1 Imports . As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will update this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2019, Pier 1 Imports annual turnover plummed a chilling -13.65% to $1,552.94 M USD from $1,798.52 marked in 2018. Likewise, its earnings margin (compared to revenues) collapsed to -12.80%, that is $-198.83 million.
|2013||$1,700 M||-||$129 M7.6%||-|
|2014||$1,770 M||4.12%||$108 M6.1%||-16.93%|
|2015||$1,866 M||5.41%||$75 M4.0%||-30.10%|
|2016||$1,892 M||1.42%||$40 M2.1%||-47.27%|
|2017||$1,828 M||-3.37%||$30 M1.6%||-23.98%|
|2018||$1,799 M||-1.64%||$12 M0.6%||-61.41%|
|2019||$1,553 M||-13.65%||$-198.83 M-12.8%||-1,810.24%|
Quarterly financial resultsPier 1 Imports reported $412.51 million in sales for 2019-Q1, a -0.18% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-68.80 million with a profit margin of -16.68%. Profit margin declined a -4.47% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -12.21%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Pier 1 Imports sales marked a scary drop down and plunged a -19.47%.
|2017-Q2||$410 M||-||$-2.99 M-0.7%||-|
|2017-Q3||$408 M||-0.47%||$-7.82 M-1.9%||161.54%|
|2017-Q4||$469 M||15.10%||$7.38 M1.6%||-194.39%|
|2018-Q1||$512 M||9.18%||$15.05 M2.9%||103.96%|
|2018-Q2||$372 M||-27.40%||$-28.50 M-7.7%||-289.34%|
|2018-Q3||$355 M||-4.44%||$-51.09 M-14.4%||79.24%|
|2018-Q4||$413 M||16.29%||$-50.44 M-12.2%||-1.27%|
|2019-Q1||$413 M||-0.18%||$-68.80 M-16.7%||36.40%|
Pier 1 Imports ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in shares of a stock, it's worth to review its ownership structure.
Pier 1 Imports shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 35.64% of all shares.
In case of Pier 1 Imports stock, 33.50% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for PIR stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:
|Market cap||$15.2 M|
|Total shares||4.3 M|
|Float shares||3.4 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||33.5%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||35.6%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, January 24th, 2020|
|Day range||$3.48 - $3.88|
|Average true range||$0.66|
|50d mov avg||$6.40|
|100d mov avg||$7.20|
|200d mov avg||$8.39|
Pier 1 Imports performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We selected as the bechmarking frame for Pier 1 Imports stock.
|PIRPier 1 Imports||-48.85%||-17.40%||-80.65%|