Analytical Review of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR)


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) for the period of 9-Day stands at 74.07% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 58.74%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

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.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) opened the session at $4.28 and after going up 1.89% closed at $4.32. The stock gained 0.04 points in the last trade.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $4.22 and $4.37 during the previous active session. Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) traded with the volume of 1.27 Million with average volume of 1.89 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.8 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.2 and 53.77 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) is at 4.4% and the shares outstanding are 81.02 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) stands at 6.48% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 11.93 while Forward P/E shows the value of 10.12.

The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.19 and 1.31 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 10.03 and 13.11 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) stands at 0.4 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 2.2.

Return on Assets ROA of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) is at 3.5% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) stand at 10.6% and 8.1% respectively.

The payout ratio of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) stands at 77%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 4.35% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -4.42%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -9.62% while six month performance of the shares of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) remained bearish with the count of -38.72%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) remained down at -1.82% and -49.41% respectively.