Allianz Asset Management GmbH Lowers Position in Pier 1 Imports (NYSE:PIR)

Paradigm Capital Management Raised Pier 1 Imports (PIR) Position by $2.07 Million; Huntington Steele Has Decreased Its Position in Kinder Morgan Del Com (KMI) by $461,106

With 2.06M avg volume, 5 days are for Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE:PIR)'s short sellers to cover PIR's short positions. (PIR) ended its previous trading session at $3.52 with the Gain of 4.45%. About 708,265 shares traded.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. engages in the retail sale of decorative accessories, furniture, candles, housewares, gifts, and seasonal products. (NYSE:PIR) has declined 56.25% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 67.80% the S&P500.

Centre Asset Management Llc decreased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 3.83% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. The stock has a market capitalization of $281.72, a P/E ratio of 7.66, a P/E/G ratio of -5.54 and a beta of 1.47. Investors often use this ratio to evaluate what a stock's fair market value should be by predicting future earnings per share. The company has market cap of $295.06 million. The stock, as of last trade, has shown weekly return of 3.83%, which was maintained at 15.03% in 1-month period. About 5.80M shares traded. Bluemountain Capital Mgmt Ltd owns 8,254 shares.

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On Friday, April 13, Shares of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. Therefore 0 are positive. ValuEngine raised Pier 1 Imports from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Monday, December 11th. Atlantic Securities upgraded the shares of MSFT in report on Thursday, November 10 to "Neutral" rating. Deutsche Bank downgraded the shares of PIR in report on Thursday, December 17 to "Sell" rating. The SI to Pier 1 Imports Inc's float is 13.9%. (NYSE:PIR) earned "Outperform" rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, September 25. (NYSE:PIR) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Loop Capital. PIR was included in 6 notes of analysts from September 8, 2016. Telsey Advisory Group reaffirmed a market perform rating on shares of Pier 1 Imports in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. Listed here are Pier 1 Imports, Inc. Morgan Stanley has "Overweight" rating and $24 target. Stifel Financial Corp boosted its holdings in Pier 1 Imports by 35.2% in the 3rd quarter. (NYSE:LII) on Thursday, March 15.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2017 Q4. It's up 0.53, from 1.3 in 2017Q3. Sold All: 27 Reduced: 43 Increased: 45 New Position: 33. As the earnings per share (EPS) formula is stated as earnings available to common shareholders divided by number of common stock shares outstanding, therefore its diluted EPS is calculated to be 1.96 (ttm).

Analysts also use the price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio for stock valuation, which is calculated as market price per share ($28.55) divided by EPS (1.96). (NYSE:PIR). Employees Retirement System Of Ohio stated it has 39,333 shs. (NYSE:PIR). Principal Fin Grp Inc holds 47,314 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Synovus Corporation holds 98,395 shares. Cwm Limited Liability Com owns 600 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Spark Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of Pier 1 Imports by 230.6% in the 4th quarter. (NYSE:PIR) is a huge mover today! Northern Tru Corp has 944,353 shares. Bridgeway Capital Mngmt stated it has 499,500 shares. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of CVS in report on Thursday, February 8 with "Hold" rating. (NYSE:PIR) for 180,000 shares. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The firm has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, July 18. As per Wednesday, August 23, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets.

Beta measures volatility or systematic risk, of a stock or a portfolio in comparison to the market as a whole.

According to Finviz reported data, The SMA20 of the stock is at -14.42%, SMA50 is -30.97 percent, while SMA200 is -44.15%. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Sunday, August 27. On Thursday, January 4 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with "Buy". The funds in our database now hold: 63.61 million shares, down from 64.72 million shares in 2017Q3. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in shares of Pier 1 Imports during the fourth quarter valued at $19,158,000.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.07, from 0.77 in 2017Q3. Raymond James & Assocs reported 0% stake. Ashford Cap Mgmt accumulated 20,200 shares. The Massachusetts-based Aristotle Capital Boston Llc has invested 0.28% in the stock.

For the ongoing Fiscal Quarter, 8 analysts have an average earnings forecast of $-0.07 per share. Sprucegrove Inv Management owns 1.46% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 182,300 shares. Dorsey Wright & Assoc invested in 7,256 shares.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was originally reported by and is owned by of State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 0.03% or 6,580 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt reported 61,127 shares. Pinnacle owns 106,976 shares. 100,220 were accumulated by Gsa Prns Ltd Liability Partnership. South Carolina-based Ccm Invest Advisers has invested 1.86% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Verity Asset Management Inc invested in 11,475 shares or 0.77% of the stock.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $20.17 million activity.

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