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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
PIR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. PIR: 0.15 )
PIR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 32
Current: 0.15

0.07
32
Equity to Asset 0.34
PIR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 1271 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. PIR: 0.34 )
PIR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.34

0.22
0.73
Interest Coverage 68.23
PIR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 28.57 vs. PIR: 68.23 )
PIR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.95   Max: 267.81
Current: 68.23

4.95
267.81
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 5.27
M-Score: -2.35
WACC vs ROIC
5.62%
21.64%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.85
PIR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.88 vs. PIR: 7.85 )
PIR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -13.94   Max: 11.83
Current: 7.85

-13.94
11.83
Net-margin (%) 4.61
PIR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. PIR: 4.61 )
PIR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.02   Max: 11.02
Current: 4.61

-14.02
11.02
ROE (%) 21.74
PIR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.72 vs. PIR: 21.74 )
PIR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -62.74   Max: 38.82
Current: 21.74

-62.74
38.82
ROA (%) 9.56
PIR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. PIR: 9.56 )
PIR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -21.82   Max: 21.56
Current: 9.56

-21.82
21.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 32.80
PIR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.53 vs. PIR: 32.80 )
PIR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -47.1   Max: 77.45
Current: 32.8

-47.1
77.45
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.90
PIR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. PIR: 11.90 )
PIR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.6   Max: 14.2
Current: 11.9

-11.6
14.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 20.20
PIR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. PIR: 20.20 )
PIR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -44.4   Max: 36.1
Current: 20.2

-44.4
36.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 5.90
PIR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. PIR: 5.90 )
PIR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.9   Max: 91.3
Current: 5.9

-11.9
91.3
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

PIR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 13,821 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,708,676 sh (+293.12%)
Mario Gabelli 1,189,257 sh (+75.92%)
Columbia Wanger 9,350,150 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 6,718,150 sh (-28.15%)
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Q2 2014

PIR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 35,927 sh (New)
John Rogers 187,835 sh (New)
Richard Snow 33,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 941,300 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 1,373,477 sh (+15.49%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,487,047 sh (-12.97%)
Columbia Wanger 5,652,650 sh (-15.86%)
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Q3 2014

PIR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 5,240,200 sh (New)
John Burbank 25,927 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 4,705,946 sh (New)
Richard Snow 93,500 sh (+179.10%)
John Rogers 318,395 sh (+69.51%)
Chuck Royce 47,227 sh (+31.45%)
Mario Gabelli 1,384,837 sh (+0.83%)
Joel Greenblatt 817,673 sh (-45.01%)
Columbia Wanger 2,484,706 sh (-56.04%)
Jim Simons 91,890 sh (-90.24%)
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Q4 2014

PIR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Murray Stahl 10,000 sh (New)
John Rogers 436,685 sh (+37.15%)
Steven Cohen 817,602 sh (+3.71%)
John Burbank 36,300 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 93,500 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,360,525 sh (-1.76%)
Steven Cohen 788,338 sh (-84.96%)
Columbia Wanger 348,933 sh (-85.96%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Pier 1 Imports Inc

Steven Cohen Adds New Holding in Pier 1
Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) of Point72 Asset Management purchased a new holding in Pier 1 Imports (PIR) on Sept. 18, increasing his stake in the chain of home furnishings stores to 4.98%, according to GuruFocus’ Real Time Picks. Read more...
Pier 1 Import offers 50% upside potential
"There's nothing particularly earth-shattering about what we try to do. We believe the market often misprices stocks due to neglect, emotion, misinterpretation or myopia, so our value-add comes from bottom-up stock selection. We're trying to buy at low prices relative to our current estimate of intrinsic value and we want to believe that intrinsic value will grow" Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 16.30
PIR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 27.40 vs. PIR: 16.30 )
PIR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6   Max: 83.33
Current: 16.3

6
83.33
Forward P/E 14.37
PIR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 24.69 vs. PIR: 14.37 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.30
PIR's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 27.10 vs. PIR: 16.30 )
PIR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.99   Max: 55.77
Current: 16.3

5.99
55.77
P/B 4.03
PIR's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. PIR: 4.03 )
PIR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 4.96
Current: 4.03

0.07
4.96
P/S 0.74
PIR's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. PIR: 0.74 )
PIR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 1.56
Current: 0.74

0.01
1.56
POCF 32.88
PIR's POCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. PIR: 32.88 )
PIR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.08   Max: 59.17
Current: 32.88

7.08
59.17
EV-to-EBIT 10.11
PIR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. PIR: 10.11 )
PIR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2944.9   Max: 38.4
Current: 10.11

-2944.9
38.4
Shiller P/E 14.94
PIR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 49.07 vs. PIR: 14.94 )
PIR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.56   Max: 315.29
Current: 14.94

7.56
315.29
Current Ratio 2.07
PIR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. PIR: 2.07 )
PIR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 4.04
Current: 2.07

1.91
4.04
Quick Ratio 0.41
PIR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. PIR: 0.41 )
PIR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.64
Current: 0.41

0.41
1.64
Days Inventory 152.51
PIR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
60% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 99.00 vs. PIR: 152.51 )
PIR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 110.94   Max: 143.77
Current: 152.51

110.94
143.77
Days Sales Outstanding 8.94
PIR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.48 vs. PIR: 8.94 )
PIR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 34.98
Current: 8.94

1.46
34.98

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.70
PIR's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. PIR: 1.70 )
PIR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 7.03
Current: 1.7

0.23
7.03
Dividend Payout 0.27
PIR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. PIR: 0.27 )
PIR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.27

0.08
0.83
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.70
PIR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
60% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. PIR: 1.70 )
PIR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 7.03
Current: 1.7

0.23
7.03
Share Buyback Rate 3.30
PIR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. PIR: 3.30 )
PIR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.4   Max: -10.1
Current: 3.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 20.49
PIR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PIR: 20.49 )
PIR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 206
Current: 20.49

0.84
206
Price/Tangible Book 4.03
PIR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. PIR: 4.03 )
PIR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 4.66
Current: 4.03

0.13
4.66
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.58
PIR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. PIR: 1.58 )
PIR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 112
Current: 1.58

0.83
112
Price/Median PS Value 1.06
PIR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PIR: 1.06 )
PIR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 2.55
Current: 1.06

0.02
2.55
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.65
PIR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PIR: 0.65 )
PIR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 6.59
Current: 0.65

0.43
6.59
Price/Graham Number 1.64
PIR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
77% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. PIR: 1.64 )
PIR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 2.22
Current: 1.64

0.64
2.22
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.90
PIR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1283 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. PIR: 9.90 )
PIR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 14.2
Current: 9.9

2.6
14.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 31.60
PIR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
96% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.47 vs. PIR: 31.60 )
PIR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -707.3   Max: 42
Current: 31.6

-707.3
42

Analyst Estimate

Feb15 Feb16 Feb17 Feb18
Revenue(Mil) 1,869 1,981 2,083 2,189
EPS($) 0.84 0.98 1.08 1.24
EPS without NRI($) 0.84 0.98 1.08 1.24

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Home Improvement Stores
Compare:HD, LL, LOW, KGFHF, OSH » details
Traded in other countries:PJ1.Germany,
Pier 1 Imports Inc a Delaware corporation was incorporated in 1986. The Company is a specialty retailer of imported decorative home furnishings and gifts in North America. It directly imports merchandise from many countries, and sells a variety of decorative accessories, furniture collections, bed and bath products, candles, housewares and other seasonal assortments in its stores. The Company conducts business as one operating segment and operates stores in the United States and Canada under the name Pier 1 Imports. The specialty retail operations of the Company consist of retail stores and e-Commerce operations conducting business under the name 'Pier 1 Imports' which sell a variety of furniture, decorative home furnishings, dining and kitchen goods, candles, gifts and other specialty items for the home. Pier 1 Imports offers a unique selection of merchandise consisting of items imported from many countries. The principal categories of merchandise include Decorative accessories and Furniture. Decorative accessories include decorative wood accents, lamps, vases, dried and artificial flowers, baskets, ceramics, dinnerware, bath and fragrance products, candles, bedding, seasonal and gift items. Furniture consists of furniture and furniture cushions to be used in living, dining, office, kitchen and bedroom areas, sunrooms, and on patios. Also included in this group are wall decorations and mirrors. The Company operates 1,072 Pier 1 Imports stores in the United States and Canada. Pier 1 Imports stores in the United States and Canada average approximately 9,900 gross square feet, which includes an average of approximately 8,000 square feet of retail selling space. The stores consist of freestanding units located near shopping centers or malls and in-line positions in major shopping centers. Pier 1 Imports operates in all U.S. metropolitan areas and many of the primary smaller markets. The Company competes with specialty sections of large department stores, furniture and decorative home furnishings retailers, small specialty stores and mass merchandising discounters.
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Cohen Has Busy Third Quarter Nov 19 2014 
Steven Cohen Adds New Holding in Pier 1 Sep 22 2014 
Three Insider Buys at 52-Week Lows Jul 22 2014 
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Pier 1 Announces Three-Year Growth Plan and Stock Buy Back Program Apr 15 2011 
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