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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.48
PIR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. PIR: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PIR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.61 Max: 31.73
Current: 0.48
0.07
31.73
Equity to Asset 0.37
PIR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. PIR: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PIR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.58 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.37
0.22
0.72
Interest Coverage 12.40
PIR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 42.92 vs. PIR: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PIR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.95  Med: 48.41 Max: 267.81
Current: 12.4
4.95
267.81
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.28
M-Score: -2.49
WACC vs ROIC
3.32%
18.79%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.82
PIR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. PIR: 6.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PIR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -13.94  Med: 9.72 Max: 11.83
Current: 6.82
-13.94
11.83
Net-margin (%) 4.03
PIR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. PIR: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PIR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.02  Med: 6.27 Max: 11.02
Current: 4.03
-14.02
11.02
ROE (%) 21.05
PIR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. PIR: 21.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PIR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -62.74  Med: 19.11 Max: 38.82
Current: 21.05
-62.74
38.82
ROA (%) 8.41
PIR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. PIR: 8.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PIR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -21.82  Med: 12.30 Max: 21.56
Current: 8.41
-21.82
21.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 28.66
PIR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.77 vs. PIR: 28.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PIR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -44.14  Med: 32.67 Max: 83.68
Current: 28.66
-44.14
83.68
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.70
PIR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. PIR: 14.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PIR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.6  Med: 7.10 Max: 14.7
Current: 14.7
-11.6
14.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.10
PIR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. PIR: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PIR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -44.4  Med: 12.10 Max: 36.1
Current: 5.1
-44.4
36.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -17.90
PIR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. PIR: -17.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PIR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -17.9  Med: 10.80 Max: 91.3
Current: -17.9
-17.9
91.3
» PIR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

PIR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Richard Snow 33,500 sh (New)
John Rogers 187,835 sh (New)
Jim Simons 941,300 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 35,927 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

John Burbank 25,927 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 5,240,200 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%)
» More
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%)
Richard Snow 93,500 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 36,300 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,360,525 sh (-1.76%)
Steven Cohen 788,338 sh (-84.96%)
Columbia Wanger 348,933 sh (-85.96%)
» More
Q1 2015

PIR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 15,587 sh (New)
James Barrow 192,445 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 12,800 sh (+28.00%)
Mario Gabelli 1,381,800 sh (+1.56%)
John Rogers 436,685 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 93,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
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Steven Cohen Adds New Holding in Pier 1
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.03
PIR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 22.40 vs. PIR: 15.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PIR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6  Med: 15.64 Max: 83.33
Current: 15.03
6
83.33
Forward P/E 14.62
PIR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. PIR: 14.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.00
PIR's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
73% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 22.10 vs. PIR: 15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PIR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.99  Med: 15.65 Max: 55.77
Current: 15
5.99
55.77
P/B 3.35
PIR's P/B is ranked lower than
69% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. PIR: 3.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PIR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 2.49 Max: 4.96
Current: 3.35
0.07
4.96
P/S 0.62
PIR's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. PIR: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PIR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.68 Max: 1.56
Current: 0.62
0.01
1.56
POCF 16.92
PIR's POCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.43 vs. PIR: 16.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PIR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.08  Med: 14.42 Max: 59.17
Current: 16.92
7.08
59.17
EV-to-EBIT 9.43
PIR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 15.26 vs. PIR: 9.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PIR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2944.9  Med: 9.30 Max: 38.4
Current: 9.43
-2944.9
38.4
PEG 0.80
PIR's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. PIR: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PIR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.11 Max: 8.27
Current: 0.8
0.34
8.27
Shiller P/E 11.59
PIR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 23.15 vs. PIR: 11.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PIR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.56  Med: 16.82 Max: 315.29
Current: 11.59
7.56
315.29
Current Ratio 2.27
PIR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. PIR: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PIR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.17  Med: 2.62 Max: 3.45
Current: 2.27
2.17
3.45
Quick Ratio 0.61
PIR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. PIR: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PIR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.16 Max: 1.58
Current: 0.61
0.59
1.58
Days Inventory 151.97
PIR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
77% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 83.58 vs. PIR: 151.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PIR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 110.94  Med: 131.17 Max: 143.77
Current: 151.97
110.94
143.77
Days Sales Outstanding 5.75
PIR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.58 vs. PIR: 5.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PIR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.46  Med: 3.88 Max: 34.98
Current: 5.75
1.46
34.98

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.00
PIR's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. PIR: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PIR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.84 Max: 7.03
Current: 2
0.23
7.03
Dividend Payout 0.29
PIR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
64% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. PIR: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
PIR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.29
0.12
0.59
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.03
PIR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. PIR: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PIR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.84 Max: 7.03
Current: 2.03
0.23
7.03
Share Buyback Rate 7.00
PIR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. PIR: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
PIR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7  Med: 0.90 Max: -10.1
Current: 7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 13.76
PIR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.47 vs. PIR: 13.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PIR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 5.83 Max: 20.32
Current: 13.76
0.84
20.32
Price/Tangible Book 3.30
PIR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
63% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. PIR: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PIR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 2.36 Max: 4.61
Current: 3.3
0.13
4.61
Price/Projected FCF 1.11
PIR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. PIR: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PIR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.33 Max: 112
Current: 1.11
0.9
112
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
PIR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. PIR: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PIR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.24 Max: 2.63
Current: 0.9
0.02
2.63
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.61
PIR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. PIR: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
PIR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.11 Max: 3.18
Current: 0.61
0.56
3.18
Price/Graham Number 1.47
PIR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
55% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. PIR: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PIR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.3
Current: 1.47
0.92
2.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.57
PIR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. PIR: 10.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PIR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.6  Med: 9.30 Max: 14.2
Current: 10.57
2.6
14.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 28.96
PIR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. PIR: 28.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PIR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -707.3  Med: -0.90 Max: 41.8
Current: 28.96
-707.3
41.8

Analyst Estimate

Feb16 Feb17 Feb18
Revenue(Mil) 1,941 1,986 2,015
EPS($) 0.85 0.98 1.07
EPS without NRI($) 0.85 0.98 1.07

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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 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 984 Pier 1 Imports stores in the United States and 81 stores in Canada. Pier 1 Imports stores in the United States and Canada average approximately 9,900 gross square feet, which includes an average of approximately 9,900 square feet of retail selling space. The stores consist of freestanding units located near shopping centers or malls and in-line positions in 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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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
WPCS Intl (WPCS) Boosts Backlog; Apogee Enterprises (APOG) and Pier 1 Imports (PIR) Performance Abov Apr 09 2015 
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 
Pier 1 Import offers 50% upside potential Jun 21 2014 
Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: KO, KKD, PIR, NPSP, ACAD Apr 16 2013 
Large Retailers Report Insider Transactions Apr 03 2013 
Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: CMCSA, MM, PIR, VAR, SPRT Nov 03 2012 
Value Idea: Cash America International (CSH) — Where Cash Is King Jun 13 2011 
Pier 1 Announces Three-Year Growth Plan and Stock Buy Back Program Apr 15 2011 

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