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Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE:PIR)
Net Margin
2.85% (As of Nov. 2016)

Net margin is calculated as net income divided by its revenue. Pier 1 Imports Inc's net income for the three months ended in Nov. 2016 was $14 Mil. Pier 1 Imports Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Nov. 2016 was $476 Mil. Therefore, Pier 1 Imports Inc's net margin for the quarter that ended in Nov. 2016 was 2.85%.

PIR' s Net Margin Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.02   Max: 11.02
Current: 1.2

-14.02
11.02
PIR's Net Margin is ranked lower than
58% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. PIR: 1.20 )

Definition

Net margin - also known as net profit margin is the ratio of Net Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Pier 1 Imports Inc's Net Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Feb. 2016 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (A: Feb. 2016 )/Revenue (A: Feb. 2016 )
=39.634/1892.23
=2.09 %

Pier 1 Imports Inc's Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Nov. 2016 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Nov. 2016 )/Revenue (Q: Nov. 2016 )
=13.577/475.901
=2.85 %

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

Although Net Income and Earnings-per-Share (EPS) are the most widely used parameter in measuring a company’s profitability and valuation, it is the least reliable. The reason is that reported earnings can be manipulated easily by adjusting any numbers such as Depreciation, Depletion and Amotorization and non-recurring items.

But the long term trend of the net margin is a good indicator of the competitiveness and health of the business.


Related Terms

Net Income, Revenue, Cost of Goods Sold, Selling, General, & Admin. Expense, Research & Development, Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Interest Expense, Non-Recurring Items, Tax Expense


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Pier 1 Imports Inc Annual Data

Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14Feb15Feb16
netmargin -14.02-6.35-9.796.737.1711.027.596.003.992.09

Pier 1 Imports Inc Quarterly Data

Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16Aug16Nov16
netmargin 2.193.695.881.570.732.283.44-1.44-1.002.85
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