Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 22, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 08, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased PIR stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25%
increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $21.96, the dividend yield is .91%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PIR was $21.96,
representing a -9.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.19 and
a 48.58% increase over the 52 week low of $14.78.
PIR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (
) and Mohawk Industries, Inc. (
). PIR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.2. Zacks Investment Research reports PIR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.63%, compared to an
industry average of 22.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to PIR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PIR as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR Homebuilders ETF (
- PowerShares DWA SmallCap Technical Leaders Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DWAS with an increase of
16.63% over the last 100 days. XHB has the highest percent
weighting of PIR at 3.46%.