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Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 21, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Pier 1 Imports, Inc. ( PIR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PIR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PIR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $20.3, the dividend yield is .99%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PIR was $20.3, representing a -19.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.29 and a 12.47% increase over the 52 week low of $18.05.
PIR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. ( BBBY ) and Mohawk Industries, Inc. ( MHK ). PIR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.16. Zacks Investment Research reports PIR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.25%, compared to an industry average of 14.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PIR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PIR as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum Portfolio ( DWAS ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DWAS with an increase of 13.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PIR at 1.54%.