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Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 22, 2013

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. ( PIR ) 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. ( BBBY ) and Mohawk Industries, Inc. ( MHK ). 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 PIR Dividend History page.

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 ( XHB )
  • PowerShares DWA SmallCap Technical Leaders Portfolio ( DWAS ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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