Pier 1 Imports Inc

Type: Company
Name: Pier 1 Imports Inc
Nationality: United States
Web Address: http://www.pier1.com
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Pier 1 Imports Inc.
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Pier 1 Discriminates Against Pregnant Women

Kimberly Caselman was shocked when she was forced to leave work—without pay.After all, she loved her job at Pier 1. She was doing her work well and counting on the income since there was a new baby on the way. But what she didn't realize is that Pier ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fiscal 2014 Has Pier 1 Imports Back on Track

Net income, however, fell to $107.5 million, or $1.01 per diluted share from FY 2013, when earnings per share totaled $1.20, earning a profit of $129.4 million. Company CEO Alex W. Smith pointed out in the release that FY 2013 included an extra week, ... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Pregnant Pier 1 worker forced to go on unpaid pregnancy leave files class action suit

A San Jose employee is the named plaintiff in a class action against Pier 1 Imports Inc. that alleges the retailer denied reasonable accommodation for her pregnancy and put her on involuntary unpaid pregnancy leave.The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Santa ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 4 reports

Pier 1 Imports Recalls Hanging Glass Star Lanterns Due to Fire Hazard

The solder welds on the lantern can melt due to heat from a tea light. This can cause the candle holder to break and expose the flame, posing a fire ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pier 1 hanging star lanterns recalled

Pier 1 hanging star lanterns recalledPosted on: 12:50 pm, April 17, 2014, by Recalled Pier 1 hanging star lanterns (photo from CPSC)Pier 1 has recalled about 11,000 glass star-shaped lanterns because parts can melt and start a fire.The glass and metal ... [Published WQAD - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Monday, April 21 (CLX, LOW, More)

Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its upcoming dividend payout. For more information, check out Everything Investors Need to Know About Ex-Dividend ... [Published Dividend.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

Pier 1 Imports sued over policy with pregnant worker

SAN JOSE, Calif. —A class-action lawsuit targeting Pier 1 Imports was filed in Santa Clara County Superior Court Wednesday morning after a South Bay woman claimed the company forced her to take unpaid leave because of her pregnancy.The suit states the ... [Published KTVU - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-Dividend Reminder: Clorox, Lowe's and Pier 1 Imports

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/21/14, Clorox Co. (NYSE: CLX), Lowe's Companies Inc (NYSE: LOW), and Pier 1 Imports Inc. (NYSE: PIR) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Clorox Co. will ... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Potential Pier 1 Imports (PIR) Trade Targets 8.11% Return

After closing Wednesday at $18.10, Pier 1 Imports Inc. (PIR) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 8.11% return in just 156 days, which is an annualized return of 18.97% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this trade, sell one Sep. '14 $18.00 ... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Insider Selling: Gregory Humenesky Unloads 25,000 Shares of Pier 1 Imports Stock (PIR)

Pier 1 Imports (NYSE:PIR) EVP Gregory Humenesky unloaded 25,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, April 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.92, for a total transaction of $448,000.00. Following ... [Published American Banking News - Forex - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE: Barclays Upgrades Pier 1 Imports; Raises Price Target and EPS

In a note released Tuesday, Barclays Upgraded Pier 1 Imports (NYSE: PIR) from Equal-weight to Overweight, raised the price target from $19 to $23, and raised 2014E and 2015E EPS from $1.23 to $1.25 and EPS from $1.45 to $1.50 respectively.In addition ... [Published Benzinga.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Buyers Accumulate Shares of Pier 1 Imports, Up 4.2%

Up 4.2% to $18.53, Pier 1 Imports (NYSE:PIR), is one of today's notable movers. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is now trading fractionally higher to 16,184 and the S&P is trading fractionally higher to 1,832. ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 15 2014]

Quotes

Pier 1 Imports executives are excited for the future growth that awaits the company going forward. Company CEO Alex W Smith exclaimed: "We are highly confident that we have the right plans, infrastructure and talent to drive sales, improve profitability and capture market share in our new fiscal year. We are in the best shape strategically we have ever been, and we are excited to see new and existing customers respond so positively to '1 Pier 1.'" Smith went on to note that all staff in the company's retail stores have been trained and encouraged to explain to customers how to order products through...
"I'm being discriminated against because I'm pregnant, and that's why I'm doing all of this. It's because I shouldn't be. It's not fair to be treated that way" said Caselman
"The law also forbids employers from placing pregnant women on leave when they haven't asked for leave," Terman said. "That's what happened here. [Caselman], like a lot of women, had minor restrictions that could have been easily accommodated by her employer."
Analyst Alan M Rifkin described the firms position on Pier 1 stating it's, "A compelling buying opportunity, with a unique combination of top-line momentum (+9% in 2014E),e-comm penetration (estimated to be 8% in 2014E vs. 5% in 4Q13) and EBIT margin expansion (+90 bps in 2014E)."

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Pier 1 Discriminates Against Pregnant Women [Published Daily Kos - Apr 18 2014]
Pier 1 Employee Sues Company for Forced Materni... [Published JD Journal - Apr 18 2014]
Pier 1 Employee Sues Company for Forced Materni... [Published JD Journal.com - Apr 18 2014]
Fiscal 2014 Has Pier 1 Imports Back on Track [Published Motley Fool - Apr 18 2014]
Pregnant Worker At Pier 1 Put On Unpaid Leave E... [Published CWEB News - Apr 18 2014]
Pier 1 Imports Recalls Hanging Glass Star Lante... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
Pregnant Pier 1 worker forced to go on unpaid p... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 17 2014]
PIER 1 IMPORTS IN : DE : Change in Directors or... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 17 2014]
Pier 1 hanging star lanterns recalled [Published WQAD - Apr 17 2014]
10 Big-Name Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Next Week ... [Published Dividend.com - Apr 17 2014]
Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Monday, April 21 (C... [Published Dividend.com - Apr 17 2014]
Pier 1 Imports Recalls Hanging Glass Star Lantern [Published Health Canada - Apr 17 2014]
Ex-Dividend Reminder: Clorox, Lowe's and Pier 1... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 17 2014]
Pier 1 Imports Recalls Hanging Glass Star Lante... [Published InvestorPoint.com - Apr 17 2014]
Pier 1 Imports Recalls Hanging Glass Star Lante... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Apr 17 2014]
Pregant Pier 1 worker named in class action ove... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 17 2014]
Potential Pier 1 Imports (PIR) Trade Targets 8.... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Apr 17 2014]
Pier 1 Imports sued over policy with pregnant w... [Published KTVU - Apr 17 2014]
Stolen Credit Card Used to Order Merchandise [Published KNSS Radio - Apr 17 2014]
Mail thefts continue in Sedgwick County [Published FOX Kansas - Apr 17 2014]
Just Desserts [Published Charlotte Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
Roll it Out for Tea, Treats and Drinks [Published Richmond Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
Hottest Services Stocks Now – LAMR XRS LVS MDCA [Published InvestorPlace.com - Apr 16 2014]
Pregnant Worker Says Pier 1 Imports Forced Her ... [Published SPi World News - Apr 16 2014]
Pregnant Worker Says Pier 1 Imports Forced Her ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 16 2014]
Restoration Hardware: 4 Different Insiders Have... [Published Seeking Alpha - Apr 16 2014]
Mommy Bloggers Give Dr. Fischer Dead Sea Minera... [Published PRWeb - Apr 16 2014]
Pier 1 Imports (PIR) Trading Near $19.10 Resist... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Apr 16 2014]
Insider Selling: Gregory Humenesky Unloads 25,0... [Published American Banking News - Forex - Apr 16 2014]
UPDATE: Barclays Upgrades Pier 1 Imports; Raise... [Published Benzinga.com - Apr 15 2014]
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Pier 1 Employee Sues Company for Forced Materni... [Published JD Journal.com - Apr 18 2014]
  Kimberly Erin Caselman is a sales associated at Pier 1 in San Jose. She told her boss in November that she was two months pregnant, according to the Los Angeles Times.   Her doctor recommended that she not lift objects heavier than 15 points ...
Pier 1 Imports Recalls Hanging Glass Star Lante... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Apr 17 2014]
WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall SummaryName of Product: Hanging Glass Star ...
Potential Pier 1 Imports (PIR) Trade Targets 8.... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Apr 17 2014]
After closing Wednesday at $18.10, Pier 1 Imports Inc. (PIR) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 8.11% return in just 156 days, which is an annualized return of 18.97% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this trade, sell one Sep. '14 $18.00 ...
Pier 1 Imports (PIR) Trading Near $19.10 Resist... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Apr 16 2014]
After Tuesday’s trading in Pier 1 Imports Inc. (PIR) the option-trade picking algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center uncovered a trade that offers a 6.89% return, or 16.01% annualized (for comparison purposes ...
Potential Pier 1 Imports (PIR) Trade Has 10.12%... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Apr 15 2014]
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's option-trade picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on Pier 1 Imports Inc. (PIR). Look at the Sep. '14 $17.00 covered call for a net debit in the $15.99 area. This trade has a duration of 158 ...
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Ivie Seeks to Meet with Local Business by Using... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 26 2013]
Call For Entries: Annual Pier 1 Imports®/UNICEF... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 05 2013]
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