Stantec Inc. (STN) EPS Estimated At $0.45; Pier 1 Imports (PIR)’s Sentiment Is 1.11

April 24, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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Analysts expect Stantec Inc. (TSE:STN) to report $0.45 EPS on May, 10.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 12.50% from last quarter’s $0.4 EPS. T_STN’s profit would be $51.26M giving it 17.78 P/E if the $0.45 EPS is correct. After having $0.32 EPS previously, Stantec Inc.’s analysts see 40.63% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.66% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $32.01. About 116,268 shares traded. Stantec Inc. (TSE:STN) has 0.00% since April 24, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Pier 1 Imports Inc (PIR) investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.17, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. The ratio has increased, as 78 active investment managers increased or opened new stock positions, while 70 sold and decreased positions in Pier 1 Imports Inc. The active investment managers in our database reported: 63.61 million shares, down from 64.72 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Pier 1 Imports Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 27 Reduced: 43 Increased: 45 New Position: 33.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 5 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $44,452 activity.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. engages in the retail sale of decorative accessories, furniture, candles, housewares, gifts, and seasonal products. The company has market cap of $202.54 million. It offers decorative accents and textiles, such as rugs, wall decorations and mirrors, pillows, bedding, lamps, vases, dried and artificial flowers, baskets, ceramics, dinnerware, candles, fragrances, gifts, and seasonal items; and furniture and furniture cushions that are used in living, dining, office, kitchen and bedroom areas, sunrooms, and patios. It has a 8.44 P/E ratio. As of February 25, 2017, the Company operated 941 stores in the United States and 77 stores in Canada It also operates e-Commerce Website, pier1.com.

The stock increased 2.10% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $2.43. About 1.95M shares traded or 13.16% up from the average. Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR) has declined 56.25% since April 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 67.80% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Pier 1 Imports’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Pier 1 Imports, 2 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $4.0 while the high is $5.0. The stock’s average target of $4.50 is 85.19% above today’s ($2.43) share price. PIR was included in 6 notes of analysts from September 8, 2016. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, September 8 by Wedbush. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, September 8. Loop Capital initiated the shares of PIR in report on Wednesday, January 4 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, December 15, the company rating was upgraded by Johnson Rice. Telsey Advisory maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $5.0 target in Thursday, September 29 report. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Thursday, September 8 to “Mkt Perform”.

Towle & Co holds 2% of its portfolio in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. for 4.90 million shares. Lucus Advisors Llc owns 77,873 shares or 0.47% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. has 0.43% invested in the company for 501,633 shares. The Massachusetts-based Aristotle Capital Boston Llc has invested 0.28% in the stock. Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 687,288 shares.

Stantec Inc. provides professional consulting services in the area of infrastructure and facilities for clients in the public and private sectors in Canada, the United States, and internationally. The company has market cap of $3.65 billion. It operates through four divisions: Consulting Services ?? Canada, Consulting Services ?? United States, Consulting Services ?? Global, and Construction Services. It has a 37.66 P/E ratio. The firm provides consulting services in engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental services, project management, and project economics; and construction management services.

Among 9 analysts covering Stantec Inc. (TSE:STN), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Stantec Inc. had 35 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, March 21 by Raymond James. The rating was downgraded by Desjardins Securities on Friday, June 3 to “Hold”. On Wednesday, July 22 the stock rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Dundee Securities on Tuesday, September 8. The company was maintained on Monday, May 2 by National Bank Canada. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Thursday, June 22 by RBC Capital Markets. Scotia Capital maintained Stantec Inc. (TSE:STN) rating on Friday, November 10. Scotia Capital has “Outperform” rating and $40 target. The company was maintained on Monday, November 28 by Scotia Capital. The rating was upgraded by Scotia Capital on Friday, February 24 to “Outperform”.

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