Pier One Imports Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (PIR)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Pier one Imports (NYSE: PIR) is Monday, July 22, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $23.67 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.8%.

The average volume for Pier one Imports has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pier one Imports has a market cap of $2.55 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 18.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Pier one Imports, Inc. operates as an importer and specialty retailer of imported decorative home furnishings and gifts. The company is also involved in e-commerce business.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Pier one Imports as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Pier one Imports Ratings Report.

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