Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/24/17, Pier 1 Imports Inc. (PIR - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.07, payable on 5/10/17. As a percentage of PIR's recent stock price of $7.07, this dividend works out to approximately 0.99%, so look for shares of Pier 1 Imports Inc. to trade 0.99% lower — all else being equal — when PIR shares open for trading on 4/24/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for PIR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.07 declared by Pier 1 Imports Inc.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PIR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.96% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PIR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Pier 1 Imports Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, PIR's low point in its 52 week range is $3.73 per share, with $9.68 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.08.

In Thursday trading, Pier 1 Imports Inc. shares are currently up about 3.1% on the day.