PIR : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of September 16: FedEx, Oracle ...

    September 15, 2013
    Highlights on the earnings front this week will be the reports from FedEx (NYSE: ORCL). Analysts are looking for marginal ...
  2. Earnings Acceleration Can Forecast Big Moves Ahead - Screen of ...

    January 22, 2013
    In good markets or bad, earnings are one of the most important things that influence stock prices. But instead of just ...
  3. FBHS Upgraded to Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

    January 21, 2013
    On Jan 19, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). ...
  4. Regency Reports December Buyouts - Analyst Blog

    January 7, 2013
    Regency Centers Corporation (REG) - a real estate investment trust (REIT) - recently announced that it has acquired four ...
  5. Opacity Doesn't Help The Cause At Bed Bath & Beyond

    September 20, 2012
    Not only is Bed Bath & Beyond seeing slower comp growth and uncertain margins, but the company is doing a disservice to its ...
  6. The Market Has More Than Caught Up With Williams-Sonoma

    August 23, 2012
    The Street seems a little too enthusiastic regarding Williams-Sonoma's turnaround. However, so long as the financial momentum ...
  7. Q1 Results Highlight The Risks At Bed Bath & Beyond

    June 26, 2012
    While Bed Bath & Beyond is in a better position than bears believe, the stock isn't exactly cheap. If the company can grow ...
  8. Earnings Preview: FDS, PIR, SFD, WGO, CASY, KORS

    June 12, 2012
    It's another quiet week on the earnings front, but there are a few reports to take note of this week. Overall, traders have ...
  9. Best Buy's Problems Can't Be Fixed With A Good Quarter

    May 24, 2012
    Investors should approach Best Buy's "outperformance" in Q1 with skepticism. Not only are the fundamentals pretty dodgy, ...
  10. Best Buy Hits Reset Again

    April 12, 2012
    Best Buy will have to find a new leader and a new, sustainable operating plan (and fairly quickly at that) to turn around ...
  11. TJ Maxx Selling Consistency

    March 5, 2012
    The only thing not to like about TJX is its valuation.
  12. Unmatched Consistency From TJ Maxx

    November 21, 2011
    TJX's stock still has plenty of appeal going forward.
  13. Bed Bath And Beyond Goes Above And Beyond

    September 23, 2011
    In this tough environment where consumer confidence is slipping, BBBY results are a hopeful sign.
  14. 4 Stocks To Watch Next Week

    September 8, 2011
    Next week a handful of prominent companies will report their quarterly results in an otherwise quiet period for corporate ...
  15. Today Not A Typical Williams-Sonoma Market

    August 23, 2011
    Williams-Sonoma faces a stretched and stressed consumer and rampant value-priced competition.
  16. Bed Bath's Impressive Rejuvenation

    June 28, 2011
    Bed Bath and Beyond's profit growth has seen an impressive revival due to several key factors.
  17. Earnings Preview for June 16

    June 15, 2011
    Here are four companies that will be releasing their earnings on June 16.
  18. Bed Bath And Beyond Riding The Recovery Wave

    April 11, 2011
    At the current valuation, future returns may not be as high for shareholders of Bed Bath and Beyond.
  19. Williams-Sonoma's Standout Results

    March 21, 2011
    Housewares retailer Williams-Sonoma had a strong fourth quarter, and its stock surged on the news, despite an otherwise down ...
  20. Hunting For Value In The Furniture Heap

    January 11, 2011
    In the case of Ethan Allen and the rest of the furniture industry, the past couple of years haven't been good ones. A lot ...
  21. Greek Investments Hits The Beach

    November 12, 2010
    Greek Investments is back at it, accumulating a 13.6% position in Newport Beach retailer, Pacific Sun.
  22. Single Digits, But Not Growth Midgets

    October 7, 2010
    These small stocks could all post big gains.
  23. September's Best Performers

    October 5, 2010
    September's biggest stock winners merit closer attention from investors looking for strength.
  24. 4 Companies That Should Have Sold Out

    September 9, 2010
    When company management gets unreasonably stubborn and refuses a merger or buyout, shareholders often pay the price.
  25. GameStop And Pier 1: A Tale Of Two Retailers

    June 10, 2010
    Pier 1 is back from the dead, but GameStop may be walking into its own trial by fire.
  26. Jo-Ann Stores Doubles Earnings

    May 31, 2010
    Jo-Ann Stores continues to be positioned in a great way, with a near-monopoly in its inudstry.
  27. Home Decor Focused On Success

    May 27, 2010
    Williams-Sonoma had an impressive first quarter, as it continues to solidify its business during the economic recovery.
  28. 3 Hot Home Furnishing Stocks

    April 20, 2010
    As the housing sector continues to stabilize, look for a lot more upside from this trio.
  29. Bed Bath & Beyond Back To Growth Mode

    April 9, 2010
    Bed Bath & Beyond's stock price performance should follow its improving fundamentals.
  30. Jo-Ann Stores Sews Up Big Profits

    March 12, 2010
    Craft and specialty retailer Jo-Ann Stores had a dynamite quarter and a good year. The stock is near a 52-week high, and ...
  31. Hunting For Value In The Furniture Heap

    January 26, 2010
    Ethan Allen may have the customer service thing down, but how does that influence its stock outlook?
  32. Williams-Sonoma Raises The Bar

    January 19, 2010
    Williams Sonoma recently raised its 2009 outlook. Is the stock now worth picking up?
  33. Is Williams-Sonoma Getting To A Good Place?

    September 3, 2009
    Williams-Sonoma had a mixed quarter, with the economy still pressing down on the home furnishing industry, but its long-term ...
  34. TJ Maxx Less Of A Steal, But Still A Buy

    May 29, 2009
    Despite a strong stock run, TJX remains a compelling investment opportunity.
  35. Bed Bath Investors Beyond Relieved

    April 10, 2009
    At current share prices, investors of this home furnishings retailer may want to consider taking some chips off the table.
  36. Time To Shop For Williams Sonoma?

    March 25, 2009
    Williams Sonoma has shown some promising results, but recent forecasts might keep investors from bottom fishing.
  37. Analysts Slow To Abandon Cost Plus Ship

    September 2, 2008
    Analysts seem nonplussed about the continued decline from Cost Plus. Learn what this means to the company's future prospects.
  38. Williams-Sonoma Weaves An Uninspiring Tale

    April 3, 2008
    Williams-Sonoma is lost in a crowd of struggling retail stocks. Sales are down and future guidance is gloomy at best.
  39. Berkshire's Q2 Portfolio Shuffle Explained (BRK.A)

    August 17, 2007
    Glenn Curtis gives his take on the recent changes within Berkshire's portfolio.
  40. Monday Morning Blues For Tuesday Morning (TUES)

    May 22, 2007
    Tuesday Morning's recent difficulties could present a buying opportunity for traditional value investors.
  41. Peering Into Pier 1 Imports (PIR)

    September 7, 2006
    Pier 1 presents a value investing opportunity as it struggles to remake itself.
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