The shares of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) has been pegged with a rating of Underperform by Gordon Haskett in its latest research note that was published on March 21st, 2019. Gordon Haskett wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Pier 1 Imports, Inc., with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. Gordon Haskett advised investors in its research note published on January 8th, 2019, to Hold the PIR stock. The stock had earned Sell rating from Argus when it published its report on November 12th, 2018. The stock was given Market Perform rating by Telsey Advisory Group in its report released on September 21st, 2018, the day when the price target on the stock was placed at $1.50. Raymond James was of a view that PIR is Underperform in its latest report on April 23rd, 2018. Telsey Advisory Group thinks that PIR is worth Market Perform rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on April 20th, 2018 in which the stock’s price target was also moved to $3.50.

Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 3 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 0 advised investors to purchase the stock. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 153.97% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 40.23.

The shares of the company added by 0.78% during the trading session on Friday, reaching a low of $0.7 while ending the day at $0.71. During the trading session, a total of 2.35 million shares were traded which represents a 47% incline from the average session volume which is 4.43M shares. PIR had ended its last session trading at 0.70. Pier 1 Imports, Inc. currently has a market cap of $59.72M while its P/E earnings growth sits at 0.04, with a beta of 4.13. Pier 1 Imports, Inc. debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 1.27, while its quick ratio hovers at 0.50. PIR 52-week low price stands at $0.28 while its 52-week high price is $3.69.

The company in its last quarterly report recorded -$0.36 earnings per share which is below the -$0.06 predicted by most analysts. The Pier 1 Imports, Inc. generated $413.23 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly lower than the $451.98 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded -$0.63 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was down by -75%. Pier 1 Imports, Inc. has the potential to record -1.43 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.

Investment analysts at Rosenblatt published a research note on February 28th, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) is now rated as Buy. Their price target on the stock stands at $14.50. Gordon Haskett also rated LSCC as Upgrade on January 8th, 2019, with its price target of $70 suggesting that LSCC could down by -10.48% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $12.68/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by 1.42% to reach $11.64/share. It started the day trading at $13.00 and traded between $12.66 and $12.86 throughout the trading session.

A look at its technical shows that LSCC’s 50-day SMA is 11.12 while its 200-day SMA stands at 8.06. At the moment, only of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation shares were sold short. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 2.00M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 1.27 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of 7.80%. Looking further, the stock has raised 87.74% over the past 90 days while it gained 49.19% over the last six months.

The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. T Rowe Price Associates Inc bought more LSCC shares, increasing its portfolio by +8.15% during the last quarter. This move now sees T Rowe Price Associates Inc purchasing 1,330,618 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 17,653,876 shares of LSCC, with a total valuation of $208,315,737. Columbia Management Investment Ad meanwhile sold more LSCC shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $161,631,727 worth of shares. The Vanguard Group Inc followed the path by increasing its LSCC portfolio by +7.15% in the quarter. This means that The Vanguard Group Inc bought 790,000 shares in the last quarter and now controls 11,840,091 shares of the LSCC stock, with the valuation hitting $139,713,074.

Similarly, BlackRock Fund Advisors decreased its Lattice Semiconductor Corporation shares by -0.60% during the recently filed quarter. After selling -45,011 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 7,423,157 shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation which are valued at $87,593,253. In the same vein, Goldman Sachs Asset Management LP decreased its Lattice Semiconductor Corporation shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm sold -177,399 shares during the quarter which decreased its stakes to 5,459,585 shares and is now valued at $64,423,103. Following these latest developments, around 0.10% of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.