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Case Status:    DISMISSED    
On or around 12/02/2015 (Other)

Filing Date: August 27, 2015

According to the law firm press release, Pier 1 is a retailer of decorative home furnishings and gifts imported from countries around the world. Pier 1 maintains over 1,000 stores in the United States and Canada and operates as one segment consisting of the retail sales of decorative home furnishing, furniture, gifts and related items.

The complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company’s business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose the truth regarding the Company’s business prospects and financial condition.

Approximately two weeks prior to its year end, on February 10, 2015, the Company surprised investors by reducing its financial guidance for the fiscal year ending February 28, 2015. Pier 1 blamed the sudden change in its outlook on softer than expected sales in January and February 2015 and "unplanned" expenses, primarily related to incremental supply chain costs. Pier 1 also announced that the Company's Chief Financial Officer had "retired". On this news, shares of Pier 1 plummeted to $12.84, or approximately 25%, on trading of over thirty-six million shares.

This case was voluntarily dismissed on November 11, 2015.


Sector: Services
Industry: Retail (Specialty)
Headquarters: United States


Ticker Symbol: PIR
Company Market: New York SE
Market Status: Public (Listed)

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COURT: N.D. Texas
DOCKET #: 15-CV-02798
JUDGE: Hon. Sidney A Fitzwater
DATE FILED: 08/27/2015
CLASS PERIOD END: 02/10/2015
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