Pitney Bowes Inc., a technology company, provides commerce solutions in the United States and internationally. More Details
Reasonable growth potential and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Pitney Bowes's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PBI is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PBI's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
7 Day Return
US Commercial Services
1 Year Return
US Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: PBI exceeded the US Commercial Services industry which returned 11.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PBI exceeded the US Market which returned 19.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Pitney Bowes's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 months ago | Simply Wall StIs Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) Trading At A 29% Discount?
4 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat We Learned About Pitney Bowes' (NYSE:PBI) CEO Pay
4 months ago | Simply Wall StPitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) Insiders Increased Their Holdings
Is Pitney Bowes undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PBI ($6) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($10.65)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PBI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PBI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Commercial Services industry average.
PE vs Market: PBI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PBI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PBI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (13x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (1.9x).
How is Pitney Bowes forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PBI is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: PBI is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: PBI's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PBI's revenue (6.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PBI's revenue (6.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PBI's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (53.8%).
How has Pitney Bowes performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PBI is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: PBI is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PBI is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 48.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PBI's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: PBI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (-5.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PBI has a negative Return on Equity (-252.81%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Pitney Bowes's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PBI's short term assets ($1.9B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: PBI's short term assets ($1.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PBI's debt to equity ratio (3283.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: PBI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 681.1% to 3283.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PBI's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (10%).
Interest Coverage: PBI is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Pitney Bowes's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PBI's dividend (3.33%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.47%).
High Dividend: PBI's dividend (3.33%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.05%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: PBI's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PBI's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: PBI is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Marc Lautenbach (59 yo)
Mr. Marc B. Lautenbach has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Pitney Bowes Inc. since December 3, 2012. Mr. Lautenbach is 27-Year IBM Veteran and has an extensive experience and proven track...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Marc's total compensation ($USD8.23M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.56M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Marc's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Executive VP||4.83yrs||US$1.65m||0.038% |
|Executive VP & President of Sending Technology Solutions||3.08yrs||US$2.03m||0.034% |
|Interim CFO & Chief Accounting Officer||no data||no data||0.0098% |
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Communications Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer||2.33yrs||no data||0.028% |
|Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||27.83yrs||US$1.48m||0.061% |
|Executive Vice President of International - Sending Technology Solutions||3.08yrs||no data||0.0063% |
|Senior Vice President of Enterprise Information Technology & Operations||7.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Sales - Global SMB Solutions||5.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Global Services||5.58yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: PBI's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.6 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||13yrs||US$205.50k||0.024% |
|Independent Director||19.83yrs||US$212.04k||0.028% |
|Independent Director||2.33yrs||US$197.99k||0.015% |
|Independent Director||5.17yrs||US$212.50k||0.047% |
|Independent Director||15.17yrs||US$197.66k||0.031% |
|Independent Director||8.33yrs||US$215.73k||0.0082% |
|Director||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.33yrs||US$199.49k||no data|
Experienced Board: PBI's board of directors are considered experienced (7.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PBI insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Pitney Bowes Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Pitney Bowes Inc.
- Ticker: PBI
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1920
- Industry: Office Services and Supplies
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$1.040b
- Shares outstanding: 173.11m
- Website: https://www.pitneybowes.com
Number of Employees
- Pitney Bowes Inc.
- 3001 Summer Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PBI||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1968|
|PBW||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
|PBI||BASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)||CEDEAR EACH REPR 1/3 ORD(USD)||AR||ARS||Feb 2003|
Pitney Bowes Inc., a technology company, provides commerce solutions in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Global Ecommerce, Presort Services and SendTech Solutions segment...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/26 00:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/25 00:00|
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