Pitney Bowes Inc

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PBI : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$14.635 up 0.11 | 0.72%
Today's Range: 14.52 - 14.79
Avg. Daily Volume: 1815200.0
12/02/16 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis


PITNEY BOWES INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. PITNEY BOWES INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.07 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 8.14% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)839.03869.54
EBITDA ($mil)196.03214.84
EBIT ($mil)145.35172.51
Net Income ($mil)65.5189.28


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1016.35750.29
Total Assets ($mil)6258.876141.78
Total Debt ($mil)3367.062992.15
Equity ($mil)130.45142.03


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin62.6663.62
EBITDA Margin23.3624.7
Operating Margin17.3219.84
Sales Turnover0.550.59
Return on Assets4.26.25
Return on Equity198.91268.36
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio1.160.98
Debt/Capital0.960.95
Interest Expense35.2637.7
Interest Coverage4.124.58


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)185.64197.04
Div / share0.190.19
EPS0.350.44
Book value / share0.70.72
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1712638.01554129.0

Valuation


HOLD. PITNEY BOWES INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 31.62 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.16. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 21.19 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 4.73. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. The valuation analysis reveals that, PITNEY BOWES INC seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
PBI 11.03 Peers 31.62   PBI 6.15 Peers 15.22

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

PBI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

PBI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
PBI 7.21 Peers 25.68   PBI NM Peers 2.95

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

PBI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

PBI's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
PBI 21.19 Peers 4.73   PBI -28.20 Peers 68.48

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

PBI is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, PBI is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
PBI 0.80 Peers 2.32   PBI -4.66 Peers 7.28

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

PBI is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

PBI significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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