Pitney Bowes Inc

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PBI : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$13.29 up 0.23 | 1.76%
Today's Range: 13.055 - 13.34
Avg. Daily Volume: 1654900.0
09/21/17 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


PITNEY BOWES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 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 weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.86 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 62.73% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)821.37835.89
EBITDA ($mil)146.16185.35
EBIT ($mil)102.3140.11
Net Income ($mil)48.953.59


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1005.28750.78
Total Assets ($mil)6037.355963.58
Total Debt ($mil)3528.773093.82
Equity ($mil)29.3778.81


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin58.7660.89
EBITDA Margin17.7922.17
Operating Margin12.4516.76
Sales Turnover0.560.58
Return on Assets1.574.81
Return on Equity327.53359.03
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.951.07
Debt/Capital0.990.98
Interest Expense27.620.8
Interest Coverage3.716.74


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)186.37185.58
Div / share0.190.19
EPS0.260.29
Book value / share0.160.42
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1709793.01884045.0

Valuation


HOLD. PITNEY BOWES INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 33.55 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.88. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 81.35 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 6.13. 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 24.65 Peers 33.55   PBI 4.57 Peers 19.88

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 6.97 Peers 26.88   PBI 0.11 Peers 1.46

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.

 

Discount. 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 trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
PBI 81.35 Peers 6.13   PBI -63.89 Peers 128.98

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 0.71 Peers 2.71   PBI -2.95 Peers 14.68

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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