Pitney Bowes Inc

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PBI : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$12.72 up 0.21 | 1.7%
Today's Range: 12.435 - 12.78
Avg. Daily Volume: 4724400.0
03/28/17 - 2:49 PM ET

Financial Analysis


PITNEY BOWES INC's gross profit margin for the fourth 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 weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.92 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 158.00% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)887.07936.95
EBITDA ($mil)223.46231.61
EBIT ($mil)185.2185.78
Net Income ($mil)-84.3486.28


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)802.97767.58
Total Assets ($mil)5837.136141.46
Total Debt ($mil)3364.892969.0
Equity ($mil)-103.66178.72


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin60.7563.37
EBITDA Margin25.1924.71
Operating Margin20.8819.83
Sales Turnover0.580.58
Return on Assets1.586.64
Return on Equity0.0225.28
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.01.02
Debt/Capital1.030.94
Interest Expense40.4440.0
Interest Coverage4.584.64


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)185.67195.52
Div / share0.190.19
EPS-0.440.41
Book value / share-0.560.91
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume4714414.02118954.0

Valuation


HOLD. PITNEY BOWES INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 32.61 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 26.33. Normally, for additional comaprison, we would look at the price-to-book ratio; however, this company's price-to-book ratio is negative making the value useless for comparisons. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, PITNEY BOWES INC proves to trade 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 25.14 Peers 32.61   PBI 4.76 Peers 15.96

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

PBI is trading at a 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 6.58 Peers 29.04   PBI 0.11 Peers 1.38

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 NM Peers 4.74   PBI -75.00 Peers 57.03

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

PBI's P/B is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

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 0.69 Peers 2.43   PBI -4.80 Peers 10.24

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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