Pitney Bowes Inc.Find Ratings Reports
PITNEY BOWES INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2020 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the subsector, the net income growth has not. PITNEY BOWES INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.10 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, indicating improving cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 211.36% 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 FY20||Q3 FY19|
|Net Sales ($mil)||891.9||790.13|
|Net Income ($mil)||11.39||-3.13|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY20||Q3 FY19|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||820.36||651.88|
|Total Assets ($mil)||5044.03||5597.22|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2826.02||3261.67|
|Profitability||Q3 FY20||Q3 FY19|
|Gross Profit Margin||36.14||45.92|
|Return on Assets||-0.47||1.21|
|Return on Equity||-252.81||319.72|
|Debt||Q3 FY20||Q3 FY19|
|Share Data||Q3 FY20||Q3 FY19|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||171.93||170.16|
|Div / share||0.05||0.05|
|Book value / share||0.46||0.15|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2823314.0||3554277.0|
SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 16.80 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 4.02 and a significant premium versus the subsector average of 7.16. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the subsector average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, PITNEY BOWES INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives.
|PBI NM||Peers 50.98||PBI 5.10||Peers 21.57|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
PBI's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
|PBI 20.34||Peers 34.31||PBI NA||Peers 8.46|
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 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.
Ratio not available.
|PBI 16.80||Peers 7.16||PBI -365.90||Peers -26.02|
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.
|PBI 0.40||Peers 4.91||PBI 3.89||Peers -1.04|
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 subsector on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the subsector implies that a company is gaining market share.
PBI has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.