Pitney Bowes Inc

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PBI : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$15.83 -0.13 | -0.81%
Today's Range: 15.9 - 15.98
Avg. Daily Volume: 1590000.0
07/26/17 - 9:56 AM ET

Financial Analysis


PITNEY BOWES INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. PITNEY BOWES INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.83 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 137.59% 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 Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)836.64844.59
EBITDA ($mil)168.6160.2
EBIT ($mil)124.31115.9
Net Income ($mil)65.1358.05


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)783.45735.13
Total Assets ($mil)5747.176005.82
Total Debt ($mil)3284.313044.95
Equity ($mil)-46.34123.27


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin60.5762.0
EBITDA Margin20.1518.96
Operating Margin14.8613.72
Sales Turnover0.590.59
Return on Assets1.736.41
Return on Equity0.0308.45
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.911.13
Debt/Capital1.010.96
Interest Expense25.6819.3
Interest Coverage4.846.0


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)186.31192.24
Div / share0.190.19
EPS0.350.3
Book value / share-0.250.64
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1601903.04455803.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 34.89 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. 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 28.25 Peers 34.89   PBI 4.91 Peers 14.40

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 8.38 Peers 26.47   PBI 0.12 Peers 1.51

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 4.92   PBI -71.06 Peers 49.25

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 0.85 Peers 2.46   PBI -3.78 Peers 14.54

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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