Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Pitney Bowes (NYSE: PBI) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 10.9 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.3 times its average daily volume and trading up $1.93 (+16.1%) at $13.91 as of 1:20 p.m. ET.
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Pitney Bowes has a market cap of $2.47 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 14.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Pitney Bowes Inc. provides software, hardware, and services to enable physical and digital communications. It also offers a suite of equipment, supplies, software, services, and solutions for managing and integrating physical and digital communication channels. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. TheStreet Ratings rates Pitney Bowes as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Pitney Bowes Ratings Report. See all heavy volume stocks in our stocks moving on unusual volume list or get investment ideas from our investment research center. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE.