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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.24
PBI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 1808 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. PBI: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PBI' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.24
0.02
0.34
Equity-to-Asset -0.02
PBI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 1776 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. PBI: -0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PBI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.03  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.42
Current: -0.02
-0.03
0.42
Interest Coverage 4.11
PBI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 1538 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 38.04 vs. PBI: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PBI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.12  Med: 4.33 Max: 5.53
Current: 4.11
3.12
5.53
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.28
Beneish M-Score: -2.69
WACC vs ROIC
4.55%
24.32%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 17.92
PBI's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
90% of the 1792 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. PBI: 17.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PBI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.4  Med: 16.83 Max: 19.6
Current: 17.92
14.4
19.6
Net Margin % 2.72
PBI's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
61% of the 1794 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. PBI: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PBI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.72  Med: 7.15 Max: 14.97
Current: 2.72
2.72
14.97
ROE % 113.80
PBI's ROE % is ranked higher than
99% of the 1757 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. PBI: 113.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PBI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.63  Med: 236.31 Max: 1242.69
Current: 113.8
54.63
1242.69
ROA % 1.54
PBI's ROA % is ranked lower than
66% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. PBI: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PBI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 4.73 Max: 7.44
Current: 1.54
1.55
7.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 80.42
PBI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
95% of the 1801 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.89 vs. PBI: 80.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PBI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 59.6  Med: 90.73 Max: 155.11
Current: 80.42
59.6
155.11
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -1.20
PBI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
63% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PBI: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PBI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12  Med: 4.5 Max: 11.7
Current: -1.2
-12
11.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -9.40
PBI's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 1359 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PBI: -9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PBI' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.9  Med: 3 Max: 21.5
Current: -9.4
-9.9
21.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -28.90
PBI's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 1197 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. PBI: -28.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PBI' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.9  Med: 2.1 Max: 19.8
Current: -28.9
-28.9
19.8
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-02)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

PBI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 19,126 sh (New)
Jim Simons 424,800 sh (+174.60%)
Joel Greenblatt 363,830 sh (+27.98%)
Steven Romick -401,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 148,486 sh (-18.38%)
First Eagle Investment 6,045,695 sh (-20.18%)
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Q3 2016

PBI Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 690,807 sh (+89.87%)
Mariko Gordon 154,227 sh (+3.87%)
Steven Romick -401,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 5,848,105 sh (-3.27%)
Jim Simons 306,800 sh (-27.78%)
» More
Q4 2016

PBI Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 14,500 sh (New)
David Dreman 26,840 sh (New)
Jim Simons 567,900 sh (+85.10%)
Mariko Gordon 163,290 sh (+5.88%)
Steven Romick -401,000 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 4,633,659 sh (-20.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 511,161 sh (-26.01%)
» More
Q1 2017

PBI Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Steven Romick -401,000 sh (unchged)
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Preferred stocks of Pitney Bowes Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
PBOWP456.500.00
PBOWN217.000.98$2.12 Convertible Cumulative Preference Stock (no par value)

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Business Equipment    NAICS: 522220    SIC: 6153
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Traded in other countries:PBI.Argentina, PBW.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Pitney Bowes Inc is a technology company that offers products and solutions that enable commerce in the areas of customer information management, location intelligence, customer engagement, shipping and mailing, and e-commerce.

Pitney Bowes is a global technology company that offers products to assist consumers in marketing to their customers. These products consist of customer information management, location intelligence, and customer engagement products and solutions. The company operates through three segments including small and medium business solutions, enterprise business solutions, and digital commerce solutions. The segment generating the largest revenue is small and medium business solutions. The company is primarily located in the United States but also operates overseas.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 27.69
PBI's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.87 vs. PBI: 27.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PBI' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.74  Med: 13.49 Max: 606.14
Current: 27.69
3.74
606.14
Forward PE Ratio 6.82
PBI's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.53 vs. PBI: 6.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 26.58
PBI's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
57% of the 1403 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.91 vs. PBI: 26.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PBI' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.73  Med: 13.11 Max: 33.18
Current: 26.58
4.73
33.18
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 14.97
PBI's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
62% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.67 vs. PBI: 14.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PBI' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.63  Med: 8.42 Max: 270.06
Current: 14.97
2.63
270.06
PS Ratio 0.74
PBI's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. PBI: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PBI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.93
Current: 0.74
0.49
1.93
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 7.59
PBI's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
81% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.02 vs. PBI: 7.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PBI' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.85  Med: 7.51 Max: 92.4
Current: 7.59
3.85
92.4
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.11
PBI's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
84% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. PBI: 5.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PBI' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.13  Med: 6.01 Max: 123.46
Current: 5.11
3.13
123.46
EV-to-EBIT 12.54
PBI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 1949 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. PBI: 12.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PBI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.6  Med: 11.2 Max: 16.6
Current: 12.54
7.6
16.6
EV-to-EBITDA 8.68
PBI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
72% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.09 vs. PBI: 8.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PBI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 8.1 Max: 11.3
Current: 8.68
5.6
11.3
Shiller PE Ratio 7.09
PBI's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 28.76 vs. PBI: 7.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PBI' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.96  Med: 11.34 Max: 22.07
Current: 7.09
4.96
22.07
Current Ratio 1.00
PBI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. PBI: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PBI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.27
Current: 1
0.52
1.27
Quick Ratio 0.96
PBI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1661 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. PBI: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PBI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.23
Current: 0.96
0.42
1.23
Days Inventory 24.84
PBI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 98.73 vs. PBI: 24.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PBI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.32  Med: 23.52 Max: 41.32
Current: 24.84
21.32
41.32
Days Sales Outstanding 48.81
PBI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 1373 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 81.96 vs. PBI: 48.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PBI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.77  Med: 50.68 Max: 69.52
Current: 48.81
41.77
69.52
Days Payable 72.67
PBI's Days Payable is ranked higher than
55% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 66.49 vs. PBI: 72.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PBI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40  Med: 73.79 Max: 219.77
Current: 72.67
40
219.77

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 5.64
PBI's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
96% of the 1789 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. PBI: 5.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
PBI' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.65  Med: 4.91 Max: 14.41
Current: 5.64
2.65
14.41
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.47
PBI's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 1141 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. PBI: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
PBI' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.47
Current: 1.47
0.38
1.47
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -7.20
PBI's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. PBI: -7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
PBI' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.6  Med: 4.1 Max: 16.4
Current: -7.2
-20.6
16.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 5.64
PBI's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
96% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. PBI: 5.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.51
PBI's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
56% of the 2128 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. PBI: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PBI' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 2.18 Max: 6.39
Current: 2.51
1.18
6.39
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.80
PBI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. PBI: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PBI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 1.7 Max: 3.8
Current: 2.8
-0.6
3.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.56
PBI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. PBI: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PBI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.5 Max: 4.49
Current: 0.56
0.31
4.49
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.74
PBI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 1562 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. PBI: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PBI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.43 Max: 5.17
Current: 0.74
0.51
5.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.97
PBI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
72% of the 2347 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.19 vs. PBI: 7.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PBI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 8.9 Max: 13.2
Current: 7.97
6
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 12.78
PBI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.19 vs. PBI: 12.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PBI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 9.8 Max: 29
Current: 12.78
1.5
29

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,407
EPS (TTM) $ 0.48
Beta0.78
Short Percentage of Float7.10%
52-Week Range $12.31 - 21.59
Shares Outstanding (Mil)186.28

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.95
EPS without NRI ($) 1.95
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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