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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
PBOWP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. PBOWP: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PBOWP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.24
0.04
0.34
Equity-to-Asset -0.02
PBOWP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 1581 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. PBOWP: -0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PBOWP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.03  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.24
Current: -0.02
-0.03
0.24
Interest Coverage 4.11
PBOWP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 38.61 vs. PBOWP: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PBOWP' 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: 2.27
Beneish M-Score: -2.69
WACC vs ROIC
5.04%
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 17.92
PBOWP's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
91% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. PBOWP: 17.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PBOWP' 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
PBOWP's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
58% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. PBOWP: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PBOWP' 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
PBOWP's ROE % is ranked higher than
99% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. PBOWP: 113.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PBOWP' 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
PBOWP's ROA % is ranked lower than
64% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. PBOWP: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PBOWP' 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
PBOWP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
95% of the 1609 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.97 vs. PBOWP: 80.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PBOWP' 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
PBOWP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
64% of the 1526 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. PBOWP: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PBOWP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12  Med: 4.5 Max: 11
Current: -1.2
-12
11
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -9.40
PBOWP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 1301 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. PBOWP: -9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PBOWP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.9  Med: -3.7 Max: 11.7
Current: -9.4
-9.9
11.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -28.90
PBOWP's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. PBOWP: -28.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PBOWP' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.9  Med: -2 Max: 13.6
Current: -28.9
-28.9
13.6
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
PBOWP457.000.00
PBOWN215.670.98$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, PBI.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 26.19
PBOWP's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.94 vs. PBOWP: 26.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PBOWP' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.74  Med: 13.52 Max: 606.14
Current: 26.19
3.74
606.14
Forward PE Ratio 6.66
PBOWP's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.12 vs. PBOWP: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 25.14
PBOWP's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
56% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 23.05 vs. PBOWP: 25.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PBOWP' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.73  Med: 13.14 Max: 33.18
Current: 25.14
4.73
33.18
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 14.16
PBOWP's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
64% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.08 vs. PBOWP: 14.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PBOWP' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.63  Med: 8.45 Max: 270.06
Current: 14.16
2.63
270.06
PS Ratio 0.70
PBOWP's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. PBOWP: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PBOWP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1 Max: 1.93
Current: 0.7
0.49
1.93
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 7.18
PBOWP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
81% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.12 vs. PBOWP: 7.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PBOWP' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.85  Med: 7.62 Max: 92.4
Current: 7.18
3.85
92.4
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.83
PBOWP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
83% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. PBOWP: 4.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PBOWP' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.13  Med: 6.08 Max: 123.46
Current: 4.83
3.13
123.46
EV-to-EBIT 12.21
PBOWP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.77 vs. PBOWP: 12.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PBOWP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.6  Med: 11.2 Max: 16.6
Current: 12.21
7.6
16.6
EV-to-EBITDA 8.45
PBOWP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
68% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.57 vs. PBOWP: 8.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PBOWP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 8.1 Max: 11.3
Current: 8.45
5.6
11.3
Shiller PE Ratio 6.79
PBOWP's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 29.36 vs. PBOWP: 6.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PBOWP' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.98  Med: 11.18 Max: 21.65
Current: 6.79
4.98
21.65
Current Ratio 1.00
PBOWP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 1458 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. PBOWP: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PBOWP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.27
Current: 1
0.74
1.27
Quick Ratio 0.96
PBOWP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. PBOWP: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PBOWP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.23
Current: 0.96
0.67
1.23
Days Inventory 24.84
PBOWP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 95.55 vs. PBOWP: 24.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PBOWP' 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
PBOWP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 77.38 vs. PBOWP: 48.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PBOWP' 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
PBOWP's Days Payable is ranked higher than
57% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 61.47 vs. PBOWP: 72.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PBOWP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40  Med: 73.79 Max: 219.77
Current: 72.67
40
219.77

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -7.20
PBOWP's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
64% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. PBOWP: -7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
PBOWP' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.6  Med: 1.9 Max: 12.5
Current: -7.2
-20.6
12.5
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.19
PBOWP's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
60% of the 2114 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. PBOWP: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PBOWP' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 2.09 Max: 6.39
Current: 0.19
1.18
6.39
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.80
PBOWP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. PBOWP: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PBOWP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.2  Med: 1.8 Max: 3.8
Current: 2.8
-0.2
3.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.53
PBOWP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. PBOWP: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PBOWP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.28 Max: 2.54
Current: 0.53
0.31
2.54
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.70
PBOWP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. PBOWP: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PBOWP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.59 Max: 5.12
Current: 0.7
0.5
5.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.19
PBOWP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 vs. PBOWP: 8.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PBOWP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 8.9 Max: 13.2
Current: 8.19
6
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 13.72
PBOWP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
69% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. PBOWP: 13.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PBOWP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 9.6 Max: 29
Current: 13.72
1.5
29

More Statistics

Beta0.26
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $457.00 - 460.00

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