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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.26
PBOWP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
72% of the 1727 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. PBOWP: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PBOWP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.26
0.03
0.34
Equity to Asset 0.03
PBOWP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 1698 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. PBOWP: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PBOWP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.03  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.3
Current: 0.03
-0.03
0.3
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.44
M-Score: -2.61
WACC vs ROIC
5.59%
18.02%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 17.19
PBOWP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. PBOWP: 17.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PBOWP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.39  Med: 16.15 Max: 19.62
Current: 17.19
11.39
19.62
Net-margin (%) 11.40
PBOWP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. PBOWP: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PBOWP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.84  Med: 7.15 Max: 14.97
Current: 11.4
1.84
14.97
ROE (%) 316.58
PBOWP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. PBOWP: 316.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PBOWP' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.2  Med: 90.46 Max: 1242.69
Current: 316.58
10.2
1242.69
ROA (%) 6.55
PBOWP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1740 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. PBOWP: 6.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PBOWP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 4.73 Max: 7.44
Current: 6.55
1.1
7.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 123.87
PBOWP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1731 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. PBOWP: 123.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PBOWP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.61  Med: 78.02 Max: 110.05
Current: 123.87
50.61
110.05
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.70
PBOWP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PBOWP: -2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PBOWP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12  Med: 5.90 Max: 11.1
Current: -2.7
-12
11.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -9.40
PBOWP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. PBOWP: -9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PBOWP' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.1  Med: -3.70 Max: 13.7
Current: -9.4
-12.1
13.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -12.00
PBOWP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. PBOWP: -12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PBOWP' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12  Med: -1.60 Max: 13.6
Current: -12
-12
13.6
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
PBOWP459.000.43
PBOWN286.500.74$2.12 Convertible Cumulative Preference Stock (no par value)

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 9.04
PBOWP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1892 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.10 vs. PBOWP: 9.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PBOWP' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.73  Med: 14.58 Max: 883.96
Current: 9.04
3.73
883.96
Forward P/E 8.81
PBOWP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.25 vs. PBOWP: 8.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 9.14
PBOWP's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. PBOWP: 9.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PBOWP' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 14.61 Max: 26.72
Current: 9.14
5
26.72
P/B 19.11
PBOWP's P/B is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 2180 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. PBOWP: 19.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PBOWP' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.79  Med: 18.77 Max: 481.8
Current: 19.11
6.79
481.8
P/S 0.97
PBOWP's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 2181 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. PBOWP: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PBOWP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.17
Current: 0.97
0.48
2.17
PFCF 8.30
PBOWP's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.53 vs. PBOWP: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PBOWP' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.83  Med: 7.68 Max: 91.69
Current: 8.3
3.83
91.69
POCF 5.72
PBOWP's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 1661 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.96 vs. PBOWP: 5.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PBOWP' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.12  Med: 6.22 Max: 118.08
Current: 5.72
3.12
118.08
Shiller P/E 9.37
PBOWP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.82 vs. PBOWP: 9.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PBOWP' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 11.68 Max: 22.28
Current: 9.37
5
22.28
Current Ratio 0.98
PBOWP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 1681 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. PBOWP: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PBOWP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.27
Current: 0.98
0.58
1.27
Quick Ratio 0.94
PBOWP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. PBOWP: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PBOWP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.23
Current: 0.94
0.5
1.23
Days Inventory 22.15
PBOWP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 1676 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 98.25 vs. PBOWP: 22.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PBOWP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.46  Med: 29.51 Max: 41.32
Current: 22.15
20.46
41.32
Days Sales Outstanding 46.65
PBOWP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 80.68 vs. PBOWP: 46.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PBOWP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.52  Med: 50.68 Max: 69.52
Current: 46.65
39.52
69.52

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.43
PBOWP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
85% of the 1878 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. PBOWP: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PBOWP' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 4.01 Max: 14.41
Current: 0.43
0.43
14.41
Dividend Growth (3y) -20.30
PBOWP's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
70% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. PBOWP: -20.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
PBOWP' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.3  Med: 2.45 Max: 13.9
Current: -20.3
-20.3
13.9
Forward Dividend Yield 0.43
PBOWP's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
85% of the 1676 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. PBOWP: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.22
PBOWP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1911 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. PBOWP: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PBOWP' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 2.08 Max: 7.48
Current: 0.22
0.22
7.48
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.20
PBOWP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. PBOWP: -0.20 )
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: 2.05 Max: 4
Current: -0.2
-0.2
4

Valuation & Return

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Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.74
PBOWP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.53 vs. PBOWP: 6.74 )
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: 1.4  Med: 7.70 Max: 30.4
Current: 6.74
1.4
30.4

More Statistics

Beta0.24
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $459.00 - 607.00

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Business Equipment
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Traded in other countries:PBI.Argentina, PBW.Germany, PBI.USA,
Pitney Bowes Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware in 1920. The Company is a provider of mail processing equipment and integrated mail solutions. It sells and rents mail-related products ranging from postage meters to office supplies. It offers solutions for direct mail, transactional mail, customer engagement management and analytics and e-commerce parcel management, along with digital channel messaging for the Web, email and mobile applications. It develops and invests in products, software, services and solutions that help its clients grow their business by more effectively communicating with their customers across physical, digital and hybrid channels. Its business is now organized around three sets of solutions -- Small and Medium Business (SMB) Solutions, Enterprise Business Solutions and Digital Commerce Solutions. Within SMB Solutions, it provides mailing equipment and postage meters, maintenance and support services and supplies that enable its clients to efficiently create mail and evidence postage. It is a provider of postage meters and have approximately one million meters installed in North America and over three-hundred thousand meters installed elsewhere. It also offers numerous shipping management solutions that enable its clients to select a based on need and cost, improve delivery times, track packages in real-time and reduce transportation and logistics costs. In addition, it offers scalable global logistics management systems that can be integrated into mail centers, as well as desktop and production shipping environments. Enterprise Business Solutions includes equipment and services that enable large enterprises to process inbound and outbound mail. It segments its Enterprise Business Solutions group between its Production Mail operations and Presort Services operations. Its product and service offerings enable clients to create high-value, relevant and timely communications targeted to their customers. The core products within this segment include high-speed, high-volume inserting equipment, customized sortation products and high-speed digital color printing systems. Inserting equipment folds mail pieces and inserts them into envelopes, while sorting equipment enables clients to sort high-volumes of mail by zip code and realize reduced postage costs. It is a national outsource provider of mail presort services for first-class and standard-class mail in the U.S. and a workshare partner of the United States Postal Service (USPS). Its Presort Services network provides mailers with end-to-end solutions from pick up at their location to delivery into the postal system. Within Digital Commerce Solutions (DCS), the Company provides a broad range of software solutions, customer engagement and communication solutions, data management products and solutions, e-commerce parcel management solutions and targeted direct marketing programs. Its digital commerce solutions are primarily delivered as traditional softw

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