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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 : 5/10

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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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 8.63
PBOWP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1815 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. PBOWP: 8.63 )
PBOWP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 8.63

Net-margin (%) 5.06
PBOWP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1815 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. PBOWP: 5.06 )
PBOWP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 5.06

ROE (%) 479.11
PBOWP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1800 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.31 vs. PBOWP: 479.11 )
PBOWP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 479.11

ROA (%) 3.39
PBOWP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. PBOWP: 3.39 )
PBOWP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3.39

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Preferred stocks of Pitney Bowes Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
PBOWP607.000.30
PBOWN441.990.50$2.12 Convertible Cumulative Preference Stock (no par value)

Ratios

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EV-to-EBIT 25.00
PBOWP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.33 vs. PBOWP: 25.00 )
PBOWP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 25

Current Ratio 1.20
PBOWP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1946 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. PBOWP: 1.20 )
PBOWP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 1.2

Quick Ratio 1.03
PBOWP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1946 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. PBOWP: 1.03 )
PBOWP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 1.03

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.30
PBOWP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. PBOWP: 0.30 )
PBOWP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.3

Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.30
PBOWP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. PBOWP: 0.30 )
PBOWP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.3

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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Business Equipment
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Traded in other countries:PBI.USA, PBW.Germany
Pitney Bowes Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware on April 23, 1920, as the Pitney Bowes Postage Meter Company. The Company is a provider of mail processing equipment and integrated mail solutions in the world. It offers a full suite of equipment, supplies, software and services for end-to-end mailstream solutions which enable its customers to optimize the flow of physical and electronic mail, documents and packages across their operations. The Company operates in two business groups, Mailstream Solutions and Mailstream Services. It operates both inside and outside the United States. Its Mailstream Solutions and Mailstream Services businesses utilize these facilities jointly and separately. The Company conducts its business activities in seven business segments within the Mailstream Solutions and Mailstream Services business groups. The main products and services of each of its business segments are: U.S. Mailing, International Mailing, Production Mail, Software, Management Services, Mail Services and Marketing Services. It depends on third-party suppliers for a variety of services, components, supplies and a portion of its product manufacturing. The Company's products and services are marketed through a network of direct sales offices in the U.S. and through a number of its subsidiaries and independent distributors and dealers in many countries throughout the world. It also uses direct marketing, outbound telemarketing and the Internet to reach its existing and potential customers. The Company has many research and development programs that are directed toward developing new products and service offerings. It depends on third party suppliers for a variety of services, components, supplies and a portion of its product manufacturing. Pitney Bowes is subject to the U.S. Postal Service's regulations and those of foreign postal authorities, related to product specifications and business practices involving its postage meters.

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