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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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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.24
PBOWP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 1807 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 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
97% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 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
67% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 36.86 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: 2.29
Beneish M-Score: -2.69
WACC vs ROIC
5.17%
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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Operating Margin % 17.92
PBOWP's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
90% of the 1796 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 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
59% of the 1797 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 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 1752 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 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
65% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. PBOWP: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PBOWP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 4.73 Max: 7.44
Current: 1.54
1.54
7.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 80.42
PBOWP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
93% of the 1807 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.27 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
63% of the 1575 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 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
92% of the 1338 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 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
85% of the 1188 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 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
PBOWN230.000.91$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 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 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. 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 delivered as traditional software licenses, enterprise platforms, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and on-demand applications. Its software solutions integrate data quality, geocoding, location intelligence and predictive analytics into e

Ratios

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PE Ratio 28.77
PBOWP's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.28 vs. PBOWP: 28.77 )
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: 28.77
3.74
606.14
PE Ratio without NRI 27.62
PBOWP's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
60% of the 1383 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.20 vs. PBOWP: 27.62 )
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: 27.62
4.73
33.18
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 15.55
PBOWP's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
71% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.68 vs. PBOWP: 15.55 )
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: 15.55
2.63
270.06
PS Ratio 0.77
PBOWP's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1842 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PBOWP: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PBOWP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.93
Current: 0.77
0.49
1.93
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 7.89
PBOWP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
60% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.29 vs. PBOWP: 7.89 )
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: 7.65 Max: 92.4
Current: 7.89
3.85
92.4
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.31
PBOWP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
65% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.26 vs. PBOWP: 5.31 )
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: 6.13 Max: 123.46
Current: 5.31
3.13
123.46
Shiller PE Ratio 7.46
PBOWP's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 27.60 vs. PBOWP: 7.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PBOWP' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.98  Med: 11.2 Max: 21.65
Current: 7.46
4.98
21.65
Current Ratio 1.00
PBOWP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 1706 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 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 1704 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 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
93% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 98.86 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
79% of the 1362 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 80.24 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 lower than
99.99% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 65.83 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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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -7.20
PBOWP's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
63% of the 894 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
54% of the 2130 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 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: 1.97 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 910 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 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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Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 12.16
PBOWP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
55% of the 1026 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. PBOWP: 12.16 )
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: 12.16
1.5
29

More Statistics

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

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