Would It Be A Good Move Today To Buy Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) Stock?

As of Wednesday close, Pitney Bowes Inc.’s (NYSE:PBI) stock was up $0.06, moving up 1.64 percent to $3.71. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 3,155,640 shares. 1 time new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.29 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 1,931,265, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,096,932.

Since last month, PBI stock retreated -18.10%. Shares of the company fell to $3.54 on 06/17/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $9.92 was reached on 01/04/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $3.54. Since the beginning of this year, PBI’s stock price has dropped by -44.04% or -$2.92, and marked a new high 2 times. However, the stock has declined by -62.60% since its 52-week high.


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Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) last reported insider trading activity 134 days ago on Feb 09. Chadwick Ana Maria, the EVP & Chief Financial Officer of the company, purchased of 9,800 shares for $5.13 on Feb 09. It resulted in a $50,274 investment by the insider.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) has a P/E ratio of about 12.75. The stock’s beta is 2.33. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.18, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 7.00, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 16.98 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.05 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.05. On Tuesday February 5 2019, a $0.1375 dividend decrease was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended March 30, Pitney Bowes Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 1.00, while its current ratio was 1.00, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending March 30 was 23.68, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 23.95. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 30.60% percent. In the year ended March 30, operating margins totaled 4.20%. Based on annual data, PBI earned $1.12 billion in gross profit and brought in $3.67 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 4.00%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 66.30%.

In Pitney Bowes Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for March 30, it reported total debt of $2.2 billion against cash and short-term investments of $11.38 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. PBI’s revenue rose 1.27% to $983.71 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $926.94 million. While analysts expected Pitney Bowes Inc. to report $0.03 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.08 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 166.70%. During the quarter, the company generated $79.57 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Pitney Bowes Inc. were 4.69 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended March 30, and its total debt was $2.49 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $173.43 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Pitney Bowes Inc.’s (PBI) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 48.91%, the RSI 9-day stood at 24.33% on 22 June.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Pitney Bowes Inc. price is down by -7.25% percent or -$0.29. At present, PBI shares trade -19.70% below its 20-day simple moving average and -36.03% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -25.05% below its SMA50 and -49.93% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 8.69% and Stochastic coefficient D was 6.74%, while ATR was 0.23. Given the Stochastic reading of 11.97% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 29.81%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.30, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.61.

Analyst Ratings

Sidoti upgraded its rating on Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) to a Buy in a note to investors on April 30, 2021. The analysts firm previously had a Neutral rating on the stock.Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, PBI is a sell, and 1 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Pitney Bowes Inc. stock as buy, with 2 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $8.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $8.00 – $8.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) will achieve an average price target of $8.00.

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