A Look At Insider Reactions To Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI)

As of Friday close, Pitney Bowes Inc.’s (NYSE:PBI) stock traded at $3.23. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 2,279,460 shares. 1 time new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.04 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 1,835,110, while in the previous 50 days, it was 1,832,710.

Since last month, PBI stock retreated -11.26%. Shares of the company fell to $3.17 on 08/01/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $8.41 was reached on 01/04/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $3.17. Since the beginning of this year, PBI’s stock price has dropped by -51.28% or -$3.40, and marked a new high 2 times. However, the stock has declined by -61.59% since its 52-week high.


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Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) last reported insider trading activity 5 days ago on Aug 01. Fairweather James Arthur, the EVP & Chief Innovation Officer of the company, purchased of 4,335 shares for $3.42 on Aug 01. It resulted in a $14,823 investment by the insider. Goldstein Daniel J added 3,013 shares at an average price of $3.32 on Jul 29. The insider now owns 80,822 shares following the transaction. On Feb 09, EVP & Chief Financial Officer Chadwick Ana Maria bought 9,800 shares at $5.13 apiece. The transaction was valued at $50,274.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) has a P/E ratio of about 16.23. The stock’s beta is 2.29. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.19, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 6.09, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 8.58 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 June 29, 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 June 29 was 23.68, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 23.95. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 30.10% percent. In the year ended June 29, operating margins totaled 2.40%. 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 -1.80%.

In Pitney Bowes Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for June 29, it reported total debt of $2.19 billion against cash and short-term investments of $11.52 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 fell -3.18% to $926.94 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $871.5 million. While analysts expected Pitney Bowes Inc. to report $0.04 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.02 per share. During the quarter, the company generated $68.47 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Pitney Bowes Inc. were 4.63 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended June 29, and its total debt was $2.49 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $173.88 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Pitney Bowes Inc.’s (PBI) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 99.34%, the RSI 9-day stood at 30.77% on 05 August.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Pitney Bowes Inc. price is down by -1.22% percent or -$0.04. At present, PBI shares trade -11.51% below its 20-day simple moving average and -33.40% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -25.58% below its SMA50 and -53.26% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 7.05% and Stochastic coefficient D was 9.40%, while ATR was 0.19. Given the Stochastic reading of 5.77% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 34.59%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.22, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.44.

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 Hold by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, PBI is a sell, and 3 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 1 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $5.25, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $3.50 – $7.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) will achieve an average price target of $5.25.

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