How Should Investors View Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) Insider Trading?


As of Friday close, Pitney Bowes Inc.’s (NYSE:PBI) stock was down -$0.09, moving down -2.40 percent to $3.66. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 1,938,860 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.22 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 1,480,725, while in the previous 50 days, it was 1,417,982.

Since last month, PBI stock retreated -14.29%. Shares of the company fell to $3.53 on 03/16/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $5.72 was reached on 01/12/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $2.30. Since the beginning of this year, PBI’s stock price has dropped by -3.68% or -$0.14, and marked a new high 7 times. However, the stock has declined by -35.96% since its 52-week high.

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PBI stock investors should be aware that Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 192 days ago on Sep 07. Stamps Sheila A, the Director of the company, purchased of 20,000 shares for $2.73 on Sep 07. It resulted in a $54,640 investment by the insider. GUILFOILE MARY added 25,000 shares at an average price of $3.48 on Aug 15. The insider now owns 101,930 shares following the transaction. On Aug 01, EVP & Chief Innovation Officer Fairweather James Arthur bought 4,335 shares at $3.42 apiece. The transaction was valued at $14,823.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) has a P/E ratio of about 17.68. The stock’s beta is 2.21. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.19, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 10.46, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 40.23 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 December 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 December 30 was 35.79, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 36.33. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 30.50% percent. In the year ended December 30, operating margins totaled 3.30%. Based on annual data, PBI earned $1.08 billion in gross profit and brought in $3.54 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 4.90%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 78.00%.

In Pitney Bowes Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for December 30, it reported total debt of $2.19 billion against cash and short-term investments of $10.01 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. PBI’s revenue fell -5.36% to $871.5 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $830.91 million. While analysts expected Pitney Bowes Inc. to report $0.08 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.06 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -25.00%. During the quarter, the company generated $67.12 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Pitney Bowes Inc. were 4.68 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended December 30, and its total debt was $2.58 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $174.19 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Pitney Bowes Inc.’s (PBI) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 46.50%, the RSI 9-day stood at 29.31% on 17 March.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Pitney Bowes Inc. price is down by -5.67% percent or -$0.22. At present, PBI shares trade -13.68% below its 20-day simple moving average and +24.91% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -13.06% below its SMA50 and -21.79% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 15.58% and Stochastic coefficient D was 14.53%, while ATR was 0.21. Given the Stochastic reading of 12.04% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 34.08%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.13, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.34.


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