The Bear Case for Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI)

Almost 3.89 million shares were traded by the close, higher than its average daily volume of 1.99 million shares. This is the consensus price target based on the analysts polled by Thomson Reuters' First Call, the average is taken from the individual analysts which provided targets and are short term projections for the 12 months.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Pitney Bowes Inc. and for the current quarter 5 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.37/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 4 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Pitney Bowes Inc.as 991 Million. Pitney Bowes had a negative return on equity of 5,297.85% and a net margin of 2.64%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up.5% on a year-over-year basis. They expect $-0.34 EPS, down 21.43% or $0.06 from last year's $-0.28 per share.

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Understanding Profitability at Pitney Bowes Inc.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Pitney Bowes Inc., where 3 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 0 analysts have given a Buy signal, 1 said it's a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell. TheStreet lowered shares of Pitney Bowes from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, November 1st. (NYSE:PBI) has alerted everyone to look out for right opportunity to invest. Finally, Sidoti upgraded Pitney Bowes from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $17.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd.

Analysts use volume trends to assess the level of conviction behind a stock's price changes. In order to know the value of a stock, there is need to compare its current price to its likely trading price in the future. (NYSE:PBI) traded down $0.03 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $9.64. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,805.66, a PE ratio of 6.24 and a beta of 1.25. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 12th. This represents a $0.75 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.98%. (NYSE:RAI) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: "Reynolds CEO: We're well-prepared for new FDA regs on tobacco" published on November 16, 2017 as well as Gurufocus.com's news article titled: "London Co Of Virginia Buys Crown Castle International Corp, Target Corp ..." with publication date: November 14, 2017. Pitney Bowes's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 159.57%. Alps Advisors Inc. increased its stake in Pitney Bowes by 31.7% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 21,131,601 shares of the technology company's stock worth $277,037,000 after acquiring an additional 20,918,761 shares during the last quarter.

Camber Capital Management Llc holds 5.09% of its portfolio in Nektar Therapeutics for 5.35 million shares. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 9.1% which for the week approaches 9.33%. Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY boosted its position in Pitney Bowes by 32.9% in the third quarter. The overall volume in the last trading session was 3.89 million shares. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in shares of Pitney Bowes by 93.6% during the 2nd quarter.

In related news, insider Marc Bradley Lautenbach purchased 4,739 shares of Pitney Bowes stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 2nd. Sirios Capital Management L P acquired a new stake in shares of Pitney Bowes during the 3rd quarter valued at $45,044,000. The firm's institutional ownership was registered as 79.30%, while insider ownership was 0.50%.

Pitney Bowes Inc is a global technology company. The Company offers customer information management, location intelligence, and customer engagement products and solutions to help clients market to their customers, and shipping and mailing, and cross border e-commerce products and solutions that enable the sending of parcels and packages across the globe.

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