Analyst Ratings for Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI)Updated: 2017-07-26
Shares of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. PBI had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.
A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.
PBI was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 22, implying a possible profit of 38.89 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 14, implying a possible loss of -11.62 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -12.2 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.28 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
PBI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 229.29 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. PBI has a PEG ratio of 0.13.
In the trailing 52-weeks, PBI hit 19.33 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 12.31. Today's price is 28.68 percent above the 52-week low, and 18.05 percent below the high. PBI has a price/earnings ratio of 30.13. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PBI value stock report compares PBI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PBI is $2.98 billion. PBI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.