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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for PBI. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 22, which equates to a potential upside of 38.89 percent. The minimum price target given was 14, implying a possible loss of -11.62 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes -12.2 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of PBI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 229.29 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of PBI is 0.13.

PBI has a 52-week high of 19.33 and a 52-week low of 12.31. Currently the stock is 28.68 percent higher than its low, and 18.05 percent lower than its 52-week high. PBI has a P/E 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.