Market Analysts see Pitney Bowes Inc. [PBI] gaining to $10. Time to buy?

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Pitney Bowes Inc. [NYSE: PBI] surged by $0.1 during the normal trading session on Thursday and reaching a high of $6.74 during the day while it closed the day at $6.62. The company report on December 22, 2021 that Pitney Bowes Survey Finds That 51% of U.S. Consumers Are Considering Delaying Holiday Purchases Until Early 2022.

In the face of supply chain disruption, U.S. consumers are hopeful for discounts and increased inventory following the holidays.


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Pitney Bowes, a global shipping and mailing company that provides technology, logistics, and financial services, today released new findings from its BOXpoll® consumer surveys. Recent surveys measured consumers’ awareness of inventory delays during peak season, as well as their outlook and shopping plans moving into 2022.

Pitney Bowes Inc. stock has also gained 0.91% of its value over the past 7 days. However, PBI stock has declined by -8.18% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has lost -24.60% and gained 7.47% year-on date.

The market cap for PBI stock reached $1.14 billion, with 174.40 million shares outstanding and 164.98 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 2.07M shares, PBI reached a trading volume of 3854294 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Pitney Bowes Inc. [PBI]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PBI shares is $10.67 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PBI stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Sidoti have made an estimate for Pitney Bowes Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on April 30, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on April 30, 2021, representing the official price target for Pitney Bowes Inc. stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Pitney Bowes Inc. is set at 0.29, with the Price to Sales ratio for PBI stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.31. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 23.64, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 4.30. Price to Free Cash Flow for PBI in the course of the last twelve months was 8.99 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.10.

PBI stock trade performance evaluation

Pitney Bowes Inc. [PBI] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 0.91. With this latest performance, PBI shares dropped by -3.07% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -24.60% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 7.29% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for PBI stock in for the last two-week period is set at 45.94, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 47.99, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 45.42 for Pitney Bowes Inc. [PBI]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 7.07, while it was recorded at 6.62 for the last single week of trading, and 7.79 for the last 200 days.

Pitney Bowes Inc. [PBI]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Pitney Bowes Inc. [PBI] shares currently have an operating margin of +3.97 and a Gross Margin at +32.30. Pitney Bowes Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -5.39.

Return on Total Capital for PBI is now 4.60, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -6.60. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -108.75, with Return on Assets sitting at -3.59. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Pitney Bowes Inc. [PBI] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 4,228.40. Additionally, PBI Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 97.69, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 53.78. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 3,836.91, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 88.65.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Pitney Bowes Inc. [PBI] managed to generate an average of -$16,666 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 3.57 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.67.Pitney Bowes Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.10 and a Current Ratio set at 1.10.

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Pitney Bowes Inc. [PBI]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $756 million, or 70.90% of PBI stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PBI stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 23,413,027, which is approximately -0.693% of the company’s market cap and around 6.31% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 19,448,371 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $126.8 million in PBI stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $38.54 million in PBI stock with ownership of nearly -1.451% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Pitney Bowes Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 110 institutional holders increased their position in Pitney Bowes Inc. [NYSE:PBI] by around 13,299,384 shares. Additionally, 100 investors decreased positions by around 12,860,208 shares, while 75 investors held positions by with 89,721,781 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 115,881,373 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PBI stock had 41 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,796,502 shares, while 19 institutional investors sold positions of 5,271,915 shares during the same period.