News articles about Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pitney Bowes earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 47.2033211481883 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

PBI has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Pitney Bowes from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 3rd. Maxim Group assumed coverage on Pitney Bowes in a report on Thursday, May 31st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $12.00 target price for the company. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Pitney Bowes from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 2nd.

Shares of NYSE PBI traded up $0.05 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $7.21. 1,728,438 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,697,421. The company has a market cap of $1.34 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.11 and a beta of 1.00. Pitney Bowes has a one year low of $6.88 and a one year high of $14.80. The company has a quick ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 1.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 16.56.

Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 1st. The technology company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $861.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $854.03 million. Pitney Bowes had a return on equity of 138.42% and a net margin of 6.66%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 17.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.33 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that Pitney Bowes will post 1.16 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 11th. Investors of record on Friday, August 24th were given a dividend of $0.1875 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 23rd. This represents a $0.75 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.40%. Pitney Bowes’s payout ratio is 53.19%.

Pitney Bowes Company Profile

Pitney Bowes Inc offers customer information management, location intelligence, and customer engagement products and solutions in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Small & Medium Business Solutions; Enterprise Business Solutions; and Digital Commerce Solutions.

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