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Pitney Bowes (PBI) Competitors

$4.65
-0.15 (-3.13%)
(As of 06/21/2024 ET)

PBI vs. HNI, SCS, TILE, ACCO, NL, ARC, AVY, MSA, QTWO, and LITE

Should you be buying Pitney Bowes stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Pitney Bowes include HNI (HNI), Steelcase (SCS), Interface (TILE), ACCO Brands (ACCO), NL Industries (NL), ARC Document Solutions (ARC), Avery Dennison (AVY), MSA Safety (MSA), Q2 (QTWO), and Lumentum (LITE).

Pitney Bowes vs.

Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI) and HNI (NYSE:HNI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, media sentiment, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, community ranking, risk and analyst recommendations.

In the previous week, Pitney Bowes had 1 more articles in the media than HNI. MarketBeat recorded 1 mentions for Pitney Bowes and 0 mentions for HNI. HNI's average media sentiment score of 1.74 beat Pitney Bowes' score of 1.05 indicating that HNI is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Pitney Bowes Positive
HNI Very Positive

HNI has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Pitney Bowes. Pitney Bowes is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than HNI, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Pitney Bowes$3.27B0.25-$385.63M-$2.17-2.14
HNI$2.43B0.86$49.20M$1.3532.79

Pitney Bowes pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. HNI pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Pitney Bowes pays out -9.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. HNI pays out 97.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Pitney Bowes is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

HNI has a consensus target price of $57.00, suggesting a potential upside of 28.78%. Given HNI's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe HNI is more favorable than Pitney Bowes.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pitney Bowes
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
HNI
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

HNI has a net margin of 2.57% compared to Pitney Bowes' net margin of -11.67%. HNI's return on equity of 17.75% beat Pitney Bowes' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pitney Bowes-11.67% -3.09% 0.17%
HNI 2.57%17.75%6.69%

67.9% of Pitney Bowes shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.3% of HNI shares are owned by institutional investors. 14.3% of Pitney Bowes shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of HNI shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Pitney Bowes has a beta of 2.02, suggesting that its share price is 102% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HNI has a beta of 0.88, suggesting that its share price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Pitney Bowes received 17 more outperform votes than HNI when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 56.77% of users gave HNI an outperform vote while only 54.58% of users gave Pitney Bowes an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Pitney BowesOutperform Votes
256
54.58%
Underperform Votes
213
45.42%
HNIOutperform Votes
239
56.77%
Underperform Votes
182
43.23%

Summary

HNI beats Pitney Bowes on 12 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding PBI and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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PBI vs. The Competition

MetricPitney BowesOffice machines IndustryComputer SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$858.60M$858.60M$23.16B$17.84B
Dividend Yield4.17%4.17%2.72%3.62%
P/E Ratio-2.14N/A210.6221.75
Price / Sales0.250.25526.0014.45
Price / Cash1.631.6331.1919.18
Price / Book-2.22N/A6.624.82
Net Income-$385.63M-$385.63M$635.88M$976.34M
7 Day Performance-4.32%-4.32%-0.29%0.93%
1 Month Performance-6.81%-6.81%-1.14%-1.78%
1 Year Performance40.91%40.91%13.11%9.91%

Pitney Bowes Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HNI
HNI
4.9283 of 5 stars
$43.71
+0.0%
$57.00
+30.4%
+60.7%$2.07B$2.43B32.388,200Positive News
SCS
Steelcase
4.8289 of 5 stars
$12.59
+0.7%
$14.00
+11.2%
+69.7%$1.44B$3.16B18.5111,300Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
TILE
Interface
4.2436 of 5 stars
$14.93
+0.3%
$18.00
+20.6%
+73.4%$869.52M$1.26B14.783,619
ACCO
ACCO Brands
4.9292 of 5 stars
$4.70
-1.1%
$7.00
+48.9%
-8.5%$449.32M$1.83B-17.415,600Analyst Upgrade
NL
NL Industries
0.4007 of 5 stars
$6.60
+2.5%
$5.00
-24.2%
+8.8%$322.28M$161.30M27.502,751
ARC
ARC Document Solutions
3.9494 of 5 stars
$2.63
+0.4%
N/A-10.7%$113.56M$281.20M13.151,900
AVY
Avery Dennison
4.3054 of 5 stars
$227.04
-0.6%
$230.50
+1.5%
+35.2%$18.29B$8.36B33.1435,000Positive News
MSA
MSA Safety
4.0554 of 5 stars
$184.81
+1.7%
$189.50
+2.5%
+14.5%$7.28B$1.80B27.385,100Positive News
QTWO
Q2
0.5581 of 5 stars
$57.87
-0.2%
$55.53
-4.0%
+95.9%$3.48B$624.62M-42.872,315Analyst Forecast
LITE
Lumentum
2.617 of 5 stars
$49.58
-0.8%
$52.25
+5.4%
-14.1%$3.35B$1.77B-9.447,500Positive News

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This page (NYSE:PBI) was last updated on 6/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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