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Prominent Runners: Pivotal Software, Inc. (NYSE:PVTL) & Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI)

Pivotal Software, Inc. (NYSE:PVTL)

Pivotal Software Inc. provides platform-as-a-service solutions. The Company serves automotive, financial services, industrial, insurance, media, retail, technology and telecommunications sectors. Pivotal Software Inc. is based in San Francisco, United States.

Pivotal Software, Inc. (NYSE:PVTL)’s Financial Overview

Pivotal Software, Inc. (NYSE) surged 1.83% yesterday to close its trading session at $19.48. The company has 1 year Price Target of $24. Pivotal Software, Inc. has 52-Week high of $31.24 and 52-Week Low of $14.43. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 31.24 and 52-Week Low on 14.43. The stock traded with the volume of 845750 shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $5.05 Billion.

Pivotal Software, Inc. (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 10/30/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $-0.05/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $-0.09/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.04 a share with a surprise factor of 44.4%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 8.42 Percent, SMA50 of 12.26 Percent and SMA200 of -5.48 percent. Pivotal Software, Inc. has P/S value of 8.12 while its P/B value stands at 4.02. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 0 percent, Return on Equity of 0 percent and Return on Investment of 30.4 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 61.5 percent and -24.2 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.2 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 11 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Pivotal Software Inc have a median target of 24.00, with a high estimate of 28.00 and a low estimate of 21.00. The median estimate represents a +23.20% increase from the last price of 19.48.

Pivotal Software, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 03/12/2019. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 5 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $-0.09.

Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI)

Pitney Bowes is a global technology company powering billions of transactions – physical and digital – in the connected and borderless world of commerce. Clients around the world, including 90 percent of the Fortune 500, rely on products, solutions, services and data from Pitney Bowes in the areas of customer information management, location intelligence, customer engagement, shipping, mailing, and global ecommerce. And with the innovative Pitney Bowes Commerce Cloud, clients can access the broad range of Pitney Bowes solutions, analytics, and APIs to drive commerce.

Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI)’s Financial Outlook

The 6 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Pitney Bowes Inc have a median target of 11.50, with a high estimate of 16.00 and a low estimate of 6.00. The median estimate represents a +63.12% increase from the last price of 7.05.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Pitney Bowes Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.67. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined -2.08% and closed its last trading session at $7.05. The company has the market capitalization of $1.34 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $13.09 and 52-Week low of $5.51. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 13.09 and 52-Week low on 5.51. The company has volume of 4.39 Million shares. The company has a total of 190.61 Million shares outstanding.

Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.27/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.26/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.01. This shows a surprise factor of 3.8 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 19.29 percent. Beta for Pitney Bowes Inc. stands at 1.47 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.33. The company has Weekly Volatility of 5.62%% and Monthly Volatility of 4.63%%.

Pitney Bowes Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -0.11%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 2.36 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -10.71%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 4 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 117.3 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 8.4% with Gross margin of 48.6 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 10.5% and 7.1% respectively.