Pitney Bowes Inc. ( PBI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.188 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 13, 2017. Shareholders who purchased PBI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 15th quarter that PBI has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PBI was $13.21, representing a -39.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.81 and a 6.45% increase over the 52 week low of $12.41.
PBI is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as W.W. Grainger, Inc. ( GWW ) and HD Supply Holdings, Inc. ( HDS ). PBI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.49. Zacks Investment Research reports PBI's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 5.36%, compared to an industry average of -12.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PBI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PBI as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is XLI with an increase of 14.88% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PBI at 0.16%.
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