Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP) went up by 2.17% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $147.83. The company’s stock price has collected 1.37% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron's reported on 09/14/20 that WeWork’s Turnaround Effort Wins Analyst’s Praise
Is It Worth Investing in Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE :BXP) Right Now?
Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 13.46 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for BXP is at 0.99. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 9 analysts out of 19 who provided ratings for Boston Properties, Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $105.65, which is $17.94 above the current price. BXP currently public float of 155.26M and currently shorts hold a 2.29% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of BXP was 1.38M shares.
BXP’s Market Performance
BXP stocks went up by 1.37% for the week, with a monthly jump of 1.55% and a quarterly performance of -11.50%, while its annual performance rate touched -33.52%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.04% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.77% for Boston Properties, Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 1.77% for BXP stocks with a simple moving average of -18.15% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of BXP
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for BXP stocks, with Piper Sandler repeating the rating for BXP by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for BXP in the upcoming period, according to Piper Sandler is $100 based on the research report published on July 30th of the current year 2020.
SunTrust, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see BXP reach a price target of $121. The rating they have provided for BXP stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on June 9th, 2020.
Jefferies gave a rating of “ Hold” to BXP, setting the target price at $94 in the report published on April 16th of the current year.
BXP Trading at -0.49% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought BXP to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -40.63% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.77%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.04%, as shares surge +1.75% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -3.92% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, BXP rose by +1.37%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -36.86% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $86.32. In addition, Boston Properties, Inc. saw -36.33% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at BXP starting from KOOP BRYAN J, who bought 2,000 shares at the price of $78.00 back on May 22. After this action, KOOP BRYAN J now owns 2,585 shares of Boston Properties, Inc., valued at $156,000 using the latest closing price.
DUNCAN BRUCE W, the Director of Boston Properties, Inc., bought 5,000 shares at $74.12 during a trade that took place back on May 15, which means that DUNCAN BRUCE W is holding 21,000 shares at $370,585 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for BXP
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +21.55 for the present operating margin
- +40.19 for the gross margin
The net margin for Boston Properties, Inc. stands at +17.58. The total capital return value is set at 3.24, while invested capital returns managed to touch 3.00. Equity return is now at value 17.80, with 4.60 for asset returns.
Based on Boston Properties, Inc. (BXP), the company’s capital structure generated 215.25 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 68.28. Total debt to assets is 57.49, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 2.25. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 222.58.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 11.94, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.35. The receivables turnover for the company is 15.03 and the total asset turnover is 0.14.