Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP) went up by 0.48% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $133.11. The company’s stock price has collected -5.96% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 08/09/21 that 8 Stocks to Play a Return to the Office—When It Comes
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 18.53 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for BXP is at 1.14. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 10 analysts out of 23 who provided ratings for Boston Properties Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 3 rated the stock as “overweight,” 9 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $105.10, which is $25.69 above the current price. BXP currently public float of 156.44M and currently shorts hold a 2.77% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of BXP was 1.27M shares.
BXP’s Market Performance
BXP stocks went down by -5.96% for the week, with a monthly drop of -6.68% and a quarterly performance of -13.51%, while its annual performance rate touched -30.01%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.91% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.36% for Boston Properties Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -5.33% for BXP stocks with a simple moving average of -27.47% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of BXP
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for BXP stocks, with Scotiabank repeating the rating for BXP by listing it as a “Sector Outperform.” The predicted price for BXP in the upcoming period, according to Scotiabank is $94 based on the research report published on September 22nd of the current year 2022.
Evercore ISI, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see BXP reach a price target of $100, previously predicting the price at $104. The rating they have provided for BXP stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on September 22nd, 2022.
SMBC Nikko gave a rating of “Neutral” to BXP, setting the target price at $93 in the report published on August 04th of the current year.
BXP Trading at -9.13% 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 -41.52% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.36%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.91%, as shares sank -5.84% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -10.11% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, BXP fell by -5.96%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -31.38% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $81.98. In addition, Boston Properties Inc. saw -32.42% 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 RITCHEY RAYMOND A, who sale 22,472 shares at the price of $89.96 back on Aug 12. After this action, RITCHEY RAYMOND A now owns 0 shares of Boston Properties Inc., valued at $2,021,673 using the latest closing price.
RITCHEY RAYMOND A, the Senior EVP of Boston Properties Inc., sale 21,102 shares at $120.52 during a trade that took place back on Feb 23, which means that RITCHEY RAYMOND A is holding 0 shares at $2,543,120 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for BXP
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +33.59 for the present operating margin
- +38.96 for the gross margin
The net margin for Boston Properties Inc. stands at +17.48. Equity return is now at value 11.30, with 2.90 for asset returns.