Analyst Ratings for Boston Properties Inc. (BXP)Updated: 2017-07-28
An average rating of Overweight has been given to Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for BXP last month.
A buy rating was issued by 8 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 16 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BXP. The most optimistic price target was 150, implying potential capital gains of 23.12 percent. The lowest price target was 117, implying potential capital losses of -3.96 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.68 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 10.47 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 2.14 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 11.75 percent.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
The growth rate of BXP's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 130.96 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of BXP is 0.34.
BXP has traded between a high of 144.02 and a low of 113.69 over the past year. Currently the stock is 7.16 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 15.41 percent. BXP has a P/E ratio of 45.13. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BXP value stock report compares BXP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $18.65 billion. BXP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.