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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BXP. The most optimistic price target was 150, implying a possible profit of 23.12 percent. The lowest price target was 117, which equates to a potential downside of -3.96 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.68 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 10.47 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 2.14 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 11.75 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of BXP's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 130.96 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of BXP is 0.34.

BXP has a 52-week high of 144.02 and a 52-week low of 113.69. Currently the stock is 7.16 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 15.41 percent. BXP has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.