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.

BXP was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 150, implying potential capital gains of 23.12 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 117, implying a possible loss of -3.96 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.68 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 10.47 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 2.14 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 11.75 percent.

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. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BXP to grow at a rate of 130.96 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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, 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.

In the trailing 52-weeks, BXP hit 144.02 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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 market cap of BXP is $18.65 billion. BXP is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.