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, which equates to a potential upside of 23.12 percent. The lowest price target was 117, implying a possible loss of -3.96 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. 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. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

BXP has an estimated earnings growth rate of 130.96 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. BXP has a PEG ratio of 0.34.

In the trailing 52-weeks, BXP hit 144.02 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 113.69. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 7.16 percent, and 15.41 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.