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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Boston Properties Inc., BXP

Boston Properties Inc., BXP is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is REIT – Office in the sector of Financial. Based in USA, Boston Properties Inc., BXP  has a market cap of 21726.18. Since its IPO date on the 6/18/1997, Boston Properties Inc., BXP performance year to date is 11.19%. Today Boston Properties Inc., BXP has gained 0.62%, with a current price of 141.21.

Ownership of the company is 0.63% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 99.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 66.60%. Return of assets are at 3.20%, with return on investment at 5.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Boston Properties Inc., BXP is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.8. While Total debt/equity is 1.8. With a profit margin of 23.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 64.40%, and operating margin of 34.80%. Boston Properties Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Boston Properties Inc., BXP has seen a EPS growth of 31.70%. A performance for the year of 33.21%. The 52-week high is -1.95%, and the 52-week low is 34.09%. The average volume for Boston Properties Inc., BXP is 265326.

With a target price of 146.9, can Boston Properties Inc., BXP reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Boston Properties Inc., BXP. Boston Properties Inc. has a P/E of 35.99 and a forward P/E of 43.25. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 4.5. Boston Properties Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 8.54 and 3.9 respectively. For P/cash, Boston Properties Inc. has a value of 18.41, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 141.21, Boston Properties Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.85%. We see a return on equity of 10.70%.

Looking more long-term Boston Properties Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 3.67% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 31.70% for this year and for the last five years a 27.00% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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Peter Clarke

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