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Is Boston Properties Inc.(NYSE: BXP), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE: BXP) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/18/1997. Boston Properties Inc. is in the REIT – Office industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Boston Properties Inc., is 644.61, and so far today it has a volume of 1018300. Performance year to date since the 6/18/1997 is 2.59%.

To help you determine whether Boston Properties Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 33.05 and forward P/E is 38.96. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Boston Properties Inc. has a value for PEG of 4.13. P/S ratio is 7.79 and the P/B ratio is 3.58. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 16.79 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Boston Properties Inc. is trading at, 128.89 (0.44% today), Boston Properties Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.02%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 66.60%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.9, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 5.35% after growing 31.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -61.50%, and -49.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 153.72, and the number of shares float is 152.71. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 99.10%. The float short is 1.75%, with the short ratio at a value of 4.15. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.20%, and also a return on investment of 5.60%.

The ability for Boston Properties Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 1.8 and total debt/equity is 1.8. In terms of margins, Boston Properties Inc. has a gross margin of 64.40%, with its operating margin at 34.80%, and Boston Properties Inc. has a profit margin of 23.60%.

The 52 week high is -10.08%, with 21.97% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -7.15% and the 200 day simple moving average is 1.05%.

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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