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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP)?

The company in question is, Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP) currently with a stock price of 138.03 (-0.59% today). The market cap for Boston Properties Inc. is 21330.97, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT – Office industry. The target price for Boston Properties Inc. is 142.35. Currently Boston Properties Inc. is trading with a P/E of 36.65, and a forward P/E of 48.75. Average volume for Boston Properties Inc. is 749.38 and so far today it is 338136.

Performance in the last year for Boston Properties Inc. has been 14.34%. For EPS growth, Boston Properties Inc. has seen a growth of 31.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -5.19%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 27.00% over the last five years and could be 8.00% for the next five years. Boston Properties Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 7.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 5.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.37%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 11.68%.

Since the IPO date for Boston Properties Inc. on the 6/18/1997, Boston Properties Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 10.00%. With Boston Properties Inc. trading at 138.03, the dividend yield is 1.87%, and the EPS is 3.79.

So could Boston Properties Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 36.65. The PEG is 4.58, P/S is 8.4 and the P/B is at 3.84. The P/cash is 13.28, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Boston Properties Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.83, and total debt/equity at 1.83.

In terms of margins, Boston Properties Inc. has a gross margin of 64.50%, an operating margin of *TBA and a profit margin of *TBA.Payout ratio for Boston Properties Inc. is *TBA. Return on assets come to *TBA with return on investment coming to 5.60%.

Insider ownership for Boston Properties Inc., is at 0.63% and institutional ownership comes to 98.60%. Outstanding shares are at 153.63. While shares float is 152.66. The float short is currently 1.40%, and short ratio is 2.85.

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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