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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 136.98 (-1.05% today). The market cap for Boston Properties Inc. is 22314.91, and is in the sector Financial, and REIT – Office industry. The target price for Boston Properties Inc. is 147.7. Currently Boston Properties Inc. is trading with a P/E of 35.49, and a forward P/E of 41.85. Average volume for Boston Properties Inc. is 709.7 and so far today it is 48964.

Performance in the last year for Boston Properties Inc. has been 25.29%. For EPS growth, Boston Properties Inc. has seen a growth of 31.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 5.35%. 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 -49.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -61.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.71%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 7.87%.

Since the IPO date for Boston Properties Inc. on the 6/18/1997, Boston Properties Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 9.67%. With Boston Properties Inc. trading at 136.98, the dividend yield is 1.88%, and the EPS is 3.9.

So could Boston Properties Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 35.49. The PEG is 4.44, P/S is 8.77 and the P/B is at 3.84. The P/cash is 18.91, 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 1.8, and total debt/equity at 1.8.

In terms of margins, Boston Properties Inc. has a gross margin of 64.40%, an operating margin of 34.80% and a profit margin of 23.60%.Payout ratio for Boston Properties Inc. is 66.60%. Return on assets come to 3.20% with return on investment coming to 5.60%.

Insider ownership for Boston Properties Inc., is at 0.63% and institutional ownership comes to 99.00%. Outstanding shares are at 161.2. While shares float is 152.74. The float short is currently 1.87%, and short ratio is 4.03.

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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