Highwoods Properties Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

HIW -- USA Stock  

USD 48.01  0.01  0.0208%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Highwoods Properties is 'Cautious Hold'. Macroaxis provides Highwoods Properties buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding HIW positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Highwoods Properties available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from HIW buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check Highwoods Properties Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Highwoods Properties has a mean deviation of 0.646, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 0.8686, variance of 0.7545, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
Macroaxis buy or sell recommendations tool can be used to complement Highwoods Properties buy, hold, or sell suggestion provided by experts. It analyzes the entity potential to grow against your specific risk preferences and investment horizon. To make sure Highwoods Properties is not overpriced, please check out all Highwoods Properties fundamentals including its Total Debt, Market Capitalization and the relationship between Gross Profit and Short Ratio . Given that Highwoods Properties has Price to Earning of 25.68 times, we strongly advise you confirm Highwoods Properties market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Highwoods Properties Thematic Classifications

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Highwoods Properties Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.1Value At Risk1.23
Potential Upside1.16Standard Deviation0.87
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares15.2 M772.5 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares14.3 M723.7 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares4.5 M225.8 M
Fmr LlcCommon Shares3.7 M187.3 M
Jpmorgan Chase CoCommon Shares3.2 M164.5 M
Centersquare Investment Management LlcCommon Shares3.2 M163.8 M
Brookfield Asset Management IncCommon Shares2.7 M139 M

Highwoods Properties Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.26
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.32

Highwoods Properties Volatility Alert

Highwoods Properties exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.69 and kurtosis of 1.45. However, we advise investors to further study Highwoods Properties technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Highwoods Properties Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsHighwoods PropertiesPeer Average
Return On Equity8.69 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset2.87 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin27.59 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin55.28 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation7.26 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding103.46 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders1.79 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions96.95 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted1.03 M3.24 M
Price to Earning25.68 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.31 times14.44 times
Price to Sales7.20 times17.81 times
Revenue722.04 M9.85 B
Gross Profit473.25 M21.75 B
EBITDA399.12 M1.41 B
Net Income196.74 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents7.1 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.07 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.06 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity86.20 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.50 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share21.20 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations385.26 M1.25 B
Short Ratio1.74 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share1.90 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth4.64 times1.22 times
Number of Employees44110.67 K
Market Capitalization5.2 B29.78 B
Total Asset4.49 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings(749.41 M)38.24 B
Working Capital(46.83 M)3.58 B
Current Asset201.27 M36.8 B
   Sale by Reames W Brian of 1538 shares of Highwoods Properties [view details]

Highwoods Properties Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Highwoods Properties generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Highwoods Properties has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
Over 97.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
On August 10, 2018 Highwoods Properties paid $ 0.4625 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Exercise or conversion by Sloan Jr O Temple of 100 shares of Highwoods Properties subject to Rule 16b-3

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Highwoods Properties Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price51.00
Target Mean Price51.36
Recommendation Mean2.30
Target High Price60.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions11
Target Low Price45.00
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