Highwoods Properties Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Highwoods Properties Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Highwoods Properties positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Highwoods Properties Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Highwoods Properties buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check Highwoods Properties Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Highwoods Properties Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 51.21  0.28  0.54%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Highwoods Properties Inc is 'Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Highwoods Properties Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 7.0e-4, jensen alpha of (0.008038), total risk alpha of (0.095626), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.117
Macroaxis buy or sell recommendations tool can be used to complement Highwoods Properties Inc 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 Inc 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 Inc has Price to Earning of 41.04 times, we strongly advise you confirm Highwoods Properties Inc 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.004509Value At Risk0.85
Potential Upside1.01Standard Deviation0.6
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares16.4 M856.5 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares12.4 M645 M
Cohen Steers IncCommon Shares6.4 M331.5 M
Fmr LlcCommon Shares5.2 M268.7 M
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares4.9 M254.6 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares4.5 M233.8 M
Daiwa Securities Group IncCommon Shares3.7 M191.5 M

Highwoods Properties Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=0.12
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.11

Highwoods Properties Volatility Alert

Highwoods Properties Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.23 and kurtosis of -0.21. However, we advise investors to further study Highwoods Properties Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsHighwoods PropertiesPeer Average
Return On Equity5.83 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset2.59 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin18.89 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin27.63 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation7.39 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding103.25 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders1.78 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions102.51 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted1.06 M3.24 M
Price to Earning41.04 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.46 times14.44 times
Price to Sales7.99 times17.81 times
Revenue683.61 M9.85 B
Gross Profit434.55 M21.75 B
EBITDA366.8 M1.41 B
Net Income126.61 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents13.62 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.13 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.01 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity85.2 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.95 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share20.95 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations340.11 M1.25 B
Short Ratio1.94 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share1.25 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth5.23 times1.22 times
Number of Employees44710.67 K
Market Capitalization5.46 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


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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   Exercise or conversion by Stevens Terry L of 9620 shares of Highwoods Properties subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance7.0E-4
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.127
Mean Deviation0.4535
Coefficient Of Variation(13,239)
Standard Deviation0.597
Information Ratio(0.11)
Jensen Alpha(0.008038)
Total Risk Alpha(0.095626)
Treynor Ratio0.117
Maximum Drawdown2.12
Value At Risk(0.85)
Potential Upside1.01

Current Valuation

Highwoods Properties Current Valuation Analysis
Highwoods Properties Inc is rated as one of the top companies in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Trading industry is currently estimated at about 62.17 Billion. Highwoods Properties retains roughly 7.39 Billion in current valuation claiming about 12% of equities listed under Trading industry.