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 43.68  0.76  1.77%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Highwoods Properties Inc is 'Strong Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Highwoods Properties Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.62, jensen alpha of 0.40, total risk alpha of 0.32, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 1.07
Highwoods Properties Inc buy, hold, or sell recommendation module can be used to check and cross-verify current buy or sell recommendations provided by analysts evaluating the entity potential to grow using all of fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time. 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 23.86 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 Return0.51Value At Risk3.58
Potential Upside1.44Standard Deviation1.43
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares16.8 M855.4 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares12.7 M644.9 M
Fmr LlcCommon Shares4.8 M244.6 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares4.6 M232 M
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares3.7 M189.1 M
Cohen Steers IncCommon Shares3.7 M187.1 M
Jpmorgan Chase CoCommon Shares3.7 M186 M

Highwoods Properties Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.49
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.19

Highwoods Properties Volatility Alert

Highwoods Properties Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.59 and kurtosis of 0.81. 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 Equity8.19 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset2.80 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin26.10 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin54.85 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation6.52 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding103.25 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders1.74 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions99.06 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted1.12 M3.24 M
Price to Earning23.86 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.00 times14.44 times
Price to Sales6.34 times17.81 times
Revenue710.14 M9.85 B
Gross Profit434.55 M21.75 B
EBITDA389.48 M1.41 B
Net Income182.87 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents4.56 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.04 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.01 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity84.50 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.78 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share21.22 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations151.89 M1.25 B
Short Ratio2.56 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share1.78 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth4.18 times1.22 times
Number of Employees44110.67 K
Market Capitalization4.51 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
Strong Hold


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Financial Leverage

   Exercise or conversion by Reames W Brian of 500 shares of Highwoods Properties subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.62
Market Risk Adjusted Performance1.06
Mean Deviation1.05
Coefficient Of Variation278.81
Standard Deviation1.43
Information Ratio0.19
Jensen Alpha0.40
Total Risk Alpha0.32
Treynor Ratio1.07
Maximum Drawdown5.22
Value At Risk3.58
Potential Upside1.44

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 63.82 Billion. Highwoods Properties retains roughly 6.52 Billion in current valuation claiming about 10% of equities listed under Trading industry.