Highwoods Properties Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

HIW -- USA Stock  

USD 43.35  0.82  1.93%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Highwoods Properties is 'Strong 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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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Highwoods Properties has a risk adjusted performance of (0.16), jensen alpha of (0.09), total risk alpha of (0.00080452), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.49)
Highwoods Properties 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 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 25.93X, 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 Return0.13Value At Risk1.97
Potential Upside1.61Standard Deviation1.16
 Return Density 

Highwoods Properties Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.28
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0226

Highwoods Properties Volatility Alert

Highwoods Properties exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.41 and kurtosis of 0.4. 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 Equity7.65% (15.17)%
Return On Asset2.78% (15.64)%
Profit Margin24.46% (5.50)%
Operating Margin55.05% (10.91)%
Current Valuation6.74B152.14B
Shares Outstanding103.49M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders1.79% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions96.61% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted1.17M3.24M
Price to Earning25.93X40.69X
Price to Book2.05X14.44X
Price to Sales6.43X17.81X
Gross Profit473.25M21.75B
Net Income172.86M517.71M
Cash and Equivalents10.1M3.89B
Cash per Share0.10X5.17X
Total Debt2.09B7.36B
Debt to Equity88.00% 0.72%
Current Ratio1.43X3.30X
Book Value Per Share21.18X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations344.1M1.25B
Short Ratio1.50X2.09X
Earnings Per Share1.67X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth4.05X1.22X
Number of Employees44110.67K
Market Capitalization4.61B29.78B
Total Asset4.49B126.86B
Retained Earnings(749.41M)38.24B
Working Capital(46.83M)3.58B
Current Asset201.27M36.8B
   Purchase by Reames W Brian of 5000 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

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Highwoods Properties Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price50.00
Target Mean Price50.45
Recommendation Mean2.30
Target High Price60.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions11
Target Low Price45.00
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