Boston Stock Hits New 52-Week High (BXP)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $114.16, above its previous 52-week high of $113.83 with 76,992 shares traded as of 9:40 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 727,100 shares over the past 30 days.

Boston has a market cap of $16.94 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 12.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Boston Properties, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), together with its subsidiaries, engages in the ownership and development of office properties. The company has a P/E ratio of 54.6, above the average real estate industry P/E ratio of 47.2 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Boston as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Boston Ratings Report.

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