2. As of noon trading, Boston Properties ( BXP) is up $0.97 (0.86) to $113.40 on average volume Thus far, 491,195 shares of Boston Properties exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $112.07-$113.50 after having opened the day at $112.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $112.43. Boston Properties, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), together with its subsidiaries, engages in the ownership and development of office properties. Boston Properties has a market cap of $16.9 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 70.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 6.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Boston Properties a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Boston Properties as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Boston Properties Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.