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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.08
BXP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 795 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. BXP: 0.08 )
BXP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.46
Current: 0.08

0
0.46
Equity to Asset 0.30
BXP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 821 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. BXP: 0.30 )
BXP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.4
Current: 0.3

0.11
0.4
Interest Coverage 1.52
BXP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 671 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. BXP: 1.52 )
BXP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.61
Current: 1.52

0.48
1.61
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.23
M-Score: -2.69
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 33.40
BXP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 832 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 40.93 vs. BXP: 33.40 )
BXP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 15.87   Max: 39.37
Current: 33.4

15.87
39.37
Net-margin (%) 15.16
BXP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 833 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 32.79 vs. BXP: 15.16 )
BXP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 8.41   Max: 89.37
Current: 15.16

8.41
89.37
ROE (%) 6.27
BXP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 839 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. BXP: 6.27 )
BXP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.48   Max: 38.44
Current: 6.27

3.48
38.44
ROA (%) 1.85
BXP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 844 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. BXP: 1.85 )
BXP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 12.68
Current: 1.85

1.13
12.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.91
BXP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 750 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. BXP: 4.91 )
BXP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.08   Max: 6.17
Current: 4.91

3.08
6.17
Revenue Growth (%) 8.10
BXP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 649 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. BXP: 8.10 )
BXP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.4   Max: 20.5
Current: 8.1

-3.4
20.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 18.40
BXP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 568 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BXP: 18.40 )
BXP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.4   Max: 33.9
Current: 18.4

-3.4
33.9
EPS Growth (%) 53.50
BXP's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 476 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. BXP: 53.50 )
BXP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -50.2   Max: 60
Current: 53.5

-50.2
60
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BXP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 161,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,374 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 5,488 sh (+57.57%)
Ron Baron 12,300 sh (+11.82%)
Pioneer Investments 84,600 sh (+10.3%)
Chris Davis 284,507 sh (+3.8%)
Jeremy Grantham 39,951 sh (+0.57%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 66,943 sh (-19.47%)
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Q1 2014

BXP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 4,446 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 7,292 sh (+32.87%)
Ron Baron 13,300 sh (+8.13%)
Chris Davis 301,841 sh (+6.09%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 66,868 sh (-0.11%)
Pioneer Investments 84,000 sh (-0.71%)
Jeremy Grantham 33,000 sh (-17.4%)
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Q2 2014

BXP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ray Dalio 27,800 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 85,600 sh (+1.9%)
Ron Baron 13,300 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 7,048 sh (-3.35%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 63,791 sh (-4.6%)
Jeremy Grantham 31,000 sh (-6.06%)
Chris Davis 201,191 sh (-33.35%)
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Q3 2014

BXP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 157,400 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,643 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 45,100 sh (+45.48%)
Chris Davis 225,101 sh (+11.88%)
Murray Stahl 7,522 sh (+6.73%)
Ron Baron 13,300 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 84,200 sh (-1.64%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 42,580 sh (-33.25%)
Ray Dalio 2,500 sh (-91.01%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BXP

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Reduce -91.01%0.02%$113.66 - $123.41 $ 129.228%2500
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 New Buy0.03%$114.45 - $121.95 $ 129.229%27800
Chris Davis 2014-06-30 Reduce -33.35%0.03%$114.45 - $121.95 $ 129.229%201191
Ken Heebner 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.63%$98.27 - $111.35 $ 129.2222%0
Chris Davis 2013-09-30 Reduce -43.84%0.06%$98.27 - $111.35 $ 129.2222%274089
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$98.27 - $111.35 $ 129.2222%0
Ron Baron 2013-09-30 Add 52.78%$98.27 - $111.35 $ 129.2222%11000
Ken Heebner 2013-06-30 New Buy0.63%$100.5 - $114.59 $ 129.2219%225000
Scott Black 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.59%$100.5 - $114.59 $ 129.2219%0
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Reduce -92.59%0.09%$100.5 - $114.59 $ 129.2219%8215
Chris Davis 2013-06-30 Add 144.31%0.08%$100.5 - $114.59 $ 129.2219%488064
Ron Baron 2013-06-30 New Buy$100.5 - $114.59 $ 129.2219%7200
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 New Buy0.1%$100.33 - $109.46 $ 129.2222%110815
Ken Heebner 2012-12-31 Sold Out 1.9%$100.03 - $111.46 $ 129.2222%0
Scott Black 2012-12-31 Reduce -24.15%0.2%$100.03 - $111.46 $ 129.2222%38740
Ken Heebner 2012-06-30 Reduce -21.84%0.44%$99.68 - $109.02 $ 129.2224%680000
Scott Black 2012-06-30 Add 39.49%0.24%$99.68 - $109.02 $ 129.2224%51220
Chris Davis 2011-12-31 Add 31.91%0.01%$84.72 - $101.59 $ 129.2237%168829
Chris Davis 2011-09-30 Reduce -39.69%0.02%$89.1 - $112.36 $ 129.2226%127992
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BXPPRB0.005.55

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 57.20
BXP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 27.60 vs. BXP: 57.20 )
BXP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.81   Max: 141.09
Current: 57.2

7.81
141.09
P/B 3.60
BXP's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. BXP: 3.60 )
BXP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 4.6
Current: 3.6

1.06
4.6
P/S 8.40
BXP's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. BXP: 8.40 )
BXP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.58   Max: 10.07
Current: 8.4

2.58
10.07
PFCF 104.20
BXP's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BXP: 104.20 )
BXP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 34.21   Max: 1101
Current: 104.2

34.21
1101
EV-to-EBIT 39.46
BXP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 33.54 vs. BXP: 39.46 )
BXP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 22.4   Max: 74.8
Current: 39.46

22.4
74.8
PEG 2.92
BXP's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BXP: 2.92 )
BXP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 182.14
Current: 2.92

1.11
182.14
Shiller P/E 60.30
BXP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BXP: 60.30 )
BXP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.52   Max: 60.38
Current: 60.3

6.52
60.38
Current Ratio 3.20
BXP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 765 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. BXP: 3.20 )
BXP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 9
Current: 3.2

0.87
9
Quick Ratio 3.20
BXP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 765 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. BXP: 3.20 )
BXP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 9
Current: 3.2

0.87
9

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.00
BXP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
87% of the 823 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. BXP: 2.00 )
BXP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 8.57
Current: 2

1.78
8.57
Dividend Payout 1.43
BXP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
64% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. BXP: 1.43 )
BXP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 2.95
Current: 1.43

0.1
2.95
Dividend growth (3y) 9.10
BXP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 506 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. BXP: 9.10 )
BXP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -9.7   Max: 34.2
Current: 9.1

-9.7
34.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.55
BXP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
78% of the 826 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. BXP: 2.55 )
BXP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.27   Max: 10.94
Current: 2.55

2.27
10.94
Share Buyback Rate -2.90
BXP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: -6.30 vs. BXP: -2.90 )
BXP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -2.2   Max: -22.2
Current: -2.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.58
BXP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. BXP: 3.58 )
BXP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 7.31
Current: 3.58

1.16
7.31
Price/DCF (Projected) 6.58
BXP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BXP: 6.58 )
BXP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.82   Max: 602.67
Current: 6.58

1.82
602.67
Price/Median PS Value 1.09
BXP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. BXP: 1.09 )
BXP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1.22
Current: 1.09

0.34
1.22
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.08
BXP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BXP: 3.08 )
BXP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 13.91
Current: 3.08

0.32
13.91
Price/Graham Number 2.93
BXP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
62% of the 913 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. BXP: 2.93 )
BXP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 3.61
Current: 2.93

0.77
3.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.50
BXP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 817 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. BXP: 2.50 )
BXP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 4.5
Current: 2.5

1.3
4.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.27
BXP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 602 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. BXP: 19.27 )
BXP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -12.3   Max: 22.2
Current: 19.27

-12.3
22.2

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Office
Compare:SLG, ARE, HIW, PKY, SIR » details
Traded in other countries:BO9.Germany
Boston Properties Inc is a Delaware corporation, organized in 1997. The Company is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust, or (REIT), and the owners and developers of office properties in the United States. Its properties have been concentrated in five markets; Boston, New York, Princeton, San Francisco and Washington, DC. It conducts substantially all of its business through its subsidiary, Boston Properties Limited Partnership. The Company owns or had interests in 175 properties, totaling approximately 44.4 million net rentable square feet, including nine properties under construction totaling approximately 2.9 million net rentable square feet. In addition, it had structured parking for approximately 45,234 vehicles containing approximately 15.4 million square feet. Its properties consisted of; 167 office properties, including 128 Class A office properties (including eight properties under construction) and 39 Office/Technical properties; one hotel; four retail properties; and three residential properties (one of which is under construction). It also owns or controls undeveloped land totaling approximately 503.6 acres, which could support approximately 12.4 million square feet of additional development. Its segments are based on its method of internal reporting which classifies its operations by both geographic area and property type. The Company's segments by geographic area are Boston, New York, Princeton, San Francisco and Washington, DC. Segments by property type include; Class A Office, Office/Technical, Residential and Hotel. The Company competes in the leasing of office, retail and residential space with a considerable number of other real estate companies, some of which may have marketing and financial resources than are available to it. In addition, its hotel property competes for guests with other hotels, some of which may have marketing and financial resources than are available to it and to the manager of its one hotel, Marriott International, Inc. The Company's properties are subject to various federal, state and local regulatory requirements, such as state and local fire and life safety requirements.

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