Highwoods Properties Inc. (NYSE: HIW) started the day on September 15, 2020, with a price increase of 0.36% at $35.88. During the day, the stock rose to $36.40 and sunk to $35.76 before settling in for the price of $35.75 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, HIW posted a 52-week range of $25.10-$52.76.
The Real Estate sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been 5.80% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 5.60%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -20.70%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $103.89 million, simultaneously with a float of $102.61 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $3.77 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $37.39, while the 200-day Moving Average is $41.03.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 431 number of employees on its payroll. It has generated 1,728,770 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 317,675. The stock had 2.92 Receivables turnover and 0.15 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +33.30, operating margin was +16.26 and Pretax Margin of +19.02.
Highwoods Properties Inc. (HIW) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the REIT – Office Industry. Highwoods Properties Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.30%, in contrast to 96.50% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Mar 13, this organization’s EVP, General Counsel & Sec. bought 1,000 shares at the rate of 35.99, making the entire transaction reach 35,990 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 95,730. Preceding that transaction, on Mar 12, Company’s President and CEO bought 10,000 for 36.25, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 362,500. This particular insider is now the holder of 144,989 in total.
Highwoods Properties Inc. (HIW) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 6/29/2020, the organization reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $0.3) by $0.06. This company achieved a net margin of +18.38 while generating a return on equity of 6.22. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.3 per share during the current fiscal year.
Highwoods Properties Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -20.70% and is forecasted to reach 1.19 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 8.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 5.60% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Highwoods Properties Inc. (NYSE: HIW) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Highwoods Properties Inc. (HIW). The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.99. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $12.33, and its Beta score is 0.94. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 4.99. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 12.11.
In the same vein, HIW’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 2.91, a figure that is expected to reach 0.33 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.19 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Highwoods Properties Inc. (HIW)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of Highwoods Properties Inc. (NYSE: HIW), its last 5-days Average volume was 0.82 million that shows plunge from its year to date volume of 0.89 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 22.66% While, its Average True Range was 0.98.
Raw Stochastic average of Highwoods Properties Inc. (HIW) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 35.50%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 34.65% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 26.16% that was lower than 42.09% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.