Brokers Add To Their Ratings On Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW)

The company has a market capitalization of $5.37 billion, a PE ratio of 41.46 and a beta of 0.88.

Many high profile fund managers have quite recently purchased and unloaded stocks of the company.

11/13/2015 - BB&T Capital Markets began new coverage on Highwoods Properties, Inc. giving the company a "hold" rating. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.09 on September 28, reaching $51.99. Moreover, Tfs Capital Llc has 0.33% invested in the company for 48,715 shares.

Highwoods Properties Inc (NYSE:HIW) has risen 13.20% since October 1, 2016 and is uptrending.

Consolidated Investment Group Llc increased its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (JPM) by 30.31% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company posted earnings of $177.28 M for the period end, compared with brokerage expectations of $172.28 M. For the same quarter from the prior fiscal year, firm posted $0.32 Earnings Per Share. The company has market cap of $249.68 million.

The stock increased 0.47% or $0.36 on September 29, reaching $77.46. After $-0.04 actual EPS reported by FreightCar America, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 525.00% negative EPS growth. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 33.74% since October 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.04% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment is 1.16 in 2017 Q2. Its the same as in 2017Q1.

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. 100.42 million shares or 0.63% more from 99.78 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

Vanguard Group grew its stake in Highwoods Properties, (NYSE:HIW) by 1.2% through out the 2nd period, based on the latest 13F form document with the SEC. Counselors has invested 0.06% in Highwoods Properties Inc (NYSE:HIW). Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 16,087,977 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $790,402,000 after buying an additional 749,245 shares during the period. Envestnet Asset Mngmt reported 3,473 shares stake. Two Sigma Limited holds 5,005 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Ls Investment Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation owns 8,148 shares. Raymond James & holds 11,024 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Employees Retirement System Of Texas reported 117,460 shares.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Highwoods Properties, Inc". Millennium Mgmt Limited Liability reported 1.23 million shares or 0.11% of all its holdings.

08/20/2015 - Highwoods Properties, Inc. was upgraded to "overweight" by analysts at Capital One. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas Incorporated invested in 0% or 222,666 shares.

Highwoods Properties, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus.

Stocks of Highwoods Properties, (HIW) started trading at 51.99 on early Friday. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Highwoods Properties by 17.5% during the 2nd quarter. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.32 EPS. HIW's profit will be $87.79M for 15.32 P/E if the $0.85 EPS becomes a reality.

Highwoods Properties, Inc. has a one year low of $45.83 and a one year high of $53.26. The stock of Highwoods Properties Inc (NYSE:HIW) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Thursday, May 12 by Morgan Stanley. Therefore 30% are positive. Highwoods Properties had 19 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BidaskClub raised shares of Highwoods Properties from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. The rating was initiated by Janney Capital with "Neutral" on Friday, September 8. The ex-dividend date was Thurs, Aug 10th. this indicates a $1.76 dividend on a yearly basis and a payout of 3.39%. As per Thursday, August 25, the company rating was initiated by BTIG Research. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, September 18 with "Hold". Stifel Nicolaus maintained Highwoods Properties Inc (NYSE:HIW) rating on Monday, September 18. They issued a "neutral" rating for the company. Zacks has "Hold" rating and $47 target. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Monday, July 3.

Since May 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $568,100 activity. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 55% are positive. JPMorgan Chase & Co had 74 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, October 7 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Suntrust Robinson on Wednesday, September 9 to "Buy". 10,000 shares valued at $525,100 were sold by Klinck Theodore J on Thursday, June 15. 146 funds opened positions while 731 raised stakes. (NYSE:JPM). Markel holds 0.36% or 183,000 shares. (NYSE:JPM). Summit Financial Strategies invested in 0.24% or 4,398 shares. Dean Inv Associates Limited Liability Corporation reported 13,601 shares. (NYSE:JPM). Schwerin Boyle Cap Mngmt invested in 254,520 shares or 2.73% of the stock.

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