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$40.82
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$39.68
Now: $40.82
$40.95
50-Day Range
$37.35
MA: $39.06
$40.74
52-Week Range
$25.10
Now: $40.82
$52.76
Volume26,435 shs
Average Volume746,600 shs
Market Capitalization$4.24 billion
P/E Ratio13.08
Dividend Yield4.70%
Beta1.14

Competitors

Highwoods Properties (NYSE:HIW) Vs. DLR, ARE, BXP, CONE, KRC, and COR

Should you be buying HIW stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "office reits" are considered alternatives and competitors to Highwoods Properties, including Digital Realty Trust (DLR), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE), Boston Properties (BXP), CyrusOne (CONE), Kilroy Realty (KRC), and CoreSite Realty (COR).

Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR) and Highwoods Properties (NYSE:HIW) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Digital Realty Trust and Highwoods Properties, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Digital Realty Trust041702.81
Highwoods Properties021002.83

Digital Realty Trust currently has a consensus target price of $161.4211, indicating a potential upside of 18.27%. Highwoods Properties has a consensus target price of $43.2222, indicating a potential upside of 5.88%. Given Digital Realty Trust's higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Digital Realty Trust is more favorable than Highwoods Properties.

Dividends

Digital Realty Trust pays an annual dividend of $4.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Highwoods Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Digital Realty Trust pays out 67.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Highwoods Properties pays out 57.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Digital Realty Trust has raised its dividend for 12 consecutive years. Highwoods Properties is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares Digital Realty Trust and Highwoods Properties' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Digital Realty Trust17.50%5.31%2.48%
Highwoods Properties43.16%14.22%6.30%

Volatility and Risk

Digital Realty Trust has a beta of 0.1, meaning that its stock price is 90% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Highwoods Properties has a beta of 1.14, meaning that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

96.1% of Digital Realty Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.2% of Highwoods Properties shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Digital Realty Trust shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Highwoods Properties shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Digital Realty Trust and Highwoods Properties' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Digital Realty Trust$3.21 billion11.91$579.76 million$6.6520.52
Highwoods Properties$735.98 million5.76$136.92 million$3.3312.26

Digital Realty Trust has higher revenue and earnings than Highwoods Properties. Highwoods Properties is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Digital Realty Trust, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Digital Realty Trust beats Highwoods Properties on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities (NYSE:ARE) and Highwoods Properties (NYSE:HIW) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Alexandria Real Estate Equities pays an annual dividend of $4.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Highwoods Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Alexandria Real Estate Equities pays out 62.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Highwoods Properties pays out 57.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Alexandria Real Estate Equities has raised its dividend for 10 consecutive years. Highwoods Properties is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Alexandria Real Estate Equities and Highwoods Properties' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alexandria Real Estate Equities$1.53 billion15.23$363.17 million$6.9624.19
Highwoods Properties$735.98 million5.76$136.92 million$3.3312.26

Alexandria Real Estate Equities has higher revenue and earnings than Highwoods Properties. Highwoods Properties is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Alexandria Real Estate Equities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

87.6% of Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.2% of Highwoods Properties shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Highwoods Properties shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Alexandria Real Estate Equities has a beta of 0.8, meaning that its stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Highwoods Properties has a beta of 1.14, meaning that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Alexandria Real Estate Equities and Highwoods Properties' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Alexandria Real Estate Equities29.07%4.79%2.66%
Highwoods Properties43.16%14.22%6.30%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Alexandria Real Estate Equities and Highwoods Properties, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alexandria Real Estate Equities01702.88
Highwoods Properties021002.83

Alexandria Real Estate Equities currently has a consensus target price of $163.2222, indicating a potential downside of 3.06%. Highwoods Properties has a consensus target price of $43.2222, indicating a potential upside of 5.88%. Given Highwoods Properties' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Highwoods Properties is more favorable than Alexandria Real Estate Equities.

Summary

Highwoods Properties beats Alexandria Real Estate Equities on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Boston Properties (NYSE:BXP) and Highwoods Properties (NYSE:HIW) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Dividends

Boston Properties pays an annual dividend of $3.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Highwoods Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Boston Properties pays out 55.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Highwoods Properties pays out 57.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Boston Properties has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Boston Properties and Highwoods Properties' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Boston Properties$2.96 billion5.00$521.53 million$7.0113.57
Highwoods Properties$735.98 million5.76$136.92 million$3.3312.26

Boston Properties has higher revenue and earnings than Highwoods Properties. Highwoods Properties is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Boston Properties, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

86.9% of Boston Properties shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.2% of Highwoods Properties shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Boston Properties shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Highwoods Properties shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Boston Properties has a beta of 1.24, suggesting that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Highwoods Properties has a beta of 1.14, suggesting that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Boston Properties and Highwoods Properties' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Boston Properties35.17%12.31%4.51%
Highwoods Properties43.16%14.22%6.30%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Boston Properties and Highwoods Properties, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Boston Properties17702.40
Highwoods Properties021002.83

Boston Properties currently has a consensus target price of $102.8235, indicating a potential upside of 8.06%. Highwoods Properties has a consensus target price of $43.2222, indicating a potential upside of 5.88%. Given Boston Properties' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Boston Properties is more favorable than Highwoods Properties.

Summary

Highwoods Properties beats Boston Properties on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

CyrusOne (NASDAQ:CONE) and Highwoods Properties (NYSE:HIW) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Dividends

CyrusOne pays an annual dividend of $2.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Highwoods Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. CyrusOne pays out 56.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Highwoods Properties pays out 57.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. CyrusOne has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares CyrusOne and Highwoods Properties' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CyrusOne$981.30 million8.88$41.40 million$3.6319.93
Highwoods Properties$735.98 million5.76$136.92 million$3.3312.26

Highwoods Properties has lower revenue, but higher earnings than CyrusOne. Highwoods Properties is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CyrusOne, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

98.3% of CyrusOne shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.2% of Highwoods Properties shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of CyrusOne shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Highwoods Properties shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

CyrusOne has a beta of 0.46, suggesting that its stock price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Highwoods Properties has a beta of 1.14, suggesting that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares CyrusOne and Highwoods Properties' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CyrusOne-2.91%1.23%0.47%
Highwoods Properties43.16%14.22%6.30%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for CyrusOne and Highwoods Properties, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CyrusOne051102.69
Highwoods Properties021002.83

CyrusOne currently has a consensus target price of $82.4375, indicating a potential upside of 13.97%. Highwoods Properties has a consensus target price of $43.2222, indicating a potential upside of 5.88%. Given CyrusOne's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe CyrusOne is more favorable than Highwoods Properties.

Summary

Highwoods Properties beats CyrusOne on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Kilroy Realty (NYSE:KRC) and Highwoods Properties (NYSE:HIW) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Kilroy Realty and Highwoods Properties' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Kilroy Realty20.35%3.56%1.89%
Highwoods Properties43.16%14.22%6.30%

Dividends

Kilroy Realty pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Highwoods Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Kilroy Realty pays out 51.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Highwoods Properties pays out 57.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Kilroy Realty has raised its dividend for 5 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Kilroy Realty and Highwoods Properties, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Kilroy Realty14702.50
Highwoods Properties021002.83

Kilroy Realty currently has a consensus target price of $63.9167, indicating a potential upside of 5.72%. Highwoods Properties has a consensus target price of $43.2222, indicating a potential upside of 5.88%. Given Highwoods Properties' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Highwoods Properties is more favorable than Kilroy Realty.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

94.7% of Kilroy Realty shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.2% of Highwoods Properties shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Kilroy Realty shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Highwoods Properties shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Kilroy Realty and Highwoods Properties' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Kilroy Realty$837.45 million8.32$195.44 million$3.9115.46
Highwoods Properties$735.98 million5.76$136.92 million$3.3312.26

Kilroy Realty has higher revenue and earnings than Highwoods Properties. Highwoods Properties is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Kilroy Realty, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Kilroy Realty has a beta of 0.91, suggesting that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Highwoods Properties has a beta of 1.14, suggesting that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Kilroy Realty beats Highwoods Properties on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Highwoods Properties (NYSE:HIW) and CoreSite Realty (NYSE:COR) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Highwoods Properties and CoreSite Realty's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Highwoods Properties43.16%14.22%6.30%
CoreSite Realty13.19%51.47%3.67%

Dividends

Highwoods Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. CoreSite Realty pays an annual dividend of $4.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. Highwoods Properties pays out 57.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. CoreSite Realty pays out 96.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. CoreSite Realty has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Highwoods Properties is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Highwoods Properties and CoreSite Realty, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Highwoods Properties021002.83
CoreSite Realty33402.10

Highwoods Properties presently has a consensus price target of $43.2222, indicating a potential upside of 5.88%. CoreSite Realty has a consensus price target of $124.1111, indicating a potential upside of 1.36%. Given Highwoods Properties' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Highwoods Properties is more favorable than CoreSite Realty.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

93.2% of Highwoods Properties shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.2% of CoreSite Realty shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Highwoods Properties shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of CoreSite Realty shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Highwoods Properties and CoreSite Realty's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Highwoods Properties$735.98 million5.76$136.92 million$3.3312.26
CoreSite Realty$572.73 million9.14$75.84 million$5.1024.01

Highwoods Properties has higher revenue and earnings than CoreSite Realty. Highwoods Properties is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CoreSite Realty, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Highwoods Properties has a beta of 1.14, indicating that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CoreSite Realty has a beta of 0.23, indicating that its stock price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Highwoods Properties beats CoreSite Realty on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


Highwoods Properties Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Digital Realty Trust logo
DLR
Digital Realty Trust
2.5$136.48+2.2%$37.30 billion$3.21 billion55.48Analyst Revision
Alexandria Real Estate Equities logo
ARE
Alexandria Real Estate Equities
2.1$168.37+0.4%$23.32 billion$1.53 billion38.88
Boston Properties logo
BXP
Boston Properties
2.4$95.15+0.6%$14.81 billion$2.96 billion14.87Analyst Revision
CyrusOne logo
CONE
CyrusOne
2.5$72.33+2.8%$8.71 billion$981.30 million-278.18Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Kilroy Realty logo
KRC
Kilroy Realty
2.2$60.46+3.1%$6.97 billion$837.45 million37.09Analyst Revision
CoreSite Realty logo
COR
CoreSite Realty
1.6$122.44+1.7%$5.24 billion$572.73 million60.92Analyst Revision
Douglas Emmett logo
DEI
Douglas Emmett
2.3$29.05+0.7%$4.87 billion$936.68 million16.51
SL Green Realty logo
SLG
SL Green Realty
1.8$62.16+0.1%$4.51 billion$1.24 billion23.73Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
Hudson Pacific Properties logo
HPP
Hudson Pacific Properties
1.7$25.29+0.0%$3.74 billion$818.18 million180.64Analyst Revision
Equity Commonwealth logo
EQC
Equity Commonwealth
1.4$27.79+1.1%$3.29 billion$127.85 million7.59
Corporate Office Properties Trust logo
OFC
Corporate Office Properties Trust
2.2$26.20+0.0%$2.86 billion$641.23 million51.37
Brandywine Realty Trust logo
BDN
Brandywine Realty Trust
1.7$11.90+0.3%$2.03 billion$580.42 million6.80
Piedmont Office Realty Trust logo
PDM
Piedmont Office Realty Trust
2.1$16.45+1.8%$1.99 billion$533.18 million5.58
Mack-Cali Realty logo
CLI
Mack-Cali Realty
1.3$13.25+0.5%$1.20 billion$350.93 million-6.59
This page was last updated on 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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