This is what analysts have to say about Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) after last week.

March 2, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

 This is what analysts have to say about Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) after last week.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.47 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.31, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 16 investors sold Highwoods Properties, Inc. shares while 67 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 98.12 million shares or 2.29% less from 100.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Citigroup Inc has 146,117 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Raymond James & Associate holds 0% or 11,117 shares. Mariner Wealth Advisors Limited Com reported 68,410 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Corp reported 7,869 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Limited Liability holds 28,996 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System reported 0.07% stake. Tower Research Capital Limited Liability Co (Trc) stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW). Robecosam Ag holds 0.01% or 1,350 shares in its portfolio. Stifel Fincl Corporation has invested 0% of its portfolio in Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) accumulated 7,610 shares or 0% of the stock. 392,372 are owned by Thrivent Finance For Lutherans. Legal General Grp Incorporated Plc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW). Dupont Capital accumulated 10,258 shares. Ray Gerald L & Ltd, Texas-based fund reported 4,000 shares. Commercial Bank Of Mellon Corporation holds 0.07% or 4.89M shares.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $51,700 activity.

Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Highwoods Properties (NYSE:HIW), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Highwoods Properties had 28 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust downgraded Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) on Thursday, March 17 to “Neutral” rating. Edward Jones downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, November 6 report. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, May 12 by Morgan Stanley. As per Thursday, October 27, the company rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Monday, December 4. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, August 14 by Jefferies. On Tuesday, February 6 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 8 report. The stock of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) earned “Hold” rating by Zacks on Thursday, August 6. The rating was initiated by BTIG Research with “Neutral” on Thursday, August 25. Below is a list of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) latest ratings and price target changes.

08/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $55 New Target: $50 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $53.0 Maintain
22/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $51.0 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $49.0 Maintain
04/12/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $52.0 Maintain
06/11/2017 Broker: Edward Jones Rating: Hold Downgrade
24/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $52.0 Maintain
23/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $50.0 Maintain
03/10/2017 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Buy Old Target: $57 New Target: $58 Maintain
18/09/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $55.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $42.98. About 681,083 shares traded. Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) has risen 13.20% since March 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500.

Highwoods Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $4.56 billion. The trust engages in leasing, management, development, construction, and other customer-related services for its properties and for third parties. It has a 24.15 P/E ratio. It invests in the real estate markets of United States.

More notable recent Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) news were published by: Digitaljournal.com which released: “Free Post Earnings Research Report: Highwoods Properties’ Q4 Bottom-line Beat …” on March 02, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Highwoods to Present at CITI 2018 Global Property CEO Conference” published on March 01, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Highwoods Prices $350 Million of 4.125% Notes Due 2028” on February 22, 2018. More interesting news about Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Highwoods Properties, Inc. (HIW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 16, 2018” published on February 15, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Highwoods Names Anne Lloyd to Board of Directors” with publication date: January 31, 2018.

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