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Free Post Earnings Research Report: Boston Properties’ Q4 Top-Line Grew to Outshine Expectations

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LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / February 09, 2018 / Active-Investors.com has just released a free earnings report on Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE: BXP). If you want access to this report all you need to do is sign up now by clicking the following link www.active-investors.com/registration-sg/?symbol=BXP. The Company posted its financial results on January 30, 2018, for the fourth quarter fiscal 2017 (Q4 FY17) and for the full fiscal year 2017 (FY17). The Boston, Massachusetts-based Company's funds from operations (FFO) grew on a y-o-y basis. Register today and get access to over 1000 Free Research Reports by joining our site below:

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Earnings Highlights and Summary

During Q4 FY17, Boston Properties' total revenues increased to $655.23 million from $636.06 million in Q4 FY16. The total revenue numbers outshone market expectations of $641.4 million.

The real estate investment trust reported a net income applicable to common stockholders of $103.83 million, or $0.67 per diluted share, in Q4 FY17 compared to $147.21 million, or $0.96 per diluted share, in Q4 FY16. The Company's FFO applicable to common shareholders stood at $230.13 million, or $1.49 per diluted share, during Q4 FY17 compared to $236.90 million, or $1.54 per diluted share, in Q4 FY16. Meanwhile, Wall Street had expected FFO of $1.53 per share.

For the full year FY17, the Company posted total revenues of $2.05 billion, rising from $2.02 billion in FY16. The Company's net income applicable to common stockholders came in at $451.94 million, or $2.93 per diluted share, for FY17 versus $502.29 million, or $3.26 per diluted share, in the last year. Furthermore, FFO applicable to common shareholders increased to $959.41 million, or $6.22 per diluted share, during FY17 from $927.75 million, or $6.03 per diluted share, in FY16.

Earnings Metrics

Boston Properties' generated $512.00 million of revenues from base rents in Q4 FY17 compared to $498.94 million in the year ago same period. The Company's recoveries from tenants were $94.70 million during Q4 FY17 versus $91.12 million in Q4 FY16. In Q4 FY17, the Company's parking and other revenues came in at $26.84 million compared to $25.33 million in Q4 FY16. Hotel revenues were $11.74 million for the reported quarter compared to $10.97 million in Q4 FY16. Furthermore, development and management services revenues were $9.96 million for Q4 FY17 compared to $9.70 million in Q4 FY16.

Boston Properties' total operating expenses fell to $425.76 million in Q4 FY17 from $436.36 million in Q4 FY16. For Q4 FY17, the Company's operating income was $229.47 million, up from $199.70 million in Q4 FY16. The Company's income before gains on sales of real estate was $131.33 million for the reported quarter versus $164.89 million in the previous year's comparable quarter.

As on December 31, 2017, a total of 90.7% of the Company's properties were leased, up from 90.2% as on December 31, 2016. In Boston, 94.1% of the Company's properties were leased out as on December 31, 2017, compared to 90.7% as on December 31, 2016. At the end of the reported quarter, New York properties leased out ratio was 86.9% versus 90.2% as on December 31, 2016. The Company's San Francisco and Los Angeles properties leased out was 89.3% as on December 31, 2017, compared to 89.8% as on December 31, 2016. Additionally, Washington, DC portfolio leased out ratio was 91.3% as on December 31, 2017, up from 89.9% as on December 31, 2016.

Earnings Guidance

In its outlook for Q1 FY18, the Company projects diluted EPS to be between $1.15 and $1.17, while diluted FFO per share is anticipated to be in the range of $1.47 to $1.49. Furthermore, for the full year FY18, the Company forecasts diluted EPS in the band of $3.24 to $3.37, whereas diluted FFO per share is expected to be between $6.23 and $6.36.

Stock Performance Snapshot

February 08, 2018 - At Thursday's closing bell, Boston Properties' stock fell 2.82%, ending the trading session at $112.09.

Volume traded for the day: 1.13 million shares, which was above the 3-month average volume of 819.01 thousand shares.

After yesterday's close, Boston Properties' market cap was at $17.28 billion.

Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio was at 36.39.

The stock has a dividend yield of 2.85%.

The stock is part of the Financial sector, categorized under the REIT - Office industry.

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