Most Active Stocks Update: Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV), Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW)

Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV)

Citigroup Maintains Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV)’s stock to Buy with the price target of $93. This rating was issued on 11/02/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $75 by showing a percentage change of 0.67% from its previous day closing price of $74.5.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV) in which Wells Fargo Maintains Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV) to Outperform by settling a price target of $98 on 11/01/18. Citigroup Maintains the stock to Buy on 10/12/18 by stationing a price target of $99. Buckingham Maintains the company’s stock to Buy on 10/03/18 by setting a price target of $98. Morgan Stanley Maintains Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV) to Underweight with a price target of $81.

Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV) currently has a consensus Price Target of $95.83. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $110 and a Low Price Target of $57.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV) where 8 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 11 analysts said it’s a Buy, 3 rated the stock as Hold, 1 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 1.33. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV) reported its Actual EPS of $1.24/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV) could bring EPS of $1.2/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.04 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 3.3 Percent.

Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV) has a market capitalization of 19.76 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 1.55 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $103.23 on 06/18/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 10/26/18 as $71.66. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $98.05. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -0.72%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -6.58% while SMA200 is -16.16%.

Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 8.7%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 16.4% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 31%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -11.59 percent while its Weekly performance value is -1.79%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are 1.83 percent and -6.31 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV) is 0.62. The Average Volume (3 months) is 2.49 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0.88 and an annual Dividend Yield of 1.17 Percent. APTV has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 18.97, Forward P/E of 13.48, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 26.33 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 26.74. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 10.5 percent.

Company Profile:

Aptiv PLC is a technology company serving the automotive sector. The Company designs and manufactures vehicle components and provides electrical and electronic and active safety technology solutions to the global automotive and commercial vehicle markets. Its segments include Electrical/Electronic Architecture and Electronics & Safety. Aptiv PLC, formerly known as Delphi Automotive PLC, is based in GILLINGHAM, United Kingdom.

Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW)

Morgan Stanley Maintains Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW)’s stock to Equal-Weight with the price target of $46. This rating was issued on 6/14/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $44.35 by showing a percentage change of 1.46% from its previous day closing price of $43.71.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) in which Stifel Nicolaus Upgrades Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) to Buy with no specific Price Target on 6/01/18. Stifel Nicolaus Downgrades the stock to Hold on 3/13/18 with no specific Price Target. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Upgrades the company’s stock to Buy on 3/09/18 with no specific Price Target. Stifel Nicolaus Maintains Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) to Buy with a price target of $50.

Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) currently has a consensus Price Target of $50.8. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $60 and a Low Price Target of $45.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) where 4 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 1 analysts said it’s a Buy, 7 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 2.09. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) reported its Actual EPS of $0.32/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) could bring EPS of $0.32/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 0 Percent.

Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) has a market capitalization of 4.71 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 1.55 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $52.58 on 12/18/17 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 03/23/18 as $41.34. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $50.64. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 0.65%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -3.51% while SMA200 is -4.48%.

Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 3.7%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 4.7% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 7.9%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -12.89 percent while its Weekly performance value is 0.96%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -0.74 percent and -14.22 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) is 2.48. The Average Volume (3 months) is 625.71 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $1.85 and an annual Dividend Yield of 4.17 Percent. HIW has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 27.26, Forward P/E of 33.5, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 872.69 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 17.63. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 28.3 percent.

Company Profile:

Highwoods Properties, Inc., headquartered in Raleigh, is a publicly-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) and a member. The Company is a fully-integrated office REIT that owns, develops, acquires, leases and manages properties primarily in the best business districts (BBDs) of Atlanta, Greensboro, Memphis, Nashville, Orlando, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Richmond and Tampa.