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NYSE:BFS

Saul Centers (BFS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$37.18
+0.06 (+0.16%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$36.83
$37.37
50-Day Range
$35.14
$40.41
52-Week Range
$32.13
$41.04
Volume
30,448 shs
Average Volume
50,722 shs
Market Capitalization
$891.58 million
P/E Ratio
22.13
Dividend Yield
6.35%
Price Target
$41.00

Saul Centers MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
10.1% Upside
$41.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.82% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.40mentions of Saul Centers in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.33 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

621st out of 864 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

138th out of 179 stocks


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About Saul Centers Stock (NYSE:BFS)

Saul Centers, Inc. is a self-managed, self-administered equity REIT headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, which currently operates and manages a real estate portfolio of 61 properties, which includes (a) 50 community and neighborhood shopping centers and seven mixed-use properties with approximately 9.8 million square feet of leasable area and (b) four non-operating land and development properties. Over 85% of the Saul Centers' property operating income is generated by properties in the metropolitan Washington, D.C./Baltimore area.

BFS Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/02/2019
Ex-Dividend for 1/31 Dividend
1/12/2024
Dividend Payable
1/31/2024
Today
3/04/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/07/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Real estate investment trusts
Sub-Industry
Retail REITs
CUSIP
80439510
Employees
129
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$41.00
High Stock Price Target
$41.00
Low Stock Price Target
$41.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+10.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$52.69 million
Pretax Margin
26.84%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$257.21 million
Cash Flow
$5.01 per share
Book Value
$13.34 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
11,871,000
Market Cap
$891.58 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.08

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BFS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Saul Centers stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Saul Centers in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" BFS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BFS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Saul Centers' stock price target for 2024?

1 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Saul Centers' stock. Their BFS share price targets range from $41.00 to $41.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $41.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have BFS shares performed in 2024?

Saul Centers' stock was trading at $39.27 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, BFS shares have decreased by 5.2% and is now trading at $37.24.
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Are investors shorting Saul Centers?

Saul Centers saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 105,000 shares, an increase of 15.6% from the January 15th total of 90,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 45,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 0.8% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Saul Centers' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 7th 2024.
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.

How were Saul Centers' earnings last quarter?

Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.81 by $0.35. The real estate investment trust earned $59.75 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $58.21 million. Saul Centers had a net margin of 20.49% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.45%.

How often does Saul Centers pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Saul Centers?

Saul Centers announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 7th. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 16th will be given a dividend of $0.59 per share on Wednesday, January 31st. This represents a $2.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 12th.
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Is Saul Centers a good dividend stock?

Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) pays an annual dividend of $2.36 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.36%. BFS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 140.48%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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What ETFs hold Saul Centers' stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) stock in their portfolio include ALPS REIT Dividend Dogs ETF (RDOG).Cambria Global Real Estate ETF (BLDG).

What other stocks do shareholders of Saul Centers own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Saul Centers investors own include Mastercard (MA), Boeing (BA), NVIDIA (NVDA), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Toll Brothers (TOL), Vector Group (VGR), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Pure Storage (PSTG), American Tower (AMT) and LyondellBasell Industries (LYB).

Who are Saul Centers' major shareholders?

Saul Centers' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.74%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (4.40%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.86%), Northern Trust Corp (0.53%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.44%) and Norges Bank (0.36%). Insiders that own company stock include B Francis Saul II, Carlos Lawrence Heard, David Todd Pearson, George Patrick Clancy Jr, H Gregory Platts, James Page Lansdale, Joel Albert Friedman, John E Chapoton, John F Collich and Mark Sullivan III.
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How do I buy shares of Saul Centers?

Shares of BFS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:BFS) was last updated on 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff