NYSE:BFS - Saul Centers Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$53.09 +0.26 (+0.49 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$53.09
Today's Range$52.50 - $53.3650
52-Week Range$46.71 - $64.93
Volume35,295 shs
Average Volume42,673 shs
Market Capitalization$1.19 billion
P/E Ratio16.69
Dividend Yield3.94%
Beta0.84
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 60 properties which includes (a) 49 community and neighborhood shopping centers and seven mixed-use properties with approximately 9.3 million square feet of leasable area and (b) four land and development properties. Over 85% of the Saul Centers' property operating income is generated by properties in the metropolitan Washington, DC/Baltimore area.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryRetail REITs
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNYSE:BFS
Previous Symbol
CUSIP80439510
Phone301-986-6200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio4.28
Current Ratio2.04
Quick Ratio2.04

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.69
Forward P/E Ratio17.02
P/E Growth3.38

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$227.29 million
Price / Sales5.28
Cash Flow$4.3731 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.14
Book Value$9.73 per share
Price / Book5.46

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.18
Net Income$48.25 million
Net Margins22.02%
Return on Equity22.41%
Return on Assets3.44%

Miscellaneous

Employees65
Outstanding Shares22,600,000
Market Cap$1.19 billion
OptionableNot Optionable

Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Saul Centers' stock symbol?

Saul Centers trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BFS."

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

Saul Centers declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 17th will be given a dividend of $0.53 per share on Thursday, January 31st. This represents a $2.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 16th. This is a boost from Saul Centers's previous quarterly dividend of $0.52. View Saul Centers' Dividend History.

How were Saul Centers' earnings last quarter?

Saul Centers Inc (NYSE:BFS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.02. The real estate investment trust earned $52.38 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $51.37 million. Saul Centers had a return on equity of 22.41% and a net margin of 22.02%. View Saul Centers' Earnings History.

When is Saul Centers' next earnings date?

Saul Centers is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Saul Centers.

What price target have analysts set for BFS?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Saul Centers' shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $58.00. On average, they anticipate Saul Centers' share price to reach $56.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Saul Centers.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Saul Centers?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Saul Centers in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Saul Centers.

Has Saul Centers been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BFS stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Saul Centers earned a daily sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Saul Centers' key competitors?

Who are Saul Centers' key executives?

Saul Centers' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bernard Francis Saul II, Chairman & CEO (Age 85)
  • Mr. James Page Lansdale, Pres, COO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Scott V. Schneider, Sr. VP, CFO, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 60)
  • Mr. Christopher H. Netter, Sr. VP of Retail Leasing (Age 63)
  • Mr. John F. Collich, Sr. VP of Acquisitions & Devel. (Age 58)

Who are Saul Centers' major shareholders?

Saul Centers' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.02%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.62%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.62%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.79%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.35%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.34%). Company insiders that own Saul Centers stock include B Francis Saul II, Charles W Sherren Jr, Charles W Sherren, Jr, Christopher Netter, Debra Noreen Stencel, Donald A Hachey, James Page Lansdale, John E Chapoton, John F Collich, John R Whitmore, Patrick F Noonan, Philip D Caraci, Scott V Schneider and Steven N Corey. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Saul Centers.

Which major investors are selling Saul Centers stock?

BFS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Credit Suisse AG, SG Americas Securities LLC, Comerica Bank and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. Company insiders that have sold Saul Centers company stock in the last year include Christopher Netter, Debra Noreen Stencel, John E Chapoton, Philip D Caraci, Scott V Schneider and Steven N Corey. View Insider Buying and Selling for Saul Centers.

Which major investors are buying Saul Centers stock?

BFS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Morgan Stanley and Rhumbline Advisers. View Insider Buying and Selling for Saul Centers.

How do I buy shares of Saul Centers?

Shares of BFS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Saul Centers' stock price today?

One share of BFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $53.09.

How big of a company is Saul Centers?

Saul Centers has a market capitalization of $1.19 billion and generates $227.29 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $48.25 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.18 on an earnings per share basis. Saul Centers employs 65 workers across the globe.

What is Saul Centers' official website?

The official website for Saul Centers is http://www.saulcenters.com.

How can I contact Saul Centers?

Saul Centers' mailing address is 7501 WISCONSIN AVENUE, BETHESDA MD, 20814. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 301-986-6200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Saul Centers (NYSE BFS)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  159 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  240 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  399
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Saul Centers and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BFS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BFS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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