QQQ   332.71 (+0.70%)
AAPL   172.93 (+0.48%)
MSFT   293.78 (+0.64%)
META   180.88 (+0.21%)
GOOGL   122.00 (+0.26%)
AMZN   143.03 (-0.36%)
TSLA   931.25 (+3.46%)
NVDA   188.95 (+0.99%)
NIO   21.27 (+0.76%)
BABA   94.08 (-0.73%)
AMD   100.81 (-0.02%)
MU   64.57 (-0.72%)
T   18.45 (+0.99%)
CGC   3.88 (+17.58%)
GE   79.64 (-0.36%)
F   16.35 (+1.05%)
DIS   124.37 (+2.30%)
AMC   23.31 (-4.62%)
PYPL   101.60 (+0.49%)
PFE   49.79 (-0.64%)
NFLX   249.50 (+0.08%)
QQQ   332.71 (+0.70%)
AAPL   172.93 (+0.48%)
MSFT   293.78 (+0.64%)
META   180.88 (+0.21%)
GOOGL   122.00 (+0.26%)
AMZN   143.03 (-0.36%)
TSLA   931.25 (+3.46%)
NVDA   188.95 (+0.99%)
NIO   21.27 (+0.76%)
BABA   94.08 (-0.73%)
AMD   100.81 (-0.02%)
MU   64.57 (-0.72%)
T   18.45 (+0.99%)
CGC   3.88 (+17.58%)
GE   79.64 (-0.36%)
F   16.35 (+1.05%)
DIS   124.37 (+2.30%)
AMC   23.31 (-4.62%)
PYPL   101.60 (+0.49%)
PFE   49.79 (-0.64%)
NFLX   249.50 (+0.08%)
QQQ   332.71 (+0.70%)
AAPL   172.93 (+0.48%)
MSFT   293.78 (+0.64%)
META   180.88 (+0.21%)
GOOGL   122.00 (+0.26%)
AMZN   143.03 (-0.36%)
TSLA   931.25 (+3.46%)
NVDA   188.95 (+0.99%)
NIO   21.27 (+0.76%)
BABA   94.08 (-0.73%)
AMD   100.81 (-0.02%)
MU   64.57 (-0.72%)
T   18.45 (+0.99%)
CGC   3.88 (+17.58%)
GE   79.64 (-0.36%)
F   16.35 (+1.05%)
DIS   124.37 (+2.30%)
AMC   23.31 (-4.62%)
PYPL   101.60 (+0.49%)
PFE   49.79 (-0.64%)
NFLX   249.50 (+0.08%)
QQQ   332.71 (+0.70%)
AAPL   172.93 (+0.48%)
MSFT   293.78 (+0.64%)
META   180.88 (+0.21%)
GOOGL   122.00 (+0.26%)
AMZN   143.03 (-0.36%)
TSLA   931.25 (+3.46%)
NVDA   188.95 (+0.99%)
NIO   21.27 (+0.76%)
BABA   94.08 (-0.73%)
AMD   100.81 (-0.02%)
MU   64.57 (-0.72%)
T   18.45 (+0.99%)
CGC   3.88 (+17.58%)
GE   79.64 (-0.36%)
F   16.35 (+1.05%)
DIS   124.37 (+2.30%)
AMC   23.31 (-4.62%)
PYPL   101.60 (+0.49%)
PFE   49.79 (-0.64%)
NFLX   249.50 (+0.08%)
NYSE:BFS

Saul Centers - BFS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$49.64
-0.68 (-1.35%)
(As of 08/15/2022 02:59 PM ET)
Add
Compare
Today's Range
$49.44
$50.30
50-Day Range
$42.36
$52.62
52-Week Range
$41.73
$56.22
Volume
1,109 shs
Average Volume
38,960 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.19 billion
P/E Ratio
29.03
Dividend Yield
4.69%
Price Target
$54.50

Saul Centers MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.8% Upside
$54.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
1.61% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.04mentions of Saul Centers in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$64,750 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
1.92%
From $3.13 to $3.19 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.89 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

767th out of 928 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

147th out of 195 stocks

BFS stock logo

About Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) Stock

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) 50 community and neighborhood shopping centers and seven mixed-use properties with approximately 9.8 million square feet of leasable area and (b) three land and development properties. Approximately 85% of the Saul Centers' property operating income is generated by properties in the metropolitan Washington, DC/Baltimore area.

Saul Centers Stock Performance

Shares of NYSE:BFS traded up $1.07 during trading on Friday, reaching $50.32. 25,107 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 31,383. Saul Centers has a 52-week low of $41.73 and a 52-week high of $56.22. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.38, a current ratio of 1.59 and a quick ratio of 1.59. The company has a 50-day moving average of $47.70 and a 200-day moving average of $48.79. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.20 billion, a P/E ratio of 29.43 and a beta of 1.05.

Saul Centers Increases Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 29th. Investors of record on Friday, July 15th were issued a dividend of $0.59 per share. This is a boost from Saul Centers's previous quarterly dividend of $0.57. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 14th. This represents a $2.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.69%. Saul Centers's dividend payout ratio is 138.01%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of research analysts have recently commented on BFS shares. StockNews.com cut Saul Centers from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday. B. Riley cut Saul Centers from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $53.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, August 9th. They noted that the move was a valuation call.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, CEO B Francis Saul II acquired 1,250 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 25th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $48.18 per share, with a total value of $60,225.00. Following the acquisition, the chief executive officer now owns 79,352 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,823,179.36. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 51.50% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Receive BFS Stock News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for Saul Centers and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

BFS Stock News Headlines

StockNews.com Downgrades Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) to Hold
Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) Downgraded to "Neutral" at B. Riley
Saul Centers (BFS) Q2 FFO and Revenues Lag Estimates
See More Headlines
Receive BFS Stock News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for Saul Centers and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

BFS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/02/2019
Ex-Dividend for 7/29 Dividend
7/14/2022
Dividend Payable
7/29/2022
Today
8/15/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Real estate investment trusts
Sub-Industry
Retail REITs
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
80439510
Employees
113
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$54.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$56.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$53.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+9.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$48.39 million
Pretax Margin
27.67%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$239.23 million
Cash Flow
$4.18 per share
Book Value
$14.58 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
11,893,000
Market Cap
$1.19 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
1.05

Key Executives

  • Mr. Bernard Francis Saul II (Age 89)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $185k
  • Mr. David Todd Pearson (Age 41)
    Pres & COO
    Comp: $769.4k
  • Mr. Carlos L. Heard (Age 46)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $466.34k
  • Mr. Scott V. Schneider (Age 64)
    Consultant
    Comp: $1.01M
  • Mr. Christopher H. Netter (Age 67)
    Exec. VP of Retail Leasing
    Comp: $752.28k
  • Ms. Willoughby B. Laycock (Age 34)
    Sr. VP of Residential Design, Market Research & Residential Marketing Initiatives and Director
    Comp: $26k
  • Mr. Joel Albert Friedman (Age 64)
    Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer
  • Keith Brown
    Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Christine Nicolaides Kearns (Age 62)
    Exec. VP and Chief Legal & Admin. Officer
  • Ms. Dee Dee Russo
    Shareholder Relations Representative













BFS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Saul Centers stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Saul Centers in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy 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.
View BFS analyst ratings
or view top-rated stocks.

What is Saul Centers' stock price forecast for 2022?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Saul Centers' shares. Their BFS share price forecasts range from $53.00 to $56.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $54.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.8% from the stock's current price.
View analysts price targets for BFS
or view top-rated stocks among Wall Street analysts.

How have BFS shares performed in 2022?

Saul Centers' stock was trading at $53.02 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, BFS shares have decreased by 6.4% and is now trading at $49.64.
View the best growth stocks for 2022 here
.

When is Saul Centers' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 3rd 2022.
View our BFS earnings forecast
.

How were Saul Centers' earnings last quarter?

Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.35. The real estate investment trust earned $59.75 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $58.21 million. Saul Centers had a net margin of 21.31% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.00%.

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

Saul Centers declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.59 per share on Friday, July 29th. This represents a $2.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 14th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.57.
Read our dividend analysis for BFS
.

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 4.69%. BFS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 138.01%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, BFS will have a dividend payout ratio of 73.98% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for BFS.

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).

What is Saul Centers' stock symbol?

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

Who are Saul Centers' major shareholders?

Saul Centers' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Principal Financial Group Inc. (5.81%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.98%), Northern Trust Corp (0.55%), Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc. VA (0.28%), Brown Advisory Inc. (0.26%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.21%). Insiders that own company stock include B Francis Saul II, Carlos Lawrence Heard, Charles W Sherren, Jr, Debra Noreen Stencel, George Patrick Clancy Jr, H Gregory Platts, James Page Lansdale, Joel Albert Friedman, John E Chapoton, John F Collich, Mark Sullivan III and Willoughby B Laycock.
View institutional ownership trends
.

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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
Compare Top Brokerages Here.

What is Saul Centers' stock price today?

One share of BFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.64.

How much money does Saul Centers make?

Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) has a market capitalization of $1.19 billion and generates $239.23 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $48.39 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.71 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Saul Centers have?

The company employs 113 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Saul Centers?

Saul Centers' mailing address is 7501 WISCONSIN AVENUE, BETHESDA MD, 20814. The official website for the company is www.saulcenters.com. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at (301) 986-6200, via email at deedee.russo@saulcenters.com, or via fax at 301-986-6079.

This page (NYSE:BFS) was last updated on 8/15/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

MarketBeat Resources

Premium Research Tools

MarketBeat All Access subscribers can access stock screeners, the Idea Engine, data export tools, research reports, and other premium tools.

Discover All Access

Market Data and Calendars

Looking for new stock ideas? Want to see which stocks are moving? View our full suite of financial calendars and market data tables, all for free.

View Market Data

Investing Education and Resources

Receive a free world-class investing education from MarketBeat. Learn about financial terms, types of investments, trading strategies and more.

Financial Terms
Details Here
MarketBeat - Stock Market News and Research Tools logo

MarketBeat empowers individual investors to make better trading decisions by providing real-time financial data and objective market analysis. Whether you’re looking for analyst ratings, corporate buybacks, dividends, earnings, economic reports, financials, insider trades, IPOs, SEC filings or stock splits, MarketBeat has the objective information you need to analyze any stock. Learn more about MarketBeat.

MarketBeat is accredited by the Better Business Bureau MarketBeat is rated as Great on TrustPilot

© American Consumer News, LLC dba MarketBeat® 2010-2022. All rights reserved.
326 E 8th St #105, Sioux Falls, SD 57103 | contact@marketbeat.com | (844) 978-6257
MarketBeat does not provide personalized financial advice and does not issue recommendations or offers to buy stock or sell any security.

Our Accessibility Statement | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Do Not Sell My Information | RSS Feeds

© 2022 Market data provided is at least 10-minutes delayed and hosted by Barchart Solutions. Information is provided 'as-is' and solely for informational purposes, not for trading purposes or advice, and is delayed. To see all exchange delays and terms of use please see Barchart's disclaimer.