Saul Centers Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.52 (+1.30 %)
(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $40.41
50-Day Range
MA: $39.95
52-Week Range
Now: $40.41
Volume25,132 shs
Average Volume53,091 shs
Market Capitalization$947.94 million
P/E Ratio32.59
Dividend Yield5.31%
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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryRetail REITs
Phone(301) 986-6200
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$231.52 million
Cash Flow$5.44 per share
Book Value$11.18 per share


Net Income$51.72 million


Market Cap$947.94 million
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable


Saul Centers, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter 2020 Earnings
February 25, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Saul's massive new Ballston development leasing up fast
December 24, 2020 |  bizjournals.com
Is BFS A Good Stock To Buy Now?
December 7, 2020 |  finance.yahoo.com
Saul Centers FFO beats by $0.06
November 5, 2020 |  seekingalpha.com
Saul Centers, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2020 Earnings
November 5, 2020 |  finance.yahoo.com
Saul Centers FFO in-line, misses on revenue
August 6, 2020 |  seekingalpha.com
Saul Centers, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2020 Earnings
August 6, 2020 |  finance.yahoo.com
Saul Centers, Inc. (BFS)
July 17, 2020 |  ca.finance.yahoo.com
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Overall MarketRank

1.96 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

218th out of 1,955 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

36th out of 274 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.52 (+1.30 %)
(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Saul Centers a buy right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Saul Centers in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Saul Centers stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Saul Centers?

Wall Street analysts have given Saul Centers a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Saul Centers wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Saul Centers?

Saul Centers saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 128,800 shares, a drop of 17.6% from the March 15th total of 156,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 52,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days. Currently, 1.0% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Saul Centers' next earnings date?

Saul Centers is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 5th 2021.
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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 (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate 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 19.59% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.17%.
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How has Saul Centers' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Saul Centers' stock was trading at $38.40 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BFS stock has increased by 5.2% and is now trading at $40.41.
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How often does Saul Centers pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Saul Centers?

Saul Centers announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 11th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.53 per share on Friday, April 30th. This represents a $2.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 14th.
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Is Saul Centers a good dividend stock?

Saul Centers pays an annual dividend of $2.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.31%. BFS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Saul Centers does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Saul Centers is 68.83%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Saul Centers will have a dividend payout ratio of 71.86% next year. This indicates that Saul Centers will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for BFS?

2 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Saul Centers' stock. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Saul Centers' share price to reach $50.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Saul Centers' key executives?

Saul Centers' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Bernard Francis Saul II, Pres, Chairman & CEO (Age 88, Pay $187.4k)
  • Mr. Scott V. Schneider, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 63, Pay $669.3k)
  • Ms. Christine Nicolaides Kearns, Exec. VP and Chief Legal & Admin. Officer (Age 61, Pay $478.43k)
  • Mr. Christopher H. Netter, Exec. VP of Retail Leasing (Age 66, Pay $647.79k)
  • Mr. John F. Collich, Sr. VP and Chief Acquisitions & Devel. Officer (Age 61, Pay $571k)
  • Ms. Willoughby B. Laycock, Sr. VP of Residential Marketing Initiatives & Director (Age 32, Pay $22.2k)
  • Mr. Joel Albert Friedman, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 63)
  • Ted Koutris, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Dee Dee Russo, Shareholder Relations Representative
  • Ken Kovach, Sr. VP of HR

Who are some of Saul Centers' key competitors?

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), The 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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include OLD Dominion Capital Management Inc. (0.22%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%). 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, Joel Albert Friedman, Scott V Schneider and Willoughby B Laycock.
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Which institutional investors are buying Saul Centers stock?

BFS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OLD Dominion Capital Management Inc., and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have bought Saul Centers stock in the last two years include B Francis Saul II, Joel Albert Friedman, and Willoughby B Laycock.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Saul Centers' stock price today?

One share of BFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.41.

How much money does Saul Centers make?

Saul Centers has a market capitalization of $947.94 million and generates $231.52 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $51.72 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.08 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Saul Centers have?

Saul Centers employs 110 workers across the globe.

What is Saul Centers' official website?

The official website for Saul Centers is www.saulcenters.com.

Where are Saul Centers' headquarters?

Saul Centers is headquartered at 7501 WISCONSIN AVENUE, BETHESDA MD, 20814.

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]

This page was last updated on 4/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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