Saul Centers Company Profile (NYSE:BFS)

About Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)

Saul Centers logoSaul Centers, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust. The Company's principal business activity is the ownership, management and development of income-producing properties. It operates through two segments: Shopping Centers and Mixed-Use Properties. The Company, which conducts all of its activities through its subsidiaries, the Saul Holdings Limited Partnership (Operating Partnership) and Subsidiary Partnerships, engages in the ownership, operation, management, leasing, acquisition, renovation, expansion, development and financing of community and neighborhood shopping centers and mixed-used properties in the Washington, District of Columbia/Baltimore metropolitan area. As of December 31, 2016, it properties (the Current Portfolio Properties) consisted of 49 shopping center properties (the Shopping Centers), six mixed-use properties, which consists of office, retail and multi-family residential uses (the Mixed-Use Properties) and three (non-operating) development properties.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Retail REITs
  • Sub-Industry: Retail REITs
  • Symbol: NYSE:BFS
  • CUSIP: 80439510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.27946 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 21,500,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $58.84
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $61.57
  • 52 Week Range: $55.86 - $68.75
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 38.81
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.82
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $218.61 million
  • Price / Sales: 5.92
  • Book Value: $6.53 per share
  • Price / Book: 9.22
  • Annual Dividend: $2.04
  • Dividend Yield: 3.4%
  • EBIDTA: $142.49 million
  • Net Margins: 21.06%
  • Return on Equity: 23.95%
  • Return on Assets: 3.43%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 4.86%
  • Current Ratio: 2.97%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.97%
  • Average Volume: 37,440 shs.
  • Beta: 0.73
  • Short Ratio: 2.38
Frequently Asked Questions for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, June 23rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.51 per share on Monday, July 31st. This represents a $2.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 13th. View Saul Centers' Dividend History.

How were Saul Centers' earnings last quarter?

Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 29th. The company reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.02. The business earned $52.38 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $51.37 million. Saul Centers had a return on equity of 23.95% and a net margin of 21.06%. View Saul Centers' Earnings History.

When will Saul Centers make its next earnings announcement?

Saul Centers is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Saul Centers.

Where is Saul Centers' stock going? Where will Saul Centers' stock price be in 2017?

1 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Saul Centers' stock. Their forecasts range from $72.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect Saul Centers' stock price to reach $72.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Saul Centers.

Who are some of Saul Centers' key competitors?

Who are Saul Centers' key executives?

Saul Centers' management team includes the folowing people:

  • J. Page Lansdale, President, Chief Operating Officer, Director
  • B. Francis Saul II, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Philip D. Caraci, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Scott V. Schneider, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary
  • Christine Nicolaides Kearns, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer
  • Joel A. Friedman, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
  • John F. Collich, Senior Vice President - Acquisitions and Development
  • Christopher H. Netter, Senior Vice President - Leasing
  • Charles W. Sherren Jr., Senior Vice President - Management
  • Andrew M. Saul II, Director

Who owns Saul Centers stock?

Saul Centers' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.09%), Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. (0.08%), Strs Ohio (0.08%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.07%), Wendell David Associates Inc. (0.07%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.07%). Company insiders that own Saul Centers stock include Charles W Sherren Jr, Christopher Netter, James W Symington, Joel Albert Friedman, John E Chapoton, John F Collich, John R Whitmore, Patrick F Noonan, Philip C Jackson Jr, Philip D Caraci, Scott V Schneider and Steven N Corey. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Saul Centers.

Who sold Saul Centers stock? Who is selling Saul Centers stock?

Saul Centers' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have sold Saul Centers stock in the last year include Christopher Netter, Joel Albert Friedman, John E Chapoton, John F Collich, John R Whitmore, Patrick F Noonan, Philip D Caraci, Scott V Schneider and Steven N Corey. View Insider Buying and Selling for Saul Centers.

Who bought Saul Centers stock? Who is buying Saul Centers stock?

Saul Centers' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Aperio Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Saul Centers.

How do I buy Saul Centers stock?

Shares of Saul Centers can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Saul Centers' stock price today?

One share of Saul Centers stock can currently be purchased for approximately $60.23.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Saul Centers (NYSE BFS)
Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  46 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  98 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  144
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $72.00 (19.54% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/14/2016DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageNeutral$72.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)
Earnings by Quarter for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Saul Centers (NYSE BFS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/29/2015Q3$0.74$0.75$51.37 million$52.38 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q2$0.74$0.73$50.30 million$51.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.73$0.71$50.70 million$52.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/5/2015Q414$0.72$0.62$49.40 million$51.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.72$0.70$48.40 million$50.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.70$0.62$48.26 million$52.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/4/2014Q413$0.67$0.68$48.71 million$50.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q3 13$0.67$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q213$0.63$0.63$48.70 million$48.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.59$0.55$46.96 million$47.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.26
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.40
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.79$0.91$0.85
Q2 20172$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q3 20172$0.79$0.83$0.81
Q4 20172$0.80$0.81$0.81
Q1 20181$0.85$0.85$0.85
Q2 20181$0.84$0.84$0.84
Q3 20181$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q4 20181$0.84$0.84$0.84
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)
Next Dividend:7/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.04
Dividend Yield:3.39%
Dividend Growth:8.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:131.61% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
62.39% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
60.36% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)

Dividend History by Quarter for Saul Centers (NYSE BFS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 48.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 46.56%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/7/2017Steven N CoreyVPSell5,000$59.04$295,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2017Scott V SchneiderInsiderSell5,000$60.12$300,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2017Patrick F NoonanDirectorSell5,000$58.00$290,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/7/2017John E ChapotonDirectorSell2,500$62.92$157,300.00View SEC Filing  
4/4/2017Scott V SchneiderInsiderSell5,560$62.26$346,165.60View SEC Filing  
4/3/2017Patrick F. NoonanDirectorSell2,500$61.42$153,550.00View SEC Filing  
1/5/2017John R. WhitmoreDirectorSell200$65.89$13,178.00View SEC Filing  
1/4/2017Philip D CaraciDirectorSell7,500$66.19$496,425.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016John F CollichVPSell8,968$66.15$593,233.20View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Scott V SchneiderInsiderSell3,000$66.32$198,960.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2016John F CollichVPSell2,237$67.26$150,460.62View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Scott V SchneiderInsiderSell7,000$62.77$439,390.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Joel Albert FriedmanVPSell3,858$64.00$246,912.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2016Joel Albert FriedmanVPSell1,142$67.00$76,514.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2016Christopher NetterInsiderSell7,500$67.26$504,450.00View SEC Filing  
9/22/2016Scott V SchneiderInsiderSell5,000$66.09$330,450.00View SEC Filing  
9/7/2016Christopher NetterInsiderSell5,539$68.53$379,587.67View SEC Filing  
9/2/2016Steven N CoreyVPSell244$67.33$16,428.52View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016Scott V SchneiderInsiderSell6,000$65.53$393,180.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Steven N CoreyVPSell2,438$66.75$162,736.50View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Patrick F. NoonanDirectorSell5,000$65.82$329,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Steven N CoreyVPSell4,818$66.43$320,059.74View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016John F CollichVPSell12,332$61.73$761,254.36View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Steven N CoreyVPSell4,052$61.28$248,306.56View SEC Filing  
6/29/2016Scott V SchneiderCFOSell2,940$60.10$176,694.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016Christopher NetterInsiderSell7,400$58.12$430,088.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Scott V SchneiderCFOSell2,500$58.10$145,250.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Christopher NetterInsiderSell4,571$58.00$265,118.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Scott V SchneiderCFOSell4,100$58.06$238,046.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Charles W Sherren JrVPSell3,100$57.14$177,134.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Charles W Sherren JrVPSell2,900$57.02$165,358.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Philip C Jackson JrDirectorSell20,000$56.40$1,128,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Charles W Sherren JrVPSell4,000$57.00$228,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Christopher NetterInsiderSell7,500$56.95$427,125.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016John F CollichVPSell2,839$56.37$160,034.43View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Scott V SchneiderCFOSell5,000$57.58$287,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Christopher NetterInsiderSell9,986$56.50$564,209.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Steven N CoreyVPSell21,250$56.59$1,202,537.50View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016Philip D CaraciDirectorSell100$53.66$5,366.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016John E ChapotonDirectorSell2,500$51.07$127,675.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016James W SymingtonDirectorSell2,500$51.65$129,125.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015John R. WhitmoreDirectorSell7,500$53.45$400,875.00View SEC Filing  
1/7/2015Christopher NetterInsiderSell2,001$58.21$116,478.21View SEC Filing  
1/7/2015Scott V SchneiderCFOSell5,900$58.12$342,908.00View SEC Filing  
1/7/2015Steven N CoreyVPSell8,750$58.08$508,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2015John F CollichVPSell13,312$57.59$766,638.08View SEC Filing  
1/5/2015James W SymingtonDirectorSell2,500$57.66$144,150.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2014Christopher NetterInsiderSell1,028$58.50$60,138.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2014Christopher NetterInsiderSell2,500$57.50$143,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2014Christopher NetterInsiderSell6,500$56.31$366,015.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Scott V SchneiderCFOSell8,134$55.19$448,915.46View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Charles W Sherren JrVPSell3,500$55.04$192,640.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2014Scott V SchneiderCFOSell1,831$33.22$60,825.82View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Charles W Sherren JrVPSell5,000$50.20$251,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Scott V SchneiderCFOSell2,000$50.20$100,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2014Scott V SchneiderCFOSell2,866$49.53$141,952.98View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014Steven N CoreyVPSell4,463$49.00$218,687.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2014Steven N CoreyVPSell8,537$49.03$418,569.11View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Patrick T ConnorsSVPSell5,625$46.86$263,587.50View SEC Filing  
4/8/2014Gilbert M GrosvenorDirectorSell12,500$46.48$581,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2014John F CollichVPSell1,000$47.10$47,100.00View SEC Filing  
3/27/2014John E ChapotonDirectorSell1,996$46.50$92,814.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Christopher NetterInsiderSell15,000$46.56$698,400.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2014Charles W Sherren JrVPSell2,500$46.30$115,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Scott V SchneiderCFOSell4,300$47.88$205,884.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013Patrick F NoonanDirectorSell2,500$48.00$120,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/10/2013Scott V SchneiderCFOSell3,000$47.00$141,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2013Charles W Sherren JrVPSell5,000$46.11$230,550.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013John F CollichVPSell1,100$45.00$49,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Patrick T ConnorsSVPSell4,375$45.81$200,418.75View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)
Latest Headlines for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)
DateHeadline logoZacks: Saul Centers, Inc. (BFS) Given $69.50 Average Price Target by Analysts - July 14 at 2:50 PM logoDividend Coverage: This Self-managed, Self-administered Equity REIT has a Dividend Yield of $3.50%; Will Trade Ex-Dividend on July 13, 2017 - July 12 at 5:04 PM logoSaul Centers, Inc. (BFS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - July 11 at 9:38 PM logoSaul Centers, Inc. (BFS) VP Steven N. Corey Sells 5,000 Shares - July 11 at 1:48 PM logoSaul Centers, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BFS-US : July 10, 2017 - July 10 at 4:29 PM logo$56.36 Million in Sales Expected for Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) This Quarter - July 1 at 8:17 AM logoSaul Centers, Inc. (BFS) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub - July 1 at 8:04 AM logoSaul Centers, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BFS-US : June 30, 2017 - June 30 at 4:33 PM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Saul Centers, Inc. (BFS) to Post $0.79 EPS - June 29 at 6:26 PM logoBID battle reaches bitter crescendo in Old Town Alexandria - June 28 at 8:17 PM logoSaul Centers, Inc. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.51 (BFS) - June 23 at 8:28 PM logoZacks: Analysts Set $69.50 Price Target for Saul Centers, Inc. (BFS) - June 22 at 6:40 PM logoSaul Centers, Inc. (BFS) Downgraded to Sell at BidaskClub - June 21 at 8:46 PM logoInsider Selling: Saul Centers, Inc. (BFS) Insider Sells 5,000 Shares of Stock - June 15 at 4:44 PM logoSaul Centers, Inc. (BFS) Upgraded to "Hold" at BidaskClub - June 14 at 11:32 PM logoSaul Centers (BFS) and CBL & Associates Properties (CBL) Head to Head Contrast - June 11 at 12:16 AM logoSaul Centers Inc (BFS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $56.36 Million - June 7 at 9:52 AM logo$0.79 Earnings Per Share Expected for Saul Centers Inc (BFS) This Quarter - June 5 at 4:08 PM logoSaul Centers Inc (BFS) Director Sells $290,000.00 in Stock - May 25 at 4:25 PM logoSmall-format Target is coming to Ballston - May 16 at 3:58 PM logoSaul Centers Inc (BFS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $56.43 Million - May 12 at 5:14 PM logoSaul Centers Inc Expected to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.79 Per Share (BFS) - May 12 at 11:22 AM logoForm 4 SAUL CENTERS INC For: May 05 Filed by: NETTER CHRISTOPHER - May 11 at 4:26 PM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Saul Centers Inc (BFS) Cut by Analyst - May 11 at 9:16 AM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Saul Centers Inc (BFS) to Post $0.80 Earnings Per Share - May 10 at 8:18 AM logoSaul Centers reports 1Q results - May 5 at 3:54 PM logoSaul Centers, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Earnings - May 4 at 9:03 PM logoSaul Centers (BFS) Receiving Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 28 at 2:06 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Saul Centers Inc Raised by Capital One Financial Corp. (BFS) - April 27 at 2:02 PM logoQ1 2017 EPS Estimates for Saul Centers Inc (BFS) Raised by Analyst - April 26 at 9:09 AM logoSaul Centers, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BFS-US : April 25, 2017 - April 25 at 12:38 PM logoSaul Centers (BFS) Getting Positive News Coverage, Study Finds - April 24 at 5:32 PM logo$58.55 Million in Sales Expected for Saul Centers Inc (BFS) This Quarter - April 21 at 4:29 PM logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Likely to Impact Saul Centers (BFS) Share Price - April 20 at 4:36 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Saul Centers Inc (BFS) Will Post Earnings of $0.81 Per Share - April 19 at 7:35 AM logoSaul Centers (BFS) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.51 - April 17 at 12:54 PM logoSaul Centers, Inc. : BFS-US: Dividend Analysis : April 14th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 17, 2017 - April 17 at 11:49 AM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Very Likely to Impact Saul Centers (BFS) Share Price - April 13 at 5:52 PM logoSaul Centers, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BFS-US : April 12, 2017 - April 12 at 11:27 AM logoInsider Selling: Saul Centers Inc (BFS) Director Sells 2,500 Shares of Stock - April 10 at 5:15 PM logoScott V. Schneider Sells 5,560 Shares of Saul Centers Inc (BFS) Stock - April 5 at 5:04 PM logoSaul Centers: Reasonable Valuation At Beginning Of Cyclical Upturn - March 30 at 4:18 PM logoZacks: Saul Centers Inc (BFS) Given Consensus Rating of "" by Analysts - March 28 at 11:56 AM logoQ1 2017 EPS Estimates for Saul Centers Inc Raised by Capital One Financial Corp. (BFS) - March 23 at 9:32 AM logoCapital One Financial Corp. Comments on Saul Centers Inc's Q2 2017 Earnings (BFS) - March 22 at 9:10 AM logoHere’s where these D.C.-area billionaires rank on Forbes 2017 list - March 21 at 4:13 PM logoSaul Centers Inc (BFS) Plans $0.51 Quarterly Dividend - March 20 at 5:51 PM logoSAUL CENTERS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers - March 17 at 4:31 PM logoSaul Centers Enters Oversold Territory - March 14 at 3:45 PM logoSAUL CENTERS INC Financials - March 11 at 3:50 PM



Saul Centers (BFS) Chart for Wednesday, July, 26, 2017

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