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NYSE:BFS

Saul Centers - BFS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$37.84
-0.80 (-2.07%)
(As of 09/26/2022 04:27 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$37.30
$38.64
50-Day Range
$38.64
$52.62
52-Week Range
$37.30
$56.22
Volume
36,013 shs
Average Volume
38,501 shs
Market Capitalization
$903.66 million
P/E Ratio
22.13
Dividend Yield
6.11%
Price Target
$51.50

Saul Centers MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
36.9% Upside
$51.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.38% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.78mentions 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

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

2.54 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

421st out of 885 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

95th out of 194 stocks

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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.

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BFS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/02/2019
Ex-Dividend for 7/29 Dividend
7/14/2022
Dividend Payable
7/29/2022
Today
9/26/2022
Ex-Dividend for 10/31 Dividend
10/14/2022
Dividend Payable
10/31/2022
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
$51.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$53.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$50.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+36.1%
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
$4.15 per share
Book Value
$14.58 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
11,893,000
Market Cap
$903.66 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
1.09

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.
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What is Saul Centers' stock price forecast for 2022?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Saul Centers' shares. Their BFS share price forecasts range from $50.00 to $53.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $51.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 35.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have BFS shares performed in 2022?

Saul Centers' stock was trading at $53.02 at the beginning of the year. Since then, BFS stock has decreased by 28.5% and is now trading at $37.90.
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Are investors shorting Saul Centers?

Saul Centers saw a decline in short interest during the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totaling 195,800 shares, a decline of 7.4% from the July 31st total of 211,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 38,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.1 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the company 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, November 3rd 2022.
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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 consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.35. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $59.75 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $58.21 million. Saul Centers had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.00% and a net margin of 21.31%.

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

Saul Centers announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 22nd. Investors of record on Monday, October 17th will be given a dividend of $0.59 per share on Monday, October 31st. This represents a $2.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 14th.
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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 6.11%. 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 EPS estimates, BFS will have a dividend payout ratio of 76.13% in the coming year. This indicates that the company may not be able to sustain their current 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (9.06%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (5.81%), State Street Corp (2.03%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.98%), Northern Trust Corp (0.55%) and Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc. VA (0.28%). 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.
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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 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 $37.90.

How much money does Saul Centers make?

Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) has a market capitalization of $905.09 million 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 9/26/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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