NYSE:BFS - Saul Centers Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $51.38 -1.23 (-2.34 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$51.38Today's Range$51.23 - $52.6852-Week Range$45.49 - $60.65Volume21,178 shsAverage Volume30,126 shsMarket Capitalization$1.19 billionP/E Ratio16.16Dividend Yield4.03%Beta0.89 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive BFS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BFS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Real estate investment trusts Sub-IndustryRetail REITs SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:BFS Previous Symbol CUSIP80439510 Webwww.saulcenters.com Phone301-986-6200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio4.28 Current Ratio2.04 Quick Ratio2.04Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio16.16 Forward P/E Ratio16.47 P/E Growth3.14 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$227.29 million Price / Sales5.11 Cash Flow$4.2498 per share Price / Cash Flow12.09 Book Value$9.73 per share Price / Book5.28Profitability 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 Shares22,600,000Market 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.53 per share on Thursday, January 31st. This represents a $2.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 16th. This is a positive change 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 29th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.02. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $52.38 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $51.37 million. Saul Centers had a net margin of 22.02% and a return on equity of 22.41%. 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 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Saul Centers' stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect Saul Centers' share price to reach $56.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.0% 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? News coverage about BFS stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Saul Centers earned a news impact score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Saul Centers' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Saul Centers include Howard Hughes (HHC), JBG SMITH Properties (JBGS), Highwoods Properties (HIW), Life Storage (LSI), Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT), AmeriCold Realty Trust (COLD), Blackstone Mortgage Trust (BXMT), Ryman Hospitality Properties (RHP), First Industrial Realty Trust (FR), Healthcare Realty Trust (HR), PS Business Parks (PSB), Equity Commonwealth (EQC), Rayonier (RYN), Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE) and Hammerson (HMSNF). 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wendell David Associates Inc. (0.07%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%). 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, 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 Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 Wendell David Associates Inc.. 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 $51.38. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 164 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 248 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 412MarketBeat'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 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do companies issue stock splits?