Saul Centers Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.29 (+2.83 %)
(As of 08/2/2021 10:01 AM ET)
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Volume15 shs
Average Volume46,618 shs
Market Capitalization$1.10 billion
P/E Ratio41.87
Dividend Yield4.82%
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About Saul Centers

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

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Overall MarketRank

2.30 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

253rd out of 2,041 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

51st out of 283 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Saul Centers a buy right now?

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

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Are investors shorting Saul Centers?

Saul Centers saw a decrease in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 10,400 shares, a decrease of 95.0% from the June 15th total of 209,400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 41,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.3 days. Currently, 0.1% of the company's shares 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 Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How were Saul Centers' earnings last quarter?

Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' 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 net margin of 16.47% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.09%.
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How has Saul Centers' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Saul Centers' stock was trading at $38.40 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BFS shares have increased by 22.1% and is now trading at $46.89.
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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 Monday, June 28th. Investors of record on Friday, July 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Friday, July 30th. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.69%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 15th. This is an increase from Saul Centers's previous quarterly dividend of $0.53.
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Is Saul Centers a good dividend stock?

Saul Centers pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.82%. 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 strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Saul Centers is 76.39%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Saul Centers will have a dividend payout ratio of 71.43% next year. This indicates that Saul Centers will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Saul Centers issued on next quarter's earnings?

Saul Centers updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.71 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.73. The company issued revenue guidance of $58.72, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $59.46 million.

What price target have analysts set for BFS?

3 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Saul Centers' shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $51.00. On average, they anticipate Saul Centers' stock price to reach $50.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.7% 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, Chairman & CEO (Age 88, Pay $131.47k)
  • Mr. David Todd Pearson, Pres & COO (Age 40, Pay $643.72k)
  • Mr. Scott V. Schneider, Consultant (Age 63, Pay $740.82k)
  • Mr. Christopher H. Netter, Exec. VP of Retail Leasing (Age 66, Pay $710.8k)
  • Mr. John F. Collich, Sr. VP and Chief Acquisitions & Devel. Officer (Age 61, Pay $567.97k)
  • Ms. Willoughby B. Laycock, Sr. VP of Residential Marketing Initiatives & Director (Age 33, Pay $26k)
  • Mr. Carlos L. Heard, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 45)
  • Mr. Joel Albert Friedman, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer (Age 63)
  • Ted Koutris, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Christine Nicolaides Kearns, Exec. VP and Chief Legal & Admin. Officer (Age 61)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.08%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.04%). Company insiders that own Saul Centers stock include B Francis Saul II, Charles W Sherren, Jr, Debra Noreen Stencel, Joel Albert Friedman and Willoughby B Laycock.
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Which institutional investors are selling Saul Centers stock?

BFS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., and Alliancebernstein L.P..
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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 State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $46.89.

How much money does Saul Centers make?

Saul Centers has a market capitalization of $1.10 billion and generates $225.21 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $40.38 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.88 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 8/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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