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NYSE:BFSSaul Centers Stock Price, Forecast & News

-1.15 (-3.70 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $29.91
50-Day Range
MA: $30.93
52-Week Range
Now: $29.91
Volume29,400 shs
Average Volume57,706 shs
Market Capitalization$694.51 million
P/E Ratio19.17
Dividend Yield7.09%
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) 56 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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 5.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.94 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryRetail REITs



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$231.52 million
Cash Flow$4.31 per share
Book Value$11.18 per share


Net Income$51.72 million


Market Cap$694.51 million
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Saul Centers' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

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 decreased by 22.1% and is now trading at $29.91. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Saul Centers?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Saul Centers in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Saul Centers.

When is Saul Centers' next earnings date?

Saul Centers is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Saul Centers.

How were Saul Centers' earnings last quarter?

Saul Centers Inc (NYSE:BFS) issued its earnings results 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 return on equity of 19.98% and a net margin of 22.53%. View Saul Centers' earnings history.

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

Saul Centers declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.53 per share on Thursday, April 30th. This represents a $2.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 15th. View Saul Centers' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for BFS?

3 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Saul Centers' shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Saul Centers' share price to reach $47.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 58.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Saul Centers.

Has Saul Centers been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about BFS stock has been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Saul Centers earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutSaul Centers.

Are investors shorting Saul Centers?

Saul Centers saw a drop in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 218,300 shares, a drop of 5.6% from the April 30th total of 231,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 68,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.2 days. Approximately 1.7% of the company's shares are short sold. View Saul Centers' Current Options Chain.

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 Illinois Tool Works (ITW), Mastercard (MA), Boeing (BA), LyondellBasell Industries (LYB), PepsiCo (PEP), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), American Tower (AMT), Anthem (ANTM) and AvalonBay Communities (AVB).

Who are Saul Centers' key executives?

Saul Centers' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Bernard Francis Saul II, Chairman & CEO (Age 86)
  • Mr. James Page Lansdale, Pres, COO & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Scott V. Schneider, Sr. VP, CFO, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Christopher H. Netter, Sr. VP of Retail Leasing (Age 64)
  • Mr. John F. Collich, Sr. VP of Acquisitions & Devel. (Age 59)

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.68%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (5.08%), State Street Corp (2.40%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.85%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.78%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.75%). 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, John E Chapoton, Mark Sullivan III, Philip D Caraci, Scott V Schneider, Steven N Corey and Willoughby B Laycock. View institutional ownership trends for Saul Centers.

Which institutional investors are selling Saul Centers stock?

BFS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, UBS Group AG, and WINTON GROUP Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Saul Centers company stock in the last year include Charles W Sherren, Jr, Christopher Netter, Debra Noreen Stencel, and Scott V Schneider. View insider buying and selling activity for Saul Centers.

Which institutional investors are buying Saul Centers stock?

BFS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., State Street Corp, Virtus ETF Advisers LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, IndexIQ Advisors LLC, CWM Advisors LLC, AXA, and Cohen & Steers Inc.. 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. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Saul Centers' stock price today?

One share of BFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.91.

How big of a company is Saul Centers?

Saul Centers has a market capitalization of $694.51 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. Saul Centers employs 110 workers across the globe.

What is Saul Centers' official website?

The official website for Saul Centers is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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