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: $1.37863 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 21,799,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $62.75
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $60.49
  • 52 Week Range: $55.86 - $68.33
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 39.75
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.82
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $221.81 million
  • Price / Sales: 6.18
  • Book Value: $6.66 per share
  • Price / Book: 9.44
  • Annual Dividend: $2.04
  • Dividend Yield: 3.2%
  • EBITDA: $144.68 million
  • Net Margins: 21.15%
  • Return on Equity: 23.85%
  • Return on Assets: 3.42%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 4.71%
  • Current Ratio: 2.54%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.54%
  • Average Volume: 32,295 shs.
  • Beta: 0.72
  • 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 22nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 17th will be given a dividend of $0.51 per share on Tuesday, October 31st. This represents a $2.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 16th. View Saul Centers' Dividend History.

How were Saul Centers' earnings last quarter?

Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The company reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $52.38 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $51.37 million. Saul Centers had a net margin of 21.15% and a return on equity of 23.85%. 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, October, 30th 2017. View Earnings Estimates 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.03%). Company insiders that own Saul Centers stock include Charles W Sherren Jr, Charles W Sherren, Jr, Christopher Netter, Donald A Hachey, 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 Nationwide Fund Advisors. Company insiders that have sold Saul Centers stock in the last year include Charles W Sherren Jr, Charles W Sherren, Jr, Christopher Netter, Donald A Hachey, 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.

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 $62.85.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Saul Centers (NYSE BFS)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  70 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  123 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  193
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)
Price Target History for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)
Analysts' Ratings History for Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/7/2017BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformMediumView Rating Details
10/14/2016DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageNeutral$72.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2015 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
10/30/2017N/AView Earnings Details
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: $3.25
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$0.79$0.81$0.80
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:10/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.04
Dividend Yield:3.25%
Dividend Growth:8.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:129.11% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
63.16% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
61.08% (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: 45.18%
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
10/9/2017Christopher NetterInsiderSell4,000$63.31$253,240.00View SEC Filing  
10/9/2017Steven N CoreyVPSell11,250$63.26$711,675.00View SEC Filing  
10/4/2017Christopher NetterInsiderSell1,000$63.47$63,470.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2017Donald A HacheyInsiderSell1,019$62.50$63,687.50View SEC Filing  
9/29/2017Donald A HacheyInsiderSell4,606$62.50$287,875.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2017Patrick F NoonanDirectorSell5,000$62.50$312,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2017Charles W Sherren JrVPSell1,909$62.50$119,312.50View SEC Filing  
9/20/2017Patrick F. NoonanDirectorSell5,000$61.15$305,750.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2017Charles W Sherren JrVPSell91$62.50$5,687.50View SEC Filing  
9/12/2017Charles W. Sherren, Jr.VPSell2,453$61.72$151,399.16View SEC Filing  
8/31/2017Philip D CaraciDirectorSell1,000$60.89$60,890.00View SEC Filing  
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)


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