Saul Centers, Inc. (BFS): Price and Financial Metrics

Saul Centers, Inc. (BFS): $36.09

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BFS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $36.09 52-week high $41.04
Prev. close $36.14 52-week low $32.13
Day low $35.98 Volume 60,900
Day high $36.36 Avg. volume 50,165
50-day MA $38.81 Dividend yield 6.46%
200-day MA $36.98 Market Cap 864.14M

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  • Stability is the dimension where BFS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.5% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BFS is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 26 weeks.
  • BFS ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 47th percentile.

BFS Stock Summary

  • BFS's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 361.27 -- higher than 90.91% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for SAUL CENTERS INC is higher than it is for about 96.4% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of SAUL CENTERS INC's share price is greater than that of merely 5.31% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to BFS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are GATX, SOHO, GLPI, VNO, and FCPT.
  • BFS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit SAUL CENTERS INC's official web site, go to

BFS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Real Estate stock, BFS's price/sales ratio is 208.33% higher, now standing at 3.7.
  • Over the past 243 months, BFS's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BFS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BFS 2023-12-29 3.7 2.4 23.4 22.9
BFS 2023-12-28 3.8 2.5 24.0 23.1
BFS 2023-12-27 3.8 2.5 24.0 23.1
BFS 2023-12-26 3.8 2.5 24.1 23.1
BFS 2023-12-22 3.8 2.4 24.0 23.1
BFS 2023-12-21 3.8 2.5 24.0 23.1

BFS Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 4.62%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 6.39%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -15.4%.
Over the past 15 months, BFS's revenue has gone up $9,992,000.

The table below shows BFS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 243.764 121.328 39.38
2022-06-30 242.933 118.248 40.568
2022-03-31 242.644 123.613 40.298
2021-12-31 239.225 118.381 37.195
2021-09-30 237.268 110.675 34.374
2021-06-30 233.772 103.251 30.603

BFS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BFS has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 27.98% of graded US stocks.
  • BFS's asset turnover comes in at 0.138 -- ranking 132nd of 442 Trading stocks.
  • NDAQ, NXRT, and TPL are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with BFS.

The table below shows BFS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.138 0.736 0.032
2021-03-31 0.135 0.732 0.031
2020-12-31 0.135 0.741 0.031
2020-09-30 0.135 0.745 0.032
2020-06-30 0.136 0.746 0.033
2020-03-31 0.141 0.751 0.035

BFS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BFS, see our BFS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $48.33 Average Broker Recommendation 1.67 (Moderate Buy)

Saul Centers, Inc. (BFS) Company Bio

Saul Centers operates and manages community and neighborhood shopping center and office properties. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Saul Centers Inc (BFS) Reports 4.4% Increase in Total Revenue for Q3 2023

Net income and FFO also see significant growth, with a 7.8% and 4.4% increase respectively

Yahoo | November 4, 2023

Saul Centers: Q3 Earnings Snapshot

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Saul Centers Inc. (BFS) on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The real estate investment trust, based in Bethesda, Maryland, said it had funds from operations of $26 million, or 76 cents per share, in the period. Funds from operations is a closely watched measure in the REIT industry.

Yahoo | November 2, 2023

Saul Centers, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2023 Earnings

Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE: BFS), an equity real estate investment trust ("REIT"), announced operating results for the quarter ended September 30, 2023 ("2023 Quarter"). Total revenue for the 2023 Quarter increased to $63.8 million from $61.1 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2022 ("2022 Quarter"). Net income increased to $16.7 million for the 2023 Quarter from $15.5 million for the 2022 Quarter primarily due to (a) higher commercial base rent of $1.3 million, (b) higher residential base

Yahoo | November 2, 2023

Saul Centers Inc's Dividend Analysis

Saul Centers Inc(NYSE:BFS) recently announced a dividend of $0.59 per share, payable on 2023-10-31, with the ex-dividend date set for 2023-10-13. As investors look forward to this upcoming payment, the spotlight also shines on the company's dividend history, yield, and growth rates. Using the data from GuruFocus, let's delve into Saul Centers Inc's dividend performance and assess its sustainability.

Yahoo | October 13, 2023

Saul Centers Declares Quarterly Dividends

Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE: BFS) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.59 per share on its common stock, to be paid on October 31, 2023, to holders of record on October 16, 2023. The common dividend is unchanged from the amount paid in the previous quarter and the amount paid in the prior year's comparable quarter.

Yahoo | September 21, 2023

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BFS Price Returns

1-mo -9.12%
3-mo 1.30%
6-mo -0.17%
1-year -3.41%
3-year 16.42%
5-year -17.00%
YTD -6.72%
2023 2.65%
2022 -19.38%
2021 76.58%
2020 -36.18%
2019 16.33%

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