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


Saul Centers, Inc. (BFS): $44.69

0.51 (+1.15%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

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Industry: REITs - Retail


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BFS POWR Grades


  • Sentiment is the dimension where BFS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.48% of US stocks.
  • BFS's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • BFS's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 9.34% of US stocks).

BFS Stock Summary

  • BFS's went public 27.95 years ago, making it older than 76.94% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of Saul Centers Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 13.04% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Saul Centers Inc is higher than it is for about 95.47% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Saul Centers Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be CWEN, FRT, NATH, AL, and ROIC.
  • Visit BFS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.saulcenters.com.

BFS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Real Estate stock, BFS's price/sales ratio is 30.83% lower, now standing at 4.6.
  • Over the past 243 months, BFS's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 9.7.
  • BFS's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.3 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BFS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BFS 2013-10-25 5.1 3.7 114.5 23.5
BFS 2011-03-21 5.0 3.4 37.5 21.0
BFS 2010-04-19 4.6 3.3 34.5 19.0
BFS 2007-05-25 5.8 6.0 31.8 19.9
BFS 2003-02-24 3.7 -19.5 17.7 16.2
BFS 2002-06-27 4.2 -18.3 18.7 16.2

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)

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BFS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $44.69 52-week high $47.83
Prev. close $44.18 52-week low $23.49
Day low $44.17 Volume 13,600
Day high $44.81 Avg. volume 47,194
50-day MA $44.88 Dividend yield 4.92%
200-day MA $37.00 Market Cap 1.05B

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.

BFS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$44.69$14.84 -65%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Saul Centers Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Saul Centers Inc ranked in the 28th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Saul Centers Inc ended up being:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.77 years comes in at -0.01%; that's greater than just 21.03% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Saul Centers Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Real Estate), Saul Centers Inc has a reliance on debt greater than 72.68% of them.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-66%
1%-65%
2%-65%
3%-65%
4%-64%
5%-64%

For other companies in the Real Estate that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as BFS, try DOC, IRT, STRS, SITC, and UE.


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Saul Centers Declares Quarterly Dividends

BETHESDA, Md. , June 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE: BFS ) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.55 per share on its common stock, to be paid on July 30, 2021 , to holders of record on July 16, 2021. The common dividend represents a $0.02 per share (3.77%) increase over the amount paid in the previous quarter and the amount paid in the prior year''s comparable quarter. The Company also declared quarterly dividends on (a) its 6.125% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, in the amount of $0.3828125 per depositary share and (b) its 6.000% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, in the amount of $0.3750000 per depositary share. The preferred dividends will be paid on July 15, 2021 , to holders of record on July 2, 2021 . Saul Centers , Inc. is a self-m...

Benzinga | June 25, 2021

Saul Centers Consensus Indicates Potential 4.0% Upside

Saul Centers found using ticker (BFS) now have 3 analysts covering the stock. The analyst consensus points to a rating of ''Buy''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 51 and 44 calculating the average target price we see 48.33. Now with the previous closing price of 46.48 this would indicate that there is a potential upside of 4.0%. The day 50 moving average is 44.21 while the 200 day moving average is 38.17. The market capitalisation for the company is $1,063m. Find out more information at: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="BFS" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] Saul Centers is a self-managed, self-administered equity REIT headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, which currently operates and manages a real e...

DirectorsTalk | June 21, 2021

Where Will Saul Centers Be in 10 Years?

Real estate investment trust (REIT) Saul Centers (NYSE: BFS) offers a relatively generous 4.7% yield and was able to maintain its dividend despite the blow dealt by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. In a world where the S&P 500 Index's yield is a troublingly low 1.3%, this REIT is worth a closer inspection. Saul Centers owns shopping centers and mixed-use properties.

Yahoo | June 20, 2021

Saul Centers Consensus Indicates Potential 1.0% Upside

Saul Centers found using ticker (BFS) have now 3 analysts in total covering the stock. The consensus rating is ''Buy''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 50 and 44 calculating the mean target price we have 46.67. With the stocks previous close at 46.22 this would imply there is a potential upside of 1.0%. There is a 50 day moving average of 43.55 while the 200 day moving average is 37.66. The company has a market capitalisation of $1,090m. You can visit the company''s website by visiting: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="BFS" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] Saul Centers is a self-managed, self-administered equity REIT headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, which currently operates and manages a real es...

DirectorsTalk | June 14, 2021

Saul Centers Consensus Indicates Potential 4.5% Upside

Saul Centers with ticker code (BFS) now have 3 analysts in total covering the stock. The consensus rating is ''Buy''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 50 and 44 with the average target price sitting at 46.67. Now with the previous closing price of 44.64 this now indicates there is a potential upside of 4.5%. The 50 day MA is 42.81 and the 200 day MA is 37.14. The market cap for the company is $1,041m. Find out more information at: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="BFS" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] Saul Centers 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 comm...

DirectorsTalk | June 7, 2021

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BFS Price Returns

1-mo -1.16%
3-mo 9.30%
6-mo 46.14%
1-year 56.65%
3-year -2.09%
5-year -16.50%
YTD 47.10%
2020 -36.18%
2019 16.33%
2018 -20.48%
2017 -4.22%
2016 34.21%

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