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

Saul Centers, Inc. (BFS)

Today's Latest Price: $38.77 USD

2.32 (6.36%)

Updated Jun 5 4:10pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 40 in REITs - Retail

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BFS Stock Summary

  • Saul Centers Inc's stock had its IPO on August 19, 1993, making it an older stock than 76.43% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Saul Centers Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 17.18% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For BFS, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 95.42% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Saul Centers Inc are FRO, NHI, ILPT, FCPT, and AMBC.
  • BFS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Saul Centers Inc's official web site, go to
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BFS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $38.77 52-week high $58.49
Prev. close $36.45 52-week low $23.58
Day low $37.97 Volume 61,473
Day high $40.33 Avg. volume 67,744
50-day MA $31.36 Dividend yield 5.47%
200-day MA $45.43 Market Cap 900.08M

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

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Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for BFS, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Saul Centers Inc ranked in the 0th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 100%. 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 5.76 years comes in at -0.42%; that's greater than only 2.7% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • As a business, BFS is generating more cash flow than only 7.27% of positive cash flow stocks in the Real Estate.
  • 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.

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AMH, BRT, COLD, CWK, and ELS can be thought of as valuation peers to BFS, in the sense that they are in the Real Estate sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest BFS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Saul Centers Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BFS as an investment opportunity.

The President of Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS), Bernard Saul, Just Bought 3.9% More Shares

Potential Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) shareholders may wish to note that the President, Bernard Saul, recently...

Yahoo | May 23, 2020

Why Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) Looks Like A Quality Company

While some investors are already well versed in financial metrics (hat tip), this article is for those who would like...

Yahoo | May 10, 2020

Saul Centers (BFS) Q1 FFO Surpass Estimates

Saul Centers (BFS) delivered FFO and revenue surprises of 1.25% and -1.72%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Zacks Investment Research | May 6, 2020

Were Hedge Funds Right About Saul Centers Inc (BFS)?

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Yahoo | April 17, 2020

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BFS Price Returns

1-mo 29.49%
3-mo -11.54%
6-mo -23.54%
1-year -27.57%
3-year -24.98%
5-year -6.04%
YTD -24.67%
2019 16.33%
2018 -20.48%
2017 -4.22%
2016 34.21%
2015 -7.49%

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