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

Saul Centers, Inc. (BFS)

Today's Latest Price: $31.55 USD

0.19 (0.61%)

Updated Jan 26 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 41 in REITs - Retail

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BFS Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Saul Centers Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 15.75% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For BFS, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 95.67% of US equities we're observing.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for BFS comes in at -16.97% -- higher than that of just 14.63% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Saul Centers Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be ILPT, SOHO, FCPT, FRO, and AER.
  • Visit BFS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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BFS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $31.55 52-week high $56.88
Prev. close $31.36 52-week low $23.49
Day low $31.18 Volume 49,575
Day high $32.02 Avg. volume 74,475
50-day MA $32.09 Dividend yield 6.76%
200-day MA $30.23 Market Cap 738.27M

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:
$31.55$5.56 -82%

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 17th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 82.17%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Saul Centers Inc ended up being:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Saul Centers Inc over the past 5.5 years is -0.13%; that's better than only 15.15% of cash flow producing equities in the Real Estate sector, where it is classified.
  • 38% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than only 12.68% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Real Estate that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as BFS, try OUT, RPAI, CCI, ELS, and PEB.

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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.

Is BFS A Good Stock To Buy Now?

In this article you are going to find out whether hedge funds think Saul Centers Inc (NYSE:BFS) is a good investment right now. We like to check what the smart money thinks first before doing extensive research on a given stock. Although there have been several high profile failed hedge fund picks, the consensus picks […]

Yahoo | December 7, 2020

Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Tuesday, reports. According to Zacks, “SAUL CENTERS, INC. is a real estate investment trust which is engaged in the management and development of the shopping center business of the Saul Organization. […]

Daily Political | October 20, 2020

Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) Cut to “Strong Sell” at ValuEngine

ValuEngine lowered shares of Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report report published on Saturday morning, ValuEngine reports. BFS has been the subject of several other research reports. DA Davidson reissued a neutral rating on shares of Saul Centers in a report on Monday, August 10th. […]

Transcript Daily | October 20, 2020

Weekly CEO Buys Highlight

Details the CEO buys this past week for the following companies: Golub Capital BDC, Prosperity Bancshares, VEREIT, Hartford Financial Services and Saul Centers

Yahoo | September 28, 2020

What We Learned About Saul Centers' (NYSE:BFS) CEO Compensation

This article will reflect on the compensation paid to Bernard Saul who has served as CEO of Saul Centers, Inc...

Yahoo | July 14, 2020

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BFS Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 31.05%
6-mo 5.55%
1-year -39.75%
3-year -36.09%
5-year -22.72%
YTD 1.27%
2020 -36.18%
2019 16.33%
2018 -20.48%
2017 -4.22%
2016 34.21%

BFS Dividends

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