Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) VP Charles W. Sherren, Jr. sold 2,453 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $61.72, for a total transaction of $151,399.16. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE BFS) traded up 0.57% on Thursday, hitting $62.26. 21,383 shares of the stock were exchanged. Saul Centers, Inc. has a 52-week low of $55.86 and a 52-week high of $68.33. The firm has a market cap of $1.36 billion, a PE ratio of 39.38 and a beta of 0.72. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $60.30 and its 200 day moving average price is $60.41.

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A number of research analysts have recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Saul Centers from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Saul Centers from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. Finally, BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of Saul Centers from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in BFS. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Saul Centers by 8,480.0% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,703,224 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $104,953,000 after acquiring an additional 1,683,373 shares in the last quarter. AXA grew its position in Saul Centers by 48.7% in the 1st quarter. AXA now owns 187,009 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $11,523,000 after acquiring an additional 61,256 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in Saul Centers by 2.3% in the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,079,236 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $128,122,000 after acquiring an additional 46,999 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp grew its position in Saul Centers by 8.7% in the 1st quarter. State Street Corp now owns 459,435 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $28,306,000 after acquiring an additional 36,848 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its position in Saul Centers by 14.8% in the 1st quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 211,639 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $13,042,000 after acquiring an additional 27,222 shares in the last quarter. 45.16% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Saul Centers Company Profile

Saul 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.

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