Saul Centers Inc (NYSE:BFS) insider James Page Lansdale sold 7,600 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.51, for a total transaction of $475,076.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

James Page Lansdale also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, December 12th, James Page Lansdale sold 2,372 shares of Saul Centers stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.50, for a total transaction of $148,250.00.
  • On Monday, December 4th, James Page Lansdale sold 11,027 shares of Saul Centers stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.06, for a total transaction of $706,389.62.

Shares of Saul Centers Inc (BFS) traded up $0.58 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $62.48. 39,500 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 33,661. Saul Centers Inc has a one year low of $55.86 and a one year high of $68.23. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,370.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.65, a PEG ratio of 3.85 and a beta of 0.72. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.62, a current ratio of 2.68 and a quick ratio of 2.68.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 17th will be given a $0.52 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 16th. This is a positive change from Saul Centers’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.51. This represents a $2.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.33%. Saul Centers’s payout ratio is 125.15%.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan grew its position in Saul Centers by 4.9% in the second quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 2,780 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $161,000 after acquiring an additional 130 shares in the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in Saul Centers during the third quarter valued at about $163,000. QS Investors LLC boosted its position in Saul Centers by 400.0% during the second quarter. QS Investors LLC now owns 3,500 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $203,000 after buying an additional 2,800 shares during the period. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. purchased a new stake in Saul Centers during the third quarter valued at about $209,000. Finally, Aperio Group LLC boosted its position in Saul Centers by 6.2% during the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 3,828 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $222,000 after buying an additional 225 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 45.48% of the company’s stock.

BFS has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Saul Centers from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Raymond James Financial reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Saul Centers in a research report on Monday, December 4th.

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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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