BFS:NYE-Saul Centers, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | REIT—Retail | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 31.96

Change

+0.76 (+2.44)%

Market Cap

USD 0.73B

Volume

0.04M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Saul Centers, Inc. 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 community and neighborhood shopping centers and seven mixed-use properties with approximately 9.8 million square feet of leasable area and (b) three land and development properties. Approximately 85% of the Saul Centers' property operating income is generated by properties in the metropolitan Washington, DC/Baltimore area.

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Largest Industry Peers for REIT—Retail

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
SPG-PJ Simon Property Group, Inc

+0.77 (+1.08%)

USD60.37B 16.22 N/A
SPG Simon Property Group, Inc

+2.42 (+2.93%)

USD27.09B 18.76 14.27
O Realty Income Corporation

+0.40 (+0.67%)

USD21.05B 49.93 21.57
FRT-PC Federal Realty Investment Trus..

-0.03 (-0.09%)

USD10.82B 11.47 N/A
NNN-PF National Retail Properties, In..

+0.15 (+0.58%)

USD9.26B 20.88 N/A
KIM-PM Kimco Realty Corporation

+0.04 (+0.15%)

USD8.74B 13.18 N/A
KIM-PL Kimco Realty Corporation

+0.12 (+0.45%)

USD8.70B 13.20 N/A
FRT Federal Realty Investment Trus..

+0.38 (+0.44%)

USD6.60B 37.58 18.89
NNN National Retail Properties, In..

+0.46 (+1.22%)

USD6.55B 30.60 17.61
KIM Kimco Realty Corporation

+0.36 (+2.49%)

USD6.25B 7.15 8.57

ETFs Containing BFS

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (REIT—Retail)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -39.45% 36% F 9% F
Dividend Return 4.02% 80% B- 77% C+
Total Return -35.43% 36% F 10% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -38.18% 38% F 9% F
Dividend Return 4.10% 60% D- 74% C
Total Return -34.08% 38% F 9% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -39.82% 54% F 15% F
Dividend Return 18.21% 28% F 60% D-
Total Return -21.62% 54% F 17% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -6.17% N/A N/A 18% F
Dividend Return 3.39% N/A N/A 72% C-
Total Return -2.78% N/A N/A 20% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 19.84% N/A N/A 40% F
Risk Adjusted Return -14.03% N/A N/A 24% F
Market Capitalization 0.73B 38% F 49% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(REIT—Retail)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 25.14 52% F 31% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.16 11% F 21% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.33 62% D- 53% F
EV/EBITDA 21.49 21% F 26% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 10.99% 87% B+ 71% C-
Return on Invested Capital 5.01% 70% C- 47% F
Return on Assets 3.67% 94% A 70% C-
Debt to Equity Ratio 239.00% 28% F 12% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.30 97% A+ 63% D
Short Percent 0.65% 97% A+ 87% B+
Beta 0.90 76% C 62% D-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.