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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
BFS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 585 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. BFS: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BFS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity-to-Asset 0.24
BFS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. BFS: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BFS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.15  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.26
Current: 0.24
-0.15
0.26
Interest Coverage 1.23
BFS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 674 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. BFS: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BFS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.24 Max: 1.35
Current: 1.23
0.69
1.35
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.01
Beneish M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
7.05%
4.55%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 25.67
BFS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
69% of the 616 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 44.96 vs. BFS: 25.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BFS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.82  Med: 25.5 Max: 30.14
Current: 25.67
17.82
30.14
Net Margin % 20.86
BFS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 617 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 34.65 vs. BFS: 20.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BFS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.37  Med: 21.7 Max: 24.76
Current: 20.86
15.37
24.76
ROE % 10.56
BFS's ROE % is ranked higher than
73% of the 620 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. BFS: 10.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BFS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.28  Med: 9.85 Max: 20.44
Current: 10.56
4.28
20.44
ROA % 3.46
BFS's ROA % is ranked higher than
54% of the 624 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. BFS: 3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BFS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.42  Med: 3.61 Max: 5.14
Current: 3.46
2.42
5.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 8.37
BFS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
54% of the 523 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.32 vs. BFS: 8.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BFS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.48  Med: 7.92 Max: 9.58
Current: 8.37
6.48
9.58
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 1.20
BFS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 495 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. BFS: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BFS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 3 Max: 8.5
Current: 1.2
0.7
8.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 1.70
BFS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 451 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. BFS: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BFS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 5.7 Max: 15.6
Current: 1.7
1.3
15.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 38.70
BFS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 391 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. BFS: 38.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
BFS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.2  Med: 3.8 Max: 38.7
Current: 38.7
-25.2
38.7
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BFSPRC25.503.371/100th 6.875% Cum Red Pfd Shs

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Retail    NAICS: 531120    SIC: 6798
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Saul Centers Inc is a real estate investment trust engaged in the ownership, management & development of income-producing properties. Its long-term objectives are to increase cash flow from operations & to maximize capital appreciation of its real estate.

Saul Centers Inc was incorporated under the Maryland General Corporation Law on June 10, 1993. It operates as a real estate investment trust. The Company's main business activity is the ownership, management and development of income-producing properties. Its long-term objectives are to increase cash flow from operations and to maximize capital appreciation of its real estate. The Company, which conducts all of its activities through its subsidiaries, the 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 office properties, mainly in the Washington, DC/Baltimore metropolitan area. As an owner of, or investor in, community and neighborhood shopping centers and office properties, the Company is subject to competition from an indeterminate number of companies in connection with the acquisition, development, ownership and leasing of similar properties. The Company is subject to federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations relating to hazardous materials, environmental protection and human health and safety.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 40.54
BFS's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 771 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.73 vs. BFS: 40.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
BFS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.6  Med: 36.92 Max: 110.2
Current: 40.54
14.6
110.2
PE Ratio without NRI 40.54
BFS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
84% of the 683 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.37 vs. BFS: 40.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
BFS' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.6  Med: 37.72 Max: 230.9
Current: 40.54
14.6
230.9
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 75.33
BFS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
88% of the 300 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.19 vs. BFS: 75.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
BFS' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.63  Med: 58.39 Max: 1783.95
Current: 75.33
29.63
1783.95
PB Ratio 9.65
BFS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 754 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BFS: 9.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BFS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.12  Med: 10.97 Max: 58.24
Current: 9.65
8.12
58.24
PS Ratio 6.12
BFS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 765 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.56 vs. BFS: 6.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BFS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.28  Med: 4.92 Max: 7.36
Current: 6.12
2.28
7.36
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.88
BFS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
50% of the 668 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.88 vs. BFS: 14.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BFS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 12.06 Max: 16.16
Current: 14.88
5.1
16.16
EV-to-EBIT 24.04
BFS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.61 vs. BFS: 24.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BFS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.5  Med: 24.8 Max: 39.5
Current: 24.04
16.5
39.5
EV-to-EBITDA 16.75
BFS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
50% of the 846 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.91 vs. BFS: 16.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BFS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.6  Med: 16.35 Max: 31.7
Current: 16.75
12.6
31.7
PEG Ratio 15.58
BFS's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 234 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. BFS: 15.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
BFS' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.38  Med: 5.81 Max: 21.48
Current: 15.58
2.38
21.48
Shiller PE Ratio 47.71
BFS's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 198 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 24.29 vs. BFS: 47.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BFS' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.6  Med: 34.83 Max: 52.15
Current: 47.71
14.6
52.15
Current Ratio 1.33
BFS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. BFS: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BFS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.11
Current: 1.33
1.02
2.11
Quick Ratio 1.33
BFS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. BFS: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BFS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.11
Current: 1.33
1.02
2.11
Days Sales Outstanding 89.17
BFS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
90% of the 463 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.77 vs. BFS: 89.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BFS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 79.5  Med: 82.4 Max: 89.17
Current: 89.17
79.5
89.17

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 3.12
BFS's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
94% of the 912 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. BFS: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BFS' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.62  Med: 3.35 Max: 8.81
Current: 3.12
2.62
8.81
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.21
BFS's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 702 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. BFS: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
BFS' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.28 Max: 2.53
Current: 1.21
1.01
2.53
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 8.50
BFS's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 393 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. BFS: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
BFS' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.5  Med: 0 Max: 8.5
Current: 8.5
-8.5
8.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.31
BFS's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
92% of the 916 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. BFS: 3.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.98
BFS's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
89% of the 915 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.13 vs. BFS: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BFS' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.38  Med: 4.32 Max: 11.35
Current: 3.98
3.38
11.35
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.80
BFS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 423 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -5.80 vs. BFS: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BFS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.8  Med: -3 Max: -1.3
Current: -1.8
-4.8
-1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 9.65
BFS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 741 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. BFS: 9.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BFS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.84  Med: 13.01 Max: 648.31
Current: 9.65
8.84
648.31
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 6.25
BFS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 344 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. BFS: 6.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BFS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 4.15 Max: 14.44
Current: 6.25
1.72
14.44
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 3.79
BFS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
69% of the 16 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. BFS: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.24
BFS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 663 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BFS: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BFS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.4
Current: 1.24
0.5
1.4
Price-to-Graham-Number 4.17
BFS's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
96% of the 627 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. BFS: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
BFS' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.77  Med: 5.14 Max: 31.35
Current: 4.17
3.77
31.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.16
BFS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
55% of the 857 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. BFS: 4.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BFS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 4 Max: 6.1
Current: 4.16
2.5
6.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 1.86
BFS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
51% of the 384 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. BFS: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BFS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 8.8 Max: 18.1
Current: 1.86
1.8
18.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $217.1
EPS (TTM) $ 1.52
Beta0.80
Short Percentage of Float1.78%
52-Week Range $50.31 - 68.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)21.50
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Ex-Dividend Date Reminder for January 12, 2012 Jan 11 2012 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: BFS, NCT, NL, UNIS, MSCI Oct 01 2011 
Saul Centers Inc. (BFS) Sr. Vice President-CFO Scott V Schneider sells 5,000 Shares Jan 06 2011 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: BFS, MOSY, ESSX, NTWK, HBAN Dec 18 2010 
Saul Centers Inc. (BFS) CEO B Francis Ii Saul buys 9,100 Shares Dec 14 2010 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: BFS, PHII, MOSY, TOWR, RURL Dec 12 2010 
Saul Centers Inc. (BFS) CEO B Francis Ii Saul buys 67,978 Shares Dec 09 2010 
Saul Centers Inc. (BFS) CEO B Francis Ii Saul buys 14,710 Shares Dec 07 2010 

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