Saul Centers Inc (NYSE:BFS) insider James Page Lansdale sold 11,027 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.06, for a total value of $706,389.62. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 11,627 shares in the company, valued at $744,825.62. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Saul Centers Inc (BFS) opened at $61.78 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 2.68, a current ratio of 2.68 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.62. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,350.00, a PE ratio of 19.58, a PEG ratio of 3.84 and a beta of 0.72. Saul Centers Inc has a 1-year low of $55.86 and a 1-year high of $68.33.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Legal & General Group Plc increased its holdings in shares of Saul Centers by 7.2% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 53,182 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $3,085,000 after purchasing an additional 3,582 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Saul Centers by 2.7% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,748,798 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $101,395,000 after purchasing an additional 45,574 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Saul Centers by 4.6% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 190,117 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $11,024,000 after purchasing an additional 8,385 shares during the period. New York State Common Retirement Fund increased its holdings in shares of Saul Centers by 16.8% in the second quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 12,500 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $725,000 after purchasing an additional 1,799 shares during the period. Finally, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio boosted its stake in shares of Saul Centers by 29.4% in the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 16,998 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $986,000 after buying an additional 3,864 shares during the last quarter. 45.48% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Saul Centers from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, November 30th. Raymond James Financial reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Saul Centers in a 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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