Saul Centers, Inc. (BFS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 15, 2013
Saul Centers, Inc. ( BFS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BFS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 17th quarter that BFS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $48.22, the dividend yield is 2.99%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BFS was $48.22, representing a -0.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.68 and a 20.13% increase over the 52 week low of $40.14.
BFS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). BFS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.44. Zacks Investment Research reports BFS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.65%, compared to an industry average of 5.9%.