Saul Centers, Inc. ( BFS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BFS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 15th quarter that BFS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $44.51, the dividend yield is 3.24%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BFS was $44.51, representing a -4.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.42 and a 17.66% increase over the 52 week low of $37.83.
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 $.93. Zacks Investment Research reports BFS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.73%, compared to an industry average of 2.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BFS Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to BFS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BFS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XSLV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XSLV with an decrease of 0% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BFS at 1.02%.