Saul Centers, Inc. ( BFS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 13, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.47 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 29, 2016. Shareholders who purchased BFS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.3% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $52.11, the dividend yield is 3.61%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BFS was $52.11, representing a -12.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.34 and a 12.16% increase over the 52 week low of $46.46.
BFS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and Public Storage ( PSA ). BFS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.3. Zacks Investment Research reports BFS's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 5.25%, compared to an industry average of 6%.