Saul Centers Inc (NYSE:BFS) Just Reported Increased Shorts

May 17, 2018 - By Margaret Downey

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.09, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 9 investors sold Saul Centers, Inc. shares while 35 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 36 raised stakes. 9.96 million shares or 0.44% more from 9.92 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Voya Limited Company, a Georgia-based fund reported 4,123 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And Communications accumulated 117,851 shares. Geode Limited Liability reported 125,454 shares stake. Vanguard Gru Inc holds 2.13M shares. Ameriprise Fin reported 78,774 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Northern Trust Corp invested in 211,311 shares or 0% of the stock. Metropolitan Life Insur Ny invested in 0% or 4,504 shares. Rhumbline Advisers reported 29,965 shares. Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0% in Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 2,391 shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mgmt reported 4,855 shares. Wells Fargo & Com Mn owns 0% invested in Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) for 230,026 shares. First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca holds 4,104 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Nomura Asset Management has 0% invested in Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) for 6,950 shares. Royal National Bank Of Canada holds 0% in Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) or 5,568 shares.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $623,297 activity.

The stock of Saul Centers Inc (NYSE:BFS) registered an increase of 9.05% in short interest. BFS’s total short interest was 112,100 shares in May as published by FINRA. Its up 9.05% from 102,800 shares, reported previously. With 31,100 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their BFS’s short positions. The short interest to Saul Centers Inc’s float is 0.92%.

The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $47.92. About 18,372 shares traded. Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) has declined 18.79% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.34% the S&P500.

Saul Centers Inc. is an equity real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $1.42 billion. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It has a 29.4 P/E ratio. The firm operates and manages community and neighborhood shopping center and office properties.

Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Saul Centers had 4 analyst reports since December 4, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital maintained Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) on Thursday, April 5 with “Hold” rating. Raymond James maintained Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) on Monday, December 4 with “Hold” rating.

More news for Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) were recently published by: Bizjournals.com, which released: “Saul Centers entering downtown Bethesda fray with Wisconsin Avenue buy” on May 04, 2018. Bizjournals.com‘s article titled: “BF Saul lands Wegmans for Twinbrook project” and published on April 24, 2018 is yet another important article.

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