Safeguard Scientifics Company Profile (NYSE:SFE)

About Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE)

Safeguard Scientifics logoSafeguard Scientifics, Inc. is engaged in providing capital to technology companies within the fields of healthcare, financial services and digital media. The Company holds interest in companies, which it refers to as partner companies. As of December 31, 2016, the Company held interests in 29 non-consolidated partner companies. The Company offers operational and management support to each of its partner companies. In addition to management and operational support, the Company offers ongoing planning and development assessment. It provides mentoring, advice and guidance to develop partner company management. The Company serves on the boards of directors of its partner companies, working with them to develop and implement strategic and operating plans. It measures and monitors achievement of these plans through regular review of operational and financial performance measurements.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Asset Management
  • Sub-Industry: Asset Management & Custody Banks
  • Symbol: NYSE:SFE
  • CUSIP: 78644920
  • Web: www.safeguard.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $224.97 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 20,359,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.11
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $12.33
  • 52 Week Range: $10.60 - $14.38
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -5.88
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: N/A
  • Price / Sales: N/A
  • Book Value: $7.25 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.52
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: ($18,080,000.00)
  • Return on Equity: -7.64%
  • Return on Assets: -5.80%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.27%
  • Current Ratio: 10.49%
  • Quick Ratio: 10.49%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 78,171 shs.
  • Beta: 1.3
  • Short Ratio: 5.49
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE)

What is Safeguard Scientifics' stock symbol?

Safeguard Scientifics trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SFE."

How were Safeguard Scientifics' earnings last quarter?

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE) issued its earnings results on Friday, April, 28th. The company reported ($1.08) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.53) by $0.55. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.76) EPS. View Safeguard Scientifics' Earnings History.

Who are some of Safeguard Scientifics' key competitors?

Who owns Safeguard Scientifics stock?

Safeguard Scientifics' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Manhattan Co. (8.38%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.28%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.07%), Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA (3.16%), Ariel Investments LLC (3.11%) and Bank of Montreal Can (2.70%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Safeguard Scientifics.

Who sold Safeguard Scientifics stock? Who is selling Safeguard Scientifics stock?

Safeguard Scientifics' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Heartland Advisors Inc., Morgan Stanley, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and United Services Automobile Association. View Insider Buying and Selling for Safeguard Scientifics.

Who bought Safeguard Scientifics stock? Who is buying Safeguard Scientifics stock?

Safeguard Scientifics' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ariel Investments LLC, Henderson Group PLC, Cubic Asset Management LLC, First Manhattan Co., Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Teton Advisors Inc. and Prudential Financial Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Safeguard Scientifics.

How do I buy Safeguard Scientifics stock?

Shares of Safeguard Scientifics can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Safeguard Scientifics stock cost?

One share of Safeguard Scientifics stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.05.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/16/2017ValuEngineDowngradeSell -> Strong SellHighView Rating Details
10/26/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$24.00 -> $22.50N/AView Rating Details
7/22/2015Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingMarket Perform$29.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE)
Earnings by Quarter for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE)
Earnings History by Quarter for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/28/2017Q1 2017($0.53)($1.08)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2017Q4 2016($1.01)($1.07)ViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316($0.74)($1.18)ViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$1.47$1.92ViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116($0.60)($0.76)ViewListenView Earnings Details
3/3/2016Q415$0.11($0.69)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2015Q315($0.30)($0.56)$86.30 million$114.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215($0.40)($0.91)ViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q1($0.66)($0.70)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/5/2015Q4($0.68)($0.73)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2014Q314($0.55)($0.60)ViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214($0.47)($0.35)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$1.33$1.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2014Q413$0.19$1.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313($0.54)($0.90)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013($0.43)($1.33)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013($0.44)($0.57)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/7/2013Q4 2012($0.42)($0.51)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012($0.38)($0.42)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012($0.25)($0.48)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2012$0.36($1.18)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.17$0.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.16)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20171($0.08)($0.08)($0.08)
Q4 20171($0.08)($0.08)($0.08)
Q1 20181($1.12)($1.12)($1.12)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.67%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 77.30%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/31/2016Stephen T ZarrilliCEOBuy2,100$11.84$24,864.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2016Stephen T ZarrilliCEOBuy3,900$12.75$49,725.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015Julie A DobsonDirectorSell12,498$18.26$228,213.48View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Jeffrey B McgroartyCFOSell7,553$18.75$141,618.75View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013Julie A DobsonDirectorSell4,166$14.74$61,406.84View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Jack L MessmanDirectorSell3,528$14.91$52,602.48View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Jack L MessmanDirectorSell7,305$14.96$109,282.80View SEC Filing  
11/23/2012Stephen T ZarrilliCEOBuy1,300$14.31$18,603.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2012James A DatinDirectorBuy1,787$14.09$25,178.83View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE)
Latest Headlines for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoSafeguard Scientifics Annual Meeting Of Shareholders To Be Held On Wednesday, May 24th
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 9:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLumesis, Inc. Launches New Platform Focusing on Municipal Issuers and Municipal Advisors
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 1:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics, Inc (SFE) Downgraded by ValuEngine to Strong Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 3:27 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Safeguard Scientifics enters into new $75 mln secured credit facility
www.reuters.com - May 12 at 11:51 PM
seekingalpha.com logoSafeguard Scientifics Enters into $75M Secured Credit Facility to Pursue Long-term Growth Opportunities
seekingalpha.com - May 12 at 11:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafeguard Scientifics Enters Into New $75 Million Secured Credit Facility
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 11:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (SFE) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 3:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ1 2018 Earnings Estimate for Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (SFE) Issued By First Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 5:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable Press Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Safeguard Scientifics (SFE) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 9:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Safeguard Scientifics (SFE) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 11:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics, Inc (SFE) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.55 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 11:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SFE earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 1:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics, Inc (SFE) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.55 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 10:30 PM
marketbeat.com logoSafeguard Scientifics reports 1Q loss
marketbeat.com - April 27 at 9:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics (SFE) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 5:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics (SFE) Earning Positive News Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 9:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics (SFE) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.33
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 12:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics (SFE) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 6:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics (SFE) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 9:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInfoBionic Names Industry Veteran Stuart Long Chief Executive Officer
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 12:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Partners with Syapse to Launch New Precision Medicine Initiative
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 12:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafeguard Scientifics To Present At The Sidoti & Company Spring 2017 Convention
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 10:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafeguard Scientifics To Release First Quarter 2017 Financial Results On Thursday, April 27th
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 9:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVitalTrax First Company to Receive Seed Capital from Digital Health Funding Initiative
finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 7:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (SFE) Receives Average Rating of "" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 10:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoStonegate Capital Partners Initiates Coverage on Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 5:51 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSAFEGUARD SCIENTIFICS INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 3 at 7:47 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo6:04 am Safeguard Sci misses by $0.30
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 2 at 7:54 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSAFEGUARD SCIENTIFICS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and
biz.yahoo.com - March 2 at 7:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafeguard Scientifics To Present At The 2nd Annual Disruptive Growth & Healthcare Conference
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 6:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafeguard Scientifics to Release Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Financial Results on Thursday, March 2nd
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 4:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafeguard Scientifics To Present At NobleCon13
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 9:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafeguard Scientifics To Present At The 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference
finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 10:17 PM
zacks.com logoSafeguard Scientifics (SFE) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 11.7%
www.zacks.com - December 29 at 8:30 AM
rttnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics Inc. (SFE) Climbed To Over A 3-Month High
www.rttnews.com - December 29 at 8:30 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Roundup of Form D Regulatory Filings--Dec. 14
www.wsj.com - December 14 at 10:21 PM
prnewswire.com logoEarly Stage Digital Health Companies In Philadelphia Get Boost With $6 Million Funding Initiative
www.prnewswire.com - December 8 at 8:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLumesis, Inc. November 2016 DIVER Geo Scores Released
finance.yahoo.com - December 6 at 8:41 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarket Has Not Yet Noticed Potential in Safeguard Scientifics (SFE); Have You?
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 12:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoT-REX Raises $10M Series B Financing To Enhance Liquidity In Structured Product Markets
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 11:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoQuanticMind Joins Microsoft Bing Elite Partner Program
finance.yahoo.com - November 15 at 11:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoQuanticMind Smashes Year-on-Year Record with Powerful Q3 Results
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 11:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSAFEGUARD SCIENTIFICS INC Financials
finance.yahoo.com - November 3 at 7:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions To Participate In National Compliance And Ethics Week
finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 10:56 AM
seekingalpha.com logoSafeguard Scientifics defended after disappointing quarter
seekingalpha.com - October 31 at 11:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafeguard Scientifics Announces Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - October 28 at 7:02 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 Safeguard Scientifics Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - October 27 at 12:19 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSAFEGUARD SCIENTIFICS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition
biz.yahoo.com - October 27 at 12:19 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSAFEGUARD SCIENTIFICS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Financ
biz.yahoo.com - October 20 at 7:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTrice Medical Receives FDA 510(K) Clearance for mi-eye 2
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 12:51 PM

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