Safeguard Scientifics Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.04 (-0.62 %)
(As of 05/6/2021 11:35 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume7,621 shs
Average Volume112,834 shs
Market Capitalization$134.46 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investors, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Cash Flow$2.78 per share
Book Value$4.93 per share


Net Income$54.56 million




Market Cap$134.46 million
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Confirmed)


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About Safeguard Scientifics

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. no longer investing. It is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in expansion financings, growth capital, management buyouts, recapitalizations, industry consolidations, corporate spinouts, growth stage, and early stage financings. It initially invests in a Series A-C round and opportunistically in a seed round. The firm prefers to make investments in companies engaged in the technology, financial services, and healthcare sector. Within the technology sector, it invests in software as a service, adtech / digital media, Internet of Everything, enhanced security, predictive analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, enterprise software, technology enabled services, internet/new media, financial technology, cloud, mobile, social, big data, in memory, and selected business services with capital requirements of up to $25 million. Within healthcare sector, the firm invests in molecular and point-of-care diagnostics, medical devices, regenerative medicine, medical technology, digital health, healthcare technology, specialty pharmaceuticals, and selected healthcare services. It invests throughout the United States with a focus on Mid-Atlantic region, and Southeastern Canada. The firm primarily invests between $5 million and $25 million in growth equity financing and between $5 million and $10 million in early-stage financing. It typically invests in the capital structures including owner financed and bootstrapped companies, corporate division or business unit, and venture capital-backed seeking a growth partner. The firm prefers to be the largest shareholder in its portfolio companies, with ownership in the range of 20 percent to 50 percent. However, it may occasionally take a majority or smaller stake in its portfolio companies. It prefers to invest in companies having proprietary technology and intellectual property. The firm prefers to take a Board seat in its portfolio companies. The company was founded in 1953 as Lancaster Corporation and changed its name to Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. in 1981. Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania with additional office in Weston, Massachusetts.


Overall MarketRank

0.85 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

1222nd out of 1,953 stocks

Investors, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

26th out of 40 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) Frequently Asked Questions

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Are investors shorting Safeguard Scientifics?

Safeguard Scientifics saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 671,600 shares, an increase of 27.3% from the March 31st total of 527,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 114,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.9 days. Currently, 3.5% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Safeguard Scientifics' next earnings date?

Safeguard Scientifics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 6th 2021.
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How were Safeguard Scientifics' earnings last quarter?

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, March, 3rd. The asset manager reported ($0.22) EPS for the quarter.
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How has Safeguard Scientifics' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Safeguard Scientifics' stock was trading at $6.97 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SFE shares have decreased by 7.9% and is now trading at $6.42.
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Who are Safeguard Scientifics' key executives?

Safeguard Scientifics' management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Robert J. Rosenthal, Exec. Chairman & Principal Exec. Officer (Age 64, Pay $82.5k)
  • Mr. Mark A. Herndon CPA, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $376.16k)
  • Mr. Eric C. Salzman, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. G. Matthew Barnard, Gen. Counsel, Sec. & Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Steven J. Grenfell, MD of Operations & Sr. VP of Operations
  • Dr. Gary J. Kurtzman M.D., Sr. Advisor (Age 66)
  • Ms. Alex A. Fuiks, Associate
  • Mr. Seth Zuckerman, Sr. Associate of Healthcare

Who are some of Safeguard Scientifics' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Safeguard Scientifics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Safeguard Scientifics investors own include CA (CA), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), AT&T (T), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Zoetis (ZTS), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Energy Transfer (ET), NIC (EGOV) and Pure Storage (PSTG).

What is Safeguard Scientifics' stock symbol?

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

Who are Safeguard Scientifics' major shareholders?

Safeguard Scientifics' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Shufro Rose & Co. LLC (0.06%). Company insiders that own Safeguard Scientifics stock include Bob Rosenthal, Joseph M Jr Manko and Mark Herndon.
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Which major investors are selling Safeguard Scientifics stock?

SFE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shufro Rose & Co. LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Safeguard Scientifics?

Shares of SFE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Safeguard Scientifics' stock price today?

One share of SFE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.42.

How much money does Safeguard Scientifics make?

Safeguard Scientifics has a market capitalization of $134.46 million.

What is Safeguard Scientifics' official website?

The official website for Safeguard Scientifics is www.safeguard.com.

Where are Safeguard Scientifics' headquarters?

Safeguard Scientifics is headquartered at 100 MATSONFORD ROAD ONE RADNOR CORPORATE CENTER SUITE 110, RADNOR PA, 19087.

How can I contact Safeguard Scientifics?

Safeguard Scientifics' mailing address is 100 MATSONFORD ROAD ONE RADNOR CORPORATE CENTER SUITE 110, RADNOR PA, 19087. The asset manager can be reached via phone at 610-293-0600 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 5/6/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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