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: Investment Management & Fund Operators - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Asset Management & Custody Banks
  • Symbol: NYSE:SFE
  • CUSIP: 78644920
  • Web: www.safeguard.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $243.94 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 20,413,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.06
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $12.06
  • 52 Week Range: $10.60 - $14.34
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -2.78
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: N/A
  • Price / Sales: N/A
  • Book Value: $5.79 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.06
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: ($17,720,000.00)
  • Return on Equity: -61.90%
  • Return on Assets: -42.77%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.38%
  • Current Ratio: 1.20%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.20%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 59,362 shs.
  • Beta: 1.31
  • Short Ratio: 10.14
 

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) released its earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported ($1.43) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($1.11) by $0.32. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.92 earnings per share. View Safeguard Scientifics' Earnings History.

When will Safeguard Scientifics make its next earnings announcement?

Safeguard Scientifics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Safeguard Scientifics.

Who are some of Safeguard Scientifics' key competitors?

Who are Safeguard Scientifics' key executives?

Safeguard Scientifics' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert J. Rosenthal Ph.D., Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Stephen T. Zarrilli, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Jeffrey B. McGroarty CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Brian J. Sisko J.D., Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Managing Director
  • Mara Glickman Aspinall, Independent Director
  • Julie A. Dobson, Independent Director
  • Stephen Fisher, Independent Director
  • George MacKenzie Jr., Independent Director
  • John Joseph Roberts CPA, Independent Director

Who owns Safeguard Scientifics stock?

Safeguard Scientifics' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Manhattan Co. (8.33%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.62%), Royal Bank of Canada (4.65%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.02%), Bank of Montreal Can (2.70%) and State Street Corp (1.88%). 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 TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, First Manhattan Co., American Research & Management Co., Vanguard Group Inc., Emerald Advisers Inc. PA, Cubic Asset Management LLC, California State Teachers Retirement System and Royal Bank of Canada. 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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Citadel Advisors LLC, State Street Corp, Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Capital Management Associates NY and Goodman Financial Corp. 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.

What is Safeguard Scientifics' stock price today?

One share of Safeguard Scientifics stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.95.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE SFE)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  73 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  71 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  144
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Safeguard Scientifics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/26/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$24.00 -> $22.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/21/2015 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
10/25/2017($0.51)N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q2 2017($1.11)($1.43)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
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)
Q2 20181($1.09)($1.09)($1.09)
(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: 75.31%
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
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE) to Post -$1.11 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 12:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) Rating Lowered to Strong Sell at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 10:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 8:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics, Inc. to Post Q2 2018 Earnings of ($1.09) Per Share, First Analysis Forecasts (NYSE:SFE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 8:47 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.32 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 6:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo-$1.10 EPS Expected for Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 8:24 PM
nasdaq.com logoNoteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: SFE, SAVE, DAL
www.nasdaq.com - July 28 at 7:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SFE earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 7:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafeguard Scientifics Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 7:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafeguard Scientifics reports 2Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 7:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Safeguard Scientifics (SFE) and Arlington Asset Investment Corp (AI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 9:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics (SFE) and Franklin Resources (BEN) Financial Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 10:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 9:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Arlington Asset Investment Corp (AI) & Safeguard Scientifics (SFE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 15 at 12:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE) Upgraded by BidaskClub to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 12:01 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) Lowered to "Strong Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 7:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafeguard Scientifics To Release Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results On Thursday, July 27th
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 7:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Strong Sell"
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 24 at 7:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCloudMine Appoints Stephen Wray Chief Executive Officer
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 2:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoStonegate Capital Partners Updates Coverage on Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 2:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTrice Medical Closes $19.3 Million Series C Financing To Address Increased Demand For Mi-Eye
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 10:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeguard Scientifics, Inc (SFE) Lifted to "Sell" at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 3 at 10:56 AM
marketwatch.com logoGlenmede Hires Jordan Savitch as Managing Director, General Counsel and Director of Business Assurance
www.marketwatch.com - May 30 at 7:26 PM
seekingalpha.com logoCEO Steve Zarrilli's Letter To Safeguard Scientifics Shareholders
seekingalpha.com - May 26 at 6:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoT-REX Adds Strategic Investment From innogy
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 9:30 AM
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

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