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NYSE:SFESafeguard Scientifics Stock Price, Forecast & News

$6.53
-0.18 (-2.68 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$6.45
Now: $6.53
$6.87
50-Day Range
$5.41
MA: $6.65
$7.61
52-Week Range
$4.43
Now: $6.53
$12.79
Volume46,520 shs
Average Volume100,924 shs
Market Capitalization$134.98 million
P/E Ratio7.87
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.44
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 an additional office in Weston, Massachusetts.
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Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.57 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investors, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
SectorFinance
CUSIP78644920
Phone610-293-0600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Cash Flow$2.86 per share
Book Value$4.93 per share

Profitability

Net Income$54.56 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$134.98 million
Next Earnings Date8/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Safeguard Scientifics' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (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 stock has decreased by 6.3% and is now trading at $6.53. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

When is Safeguard Scientifics' next earnings date?

Safeguard Scientifics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 13th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Safeguard Scientifics.

How were Safeguard Scientifics' earnings last quarter?

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 30th. The asset manager reported ($0.77) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.34) by $0.43. View Safeguard Scientifics' earnings history.

How often does Safeguard Scientifics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Safeguard Scientifics?

Safeguard Scientifics announced a dividend on Thursday, November 7th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 23rd will be given a dividend of $1.00 per share on Monday, December 30th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 20th. View Safeguard Scientifics' dividend history.

Has Safeguard Scientifics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SFE stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Safeguard Scientifics earned a news impact score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the asset manager a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news about Safeguard Scientifics.

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), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), AT&T (T), Zoetis (ZTS), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), NIC (EGOV) and Transocean (RIG).

Who are Safeguard Scientifics' key executives?

Safeguard Scientifics' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Brian J. Sisko, Pres & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Mark A. Herndon, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. John E. Shave III, Sr. VP of Investor Relations and Corp. Communications
  • Mr. G. Matthew Barnard, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
  • Dr. Gary J. Kurtzman, Sr. VP & MD of Healthcare (Age 64)

What is Safeguard Scientifics' stock symbol?

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

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Safeguard Scientifics' stock price today?

One share of SFE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.53.

How big of a company is Safeguard Scientifics?

Safeguard Scientifics has a market capitalization of $134.98 million. The asset manager earns $54.56 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.64 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Safeguard Scientifics' official website?

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

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 7/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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