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Safeguard Scientifics Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.15 (-2.38 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $6.15
50-Day Range
MA: $5.71
52-Week Range
Now: $6.15
Volume33,233 shs
Average Volume73,427 shs
Market Capitalization$127.80 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.32 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investors, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Cash Flow$2.94 per share
Book Value$4.93 per share


Net Income$54.56 million


Market Cap$127.80 million
Next Earnings Date11/5/2020 (Estimated)
-0.15 (-2.38 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Safeguard Scientifics' stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Safeguard Scientifics' stock was trading at $6.97 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SFE shares have decreased by 11.8% and is now trading at $6.15.
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When is Safeguard Scientifics' next earnings date?

Safeguard Scientifics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 5th 2020.
View our earnings forecast for Safeguard Scientifics

How were Safeguard Scientifics' earnings last quarter?

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 11th. The asset manager reported ($0.20) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter.
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How often does Safeguard Scientifics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Safeguard Scientifics?

Safeguard Scientifics declared a dividend on Thursday, November 7th. Investors 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.
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Are investors shorting Safeguard Scientifics?

Safeguard Scientifics saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 443,700 shares, a decrease of 13.2% from the September 15th total of 511,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 66,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.7 days. Approximately 2.3% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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).

Who are Safeguard Scientifics' key executives?

Safeguard Scientifics' management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Robert J. Rosenthal, Exec. Chairman & Principal Exec. Officer (Age 63, Pay $82.5k)
  • Mr. Mark A. Herndon CPA, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 50, Pay $376.16k)
  • Mr. G. Matthew Barnard, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
  • Dr. Gary J. Kurtzman, Sr. VP & MD of Healthcare (Age 65)
  • Mr. Steven J. Grenfell, MD of Operations & Sr. VP of Operations

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC (0.06%). Company insiders that own Safeguard Scientifics stock include Bob Rosenthal, Brian J Sisko, Ira M Lubert, Joseph M Jr Manko, Mark Herndon and Russell D Glass.
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Which institutional investors are selling Safeguard Scientifics stock?

SFE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Campbell & CO Investment Adviser 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 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 $6.15.

How big of a company is Safeguard Scientifics?

Safeguard Scientifics has a market capitalization of $127.80 million.

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 10/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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