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Safeguard Scientifics (SFE) Competitors

$0.46
-0.20 (-30.21%)
(As of 02/9/2024)

SFE vs. SFES, LMFA, SGD, CARV, GIPR, OXBR, SI, CORR, GRNQ, and PHCF

Should you be buying Safeguard Scientifics stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Safeguard Scientifics include Safeguard Scientifics (SFES), LM Funding America (LMFA), Safe and Green Development (SGD), Carver Bancorp (CARV), Generation Income Properties (GIPR), Oxbridge Re (OXBR), Silvergate Capital (SI), CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust (CORR), Greenpro Capital (GRNQ), and Puhui Wealth Investment Management (PHCF). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Safeguard Scientifics vs.

Safeguard Scientifics (NASDAQ:SFES) and Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, earnings, community ranking, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and media sentiment.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Safeguard ScientificsN/A -33.01% -30.50%
Safeguard Scientifics N/A -33.01%-30.50%

44.1% of Safeguard Scientifics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.1% of Safeguard Scientifics shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.7% of Safeguard Scientifics shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.7% of Safeguard Scientifics shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Safeguard Scientifics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Safeguard Scientifics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Safeguard ScientificsN/AN/A-$14.26M-$0.64-1.13
Safeguard ScientificsN/AN/A-$14.26M-$0.64-0.71

Safeguard Scientifics received 221 more outperform votes than Safeguard Scientifics when rated by MarketBeat users.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Safeguard ScientificsN/AN/A
Safeguard ScientificsOutperform Votes
221
53.00%
Underperform Votes
196
47.00%

Safeguard Scientifics has a beta of 0.95, indicating that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Safeguard Scientifics has a beta of 0.95, indicating that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Safeguard Scientifics had 2 more articles in the media than Safeguard Scientifics. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for Safeguard Scientifics and 0 mentions for Safeguard Scientifics. Safeguard Scientifics' average media sentiment score of 0.34 beat Safeguard Scientifics' score of 0.00 indicating that Safeguard Scientifics is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Safeguard Scientifics Neutral
Safeguard Scientifics Neutral

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Safeguard Scientifics
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Safeguard Scientifics
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Summary

Safeguard Scientifics beats Safeguard Scientifics on 4 of the 4 factors compared between the two stocks.


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SFE vs. The Competition

MetricSafeguard ScientificsInvestors IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$7.54M$1.08B$7.86B$17.27B
Dividend YieldN/A10.15%10.70%3.56%
P/E Ratio-0.714.6754.5320.49
Price / SalesN/A3.893,546.967.25
Price / CashN/A9.1228.8816.83
Price / Book0.211.002.355.74
Net Income-$14.26M$82.78M$777.55M$855.91M
7 Day PerformanceN/A3.28%0.34%0.81%
1 Month Performance-34.72%-1.59%0.96%2.53%
1 Year PerformanceN/A-8.62%2.68%5.99%

Safeguard Scientifics Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SFES
Safeguard Scientifics
0 of 5 stars
$0.67
-9.5%
N/AN/A$11.11MN/A-1.05N/AGap Down
LMFA
LM Funding America
1.3998 of 5 stars
$0.55
-8.4%
N/A-62.9%$7.16M$1.73M-0.218
SGD
Safe and Green Development
0 of 5 stars
$0.80
flat
N/AN/A$8.16MN/A0.002Gap Down
CARV
Carver Bancorp
0 of 5 stars
$1.64
-2.4%
N/A-62.4%$8.18M$26.50M-1.64113Gap Down
GIPR
Generation Income Properties
2.6385 of 5 stars
$3.38
-2.0%
$6.00
+77.5%
-43.5%$8.86M$5.43M-1.736High Trading Volume
OXBR
Oxbridge Re
0 of 5 stars
$1.02
-1.0%
N/A-48.5%$5.99M$850,000.00-0.924Analyst Report
SI
Silvergate Capital
1.1065 of 5 stars
$0.34
+3.0%
$16.00
+4,605.9%
-97.4%$10.76M$-609,471,000.00-0.01279News Coverage
Gap Up
CORR
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust
0.1305 of 5 stars
$0.26
flat
N/A-84.6%$3.99M$133.65M-0.18156News Coverage
Positive News
GRNQ
Greenpro Capital
0 of 5 stars
$1.48
-4.5%
N/A+11.6%$11.22M$3.67M0.0048Gap Down
PHCF
Puhui Wealth Investment Management
0 of 5 stars
N/AN/AN/A$3.69M$2.44M0.0040Positive News

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This page (NYSE:SFE) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff