News stories about Safetyome & Growth (NASDAQ:SAFE) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Safetyome & Growth earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.409236433324 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Safetyome & Growth (NASDAQ:SAFE) traded down 0.88% on Friday, reaching $19.10. 112,492 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm has a market capitalization of $347.43 million and a PE ratio of 114.37. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $19.27 and its 200 day moving average price is $19.27. Safetyome & Growth has a 52-week low of $18.02 and a 52-week high of $20.00.

The firm also recently declared a special dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 16th. Investors of record on Monday, October 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 29th.

A number of research analysts recently commented on SAFE shares. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Safetyome & Growth in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Barclays PLC started coverage on shares of Safetyome & Growth in a research note on Monday, July 17th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $21.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Safetyome & Growth from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. Mizuho started coverage on shares of Safetyome & Growth in a research note on Wednesday, August 30th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $20.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Bank of America Corporation reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Safetyome & Growth in a research note on Monday, July 17th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.80.

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In other Safetyome & Growth news, Director Robin Josephs purchased 11,250 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 27th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $20.00 per share, with a total value of $225,000.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 21,250 shares in the company, valued at approximately $425,000. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Istar Inc. purchased 2,250,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 27th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $20.00 per share, with a total value of $45,000,000.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the insider now owns 5,025,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $100,500,000. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have purchased 3,602,715 shares of company stock valued at $71,032,039.

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