News articles about Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Safeguard Scientifics earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the asset manager an impact score of 46.7554362456399 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

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

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Safeguard Scientifics from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. BidaskClub downgraded Safeguard Scientifics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Safeguard Scientifics from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th.

Safeguard Scientifics (SFE) opened at 13.35 on Friday. The firm’s market capitalization is $272.51 million. Safeguard Scientifics has a 1-year low of $10.60 and a 1-year high of $14.10. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $12.19 and its 200-day moving average price is $12.03.

Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The asset manager reported ($1.43) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($1.11) by ($0.32). During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.92 earnings per share. Equities research analysts expect that Safeguard Scientifics will post ($3.49) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Safeguard Scientifics

Safeguard 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.

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