Media coverage about Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Safeguard Scientifics earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the asset manager an impact score of 44.0360641211845 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

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

Shares of Safeguard Scientifics (SFE) traded down $0.10 on Monday, reaching $12.50. The company had a trading volume of 33,597 shares, compared to its average volume of 142,406. The stock has a market capitalization of $257.20, a P/E ratio of -2.80 and a beta of 1.36. Safeguard Scientifics has a 1 year low of $10.65 and a 1 year high of $14.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 1.03.

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on SFE. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Safeguard Scientifics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price for the company in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. ValuEngine lowered Safeguard Scientifics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “mkt perform” rating and issued a $13.25 target price on shares of Safeguard Scientifics in a research note on Wednesday, December 6th.

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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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