Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (SFE) Analysts See $-1.11 EPS

October 13, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

 Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (SFE) Analysts See $ 1.11 EPS
Investors sentiment increased to 1.73 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.38, from 1.35 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 5 investors sold Safeguard Scientifics, Inc shares while 21 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 35 raised stakes. 15.80 million shares or 3.41% more from 15.28 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Alliancebernstein Lp holds 14,430 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Mufg Americas Holdg Corp owns 0% invested in Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE) for 123 shares. Granahan Inv Mngmt Ma reported 0.59% in Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE). Legal General Group Inc Pcl accumulated 0% or 54,077 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance New York holds 0% of its portfolio in Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE) for 14,730 shares. Susquehanna Intll Group Limited Liability Partnership invested in 15,595 shares or 0% of the stock. Amer Intl Grp Inc Incorporated owns 0% invested in Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE) for 12,566 shares. Ariel Investments Lc holds 0.16% or 1.14M shares. Manufacturers Life Ins Company The stated it has 21,573 shares. Citadel Advsr Llc has invested 0% in Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE). Emerald Advisers Pa invested 0.01% in Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE). D E Shaw & reported 56,806 shares. Fincl Architects has 270 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Kbc Grp Nv accumulated 13,351 shares. United Automobile Association reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE).

Wall Street await Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE) to release earnings on October, 26. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $-1.11, up exactly $0.07 or 5.93 % from 2014’s $-1.18 EPS. After posting $-1.43 EPS for the previous quarter, Safeguard Scientifics, Inc’s analysts now forecast -22.38 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.94% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $14. About 82,160 shares traded or 51.53% up from the average. Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE) has declined 16.67% since October 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.37% the S&P500.

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Safeguard Scientifics had 3 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Barrington Research on Tuesday, July 21 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Zacks.

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. is engaged in providing capital to technology companies within the fields of healthcare, financial services and digital media. The company has market cap of $283.70 million. The Firm holds interest in companies, which it refers to as partner companies. It currently has negative earnings. As of December 31, 2016, the Company held interests in 29 non-consolidated partner companies.

More notable recent Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “CEO Steve Zarrilli’s Letter To Safeguard Scientifics Shareholders” on May 24, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Safeguard Scientifics’ (SFE) CEO Steve Zarrilli on Q1 2017 Results – Earnings …” published on April 30, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: “Safeguard Scientifics Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results” on July 27, 2017. More interesting news about Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Safeguard Scientifics’ (SFE) CEO Steve Zarrilli on Q2 2017 Results – Earnings …” published on July 30, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Safeguard Scientifics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Financial …” with publication date: March 02, 2017.

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