Technical Analysis for SFE - Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade D 10.6 4.23% 0.43
SFE closed down 5.4 percent on Friday, March 22, 2019, on 1.2 times normal volume. The stock fell below its 50 day moving average, damaging its intermediate-term outlook by crossing under that important trendline. The stock fell below its 200 day moving average, damaging its long-term outlook by crossing under that critical trendline.

Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Strong Up Up Down
See historical SFE trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Mar 22 Fell Below 200 DMA Bearish 4.23%
Mar 22 Fell Below 20 DMA Bearish 4.23%
Mar 22 Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish 4.23%
Mar 22 New Downtrend Bearish 4.23%
Mar 22 180 Bearish Setup Bearish Swing Setup 4.23%
Mar 22 Below Lower BB Weakness 4.23%
Mar 22 Lower Bollinger Band Touch Weakness 4.23%
Mar 21 Crossed Above 20 DMA Bullish -1.40%
Mar 21 Golden Cross Bullish -1.40%
Mar 21 1,2,3 Pullback Bullish Bullish Swing Setup -1.40%

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Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in expansion financings, growth capital, management buyouts, recapitalizations, industry consolidations, corporate spinouts, growth stage, and early stage financings. The firm prefers to make investments in companies engaged in the technology and life sciences sectors. Within the technology sector, it invests in software as a service, enterprise 3.0, technology enabled services, internet/new media, financial services information technology, medtech, healthcare information technology and selected business services with capital requirements of up to $25 million. Within the life sciences sector, the firm invests in molecular and point-of-care diagnostics, medical devices, regenerative medicine, and specialty pharmaceuticals, and selected healthcare services. It invests throughout United States and Southeastern Canada. The firm primarily invests between $10 million and $25 million in growth equity financing and between $5 million and $10 million in early-stage financing. It typically invests in the capital structures including owner financed and bootstrapped companies, corporate division or business unit, and venture capital-backed seeking a growth partner. The firm prefers to be the largest shareholder in its portfolio companies, with ownership in the range of five percent to 50 percent. However, it may occasionally take a majority or smaller stake in its portfolio companies. It prefers to invest in companies having proprietary technology and intellectual property. The firm prefers to take a Board seat in its portfolio companies. It was formerly known as Lancaster Corporation. Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. was founded in 1953 and is based in Wayne, Pennsylvania with an additional office in Weston, Massachusetts.
Is SFE a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 0 bullish, 2 bearish and 3 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 13.95
52 Week Low 7.98
Average Volume 74,751
200-Day Moving Average 10.1712
50-Day Moving Average 10.2112
20-Day Moving Average 10.6845
10-Day Moving Average 10.808
Average True Range 0.3231
ADX 29.13
+DI 23.4837
-DI 24.5455
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 10.6907
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 10.9793
Upper Bollinger Band 11.1899
Lower Bollinger Band 10.1791
Percent B (%b) -0.01
BandWidth 9.460433
MACD Line 0.1366
MACD Signal Line 0.2208
MACD Histogram -0.0841
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 207.6 Million
Num Shares 20.4 Million
EPS -4.87
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio -2.09
Price-to-Sales 0.00
Price-to-Book 2.40
PEG Ratio 0.00
Dividend 0.00
Dividend Yield 0.00%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 10.95
Resistance 3 (R3) 11.00 10.79 10.82
Resistance 2 (R2) 10.79 10.59 10.77 10.78
Resistance 1 (R1) 10.48 10.47 10.38 10.43 10.73
Pivot Point 10.27 10.27 10.22 10.25 10.27
Support 1 (S1) 9.96 10.07 9.86 9.91 9.61
Support 2 (S2) 9.75 9.95 9.73 9.56
Support 3 (S3) 9.44 9.75 9.52
Support 4 (S4) 9.39