Technical Analysis for SFE - Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade F 6.22 -0.80% -0.05
SFE closed down 0.8 percent on Monday, August 10, 2020, on 55 percent of normal volume.
Earnings due: Aug 11
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Trend Table & Recent Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Down Down Up
Historical SFE trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 0.00%
Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 0.00%
BB Squeeze + Upper Band Touch Range Contraction 0.00%
Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 0.00%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup -0.80%
Crossed Above 20 DMA Bullish -0.80%
Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction -0.80%
Fell Below 20 DMA Bearish 3.67%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 3.67%
Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 3.67%

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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


Indicator Value
52 Week High 12.79
52 Week Low 4.43
Average Volume 79,578
200-Day Moving Average 8.35
50-Day Moving Average 6.46
20-Day Moving Average 6.05
10-Day Moving Average 6.00
Average True Range 0.29
ADX 17.16
+DI 27.42
-DI 19.13
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 5.57
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 6.48
Upper Bollinger Band 6.37
Lower Bollinger Band 5.72
Percent B (%b) 0.77
BandWidth 10.76
MACD Line -0.09
MACD Signal Line -0.13
MACD Histogram 0.047
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 126.97 Million
Num Shares 20.4 Million
EPS -4.87
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio -1.28
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) 6.55
Resistance 3 (R3) 6.59 6.51 6.50
Resistance 2 (R2) 6.51 6.43 6.50 6.48
Resistance 1 (R1) 6.37 6.38 6.33 6.33 6.46
Pivot Point 6.29 6.29 6.28 6.28 6.29
Support 1 (S1) 6.15 6.21 6.11 6.11 5.98
Support 2 (S2) 6.07 6.16 6.06 5.96
Support 3 (S3) 5.93 6.07 5.95
Support 4 (S4) 5.89