Technical Analysis for SFE - Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade D 12.3 1.23% 0.15
SFE closed up 1.23 percent on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, on 64 percent of normal volume. It ran into resistance at its 50 day moving average.

Earnings due: Apr 26

Trend Table & Recent Alerts
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Down Flat Flat
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Apr 18 50 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.00%
Apr 18 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 0.00%
Apr 18 Cup with Handle Other 0.00%
Apr 18 Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 0.00%
Apr 17 50 DMA Resistance Bearish 1.23%
Apr 17 Cup with Handle Other 1.23%
Apr 17 Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 1.23%
Apr 17 BB Squeeze + Lower Band Touch Range Contraction 1.23%
Apr 17 Outside Day Range Expansion 1.23%
Apr 17 Wide Bands Range Expansion 1.23%

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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 14.4
52 Week Low 10.65
Average Volume 100,357
200-Day Moving Average 12.4192
50-Day Moving Average 12.337
20-Day Moving Average 12.34
10-Day Moving Average 12.245
Average True Range 0.304
ADX 10.1
+DI 15.96
-DI 17.37
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 11.888
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 12.862
Upper Bollinger Band 12.6556
Lower Bollinger Band 12.0244
Percent B (%b) 0.44
BandWidth 5.115073
MACD Line -0.0618
MACD Signal Line -0.0397
MACD Histogram -0.0221
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 251.08 Million
Num Shares 20.4 Million
EPS -4.87
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio -2.53
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) 12.68
Resistance 3 (R3) 12.67 12.53 12.61
Resistance 2 (R2) 12.53 12.44 12.54 12.59
Resistance 1 (R1) 12.42 12.38 12.48 12.43 12.57
Pivot Point 12.28 12.28 12.31 12.29 12.28
Support 1 (S1) 12.17 12.19 12.23 12.18 12.03
Support 2 (S2) 12.03 12.13 12.04 12.01
Support 3 (S3) 11.92 12.03 11.99
Support 4 (S4) 11.93