Technical Analysis for SFE - Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade D 11.85 -0.42% -0.05
SFE closed down 0.42 percent on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, on 55 percent of normal volume. The price action carved out a bullish hammer (or hammer-like) candlestick pattern. That may indicate an upside reversal. Look for price to trade above the high of the hammer for confirmation.
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Aug 23 Hammer Candlestick Bullish 0.00%
Aug 23 Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 0.00%
Aug 22 Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction -0.42%
Aug 21 Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish 0.42%
Aug 21 NR7 Range Contraction 0.42%

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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?
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Summary: Counts: 0 bullish, 3 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 14.34
52 Week Low 10.6
Average Volume 50,684
200-Day Moving Average 12.148
50-Day Moving Average 11.913
20-Day Moving Average 11.85
10-Day Moving Average 11.86
Average True Range 0.2739
ADX 19.96
+DI 11.43
-DI: 20.0
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 11.7783
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 12.1717
Upper Bollinger Band 12.0371
Lower Bollinger Band 11.6629
Percent B (%b) 0.5
Bandwidth 0.031578
MACD Line -0.0299
MACD Signal Line -0.0267
MACD Histogram -0.0032