Technical Analysis for SFE - Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change $ Change
grade F $12.10 -1.22% -0.15
SFE closed down 1.22 percent on Friday, March 24, 2017, on 1.77 times normal volume. Note that the stock is in oversold territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a bounce should not be unexpected.
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Mar 22 Stochastic Reached Oversold Other -0.41%
Mar 17 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup -3.59%
Mar 14 Cup with Handle Other -1.22%
Mar 13 Stochastic Buy Signal Bullish -1.63%
Mar 13 Cup with Handle Other -1.63%
Mar 10 Cup with Handle Other -1.63%
Mar 9 NR7 Range Contraction -0.82%
Mar 9 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction -0.82%
Mar 9 Doji - Bullish? Reversal -0.82%
Mar 9 Stochastic Reached Oversold Other -0.82%

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Profile
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 14.75
52 Week Low 10.6
Average Volume 62,094
200-Day Moving Average 12.7201
50-Day Moving Average 12.507
20-Day Moving Average 12.455
10-Day Moving Average 12.315
Average True Range 0.2825
ADX 11.39
+DI 17.92
-DI: 15.84
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 12.2525
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 12.8975
Upper Bollinger Band 12.9559
Lower Bollinger Band 11.9541
Percent B (%b) 0.15
Bandwidth 0.080434