Technical Analysis for SFE - Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade C 11.65 -3.32% -0.40
SFE closed down 3.32 percent on Friday, February 16, 2018, on 77 percent of normal volume. The stock fell below its 50 day moving average, damaging its intermediate-term outlook by crossing under that important trendline. 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.

Earnings due: Mar 1

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Weak or Absent Down Down Down
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Feb 16 Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish 0.00%
Feb 16 Stochastic Reached Oversold Weakness 0.00%
Feb 16 BB Squeeze Ended Range Expansion 0.00%
Feb 16 Wide Bands Range Expansion 0.00%
Feb 16 Below Lower BB Weakness 0.00%
Feb 16 Down 3 Days in a Row Weakness 0.00%
Feb 16 Down 4 Days in a Row Weakness 0.00%
Feb 16 Down 5 Days in a Row Weakness 0.00%
Feb 16 Lower Bollinger Band Touch Weakness 0.00%
Feb 16 Oversold Stochastic Weakness 0.00%

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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
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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 137,104
200-Day Moving Average 12.23
50-Day Moving Average 11.814
20-Day Moving Average 12.405
10-Day Moving Average 12.29
Average True Range 0.3621
ADX 22.67
+DI 14.96
-DI 24.61
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 11.7637
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 12.2863
Upper Bollinger Band 12.8968
Lower Bollinger Band 11.9132
Percent B (%b) -0.27
BandWidth 7.929061
MACD Line 0.0496
MACD Signal Line 0.1513
MACD Histogram -0.1017
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 237.81 Million
Num Shares 20.4 Million
EPS -4.87
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio -2.39
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) 12.45
Resistance 3 (R3) 12.52 12.32 12.31
Resistance 2 (R2) 12.32 12.12 12.29 12.27
Resistance 1 (R1) 11.99 12.00 11.89 11.92 12.22
Pivot Point 11.79 11.79 11.75 11.76 11.79
Support 1 (S1) 11.46 11.59 11.36 11.39 11.08
Support 2 (S2) 11.26 11.47 11.23 11.03
Support 3 (S3) 10.93 11.26 10.99
Support 4 (S4) 10.86