News articles about Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Safeguard Scientifics earned a news impact score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the asset manager an impact score of 43.5261520517925 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

SFE has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “mkt perform” rating and set a $13.25 price target on shares of Safeguard Scientifics in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Safeguard Scientifics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Safeguard Scientifics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th.

Shares of Safeguard Scientifics (SFE) traded down $0.10 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $12.50. 1,599 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 132,033. The company has a quick ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45. Safeguard Scientifics has a 1 year low of $10.65 and a 1 year high of $14.40. The company has a market capitalization of $255.15 and a PE ratio of -2.78.

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Safeguard Scientifics Company Profile

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc is engaged in providing capital to technology companies within the fields of healthcare, financial services and digital media. The Company holds interest in companies, which it refers to as partner companies. As of December 31, 2016, the Company held interests in 29 non-consolidated partner companies.

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