$-1.05 EPS Expected for Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE); Nevada Gold & Casinos Has 1.6 Sentiment

February 18, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

Analysts expect Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) to report $-1.05 EPS on March, 1.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 1.87% from last quarter’s $-1.07 EPS. After having $-0.91 EPS previously, Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.’s analysts see 15.38% EPS growth. The stock decreased 3.32% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $11.65. About 105,177 shares traded. Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) has declined 16.67% since February 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.37% the S&P500.

Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc., a gaming company, finances, develops, owns, and operates gaming properties and projects. The company has market cap of $40.44 million. It operates in three divisions: Washington, South Dakota, and Nevada. It has a 35.86 P/E ratio. The firm owns and operates nine mini-casinos under the Crazy Moose Casinos, Coyote BobÂ’s Casino, Silver Dollar Casinos, Club Hollywood Casino, Royal Casino, Red Dragon Casino names in the Washington state; and a slot machine route operation in Deadwood, South Dakota.

Among 2 analysts covering Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Safeguard Scientifics had 4 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Barrington Research on Tuesday, July 21. As per Wednesday, December 6, the company rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Sell” rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 5.

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 in Fintech sector. The company has market cap of $237.80 million. It initially invests in a Series A-C round and opportunistically in a seed round. It currently has negative earnings. The firm prefers to make investments in companies engaged in the technology, financial services, and healthcare sector.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.96, from 1.73 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 9 investors sold Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. shares while 30 reduced holdings. 7 funds opened positions while 23 raised stakes. 15.54 million shares or 1.70% less from 15.80 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Renaissance Limited Liability Corp has 0% invested in Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) for 217,117 shares. Royal Comml Bank Of Canada holds 644,755 shares. Baldwin Brothers Ma invested in 1 shares. Capital Assoc has invested 0.97% of its portfolio in Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE). Voya Inv holds 16,710 shares. Advisory Service Network Ltd reported 163 shares stake. D E Shaw & Communications reported 0% stake. Ariel Invs Limited Company accumulated 1.26 million shares or 0.2% of the stock. Cordasco Financial Networks invested in 0% or 50 shares. Prudential stated it has 29,961 shares. Wellington Shields Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Com holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) for 84,828 shares. Morgan Stanley invested 0% of its portfolio in Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 1,371 shares. The California-based Wells Fargo & Mn has invested 0% in Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE). Citadel Advsr Limited Liability Corp holds 0% of its portfolio in Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) for 55,577 shares.

Lafitte Capital Management Lp holds 1.99% of its portfolio in Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. for 1.53 million shares. Wynnefield Capital Inc owns 722,188 shares or 0.6% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Lvm Capital Management Ltd Mi has 0.08% invested in the company for 150,000 shares. The California-based Tcw Group Inc has invested 0.02% in the stock. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc, a Texas-based fund reported 194,400 shares.

The stock decreased 1.99% or $0.0488 during the last trading session, reaching $2.4024. About 34,383 shares traded. Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (UWN) has risen 25.00% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.30% the S&P500.

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