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How to buy Safe Bulkers stock

Learn how to easily invest in Safe Bulkers stock.

Safe Bulkers is a marine shipping business based in the US. Safe Bulkers shares (SB) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Safe Bulkers employs 9 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $355.5 million.

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Safe Bulkers stock price (NYSE: SB)

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Safe Bulkers shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-02-02.
Latest market close$3.25
52-week range$2.31 - $4.96
50-day moving average $2.94
200-day moving average $3.39
Wall St. target price$4.15
PE ratio 2.0488
Dividend yield $0 (5.95%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.64

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Safe Bulkers price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.25 from 2023-02-07

1 week (2023-02-02) -2.99%
1 month (2023-01-09) 12.07%
3 months (2022-11-09) 21.72%
6 months (2022-08-09) -12.63%
1 year (2022-02-09) -18.34%
2 years (2021-02-09) 44.44%
3 years (2020-02-07) 155.91%
5 years (2018-02-09) 6.33%

Is Safe Bulkers stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Safe Bulkers stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Safe Bulkers's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Safe Bulkers's P/E ratio

Safe Bulkers's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 2x. In other words, Safe Bulkers shares trade at around 2x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Safe Bulkers's EBITDA

Safe Bulkers's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $249.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Safe Bulkers's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Safe Bulkers financials

Revenue TTM $355.5 million
Operating margin TTM 56.15%
Gross profit TTM $247.9 million
Return on assets TTM 10.78%
Return on equity TTM 29.75%
Profit margin 57.07%
Book value $6.28
Market capitalisation $399.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Safe Bulkers share dividends

19%

Dividend payout ratio: 19.42% of net profits

Recently Safe Bulkers has paid out, on average, around 19.42% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.95% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Safe Bulkers shareholders could enjoy a 5.95% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Safe Bulkers's case, that would currently equate to about $0 per share.

While Safe Bulkers's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Safe Bulkers is investing more in its future growth.

Safe Bulkers's most recent dividend payout was on 14 December 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 24 November 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Safe Bulkers share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Safe Bulkers's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.3106 up to $4.9641. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SB.US volatility(beta: 0.9)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Safe Bulkers's is 0.9044. This would suggest that Safe Bulkers's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Safe Bulkers overview

Safe Bulkers, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, provides marine drybulk transportation services. It owns and operates drybulk vessels for transporting bulk cargoes primarily coal, grain, and iron ore. As of March 18, 2022, the company had a fleet of 40 drybulk vessels having an average age of 10. 4 years; and an aggregate carrying capacity of 3,925,500 deadweight tons. Its fleet consisted of 12 Panamax class vessels, 7 Kamsarmax class vessels, 15 post- Panamax class vessels, and 6 Capesize class vessels. Safe Bulkers, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Safe Bulkers is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 40.702% of Safe Bulkers shares are held by insiders and 27.1% by institutions.
How many people work for Safe Bulkers?
Latest data suggests 9 work at Safe Bulkers.
When does the fiscal year end for Safe Bulkers?
Safe Bulkers's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Safe Bulkers based?
Safe Bulkers's address is: Les Acanthes, Monaco, Monaco, 98000
What is Safe Bulkers's ISIN number?
Safe Bulkers's international securities identification number is: MHY7388L1039
What is Safe Bulkers's CUSIP number?
Safe Bulkers's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: Y7388L103

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