Safe Bulkers, Inc 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 0.00.
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Safe Bulkers shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$3.69|
|52-week range||$0.82 - $4.46|
|50-day moving average||$3.72|
|200-day moving average||$3.00|
|Wall St. target price||$4.70|
|Dividend yield||$0.02 (0.6%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.06|
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Safe Bulkers price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-16)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-06-25)||-10.65%|
|3 months (2021-04-27)||19.42%|
|6 months (2021-01-23)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-23)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-23)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-23)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-23)||N/A|
Is Safe Bulkers under- or over-valued?
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 54x. In other words, Safe Bulkers shares trade at around 54x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Safe Bulkers's EBITDA
Safe Bulkers's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $89.9 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||$215 million|
|Operating margin TTM||16.49%|
|Gross profit TTM||$87.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2%|
|Return on equity TTM||3.87%|
|Market capitalisation||$396.7 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Safe Bulkers shares
There are currently 1.3 million Safe Bulkers shares held short by investors – that's known as Safe Bulkers's "short interest". This figure is 61.2% up from 821,350 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Safe Bulkers shares can be evaluated.
Safe Bulkers's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Safe Bulkers's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Safe Bulkers shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Safe Bulkers shares traded daily (recently around 2.2 million). Safe Bulkers's SIR currently stands at 0.59. In other words for every 100,000 Safe Bulkers shares traded daily on the market, roughly 590 shares are currently held short.
However Safe Bulkers's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Safe Bulkers shares, or, against the total number of tradable Safe Bulkers shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Safe Bulkers's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Safe Bulkers shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0268% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Safe Bulkers shares, roughly 27 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Safe Bulkers.
Find out more about how you can short Safe Bulkers stock.
Safe Bulkers share dividends
We're not expecting Safe Bulkers to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Safe Bulkers share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Safe Bulkers's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.82 up to $4.46. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
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 0.8243. This would suggest that Safe Bulkers's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Safe Bulkers overview
Safe Bulkers, Inc. provides marine drybulk transportation services. It owns and operates drybulk vessels for transporting bulk cargoes primarily coal, grain, and iron ore. As of March 15, 2021, the company had a fleet of 43 drybulk vessels having an average age of 10. 3 years; and an aggregate carrying capacity of 3,937,000 deadweight tons. Its fleet consisted of 15 Panamax class vessels, 10 Kamsarmax class vessels, 14 post- Panamax class vessels, and four Capesize class vessels. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Monaco.
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Safe Bulkers in the news
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Safe Bulkers is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 52.252% of Safe Bulkers shares are held by insiders and 17.179% 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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