Safe Bulkers Inc. (SB): Price and Financial Metrics

Safe Bulkers Inc. (SB): $4.03

0.22 (+5.77%)

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SB POWR Grades

  • SB scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 94.47% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SB is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • SB's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 24.8% of US stocks).

SB Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Safe Bulkers Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 2.6% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For SB, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 88.14% of US equities we're observing.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Safe Bulkers Inc comes in at 80.52%, a number that bests 89.65% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SB, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are UTL, KNOP, VNOM, GOGL, and NWN.
  • SB's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Safe Bulkers Inc's official web site, go to

SB Valuation Summary

  • SB's price/sales ratio is 2; this is 17.65% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 161 months, SB's price/sales ratio has gone down 4.2.
  • Over the past 161 months, SB's price/sales ratio has gone down 4.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SB 2021-08-26 2.0 0.9 -15.8 106.2
SB 2021-08-25 2.0 0.9 -15.8 106.1
SB 2021-08-24 2.0 0.9 -15.4 104.8
SB 2021-08-23 1.9 0.8 -14.9 103.5
SB 2021-08-20 1.8 0.8 -14.4 101.8
SB 2021-08-19 1.8 0.8 -13.9 100.3

SB Growth Metrics

    The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 3.24%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 34.05%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 80.16%.
Over the past 49 months, SB's revenue has gone up $88,386,000.

The table below shows SB's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2020-12-31 198.158 63.376 -25.313
2019-12-31 197.761 58.284 4.341
2018-12-31 193.191 85.449 16.3
2017-12-31 148.032 50.101 -99.141
2016-12-31 109.772 13.478 -69.991

SB's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • SB has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 82.95% of graded US stocks.
  • SB's asset turnover comes in at 0.178 -- ranking 105th of 137 Transportation stocks.
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The table below shows SB's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2020-12-31 0.178 0.436 0.006
2019-12-31 0.181 0.584 0.028
2018-12-31 0.183 0.638 0.035
2017-12-31 0.134 0.617 -0.034
2016-12-31 0.088 0.479 -0.022
2015-12-31 0.102 0.424 -0.023

SB Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SB, see our SB price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $5.60 Average Broker Recommendation 1.7 (Moderate Buy)

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SB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $4.03 52-week high $5.44
Prev. close $3.81 52-week low $2.98
Day low $3.84 Volume 1,116,700
Day high $4.08 Avg. volume 1,431,502
50-day MA $4.32 Dividend yield 4.96%
200-day MA $4.20 Market Cap 490.21M

Safe Bulkers Inc. (SB) Company Bio

Safe Bulkers, Inc. provides marine drybulk transportation services worldwide. It is involved in the acquisition, ownership, and operation of dry bulk vessels for transporting bulk cargoes, primarily coal, grain, and iron ore. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Athens, Greece.

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Below are the latest news stories about Safe Bulkers Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SB as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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Chris MacDonald on InvestorPlace | February 16, 2022

Safe Bulkers Inc. Announces Results of Pilot Biofuel Project

MONACO, Feb. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Safe Bulkers Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine dry-bulk transportation services announced that in the framework of several environmental initiatives targeting to reduce its carbon footprint, it is assessing the use of biofuels as alternative fuels. A number of pilot projects have been designed to test the operational performance and the interaction of biofuels with the vessel’s main engine and diesel generators operatio

Yahoo | February 16, 2022

Safe Bulkers (SB) to Report Q4 Results: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

Safe Bulkers (SB) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | February 14, 2022

Safe Bulkers Inc. Announces Pricing of €100 Million Unsecured Bonds

MONACO, Feb. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Safe Bulkers Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: SB) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Safe Bulkers Participations Plc, has successfully priced its previously announced offering of €100 million of unsecured bonds (the “Bonds”) to be listed on the Athens Exchange (“ATHEX”). The Bonds have a coupon of 2.95% payable semi-annually. The Bonds are guaranteed by the Company and will mature in 2027. The trading of the Bonds on the ATHEX is expected to co

Yahoo | February 11, 2022

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SB Price Returns

1-mo -14.67%
3-mo -13.40%
6-mo 13.39%
1-year 3.68%
3-year 163.86%
5-year 72.95%
YTD 9.18%
2021 190.00%
2020 -23.53%
2019 -4.49%
2018 -44.89%
2017 180.88%

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