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

Safe Bulkers Inc. (SB): $4.47

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SB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $4.47 52-week high $4.50
Prev. close $4.46 52-week low $2.97
Day low $4.47 Volume 584
Day high $4.47 Avg. volume 837,046
50-day MA $4.05 Dividend yield 4.67%
200-day MA $3.51 Market Cap 498.78M

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SB POWR Grades

  • SB scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 84.65% of US stocks.
  • SB's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 26 weeks.
  • SB's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 0.99% of US stocks).

SB Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 2.91, SAFE BULKERS INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 2.07% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of SAFE BULKERS INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 2.26% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, SAFE BULKERS INC is reporting a growth rate of 261.84%; that's higher than 95.66% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to SAFE BULKERS INC, a group of peers worth examining would be AIRC, GPOR, SBOW, CRK, and OPI.
  • Visit SB's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SB Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, SB's price/earnings ratio is 87.17% lower, now standing at 2.9.
  • Over the past 190 months, SB's price/sales ratio has gone down 4.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SB 2023-12-29 1.3 0.6 2.9 4.0
SB 2023-12-28 1.3 0.6 2.9 4.0
SB 2023-12-27 1.4 0.6 2.9 4.1
SB 2023-12-26 1.4 0.6 2.9 4.0
SB 2023-12-22 1.4 0.6 3.0 4.1
SB 2023-12-21 1.3 0.6 2.9 4.0

SB Growth Metrics

    The year over year price growth rate now stands at 89.52%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 33.86%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -25.83%.
SB's revenue has moved up $180,999,000 over the prior 49 months.

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
2021-12-31 329.031 217.208 163.555
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

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)

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.

Safe Bulkers, Inc. Announces Agreement for the Acquisition of One Japanese Kamsarmax Class Dry-bulk Vessel

MONACO, Dec. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the Company) (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced today that it has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of a Japanese, 82,000 dwt, dry-bulk, Kamsarmax class vessel with a scheduled delivery date within the first half of 2026. The newbuild vessel is designed to meet the Phase 3 requirements of Energy Efficiency Design Index related to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissi

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Yahoo | December 8, 2023

Safe Bulkers, Inc. Announces a Five Million Shares of Common Stock Repurchase Program

MONACO, Nov. 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the “Company” or “Safe Bulkers”) (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced today that it has authorized a program under which it may from time to time in the future purchase up to 5,000,000 shares of the Company’s common stock. If the maximum number of shares of the Company’s common stock are purchased pursuant to the aforementioned program, it would represent approximately 4.5% of the

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SB Price Returns

1-mo 6.94%
3-mo 20.49%
6-mo 47.18%
1-year 30.69%
3-year 79.29%
5-year 251.00%
YTD 13.74%
2023 42.94%
2022 -18.68%
2021 190.00%
2020 -23.53%
2019 -4.50%

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