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

Safe Bulkers Inc. (SB): $2.73

-0.03 (-1.09%)

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SB POWR Grades

  • SB scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 83.89% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SB is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • SB ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 4th percentile.

SB Stock Summary

  • SB's current price/earnings ratio is 2.1, which is higher than merely 2.31% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of SAFE BULKERS INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 2.88% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • SAFE BULKERS INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 60.37%, greater than the shareholder yield of 97.26% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SB, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are KNOP, CPE, UTL, CMCT, and VNOM.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 3.3; this is 80.81% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 176 months, SB's price/sales ratio has gone down 5.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SB 2022-11-25 1.1 0.5 2.2 3.3
SB 2022-11-23 1.1 0.5 2.2 3.3
SB 2022-11-22 1.1 0.5 2.2 3.3
SB 2022-11-21 1.1 0.5 2.2 3.3
SB 2022-11-18 1.1 0.5 2.2 3.3
SB 2022-11-17 1.1 0.5 2.2 3.3

SB Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 370.22%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -255.29%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 66.04%.
Over the past 52 weeks, SB's revenue has gone up $130,873,000.

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
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
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 $2.73 52-week high $5.12
Prev. close $2.76 52-week low $2.35
Day low $2.68 Volume 888,300
Day high $2.74 Avg. volume 1,194,285
50-day MA $2.72 Dividend yield 7.33%
200-day MA $3.68 Market Cap 332.08M

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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Safe Bulkers Inc. (SB)’s stock has witnessed a price hike of 7.35% from the previous close with its current price standing at $2.99. Its current price is -41.50% under its 52-week high of $5.12 and 27.39% more than its 52-week low of $2.35. Based on the past 30-day period, the stock price is -0.95% below […]

US Post News | November 11, 2022

Safe Bulkers, Inc. (SB) Q3 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

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SB Price Returns

1-mo 9.80%
3-mo -13.46%
6-mo -43.91%
1-year -19.89%
3-year 74.30%
5-year -13.63%
YTD -23.72%
2021 190.01%
2020 -23.53%
2019 -4.50%
2018 -44.89%
2017 180.88%

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