Safe Bulkers (SB) Drops 6.82% on February 18

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Safe Bulkers (SB) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Thursday February 18 as the stock slid 6.82% to $0.65, a loss of $-0.0472 per share. Starting at an opening price of $0.70 a share, the stock traded between $0.56 and $0.71 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 358,055 shares over 635 trades, against an average daily volume of 386,311 shares and a total float of 83.52 million.

The losses send Safe Bulkers down to a market cap of $53.87 million. In the last year, Safe Bulkers has traded between $4.13 and $0.30, and its 50-day SMA is currently $0.64 and 200-day SMA is $2.50.

Safe Bulkers Inc an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, transporting bulk cargoes, particularly coal, grain & iron ore, along shipping routes for some of the consumers of marine drybulk transportation services.

Safe Bulkers is based out of Athens, and has some 692 employees. Its CEO is Polys Hajioannou.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Safe Bulkers, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for SB. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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