Safe Bulkers (SB) Jumps 18.96% on February 16

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Safe Bulkers (SB) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Tuesday February 16 as the stock popped 18.96% to $0.63, representing a gain of $0.0997 per share. Some 621,944 shares traded hands on 1,021 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 378,699 shares out of a total float of 83.49 million. The stock opened at $0.55 and traded with an intraday range of $0.68 to $0.54.

After today's gains, Safe Bulkers reached a market cap of $52.22 million. Safe Bulkers has had a trading range between $4.13 and $0.30 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $0.66 and a 200-day SMA of $2.53.

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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