Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE:SB) Stock Position Lifted by BlackRock Inc.

BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in shares of Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE:SB) by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 2,561,522 shares of the shipping company’s stock after acquiring an additional 9,360 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. owned about 2.53% of Safe Bulkers worth $3,996,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in SB. Ruffer LLP acquired a new position in shares of Safe Bulkers in the 2nd quarter valued at about $700,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Safe Bulkers by 4.3% in the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 3,596,495 shares of the shipping company’s stock valued at $5,611,000 after buying an additional 148,795 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Safe Bulkers by 73.2% in the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 110,003 shares of the shipping company’s stock valued at $172,000 after buying an additional 46,480 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Safe Bulkers by 6.2% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 454,723 shares of the shipping company’s stock valued at $710,000 after buying an additional 26,368 shares during the period. Finally, Charles Schwab Investment Manag....

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