Last $67.73 USD
Change Today -0.32 / -0.47%
Volume 12.2K
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american science & engineeri (ASEI) Snapshot

Open
$68.24
Previous Close
$68.05
Day High
$68.24
Day Low
$67.64
52 Week High
01/15/14 - $74.75
52 Week Low
09/16/13 - $55.66
Market Cap
534.1M
Average Volume 10 Days
35.1K
EPS TTM
$1.92
Shares Outstanding
7.9M
EX-Date
05/29/14
P/E TM
35.3x
Dividend
$2.00
Dividend Yield
2.95%
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American Science and Engineering, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells X-ray inspection and other detection products for homeland security, force protection, public safety, and other defense applications in the United States and internationally. The company offers cargo inspection systems comprising non-intrusive inspection systems primarily for the screening of trucks, cars, cargo containers, pallets, and air cargo at various locations, including border crossings, seaports, military bases, airports, and cargo and transportation hubs. Its cargo inspection systems consist of OmniView gantry system, a relocatable cargo and vehicle inspection system; Z Portal system, a drive-through inspection system for scanning cargo and vehicles; and Sentry Portal system, a drive through transmission X-ray inspection system to screen cargo containers. The company also provides mobile cargo inspection systems, including Z Backscatter Van, a mobile X-ray screening system to produce photo-like images of the contents of a vehicle or cargo container; and ZBV Military Trailer, a rugged X-ray screening system for screening vehicles, container, and other cargo. In addition, it offers parcel and personnel screening inspection systems, comprising Gemini system, a parcel and baggage inspection system; and SmartCheck system, a personnel screening system for contraband and threats hidden under a person’s clothing. Further, the company provides contract services for the development of custom products primarily for agencies of the U.S. government; and maintenance, warranty, engineering, and training services. It serves authorities responsible for port and border security; customs agencies; military organizations; aviation security agencies; law enforcement agencies; and critical infrastructure and high threat commercial and government facilities. The company was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Billerica; Massachusetts.

344 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/6/14
Founded in 1958

american science & engineeri (ASEI) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $302.0K
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $271.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

american science & engineeri (ASEI) Key Developments

American Science and Engineering, Inc. Launches North American Public Safety Channel

American Science and Engineering Inc. announced the launch of a new AS&E Public Safety Channel in North America. The company has entered into agreements with six public safety channel partners servicing law enforcement, first responders, and other public safety markets across the U.S. at the local, metropolitan, county, and state levels. AS&E's new partners are Communications International, Cooper General, Dailey-Wells, Eastern Communications, RACOM, and Tactical Public Safety. These channel partners will offer AS&E's advanced X-ray technology, including the new, breakthrough MINI Z handheld screening system, the ZBV family of cargo and vehicle screening systems, the Gemini line of parcel inspection systems, and the SmartCheck personnel screening system. Each AS&E channel partner will provide local training, service, and operations support to ensure that public safety customers leverage the full capabilities of AS&E's advanced security detection systems.

American Science and Engineering, Inc. Appoints Robert N. Shaddock to the Board of Directors

American Science and Engineering Inc. announced the appointment of Robert (Rob) N. Shaddock to its Board of Directors, effective as of June 18, 2014. Mr. Shaddock is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of TE Connectivity.

American Science and Engineering, Inc. Introduces the MINI Z

American Science and Engineering Inc. introduced the MINI Z, the world's first handheld Z Backscatter imaging scanner for fast, portable, real-time detection of hidden organic threats, such as drugs, contraband, plastic guns, ceramic knives, and explosives. Designed for law enforcement, first responders, border control, event security, maritime police, and general aviation security, the MINI Z system's single-sided imaging and compact size offers unsurpassed operational flexibility -- scanning effectively on the go in the hardest-to-reach environments. The MINI Z system is ideal for security and public safety officials for multiple applications. Examples include Public Safety: Quick screening of unattended and suspicious bags and packages for potential terrorist threats in public spaces. Border and Security Checkpoints: Inspecting vehicle bumpers, tires, panels, and interiors for explosives, plastic weapons, and other concealed threats and contraband. Drug Enforcement: Investigating suspected drug labs for drugs or currency. Event Security: Screening hand baggage and deliveries to ensure public safety. VIP Security: Security sweeps of meeting rooms and furniture for organic threats and IEDs to ensure personnel safety. Maritime Security: Screening the hulls and bulkheads of suspected drug running boats for contraband or narcotics. General Aviation Security: Inspecting the seats, compartments, and panels of small planes for hidden contraband. MINI Z -- the World's First Handheld Z Backscatter Imaging System: Scans in Places Other Systems Can't Reach: The MINI Z system is a compact, single-sided imager that can be used to scan objects in hard-to-reach areas, such as unattended bags, backpacks, or packages in a subway or bus. Unlike density meters, trace detectors, or portable transmission X-ray systems, the MINI Z system produces an easy-to-interpret image to quickly detect organic threats and contraband behind non-metallic surfaces. Unsurpassed detection of organic threats: The MINI Z handheld system uses AS&E's signature Z Backscatter technology, an advanced X-ray imaging technology that produces a real-time image of the scan target, highlighting organic materials that transmission X-ray systems can miss, such as explosives, currency, and drugs. An easy to use, all-in-one imaging system: The MINI Z system is self-contained and does not require set-up, enabling immediate operation. The operator controls the scanning function using a simple, intuitive GUI on the system's dedicated tablet, upon which an image of the scanned target appears in real-time. Safe, secure and dependable operation: The MINI Z system is safe for operators, bystanders, and the environment. The system's X-ray dose conforms to the appropriate ANSI, ICRP, NCRP, and EURATOM radiation safety standards. Although the MINI Z is a low-energy and low-dose Z Backscatter system, it is not designed to scan people. The MINI Z system must be used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions as well as applicable laws and regulations.

 

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