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safeguard scientifics inc (SFE) Snapshot

Open
$19.96
Previous Close
$20.00
Day High
$20.23
Day Low
$19.61
52 Week High
03/27/14 - $22.43
52 Week Low
08/27/13 - $14.14
Market Cap
411.4M
Average Volume 10 Days
32.4K
EPS TTM
$0.41
Shares Outstanding
20.5M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
49.4x
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safeguard scientifics inc (SFE) Details

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in expansion financings, growth capital, management buyouts, recapitalizations, industry consolidations, corporate spinouts, growth stage, and early stage financings. The firm prefers to make investments in companies engaged in the technology and life sciences sectors. Within the technology sector, it invests in software as a service, digital media, enterprise 3.0, technology enabled services, internet/new media, financial services information technology, medtech, healthcare information technology and selected business services with capital requirements of up to $25 million. Within the life sciences sector, the firm invests in molecular and point-of-care diagnostics, medical devices, medical technology, healthcare technology, regenerative medicine, and specialty pharmaceuticals, and selected healthcare services. It invests throughout United States and Southeastern Canada. The firm primarily invests between $10 million and $25 million in growth equity financing and between $5 million and $10 million in early-stage financing. It typically invests in the capital structures including owner financed and bootstrapped companies, corporate division or business unit, and venture capital-backed seeking a growth partner. The firm prefers to be the largest shareholder in its portfolio companies, with ownership in the range of five percent to 50 percent. However, it may occasionally take a majority or smaller stake in its portfolio companies. It prefers to invest in companies having proprietary technology and intellectual property. The firm prefers to take a Board seat in its portfolio companies. It was formerly known as Lancaster Corporation. Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. was founded in 1953 and is based in Wayne, Pennsylvania with an additional office in Weston, Massachusetts.

30 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/7/14
Founded in 1953

safeguard scientifics inc (SFE) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $550.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $250.0K
Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer, E...
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

safeguard scientifics inc (SFE) Key Developments

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Reiterates Parent Revenue Guidance for the Year 2014

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. reported consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net loss was $7,348,000 or $0.35 per basic and diluted loss share compared to net loss of $28,123,000 or $1.33 per basic and diluted loss share for the same period a year ago. Net loss before income taxes was $7,348,000 against $28,123,000 for the same period last year. Operating loss was $5,069,000 against $6,715,000 a year ago. For the six months, the company reported net income was $23,971,000 or $1.06 per basic and diluted loss share compared to net loss of $40,062,000 or $1.90 per basic and diluted loss share for the same period a year ago. Net income before income taxes was $23,971,000 against loss of $40,062,000 for the same period last year. Operating loss was $10,308,000 against $12,089,000 a year ago. The company reiterated that partner company aggregate revenue in 2014 is projected to be between $345 million and $365 million.

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Presents at 16th Annual Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum, Aug-10-2014

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Presents at 16th Annual Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum, Aug-10-2014 . Venue: The Sonnenalp Hotel, 20 Vail Road, Vail, CO 81657, United States.

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Jul 24, 2014

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Jul 24, 2014

 

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