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$20.00
Previous Close
$19.64
Day High
$20.04
Day Low
$19.76
52 Week High
03/27/14 - $22.43
52 Week Low
11/1/13 - $17.26
Market Cap
410.1M
Average Volume 10 Days
61.8K
EPS TTM
$0.45
Shares Outstanding
20.5M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
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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: 08/28/14
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
Chief Operating Officer, Managing Director an...
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

safeguard scientifics inc (SFE) Key Developments

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Appoints Mara G. Aspinall as Director

The Board of Directors of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. appointed Mara G. Aspinall as a director of the Company, to serve until the Company's 2015 annual meeting of shareholders and until a successor is elected and qualified. From September 2011 through June 2014, Ms. Aspinall served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ventana Medical Systems. Previously, from January 2009 through April 2011, Ms. Aspinall was the Founder, Chief Executive Officer and a director of On-Q-ity, Inc.

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Reiterates Revenue Guidance for the Year 2014

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. announced consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported operating loss of $4,177,000 against $4,835,000 a year ago. Net loss before income taxes was $14,006,000 against $19,430,000 a year ago. Net loss was $14,006,000 or $0.68 basic and diluted per share against $19,430,000 or $0.90 basic and diluted per share a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported operating loss of $14,485,000 against $16,924,000 a year ago. Net loss before income taxes was $9,965,000 against $59,492,000 a year ago. Net loss was $9,965,000 or $0.47 basic and diluted per share against $59,492,000 or $2.80 basic and diluted per share 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. to Report Q3, 2014 Results on Oct 24, 2014

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. announced that they will report Q3, 2014 results at 9:00 AM, Eastern Daylight on Oct 24, 2014

 

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