Last $18.94 USD
Change Today -0.11 / -0.58%
Volume 70.7K
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safeguard scientifics inc (SFE) Snapshot

Open
$19.00
Previous Close
$19.05
Day High
$19.11
Day Low
$18.77
52 Week High
03/27/14 - $22.43
52 Week Low
09/26/13 - $14.80
Market Cap
387.5M
Average Volume 10 Days
47.8K
EPS TTM
$0.41
Shares Outstanding
20.5M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
46.6x
Dividend
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Dividend Yield
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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 Seeks Acquisitions

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) will consider acquisitions. Safeguard Scientifics has filed a shelf registration in the amount of $150 million. The net proceeds from this offering will be used for general corporate purposes, including working capital, acquisitions, repurchases of common stock, capital expenditures and/or the repayment of indebtedness.

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Announces Resignation of George D. McClelland as Director

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. announced resignation of George D. McClelland as a director, effective from September 13, 2014.

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Presents at Midwest IDEAS Investor Conference 2014, Aug-26-2014 10:55 AM

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Presents at Midwest IDEAS Investor Conference 2014, Aug-26-2014 10:55 AM. Venue: Chicago Hard Rock Hotel, 230 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

 

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