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$19.52
Previous Close
$19.57
Day High
$19.69
Day Low
$19.48
52 Week High
03/27/14 - $22.43
52 Week Low
08/27/13 - $14.14
Market Cap
403.8M
Average Volume 10 Days
104.9K
EPS TTM
$0.66
Shares Outstanding
20.6M
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P/E TM
29.8x
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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. Presents at The 2014 New York Venture Summit, Jun-17-2014 03:00 PM

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Presents at The 2014 New York Venture Summit, Jun-17-2014 03:00 PM. Venue: The Digital Sandbox, 55 Broad Street 4th Floor, New York, NY 10004, United States. Speakers: Ming Fang, Senior Associate, Healthcare.

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Reports Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2014

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. reported earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the period, the company's net income was $31.3 million, or $1.44 per share, compared to a net loss of $11.9 million, or $0.57 per share for the same period in 2013. Partner company aggregate revenue in 2014 is projected to be between $345 million and $365 million. Aggregate revenue for the same partner companies was $284 million in 2013 and $201 million in 2012. Aggregate revenue guidance for 2014 and prior years reflects revenue on a net basis.

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $31.3 million, or $1.29 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $11.9 million, or $0.57 per diluted share for the same period in 2013. Operating loss was $5.239 million against $5.374 million a year ago.

 

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