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Last $48.48 USD
Change Today -1.48 / -2.96%
Volume 29.6K
ASEI On Other Exchanges
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Exchange
Berlin
NASDAQ GS
As of 8:10 PM 04/17/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

american science & engineeri (ASEI) Snapshot

Open
$49.43
Previous Close
$49.96
Day High
$49.85
Day Low
$48.03
52 Week High
07/1/14 - $72.73
52 Week Low
11/13/14 - $43.38
Market Cap
358.1M
Average Volume 10 Days
32.8K
EPS TTM
$0.51
Shares Outstanding
7.4M
EX-Date
02/12/15
P/E TM
95.1x
Dividend
$2.00
Dividend Yield
4.13%
Current Stock Chart for AMERICAN SCIENCE & ENGINEERI (ASEI)

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american science & engineeri (ASEI) Details

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 Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $518.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $300.0K
Senior Vice President of Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $240.0K
Senior Vice President, Product Management, Ma...
Total Annual Compensation: $250.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

american science & engineeri (ASEI) Key Developments

American Science and Engineering, Inc. Announces Receipt of Order for 200 Mini Z Handheld Z Backscatter Imaging Systems

American Science and Engineering Inc. announced the receipt of an order for 200 MINI Z ® handheld Z Backscatter® imaging systems for customers in China. The breakthrough MINI Z system ‘uniquely capable of real-time detection of organic threats and contraband concealed in bags, vehicles, and other hard-to-reach places’ will enable federal, regional and local public safety officials to improve drug interdiction, law enforcement, event security, and other initiatives throughout the country. The MINI Z is the handheld Z Backscatter imaging scanner for fast, portable, real-time detection of hidden drugs, explosives, and other organic threats and contraband. The MINI Z system enables law enforcement, public safety and other security professionals to scan in places other systems can't reach and determine ‘on the go’ if drugs, explosives or other threats are present in unattended bags, packages, and difficult-to-reach locations such as car interiors and aircraft compartments. Introduced in June 2014, the 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. Easy to carry and use, the MINI Z all-in-one imaging system is ideal for a wide-range of applications, including border and security checkpoints, drug interdiction, public safety, event security, VIP security, maritime security and general aviation security.

American Science & Engineering Inc. Presents at Sidoti & Company, LLC's 19th Annual Emerging Growth Research Institutional Investor Forum, Mar-17-2015 08:00 AM

American Science & Engineering Inc. Presents at Sidoti & Company, LLC's 19th Annual Emerging Growth Research Institutional Investor Forum, Mar-17-2015 08:00 AM. Venue: The Grand Hyatt Hotel, 109 E 42nd St., New York, NY 10017, United States.

American Science & Engineering Inc.'s Mini Z Backscatter Imaging System Debuts for Security and Law Enforcement Officials in the United Kingdom

American Science and Engineering Inc. announced the United Kingdom debut of MINI Z, the first handheld Z Backscatter imaging scanner for fast, portable, real-time detection of hidden drugs, explosives, and other organic threats and contraband behind non-metallic surfaces. The MINI Z system enables law enforcement, public safety and other security professionals to determine "on the go" if drugs, explosives or other threats are present in unattended bags, packages, and difficult-to-reach locations such as car interiors and aircraft compartments. The MINI Z system is ideal for security and public safety officials for many different applications, including: Border and Security Checkpoints: Inspecting vehicle bumpers, tires, and interiors for drugs, explosives, currency and other concealed threats and contraband. Drug Interdiction: Screening interiors of vehicles and facilities for concealed drugs and currency. Public Safety: Quick screening of unattended and suspicious bags and packages in public spaces. Event Security: Screening small personal items to ensure public safety. VIP Security: Security sweeps of meeting rooms and furniture 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 planes for hidden contraband. 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 station. 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. 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. 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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