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american science & engineeri (ASEI) Snapshot

Open
$51.40
Previous Close
$51.32
Day High
$52.39
Day Low
$50.87
52 Week High
07/1/14 - $72.73
52 Week Low
11/13/14 - $43.38
Market Cap
386.3M
Average Volume 10 Days
60.5K
EPS TTM
$0.51
Shares Outstanding
7.4M
EX-Date
02/12/15
P/E TM
102.5x
Dividend
$2.00
Dividend Yield
3.82%
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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
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $271.0K
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 & Engineering Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended December 31, 2014

American Science & Engineering Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total net sales and contract revenues of $36,980,000 against $37,773,000 a year ago. Operating income was $3,812,000 against $2,333,000 a year ago. Income before provision for income taxes was $3,830,000 against $2,344,000 a year ago. Net income was $2,554,000 against $1,558,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were $0.32 against $0.20 a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported total net sales and contract revenues of $95,583,000 against $124,673,000 a year ago. Operating income was $231,000 against $16,778,000 a year ago. Income before provision for income taxes was $143,000 against $16,786,000 a year ago. Net income was $102,000 against $11,162,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were $0.01 against $1.41 a year ago. Net cash used for operating activities was $13,967,000 against net cash provided by operating activities of $30,060,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment, net was $1,668,000 against $1,463,000 a year ago.

American Science & Engineering Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Payable on March 3, 2015

American Science & Engineering Inc. declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per share, payable on March 3, 2015 to the holders of record at the close of business on February 17, 2015.

American Science & Engineering Identifies Targets

American Science & Engineering Inc. (NasdaqGS:ASEI) has indentified targets for acquisition. American Science and Engineering President and Chief Executive Officer Chuck Dougherty said, “And on the acquisition pipeline, we have made good progress identifying more actionable candidates of late. And I feel very good on the progress we are making in that front. It has taken a while to find the right -- get the right pipeline of candidates identified and vetted that are actionable that meet our strategic objectives, and we have made very good progress on that front. Our focus has been on acquisitions that could accelerate our strategic efforts, be it channel expansion or portfolio expansion primarily.”

 

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