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Last $18.11 USD
Change Today +0.21 / 1.17%
Volume 30.7K
SFE On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Frankfurt
As of 8:04 PM 05/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

safeguard scientifics inc (SFE) Snapshot

Open
$17.83
Previous Close
$17.90
Day High
$18.20
Day Low
$17.79
52 Week High
06/27/14 - $21.14
52 Week Low
04/6/15 - $17.28
Market Cap
375.0M
Average Volume 10 Days
35.5K
EPS TTM
$-2.34
Shares Outstanding
20.7M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
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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 healthcare sector. Within the technology sector, it invests in software as a service, adtech / digital media, enterprise software, technology enabled services, internet/new media, financial technology, cloud, mobile, social, big data, in memory, and selected business services with capital requirements of up to $25 million. Within healthcare sector, the firm invests in molecular and point-of-care diagnostics, medical devices, regenerative medicine, medical technology, healthcare technology, specialty pharmaceuticals, and selected healthcare services. It invests throughout the United States with a focus on Mid-Atlantic region, 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. The company was founded in 1953 as Lancaster Corporation and changed its name to Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. in 1981. Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. is based in Wayne, Pennsylvania with an additional office in Weston, Massachusetts.

30 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/6/15
Founded in 1953

safeguard scientifics inc (SFE) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $550.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $275.0K
Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

safeguard scientifics inc (SFE) Key Developments

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Approves Board Appointments

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. announced at AGM held on May 20, 2015, the shareholders of the company approved the election of Andrew E. Lietz and Stephen Fisher as directors for a one-year term to expire at the 2016 Annual Meeting.

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Announces Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. announced earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the three months ended March 31, 2015, the company's net loss was $14.6 million, or $0.70 per share, compared to net income of $31.3 million, or $1.44 per share, for the same period in 2014.

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net loss was $14,603,000, or $0.70 per diluted share, compared to a net income of $31,319,000, or $1.29 per diluted share for the same period in 2014. Operating loss was $4,880,000 against $5,239,000 a year ago.

 

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