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Last $18.07 USD
Change Today +0.16 / 0.89%
Volume 49.7K
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safeguard scientifics inc (SFE) Snapshot

Open
$17.79
Previous Close
$17.91
Day High
$18.46
Day Low
$17.76
52 Week High
08/19/14 - $20.33
52 Week Low
07/27/15 - $17.01
Market Cap
374.4M
Average Volume 10 Days
47.6K
EPS TTM
$-2.85
Shares Outstanding
20.7M
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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. Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Reports Impairment Charge for the Second Quarter of 2015; Provides Partner Company Revenue Guidance for 2015

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. announced consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the three months ended June 30, 2015, the company's net loss was $19.0 million, or $0.91 per diluted share, compared with net loss of $7.3 million, or $0.35 per diluted share, for the same quarter of 2014. Operating loss was $4.754 million against $5.069 million a year ago. Net loss before income taxes was $19.022 million against $7.348 million a year ago. Safeguard partner company aggregate revenue was $101.0 million, up 24% from $81.3 million for the same quarter of 2014. For the six months ended June 30, 2015, the company's net loss was $33.6 million, or $1.61 per diluted share, compared with net income of $24.0 million, or $1.06 per diluted share, in the same period last year. Operating loss was $9.634 million against $10.308 million a year ago. Net loss before income taxes was $33.625 million against net income before income taxes of $23.971 million a year ago. For the six months ended June 30, 2015, partner company aggregate revenue was $218.6 million, up 27% from $171.9 million for the same period in 2014. The company recognized an impairment charge of $2.9 million in the second quarter related to Quantia. For 2015, partner company aggregate revenue is projected to be between $430 million and $450 million, which includes revenue for all partner companies in which Safeguard had an interest at January 1, 2015, but excludes DriveFactor, which was sold in April 2015, and Quantia, which was sold in July 2015.

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Jul 23, 2015

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results at 9:00 AM, Eastern Daylight on Jul 23, 2015

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 23, 2015

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 23, 2015

 

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