SFE - Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
12.14
+0.13 (+1.08%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close12.01
Open12.08
Bid12.13 x 800
Ask12.11 x 2200
Day's Range11.94 - 12.15
52 Week Range7.98 - 13.60
Volume177,509
Avg. Volume75,865
Market Cap249.8M
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.83
PE Ratio (TTM)20.54
EPS (TTM)0.59
Earnings DateOct 25, 2017 - Oct 30, 2017
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend Date1979-12-10
1y Target Est14.30
  • PR Newswire3 days ago

    Safeguard Scientifics To Present At LD Micro 9th Annual Invitational

    In January 2018, Safeguard began to implement a new business strategy designed to increase shareholder value.  Under the new strategy, Safeguard ceased deploying capital into new partner companies.  Safeguard remains focused on managing and financially supporting its existing partner companies, with the goal of pursuing monetization opportunities and maximizing the return of value to shareholders.  Since the implementation of this strategy, Safeguard has realized over $180 million in cash proceeds related to the monetizations of partner company interests. To register and attend the event, please visit https://www.ldmicro.com/events.

  • Safeguard Scientifics made $57 million from Mastercard's latest acquisition
    American City Business Journals6 days ago

    Safeguard Scientifics made $57 million from Mastercard's latest acquisition

    Mastercard's recently completed acquisition of an online bill payment company brought in $57 million for Radnor-based Safeguard Scientifics, the investment firm announced Friday. The deal, which represents a 3.4-times cash-on-cash return, comes as Safeguard's in the process of winding down operations and monetizing its investments across what's now 18 remaining portfolio companies. Including the Transactics deal, Safeguard's now realized in $180 million in cash from portfolio company transactions since announcing a new strategy in January 2018 that included slashing its staff, halting investments in new portfolio companies and monetizing current stakes to return cash to shareholders.

  • PR Newswire9 days ago

    Safeguard Scientifics' Partner Company Transactis Acquired by Mastercard

    RADNOR, Pa., May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE) ("Safeguard" or the "Company") today announced that its partner company, Transactis, has been acquired by Mastercard (MA).  Safeguard received total cash proceeds of approximately $57 million, representing an approximate 3.9X cash-on-cash return and approximate 39% IRR, not including immaterial amounts potentially receivable at a later date.  Safeguard deployed $14.5 million in Transactis since August 2014. "We congratulate Transactis Chairman and CEO, Joe Proto, on successfully building Transactis and achieving this milestone and wish him and the rest of the Transactis team success in the future.  Safeguard continues to make significant progress in our ongoing efforts to support the growth of, and to monetize, our portfolio of partner companies," said Brian J. Sisko, Safeguard President and CEO.  "Safeguard has been such a valuable capital provider and partner to Transactis.  We are very grateful to Brian and all his colleagues at Safeguard for their unwavering support from the first day Transactis became a Safeguard partner company through our successful exit to Mastercard," added Joe Proto.

  • PR Newswire11 days ago

    Safeguard Scientifics Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019

    Shareholders are asked to elect six independent directors, to cast an advisory vote to approve the compensation of the company's named executive officers, and to ratify KPMG LLP as independent public accounting ...

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents17 days ago

    Edited Transcript of SFE earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-19 1:00pm GMT

    Q1 2019 Safeguard Scientifics Inc Earnings Call

  • Associated Press24 days ago

    Safeguard Scientifics: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

    On a per-share basis, the Radnor, Pennsylvania-based company said it had profit of $1.05. Safeguard Scientifics shares have risen 32% since the beginning of the year. The stock has declined 15% in the ...

  • PR Newswire24 days ago

    Safeguard Scientifics Announces First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

    Conference call and webcast today at 9:00 a.m. ET RADNOR, Pa. , May 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.  (NYSE: SFE) ("Safeguard" or the "Company") today announced ...

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents27 days ago

    Edited Transcript of SFE earnings conference call or presentation 28-Feb-19 2:00pm GMT

    Q4 2018 Safeguard Scientifics Inc Earnings Call

  • PR Newswirelast month

    Safeguard Scientifics To Release First Quarter Financial Results On Thursday, May 2nd

    Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Thursday, May 2nd at 9:00am ET RADNOR, Pa. , April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.  (NYSE:SFE) will release its  financial results  for the ...

  • Safeguard Scientifics expands its board after facing activist investors, again
    American City Business Journalslast month

    Safeguard Scientifics expands its board after facing activist investors, again

    It's been a year since Safeguard avoided a proxy fight by working with frustrated investors in the wake of its winding down of operations.

  • PR Newswire2 months ago

    Safeguard Scientifics Appoints New Independent Director

    RADNOR, Pa., March 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE) (Safeguard or the Company) today announced that it has appointed a new independent director, Joseph M. Manko, Jr., to the Safeguard Board of Directors effective immediately and will support his re-election at the 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders as part of a six-person slate of nominees recommended by the Safeguard Board. Mr. Manko is the Senior Principal of The Horton Fund, and a joint owner, along with Darren C. Wallis of Maplewood Capital LLC, of Sierra Capital Investments, L.P. and its affiliates (collectively, "Sierra"), which currently own approximately 5.8% of the Company's outstanding common stock.

  • PR Newswire2 months ago

    Safeguard Scientifics To Present At Sidoti & Company Spring Investor Conference

    RADNOR, Pa., March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE) (Safeguard or the Company) today announced that it will present at the Sidoti & Company Spring 2019 Investor Conference in New York City on Thursday, March 28, 2019. In January 2018, Safeguard began to implement a new business strategy designed to increase shareholder value. Under the new strategy, Safeguard ceased deploying capital into new partner companies.

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  • PR Newswire3 months ago

    Safeguard Scientifics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2018 Financial Results

    Conference call and webcast today at 9:00 a.m. ET RADNOR, Pa. , Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.  (NYSE: SFE) ("Safeguard" or the "Company") today announced ...

  • PR Newswire3 months ago

    Safeguard Scientifics Hires Evercore As Its Financial Advisor In Furtherance Of Its Strategic Plan

    RADNOR, Pa., Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE) (Safeguard or the Company) today announced that it has hired Evercore as its financial advisor as it continues to pursue its previously announced strategy to monetize its portfolio of partner company interests in a fashion which maximizes the return of capital and shareholder value. Evercore will assist the Company's Board of Directors and management in the evaluation and exploration of potential strategic opportunities and alternatives as well as the return of capital alternatives available to the Company as it monetizes its portfolio of partner companies, including exploration of various initiatives such as the sale of individual partner companies, the sale of Safeguard's partner company interests in secondary market transactions, the sale of groups of partner company interests, a combination thereof, or the sale of the entire company.

  • PR Newswire3 months ago

    Safeguard Scientifics To Release Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2018 Financial Results On Thursday, February 28th

    Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for 9:00am ET RADNOR, Pa. , Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.  (NYSE:SFE) will release its  financial results  for the fourth quarter and ...

  • Exclusive: CloudMine's founder talks bouncing back from failure and his newest venture
    American City Business Journals4 months ago

    Exclusive: CloudMine's founder talks bouncing back from failure and his newest venture

    Also, how McCorkle convinced his co-founder to leave Penn and commercialize the patient care platform she developed over the past five years.

  • PR Newswire4 months ago

    Safeguard Scientifics to Present at Noble Capital Markets' Fifteenth Annual Investor Conference

    RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE) (Safeguard or the Company) today announced that it will present at NobleConXV at the W Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Monday, January 28, 2019. In January 2018, Safeguard began to implement a new business strategy designed to increase shareholder value. Under the new strategy, Safeguard ceased deploying capital into new partner companies.

  • Medical device innovator raises $18.3M
    American City Business Journals4 months ago

    Medical device innovator raises $18.3M

    The money will fund global commercialization efforts for the Chester County company's diagnostic devices for office-based use.

  • PR Newswire5 months ago

    Safeguard Scientifics Partner Company Propeller Health Acquired By ResMed

    RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE) (Safeguard or the Company) today announced that its partner company, Propeller Health, has been acquired by ResMed (RMD) (RMD.AX) for $225 million in cash. Safeguard will receive total cash proceeds of $41.4 million, which excludes an amount of additional proceeds to be held in escrow, representing an approximate 3x cash-on-cash return and 34% IRR. "The closing of the Propeller Health acquisition by ResMed brings together two exceptional teams dedicated to improving respiratory medicine with digital technology.

  • PR Newswire5 months ago

    Safeguard Scientifics To Present At 19th Annual CJS Securities "New Ideas For The New Year" Investor Conference

    RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE) (Safeguard or the Company) today announced that it will present at the 19th Annual CJS Securities "New Ideas for the New Year" Investor Conference on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 in New York City. Brian J. Sisko, Safeguard President and CEO, will provide an overview of the company and discuss its strategies to maximize shareholder value. In January 2018, Safeguard began to implement a new business strategy designed to increase shareholder value.

  • Propeller Health's $225M exit means Safeguard will net $41M
    American City Business Journals6 months ago

    Propeller Health's $225M exit means Safeguard will net $41M

    Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE: SFE) will receive $41.4 million after portfolio company Propeller Health announced Monday it has agreed to be acquired by digital health firm ResMed (NYSE: RMD) for $225 million in cash. The Radnor-based investment firm, which is currently winding down operations, owns 20 percent of Propeller after investing $14.3 million in 2014. The Propeller product will add to San Diego-based ResMed’s current offerings of “smart” respiratory devices, which are connected to cloud-based servers to allow for remote monitoring, tracking and analysis.

  • PR Newswire6 months ago

    Safeguard Scientifics Partner Company Propeller Health To Be Acquired For $225 Million By ResMed

    RADNOR, Pa., Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE) (Safeguard or the Company) today announced that its partner company, Propeller Health, signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by ResMed (RMD) (RMD.AX) for $225 million in cash. Safeguard expects to receive cash proceeds of $41.4 million, which excludes an amount of additional proceeds to be held in escrow, representing an approximate 3x cash-on-cash return and 34% IRR. "At Safeguard, we were early believers that digital technology would reshape healthcare," said Gary J. Kurtzman, MD, Managing Director at Safeguard and Board Member at Propeller Health.

  • PR Newswire6 months ago

    Safeguard Scientifics To Present At 11th Annual LD Micro Main Event

    RADNOR, Pa., Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE) (Safeguard or the Company) today announced that it will present at the 11th Annual LD Micro Main Event investor conference in Bel-Air, CA being held December 4th – 6th at the Luxe Sunset Hotel. The full conference agenda is accessible at https://www.ldmicro.com/events/agenda. The LD Micro Main Event is one of the largest and most influential independent micro-cap investor conferences.

  • GlobeNewswire6 months ago

    Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Cherokee, Safeguard Scientifics, Twitter, Alico, Coda Octopus Group, and CollPlant Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR — Discovering Underlying Factors of Influence

    NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2018 -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors,.