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Safeguard Scientifics Inc (SFE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • ID: 4278649
  • SWOT Analysis
  • June 2018
  • 25 pages
  • GlobalData
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Safeguard Scientifics Inc (Safeguard Scientifics), formerly Lancaster Corp is a private equity and venture capital firm that provides growth capital and operational support services. The firm participates in management buyouts, expansion financing, corporate spin-outs, industry consolidations, recapitalization, and early-stage financing. Its technological investment areas include software as a service, enterprise software, adtech/digital media, financial technology, cloud, mobile and other business services. Safeguard Scientifics invests in molecular and point-of-care diagnostics, medical technology, regenerative medicine, healthcare technology, medical devices, specialty pharmaceuticals, and selected healthcare services. The firm serves entrepreneurial and innovative life sciences and technology companies. Safeguard Scientifics is headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, the US.

Safeguard Scientifics Inc Key Recent Developments

Jan 22, 2018: Safeguard Scientifics Announces Change In Strategy, Lays Off 50% Of Workforce
Jul 27, 2017: Safeguard Scientifics reports net loss for Q2
Apr 27, 2017: Safeguard Scientifics Announces First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
Mar 03, 2017: Safeguard Scientifics announces fourth quarter and full-year 2016 financial results

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Safeguard Scientifics Inc provides you an in-depth strategic analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

This company report forms part of the author’s ‘Profile on Demand’ service, covering over 50,000 of the world’s leading companies. Once purchased, the author’s highly qualified team of company analysts will comprehensively research and author a full financial and strategic analysis of Safeguard Scientifics Inc including a detailed SWOT analysis, and deliver this direct to you in pdf format within two business days. (excluding weekends).

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
*Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

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Section 1 - About the Company
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Key Information
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Overview
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Key Employees
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Key Employee Biographies
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Key Operational Heads
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Major Products and Services
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - History
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Company Statement
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Head Office
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Business Description
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Corporate Strategy
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Strengths
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Weaknesses
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Opportunities
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Threats
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Key Competitors
Section 3 - Company Financial Performance Charts
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc - Financial Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 - Appendix
  • Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About
  • Contact
  • Disclaimer
*Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

List of Tables
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, Key Information
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, Key Ratios
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, Share Data
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, Major Products and Services
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, History
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, Key Employees
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, Key Employee Biographies
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, Key Operational Heads
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, Other Locations
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, Subsidiaries
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, Key Competitors
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, SWOT Analysis
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, Ratios based on current share price
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, Annual Ratios
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, Interim Ratios
  • Currency Codes
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, Performance Chart
  • Safeguard Scientifics Inc, Ratio Charts
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