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» ASEI's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-09 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

ASEI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 293,700 sh (+6.37%)
Chuck Royce 188,979 sh (-25.60%)
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Q1 2016

ASEI Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 82,130 sh (New)
Jim Simons 352,600 sh (+20.05%)
Chuck Royce 188,979 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

ASEI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Mario Gabelli 19,150 sh (New)
Jim Simons 380,611 sh (+7.94%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 69,362 sh (-15.55%)
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Q3 2016

ASEI Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments  
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Traded in other countries:AGD.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
American Science & Engineering Inc develops, manufactures, markets, and sells X-ray inspection and other detection products for homeland security, force protection and other critical defense applications.

American Science & Engineering Inc is a Massachusetts corporation formed in 1958. The Company develops, manufactures, markets, and sells X-ray inspection and other detection products for homeland security, force protection, public safety, and other critical defense and security applications. It provides maintenance, warranty, engineering, training and operator services related to these products. The Company manufactures X-ray inspection products that can be used to inspect parcels, baggage, vehicles, pallets, cargo containers, and people. The Company sells its products throughout the world to a variety of customers, including authorities responsible for port and border security; customs agencies; military organizations; critical infrastructure and high threat commercial and government facilities; aviation security agencies; and law enforcement agencies. Its products are used by these customers to help combat terrorism, trade fraud, drug trafficking, weapons smuggling, and illegal immigration. Its products are also used for military force protection and general facility security. The Company's X-ray imaging products utilize several technologies including traditional transmission X-ray imaging, dual-energy transmission X-ray imaging, dual-energy/high-energy transmission X-ray imaging, Forwardscatter X-ray imaging and its proprietary Z Backscatter X-ray imaging. The Company's products and services include Cargo Inspection Systems, Mobile Cargo Inspection Systems, Parcel and Personnel Screening Inspection Systems, Custom Products, and Service and Support. The Company's customer base consists of government and commercial clients from both the United States and abroad. Domestically, the Company's primary client base is comprised of agencies of the U.S. government.

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Dividend Yield % 5.40
ASEI's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
89% of the 1793 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. ASEI: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ASEI' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 5.4
Current: 5.4
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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.40
ASEI's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
89% of the 2210 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. ASEI: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ASEI' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 5.4
Current: 5.4
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5.4

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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $99.76
EPS (TTM) $ -0.37
Short Percentage of Float2.80%
52-Week Range $22.63 - 44.82
Shares Outstanding (Mil)7.14

Analyst Estimate

Mar17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.40
EPS without NRI ($) 0.40
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
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Dividends per Share ($)
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5-year lows: ION Geophysical Corp, American Science & Engineering Inc, Destination Maternity Corp, a Apr 27 2015 
Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: ADTN, ASCMA, ASEI, BBOX Apr 26 2015 
Disney (DIS): Buy with a target of $50; Updates on ASEI, JCI, LVS, BRCM Dec 11 2011 
American Science and Engineering Inc. (ASEI) CEO Anthony R Fabiano sells 3,652 Shares Dec 23 2010 
American Science and Engineering Inc. (ASEI) CEO Anthony R Fabiano sells 3,647 Shares Dec 20 2010 
American Science and Engineering Inc. (ASEI) CEO Anthony R Fabiano sells 3,647 Shares Dec 06 2010 
American Science and Engineering Inc. (ASEI) CEO Anthony R Fabiano sells 3,647 Shares Nov 29 2010 
American Science and Engineering Inc. (ASEI) CEO Anthony R Fabiano sells 3,647 Shares Nov 19 2010 
American Science and Engineering Inc. (ASEI) CEO Anthony R Fabiano sells 3,647 Shares Nov 15 2010 
American Science and Engineering Inc. (ASEI) SVP & CFO Kenneth Galaznik sells 6,097 Shares Nov 10 2010 

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