Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

Can New Management Drive New Growth At Techne?

Techne (NASDAQ:TECH) has always been a little different in the realm of publicly-traded life science companies. While the company's headquarters are pretty pleasant once you're inside, the surroundings are a pretty nondescript commercial/light industrial zone. Likewise, it's a little strange to sit down as an analyst with a management team that tells you they will not do road shows or conference calls, and doesn't much care whether they get any attention from Wall Street at all.

None of this is meant as a criticism against the company - management was always unfailingly polite and helpful to me in my analyst days, and the company's stock has generated excellent returns over the past 20 and 10 years. Where there...

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