Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID) major shareholder Shawn Mccreight sold 226,981 shares of Guidance Software stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.06, for a total transaction of $1,602,485.86. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Major shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Shawn Mccreight also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, August 10th, Shawn Mccreight sold 86,615 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.07, for a total transaction of $612,368.05.
  • On Friday, August 11th, Shawn Mccreight sold 150,000 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.07, for a total transaction of $1,060,500.00.
  • On Monday, August 14th, Shawn Mccreight sold 150,000 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.06, for a total transaction of $1,059,000.00.
  • On Monday, August 7th, Shawn Mccreight sold 76,404 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.07, for a total transaction of $540,176.28.
  • On Friday, August 4th, Shawn Mccreight sold 150,000 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.07, for a total transaction of $1,060,500.00.
  • On Thursday, August 3rd, Shawn Mccreight sold 185,516 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.07, for a total transaction of $1,311,598.12.
  • On Tuesday, August 1st, Shawn Mccreight sold 46,086 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.07, for a total transaction of $325,828.02.
  • On Wednesday, July 19th, Shawn Mccreight sold 35,065 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.06, for a total transaction of $247,558.90.
  • On Thursday, July 13th, Shawn Mccreight sold 9,383 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.02, for a total transaction of $65,868.66.
  • On Wednesday, June 28th, Shawn Mccreight sold 40,000 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.68, for a total transaction of $267,200.00.

Shares of Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ GUID) remained flat at $7.07 during mid-day trading on Tuesday. The stock had a trading volume of 1,132,861 shares. The stock’s market capitalization is $216.10 million. Guidance Software, Inc. has a one year low of $4.52 and a one year high of $7.80. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $6.93 and its 200-day moving average is $6.58.

Guidance Software (NASDAQ:GUID) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The software maker reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.02. The company had revenue of $24.66 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $27.63 million. Guidance Software had a negative net margin of 6.56% and a negative return on equity of 1,053.09%. Equities research analysts anticipate that Guidance Software, Inc. will post $0.31 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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GUID has been the subject of several research analyst reports. B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $7.10 target price on shares of Guidance Software in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Guidance Software from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Piper Jaffray Companies downgraded shares of Guidance Software from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their target price for the stock from $8.50 to $7.00 in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. Northland Securities set a $8.00 target price on shares of Guidance Software and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, July 22nd. Finally, Gabelli reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Guidance Software in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. Guidance Software has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $14.61.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Primecap Management Co. CA raised its position in shares of Guidance Software by 2.5% in the first quarter. Primecap Management Co. CA now owns 4,779,594 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $28,200,000 after buying an additional 117,979 shares in the last quarter. TFS Capital LLC acquired a new position in shares of Guidance Software during the first quarter worth $225,000. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Guidance Software during the first quarter worth $431,000. Norges Bank acquired a new position in shares of Guidance Software during the fourth quarter worth $1,416,000. Finally, State Street Corp raised its position in shares of Guidance Software by 2.0% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 304,945 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $2,159,000 after buying an additional 5,982 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 52.97% of the company’s stock.

Guidance Software Company Profile

Guidance Software, Inc is a technology company. The Company is a provider of endpoint investigation solutions for cybersecurity analytics, security incident response, e-discovery, data privacy and forensic analysis. The Company has five segments, which include Products, Subscription, Professional services, Training and Maintenance.

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