Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID) by 2.3% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,170,308 shares of the software maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 26,058 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. owned 3.85% of Guidance Software worth $7,735,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Teachers Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Guidance Software by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 36,516 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $241,000 after acquiring an additional 118 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers lifted its stake in shares of Guidance Software by 1.1% in the 2nd quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 23,953 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $158,000 after acquiring an additional 260 shares during the last quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC raised its position in Guidance Software by 0.9% during the 1st quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 70,814 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $418,000 after purchasing an additional 622 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in Guidance Software by 4.1% during the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 47,528 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $314,000 after purchasing an additional 1,893 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its position in Guidance Software by 10.6% during the 2nd quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 23,900 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $158,000 after purchasing an additional 2,300 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 51.78% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts recently issued reports on GUID shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Guidance Software from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $7.10 target price on shares of Guidance Software in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $8.02.

Guidance Software, Inc. (GUID) opened at $7.07 on Monday. Guidance Software, Inc. has a 12-month low of $4.52 and a 12-month high of $7.80.

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Guidance Software 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Guidance Software (NASDAQ:GUID)

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