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Guidance Software (NASDAQ:GUID)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during trading on Friday , ARN reports. The company traded as high as $11.31 and last traded at $10.97, with a volume of 39,539 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $11.02.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Imperial Capital raised their price target on shares of Guidance Software from $11.00 to $12.50 in a research note on Thursday, February 13th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at B. Riley cut their price target on shares of Guidance Software from $13.00 to $12.50 in a research note on Thursday, February 13th. Finally, analysts at Noble Financial reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Guidance Software in a research note on Friday, January 10th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $10.67.

The stock has a 50-day moving average of $10.31 and a 200-day moving average of $9.2. The company’s market cap is $282.8 million.

Guidance Software (NASDAQ:GUID) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 11th. The company reported ($0.07) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.01. The company had revenue of $28.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $29.04 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.17 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 22.7% on a year-over-year basis.

Guidance Software, Inc is a provider of digital investigative solutions. The Company’s EnCase platform provides an investigative infrastructure that enables its customers to search, collect, and analyze electronically stored information in order to address human resources matters, litigation matters, allegations of fraud, suspicious network endpoint activity and defend their organization’s data assets.

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