Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID) major shareholder Shawn Mccreight sold 35,065 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.06, for a total transaction of $247,558.90. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at 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, July 13th, Shawn Mccreight sold 9,383 shares of Guidance Software stock. The shares were 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 shares were sold at an average price of $6.68, for a total transaction of $267,200.00.
  • On Tuesday, June 27th, Shawn Mccreight sold 40,000 shares of Guidance Software stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.64, for a total transaction of $265,600.00.
  • On Monday, June 26th, Shawn Mccreight sold 70,000 shares of Guidance Software stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.68, for a total transaction of $467,600.00.
  • On Thursday, June 22nd, Shawn Mccreight sold 20,000 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.59, for a total transaction of $131,800.00.
  • On Friday, June 2nd, Shawn Mccreight sold 40,000 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.62, for a total transaction of $264,800.00.
  • On Thursday, June 1st, Shawn Mccreight sold 60,000 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.46, for a total transaction of $387,600.00.
  • On Tuesday, May 30th, Shawn Mccreight sold 30,000 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.42, for a total transaction of $192,600.00.
  • On Friday, May 26th, Shawn Mccreight sold 20,000 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.40, for a total transaction of $128,000.00.
  • On Wednesday, May 24th, Shawn Mccreight sold 25,000 shares of Guidance Software stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.40, for a total transaction of $160,000.00.

Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID) traded down 2.10% on Wednesday, reaching $6.99. 133,916 shares of the company traded hands. The stock’s market capitalization is $211.40 million. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $6.73 and a 200 day moving average price of $6.60. Guidance Software, Inc. has a 52-week low of $4.52 and a 52-week high of $7.80.

Guidance Software (NASDAQ:GUID) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 2nd. The software maker reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $26.79 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $26.80 million. Guidance Software had a negative return on equity of 1,293.38% and a negative net margin of 14.07%. Equities research analysts predict that Guidance Software, Inc. will post $0.31 EPS for the current year.

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Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 price target on shares of Guidance Software in a research note on Monday, May 8th. TheStreet raised shares of Guidance Software from a “d-” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Guidance Software from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Piper Jaffray Companies assumed coverage on shares of Guidance Software in a research note on Tuesday, April 4th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $8.50 price target on the stock. Finally, Northland Securities assumed coverage on shares of Guidance Software in a research note on Monday, April 10th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $8.00 price target on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $15.03.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. First Quadrant L P CA purchased a new stake in shares of Guidance Software during the second quarter valued at approximately $134,000. Citadel Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Guidance Software by 38.6% in the first quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 22,707 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $134,000 after buying an additional 6,319 shares during the last quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP boosted its stake in shares of Guidance Software by 143.6% in the fourth quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 29,632 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $210,000 after buying an additional 17,468 shares during the last quarter. TFS Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Guidance Software during the first quarter valued at approximately $225,000. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in shares of Guidance Software by 8.6% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 66,975 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $395,000 after buying an additional 5,280 shares during the last quarter. 52.77% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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