Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID) major shareholder Shawn Mccreight sold 226,981 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.06, for a total value of $1,602,485.86. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their sales and purchases 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 shares were sold at an average price of $7.07, for a total value of $612,368.05.
  • On Friday, August 11th, Shawn Mccreight sold 150,000 shares of Guidance Software stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.07, for a total value of $1,060,500.00.
  • On Monday, August 14th, Shawn Mccreight sold 150,000 shares of Guidance Software stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.06, for a total value of $1,059,000.00.
  • On Monday, August 7th, Shawn Mccreight sold 76,404 shares of Guidance Software stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.07, for a total value of $540,176.28.
  • On Friday, August 4th, Shawn Mccreight sold 150,000 shares of Guidance Software stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.07, for a total value of $1,060,500.00.
  • On Thursday, August 3rd, Shawn Mccreight sold 185,516 shares of Guidance Software stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.07, for a total value of $1,311,598.12.
  • On Tuesday, August 1st, Shawn Mccreight sold 46,086 shares of Guidance Software stock. The shares were 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 shares were 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 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.

Shares of Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ GUID) remained flat at $7.07 during mid-day trading on Tuesday. 1,132,861 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Guidance Software, Inc. has a 12 month low of $4.52 and a 12 month high of $7.80. The stock’s market capitalization is $216.10 million. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $6.93 and its 200 day moving average price is $6.58.

Guidance Software (NASDAQ:GUID) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The software maker reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.02. The company had revenue of $24.66 million for 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 year.

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A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of GUID. Teachers Advisors LLC raised its stake in Guidance Software by 0.3% in the second quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 36,516 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $241,000 after buying an additional 118 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers raised its stake in shares of Guidance Software by 1.1% in the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 23,953 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $158,000 after buying an additional 260 shares during the last quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Guidance Software by 0.9% in the first quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 70,814 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $418,000 after buying an additional 622 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its stake in shares of Guidance Software by 6.9% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 19,983 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $132,000 after buying an additional 1,298 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in shares of Guidance Software by 4.1% in the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 47,528 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $314,000 after buying an additional 1,893 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 52.97% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. B. Riley downgraded shares of Guidance Software to a “neutral” rating and set a $7.10 target price on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Piper Jaffray Companies downgraded shares of Guidance Software from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and cut their target price for the company from $8.50 to $7.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. 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 downgraded shares of Guidance Software from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, Gabelli reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Guidance Software in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $14.61.

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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