Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID) major shareholder Shawn Mccreight sold 150,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.07, for a total transaction of $1,060,500.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

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

  • 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 transaction 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.
  • 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 shares were 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 shares were 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 shares were sold at an average price of $6.46, for a total transaction of $387,600.00.

Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ GUID) opened at 7.08 on Monday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $6.84 and a 200-day moving average of $6.59. The company’s market capitalization is $215.37 million. 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, August 1st. The software maker reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.02. Guidance Software had a negative net margin of 6.56% and a negative return on equity of 1,293.38%. The firm had revenue of $24.66 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $27.63 million. Equities analysts expect that Guidance Software, Inc. will post $0.31 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC boosted its position 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 valued at $418,000 after buying an additional 622 shares during the period. Oxford Asset Management boosted its position in shares of Guidance Software by 108.4% in the first quarter. Oxford Asset Management now owns 76,027 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $449,000 after buying an additional 39,547 shares during the period. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Guidance Software during the first quarter valued at about $431,000. TFS Capital LLC acquired a new position in shares of Guidance Software during the first quarter valued at about $225,000. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its position 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 period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 53.54% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms have recently commented on GUID. B. Riley cut shares of Guidance Software from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and decreased their price target for the company from $9.00 to $7.10 in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Gabelli reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Guidance Software in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Piper Jaffray Companies cut shares of Guidance Software from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $8.50 to $7.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Guidance Software from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Finally, Northland Securities set a $8.00 price objective on shares of Guidance Software and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 22nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price 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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