Shawn Mccreight Sold 20,000 Shares of Guidance Software, Inc. (GUID) Shares

Shawn Mccreight Sold 20,000 Shares of Guidance Software, Inc. (GUID) Shares

Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID) major shareholder Shawn Mccreight sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, May 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.40, for a total transaction of $128,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

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

Shares of Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID) traded up 1.56% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $6.51. 36,781 shares of the stock traded hands. Guidance Software, Inc. has a 12-month low of $4.52 and a 12-month high of $7.80. The stock’s market cap is $196.88 million. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $6.18 and its 200-day moving average price is $6.70.

Guidance Software (NASDAQ:GUID) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 2nd. The software maker reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $26.79 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $26.80 million. Guidance Software had a negative net margin of 18.77% and a negative return on equity of 953.92%. On average, equities research analysts expect that Guidance Software, Inc. will post $0.31 EPS for the current year.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in GUID. 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 last quarter. Algert Global LLC bought a new position in Guidance Software during the first quarter worth approximately $512,000. Bourgeon Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Guidance Software by 19.8% in the first quarter. Bourgeon Capital Management LLC now owns 144,076 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $850,000 after buying an additional 23,773 shares during the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its position in Guidance Software by 7.6% in the first quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 122,876 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $725,000 after buying an additional 8,676 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Norges Bank bought a new position in Guidance Software during the fourth quarter worth approximately $1,416,000. 49.01% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on GUID. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 target price on shares of Guidance Software in a research report on Sunday, February 19th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Guidance Software from a “d-” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Piper Jaffray Companies assumed coverage on shares of Guidance Software in a research report on Tuesday, April 4th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $8.50 target price for the company. Northland Securities assumed coverage on shares of Guidance Software in a research report on Monday, April 10th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $8.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Guidance Software from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 18th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $15.03.

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.new TradingView.widget({ “height”: 400, “width”: 625, “symbol”: “NASDAQ:GUID”, “interval”: “D”, “timezone”: “Etc/UTC”, “theme”: “White”, “style”: “1”, “locale”: “en”, “toolbar_bg”: “#f1f3f6”, “enable_publishing”: false, “hideideas”: true, “referral_id”: “2588”});

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