RGM Capital is Buying Guidance Software Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID) Shares

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In a just published Form 13, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Guidance Software Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID) reported that RGM Capital has picked up 3,737,247 of common stock as of 2017-02-23.

The acquisition brings the aggregate amount owned by RGM Capital to a total of 3,737,247 representing a 11.62% stake in the company.

For those not familiar with the company, 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. The Company’s Products segment includes EnCase, EnCase Endpoint Security, EnCase eDiscovery, EnCase Forensic, EnCase Portable, Premium License Support Program and hardware sales. Its Subscription segment includes subscription services for cloud-based document review and production software. Its Professional services segment performs consulting services and implementations. Its Training segment provides training classes, by which the Company trains its customers to use its software products. Its maintenance segment provides software updates, telephone and e-mail support.

A glance at Guidance Software Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID)’s key stats reveals a current market capitalization of 212.25 million based on 32.21 million shares outstanding and a price at last close of $7.06 per share.

Looking at insider activity, there are a few transactions worth noting.

Specifically, on 2015-12-18, Rgm picked up 340,000 at a purchase price of $5.25. This brings their total holding to 3,882,421 as of the date of the filing.

On the sell side, the most recent transaction saw Swenson unload 73,377 shares at a sale price of $7.05. This brings their total holding to 3,737,247.

It’s possible to gauge a company’s potential by tracking the activity of its major holders, as well as checking in on insider activity such as those transactions listed above. We’ll be keeping an eye on Guidance Software Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID) as things move forward to see if its progress aligns with these transactions.

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