Guidance Software

Guidance exists to turn chaos and the unknown into order and the known—so that companies and their customers can go about their daily lives as usual without worry or disruption, knowing their most valuable information is safe and secure. Makers of EnCase®, the gold standard in digital investigations and endpoint data security, Guidance provides a mission-critical foundation of applications that have been deployed on an estimated 25 million endpoints and work in concert with other leading enterprise technologies from companies such as Cisco, Intel, Box, Dropbox, Blue Coat Systems, and LogRhythm. Our field-tested and court-proven solutions are used with confidence by more than 70 of the Fortune 100 and hundreds of agencies worldwide.
Company Growth (employees)
Pasadena, US
Size (employees)
350 (est)-16%
Guidance Software was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Pasadena, US

Key People at Guidance Software

Barry Plaga

Barry Plaga


Guidance Software Office Locations

Guidance Software has offices in Pasadena, Courbevoie, Slough, Shibuya and in 5 other locations
Pasadena, US (HQ)
1055 E Colorado Blvd
Waukesha, US
W223 Saratoga Dr
Rosemont, US
200 9450 W Bryn Mawr Ave
Las Pinas, PH
80 Raffles Place Unit 36-02, UOB Plaza 1
Sterling, US
750 21000 Atlantic Blvd
San Francisco, US
750 44 Montgomery St
Shibuya, JP
3a Maison d’U Shibuya 1-10-4
Slough, GB
Thames Central, 5th Floor
Courbevoie, FR
15 Quai du Président Paul Doumer

Guidance Software Metrics

Guidance Software Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$110.5 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$77.3 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

($20.7 m)

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$178.2 m

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$12.6 m
Guidance Software's current market capitalization is $178.2 m.
Guidance Software's revenue was reported to be $110.5 m in FY, 2016 which is a 3.3% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$110.5 m$108.7 m$107 m$110.5 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$37.5 m$36 m$35.6 m$33.2 m

Gross profit

$73 m$72.7 m$71.4 m$77.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$94.3 m$87.8 m$85.4 m$97.9 m


($21.3 m)($15.1 m)($14.1 m)($20.6 m)

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$34 k$12 k$9 k$54 k

Interest income

$22 k$13 k$11 k$7 k

Pre tax profit

($21.3 m)($14.5 m)($14 m)($20.6 m)

Income tax expense

$217 k$264 k$360 k$146 k

Net Income

($21.5 m)($14.7 m)($14.4 m)($20.7 m)
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$19.9 m$18.4 m$19 m$12.6 m

Accounts Receivable


$4.1 m$5.1 m$3.3 m$4.9 m

Current Assets

$45 m$46.5 m$46.3 m$41.9 m


$18.5 m$14.6 m$13.5 m$11 m


$14.6 m$14.6 m$14.6 m$14.6 m

Total Assets

$89.2 m$85.8 m$82.3 m$74.4 m

Accounts Payable

$5.5 m$5.9 m$3.3 m$4.7 m

Current Liabilities

$53.2 m$53.5 m$54.8 m$61.1 m

Non-Current Liabilities

$12 m$15.1 m$16.3 m$13.4 m

Total Liabilities

$65.2 m$68.6 m$71.1 m$74.5 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$102.4 m$110.3 m$118.7 m$128.2 m

Retained Earnings

($66.9 m)($81.6 m)($96 m)($116.8 m)

Total Equity

$24 m$17.2 m$11.2 m

Financial Leverage

3.7 x5 x7.3 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

($21.5 m)($14.7 m)($14.4 m)($20.7 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

$7.7 m$7.4 m$6.4 m$5.1 m

Accounts Receivable


$80 k($756 k)$141 k$337 k

Accounts Payable

$2.1 m$1.3 m($2.6 m)$1.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$2.9 m($638 k)$2.8 m($7.8 m)

Purchases of PP&E

($13.2 m)($1.9 m)($3.8 m)($2 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($13.2 m)($1.9 m)($3.8 m)($2 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

($2.3 m)$985 k$1.6 m$3.4 m

Income Taxes Paid

$43 k$94 k$137 k$95 k

Guidance Software Market Value History

Guidance Software Median Salaries

Source: 20 public H-1B filings from Guidance Software

Guidance Software Online Presence

Guidance Software Company Life

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