Guidance Software

Guidance Software is a public company which develops and provides software solutions for digital investigations. The Company offers digital forensics, endpoint security analytics, cyber security incident response, and e-discovery. It operates through four business segments: products, professional services, training and maintenance, and operates two certification programs for the EnCase® Certified Examiner and EnCase® Certified eDiscovery Practitioner designations.

Guidance Software serves law-enforcement and government agencies, as well as corporations in various industries, such as financial and insurance services, technology, defense contracting, telecom, pharmaceutical, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail.

Type
Subsidiary
Parent Company
Open Text Corporation
HQ
Pasadena, US
Founded
1997
Guidance Software was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Pasadena, US

Key People at Guidance Software

Barry Plaga

Barry Plaga

CFO

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
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Guidance Software Data and Metrics

Guidance Software Summary

Founding Date

1997

Total Funding

$7.5 m
Guidance Software is a subsidiary of Open Text Corporation

Guidance Software Financial Metrics

Guidance Software's revenue was reported to be $26.8 m in Q1, 2017
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

110.5 m108.7 m107 m110.5 m

Revenue growth, %

(2%)(2%)3%

Cost of goods sold

37.5 m36 m35.6 m33.2 m

Gross profit

73 m72.7 m71.4 m77.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %

66%67%67%70%

R&D expense

24.5 m

General and administrative expense

24.9 m

Operating expense total

49.4 m

EBIT

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

EBIT margin, %

(19%)(14%)(13%)(19%)

Interest expense

34 k12 k9 k54 k

Interest income

22 k13 k11 k7 k

Pre tax profit

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

Income tax expense

217 k264 k360 k146 k

Net Income

(21.5 m)(14.7 m)(14.4 m)(20.7 m)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

27.2 m27.8 m25 m27.5 b26.8 m25.8 m27.6 m27.7 m26.8 m

Cost of goods sold

9 m9.3 m8.4 m9.3 b9.1 m8.2 m8.7 m8.3 m7.3 m

Gross profit

18.2 m18.6 m16.6 m18.3 b17.7 m17.6 m18.9 m19.4 m19.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %

67%67%66%66%66%68%68%70%73%

R&D expense

6.2 m5.3 m5.2 m5.2 b5.3 m6.2 m6.5 m6.1 m5.5 m

General and administrative expense

4 m4.1 m4.6 m4.6 b5.1 m6.2 m9.1 m3.7 m4.5 m

Operating expense total

10.1 m9.4 m9.7 m9.9 b10.4 m12.4 m15.6 m9.8 m10 m

EBIT

(3.5 m)(2.5 m)(3.8 m)(3.4 b)(3.4 m)(6.7 m)(9.7 m)(2.6 m)(1.7 m)

EBIT margin, %

(13%)(9%)(15%)(13%)(13%)(26%)(35%)(9%)(6%)

Interest expense

3 k2 k2 k2 m3 k2 k2 k10 k4 k

Interest income

5 k5 k2 k2 m3 k4 k4 k3 k4 k

Pre tax profit

(2.9 m)(2.5 m)(3.7 m)(3.4 b)(3.4 m)(6.7 m)(9.7 m)(2.6 m)(1.7 m)

Income tax expense

82 k51 k71 k96 m77 k53 k38 k(14 k)69 k

Net Income

(2.9 m)(2.6 m)(3.8 m)(3.5 b)(3.5 m)(6.8 m)(9.7 m)(2.6 m)(1.7 m)
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

19.9 m18.4 m19 m12.6 m

Inventories

4.1 m5.1 m3.3 m2.2 m

Current Assets

45 m46.5 m46.3 m41.9 m

PP&E

18.5 m14.6 m13.5 m11 m

Goodwill

14.6 m14.6 m14.6 m14.6 m

Total Assets

89.2 m85.8 m82.3 m74.4 m

Accounts Payable

5.5 m5.9 m3.3 m4.7 m

Total Debt

3.5 m

Current Liabilities

53.2 m53.5 m54.8 m61.1 m

Non-Current Liabilities

12 m15.1 m16.3 m13.4 m

Total Liabilities

65.2 m68.6 m71.1 m74.5 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

102.4 m110.3 m118.7 m128.2 m

Retained Earnings

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

Total Equity

24 m17.2 m11.2 m(55 k)

Debt to Equity Ratio

-63.6 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0 x

Financial Leverage

3.7 x5 x7.3 x-1353 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

18.8 m15.6 m24.4 m21 m18 m20.4 m13 m11.7 m17.8 m

Inventories

2.1 m2.5 m2.6 m2.5 m2.5 m2.6 m2.6 m2.3 m2.5 m

Current Assets

41.2 m47.4 m48.9 m45.9 m45.2 m42.5 m35.9 m40.5 m41.6 m

PP&E

16.4 m15.4 m14.4 m15.2 m14.3 m13.4 m13.1 m12.4 m9.1 m

Goodwill

14.6 m14.6 m14.6 m14.6 m14.6 m14.6 m14.6 m14.6 m14.6 m

Total Assets

82.4 m86.9 m87.5 m84.9 m82.5 m79.1 m71.8 m74.8 m71.9 m

Accounts Payable

4.7 m5.4 m3.6 m3.5 m3.4 m3.6 m6.5 m6.3 m3.6 m

Current Liabilities

50.9 m54.6 m56.2 m53.5 m53.4 m57.1 m58.1 m61.3 m58.7 m

Non-Current Liabilities

12.1 m13.5 m15.5 m16.5 m15.9 m16.2 m15.4 m14.6 m12.7 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

106.9 m108.9 m112.7 m115.3 m117.1 m120 m122.3 m125.5 m130.4 m

Retained Earnings

(76 m)(78.6 m)(85.4 m)(89 m)(92.4 m)(102.8 m)(112.5 m)(115.2 m)(118.5 m)

Total Equity

19.5 m18.8 m15.8 m14.9 m13.2 m5.8 m(1.7 m)432 k

Financial Leverage

4.2 x4.6 x5.5 x5.7 x6.3 x13.7 x-42.5 x166.3 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

7.7 m7.4 m6.4 m5.1 m

Inventories

80 k(756 k)141 k337 k

Accounts Payable

2.1 m1.3 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 k1.6 m3.4 m

Income Taxes Paid

43 k94 k137 k95 k
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

(2.9 m)(2.6 m)(3.8 m)(3.5 b)(3.5 m)(6.8 m)(9.7 m)(2.6 m)(1.7 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.9 m1.8 m1.6 m1.6 b1.6 m1.4 m1.3 m1.2 m1.2 m

Inventories

2.1 m2.5 m2.6 m2.5 m2.5 m2.6 m2.6 m2.3 m2.5 m

Accounts Payable

4.7 m5.4 m3.6 m3.5 m3.4 m3.6 m6.5 m6.3 m3.6 m

Guidance Software Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016Jun, 2017

Patents Issued

242427

Patent Applications

1111

Countries

656557

Enterprise Customers

1 k

Patents Pending

10

Endpoints

33 m

Guidance Software Revenue Breakdown

Guidance Software Median Salaries

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

Traffic Overview of Guidance Software

Guidance Software Online and Social Media Presence

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