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 Data and Metrics

Guidance Software Financial Metrics

Guidance Software's revenue was reported to be $110.5 m in FY, 2016 which is a 3% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

110.5 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

77.3 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(20.7 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

(20.6 m)

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

202.6 m

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

12.6 m


193.5 m
Guidance Software's current market capitalization is $202.6 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


110.5 m108.7 m107 m110.5 m

Revenue growth, %


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, %


Operating expense total

94.3 m87.8 m85.4 m97.9 m


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

EBIT margin, %


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)
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


19.9 m18.4 m19 m12.6 m


4.1 m5.1 m3.3 m4.9 m

Current Assets

45 m46.5 m46.3 m41.9 m


18.5 m14.6 m13.5 m11 m


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
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


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
Y, 2016


-9.4 x


-24.9 x


-63.6 x

Financial Leverage

-1.4 k x

Guidance Software Operating Metrics

Guidance Software's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 1 k in FY, 2016. Guidance Software's Patent Applications was reported to be 11 in FY, 2015
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016Jun, 2017

Patents Issued


Patent Applications




Enterprise Customers

1 k

Patents Pending



33 m

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Guidance Software Median Salaries

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

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