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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 288.07
GUID's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 1781 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. GUID: 288.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GUID' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.79  Med: 164.33 Max: N/A
Current: 288.07
Equity to Asset 0.18
GUID's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 1579 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. GUID: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GUID' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.29  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.18
-0.29
0.45
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.10
M-Score: -3.28
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -11.74
GUID's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. GUID: -11.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GUID' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -27.83  Med: -5.76 Max: 3.81
Current: -11.74
-27.83
3.81
Net-margin (%) -11.96
GUID's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. GUID: -11.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GUID' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -27.55  Med: -6.83 Max: 4.09
Current: -11.96
-27.55
4.09
ROE (%) -75.38
GUID's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1703 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.27 vs. GUID: -75.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GUID' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -71.46  Med: -24.68 Max: -6.26
Current: -75.38
-71.46
-6.26
ROA (%) -15.20
GUID's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1788 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. GUID: -15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GUID' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -110.89  Med: -13.21 Max: 9.64
Current: -15.2
-110.89
9.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -83.61
GUID's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1761 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.35 vs. GUID: -83.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GUID' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -148.12  Med: -52.55 Max: 63.46
Current: -83.61
-148.12
63.46
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.40
GUID's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. GUID: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GUID' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.4  Med: 17.60 Max: 52.5
Current: -3.4
-3.4
52.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 98.80
GUID's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. GUID: 98.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GUID' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -48.9  Med: 17.00 Max: 98.8
Current: 98.8
-48.9
98.8
» GUID's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

GUID Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 48,200 sh (+212.99%)
Mario Gabelli 423,375 sh (+3.69%)
PRIMECAP Management 3,430,300 sh (+1.00%)
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Q4 2014

GUID Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 106,800 sh (+121.58%)
PRIMECAP Management 3,946,244 sh (+15.04%)
Mario Gabelli 366,080 sh (-13.53%)
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Q1 2015

GUID Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 160,200 sh (+50.00%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,451,707 sh (+12.81%)
Mario Gabelli 307,780 sh (-15.93%)
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Q2 2015

GUID Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 210,700 sh (+31.52%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,451,707 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 305,380 sh (-0.78%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 114.94
GUID's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
91% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. GUID: 114.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 14.31
GUID's P/B is ranked lower than
93% of the 1572 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. GUID: 14.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GUID' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.62  Med: 8.07 Max: 20.55
Current: 14.31
1.62
20.55
P/S 1.75
GUID's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. GUID: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GUID' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.85 Max: 5.81
Current: 1.75
0.58
5.81
PFCF 350.50
GUID's PFCF is ranked lower than
97% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.41 vs. GUID: 350.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GUID' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.04  Med: 47.45 Max: 503.5
Current: 350.5
12.04
503.5
POCF 46.73
GUID's POCF is ranked lower than
84% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.74 vs. GUID: 46.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GUID' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.36  Med: 29.42 Max: 156
Current: 46.73
9.36
156
Current Ratio 0.86
GUID's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. GUID: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GUID' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.83
Current: 0.86
0.69
1.83
Quick Ratio 0.81
GUID's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. GUID: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GUID' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.83
Current: 0.81
0.69
1.83
Days Inventory 24.86
GUID's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 1028 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.89 vs. GUID: 24.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GUID' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 2.43  Med: 16.17 Max: 23.38
Current: 24.86
2.43
23.38
Days Sales Outstanding 58.17
GUID's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 69.32 vs. GUID: 58.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GUID' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 62.84  Med: 82.52 Max: 114.42
Current: 58.17
62.84
114.42

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 6.32
GUID's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. GUID: 6.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GUID' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 4.08  Med: 7.16 Max: 146
Current: 6.32
4.08
146
Price/Median PS Value 0.96
GUID's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. GUID: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GUID' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.05 Max: 2.85
Current: 0.96
0.56
2.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -6.65
GUID's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. GUID: -6.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GUID' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -11.1  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -6.65
-11.1
0

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 109 113 118 119
EPS($) -0.10 0.06 0.14 0.20
EPS without NRI($) -0.10 0.06 0.14 0.20

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Guidance Software Inc was incorporated in California in November 1997 and reincorporated in Delaware in December 2006. The Company is a provider of digital investigative solutions. Its EnCase platform provides an investigative infrastructure that enables its customers to search, collect, and analyze electronically stored information in order to address human resources matters, litigation matters, allegations of fraud, suspicious network endpoint activity and defend their organization's data assets. Its products include EnCase Enterprise, EnCase eDiscovery, EnCase eDiscovery Review, EnCase Cybersecurity, EnCase Analytics, EnCase Forensic, and Tableau. EnCase Enterprise provides organizations with in-depth visibility into laptops, desktops, and file servers in order to conduct internal investigations and to quickly determine the root cause of suspicious network activity. EnCase Enterprise is used in a wide variety of circumstances, including investigations of allegations of fraud or misconduct, intellectual property theft, and corporate policy compliance. In addition, EnCase Enterprise serves as a platform on which more powerful electronic discovery (e-discovery) and cybersecurity products are built. EnCase eDiscovery is its enterprise-wide e-discovery solution addressing the end-to-end e-discovery needs of corporations and government agencies. EnCase eDiscovery Reviewis a cloud-based document review and production SaaS for corporations and law firms. EnCase Cybersecurity provides crucial IT security functionality to enterprises and government agencies through its incident response and sensitive data discovery capabilities. EnCase Analytics, a security intelligence product designed to derive insights from the data generated by endpoint activity. EnCase Forensic, the industry-standard computer investigation solution, enables forensic practitioners to conduct efficient, forensically sound digital data collection and investigations. Tableau product family of forensic hardware products including forensic duplicators, multiple write blockers and other hardware, complements its software to fulfill the needs of the computer forensic community. The Company currently markets software and services primarily through a direct sales organization complemented by an inside sales organization and an indirect sales channel. Its customers include government agencies and global corporations in a wide variety of industries such as financial and insurance services, technology, defense contracting, telecom, pharmaceutical, healthcare, manufacturing and retail. The Company faces direct and indirect competition from other software companies, as well as other companies that provide training, consulting, and certification services in computer forensics.
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