Filing Details

Accession Number:
0001181431-12-004097
Form Type:
4
Zero Holdings:
No
Publication Time:
2012-01-26 20:38:33
Reporting Period:
2012-01-24
Filing Date:
2012-01-26
Filing Date Changed:
2012-01-26
Accepted Time:
2012-01-26 20:38:33
Original Submission Date:
Issuer
Cik Name Symbol Sector (SIC) IRS No
1375557 Guidance Software, Inc. GUID Services-Prepackaged Software (7372) 954661210
Insiders
Cik Name Reported Address Insider Title Director Officer Large Shareholder Other
1091426 J Barry Plaga C/o Guidance Software, Inc.
215 N. Marengo Ave. Suite 250
Pasadena CA 91101
Chief Financial Officer No Yes No No
Reported Non-Derivative Transactions
Sec. Name Acquisiton - Disposition Date Amount Price Remaning Holdings
Common Stock Acquisiton 2012-01-24 100 $2.85 105,052
Common Stock Disposition 2012-01-24 108 $7.25 104,944
Common Stock Acquisiton 2012-01-25 4,900 $2.85 109,844
Common Stock Disposition 2012-01-25 4,900 $7.25 104,944
Common Stock Disposition 2012-01-25 9,992 $7.25 94,952
Common Stock Disposition 2012-01-25 4,161 $7.53 90,791
Common Stock Acquisiton 2012-01-25 59,761 $0.00 150,552
Equity Swap Involved Form Type Code Nature of Ownership Explanation
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 S Direct
No 4 F Direct
No 4 A Direct
Reported Derivative Transactions
Sec. Name Sec. Type Acquisiton - Disposition Date Amount Price Amount - 2 Price - 2
Common Stock Employee Stock Option right to buy Disposition 2012-01-24 100 $0.00 100 $2.85
Common Stock Employee Stock Option right to buy Disposition 2012-01-25 4,900 $0.00 2,400 $2.85
Remaning Holdings Exercise Date Expiration Date Equity Swap Involved Transaction Form Type Transaction Code Nature of Ownership
49,900 2009-10-01 2018-10-31 No 4 M Direct
45,000 2009-10-01 2018-10-31 No 4 M Direct
Footnotes
  1. Pursuant to a Section 10b51 Plan established by Mr. Plaga on June 14, 2011, 10,000 shares of Common Stock were sold and, vested stock options representing a total of 5,000 shares of Common Stock were exercised and sold, at a price of $7.25 per share.
  2. Mr. Plaga elected to have the Company withhold 4,161 shares of restricted Common Stock for purposes of paying the taxes associated with the vesting of 9,935 shares of restricted Common Stock on January 25, 2012.
  3. Effective January 25, 2012, the Board of Directors of the Company granted Mr. Plaga Restricted Stock Awards representing 59,761 shares of Common Stock and, provided Mr. Plaga remains an employee of the Company on the following dates, such shares shall vest as follows: 25% shall vest on January 25, 2013, 25% shall vest on January 25, 2014, 25% shall vest on January 25, 2015, and the final 25% shall vest on January 25, 2016.
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