Ativo Capital Management LLC continued to hold its position in shares of GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSEMKT:GSB) during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 199,166 shares of the technology company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Ativo Capital Management LLC owned approximately 0.92% of GlobalSCAPE worth $781,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in GlobalSCAPE by 4.6% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 363,021 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $1,423,000 after buying an additional 16,018 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its stake in shares of GlobalSCAPE by 38.9% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 96,404 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $378,000 after buying an additional 27,000 shares during the period. WFG Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of GlobalSCAPE by 591.3% in the fourth quarter. WFG Advisors LP now owns 2,454 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $178,000 after buying an additional 2,099 shares during the period. Bard Associates Inc. increased its stake in GlobalSCAPE by 5.9% in the fourth quarter. Bard Associates Inc. now owns 316,995 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,290,000 after buying an additional 17,540 shares during the period. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its stake in GlobalSCAPE by 8.6% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 762,500 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $3,103,000 after buying an additional 60,441 shares during the period.
GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSEMKT GSB) traded down 1.43% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $4.84. 18,188 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a market capitalization of $104.40 million, a PE ratio of 25.47 and a beta of 0.64. GlobalSCAPE, Inc. has a 1-year low of $3.25 and a 1-year high of $5.11. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $4.48 and a 200 day moving average price of $4.10.
GlobalSCAPE (NYSEMKT:GSB) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The technology company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. GlobalSCAPE had a return on equity of 9.94% and a net margin of 9.03%. The company had revenue of $8.32 million for the quarter. On average, equities analysts anticipate that GlobalSCAPE, Inc. will post $0.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 8th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 23rd were issued a $0.015 dividend. This represents a $0.06 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, May 19th. GlobalSCAPE’s dividend payout ratio is currently 33.34%.
In related news, VP Gregory T. Hoffer sold 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, May 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.14, for a total value of $207,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 50,100 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $207,414. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
GlobalSCAPE, Inc provides secure information exchange capabilities for enterprises and consumers through the development and distribution of software, delivery of managed and hosted solutions, and provisioning of associated services. The Company’s primary product is Enhance File Transfer (EFT). Its software products and services include Managed File Transfer Solutions (MFT), Secure Content Mobility Solutions, Wide Area File Services (WAFS), Managed E-Mail Attachment Solution, Consumer-Based File Transfer Solution and professional services.
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