Essex Investment Management Co. LLC increased its stake in GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSEMKT:GSB) by 344.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 185,591 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 143,858 shares during the period. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC owned about 0.86% of GlobalSCAPE worth $982,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of GSB. Bard Associates Inc. boosted its stake in GlobalSCAPE by 1.2% in the first quarter. Bard Associates Inc. now owns 320,855 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,258,000 after buying an additional 3,860 shares during the last quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in GlobalSCAPE by 16.9% in the second quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC now owns 78,800 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $416,000 after buying an additional 11,400 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in GlobalSCAPE by 9.5% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 155,453 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $609,000 after buying an additional 13,520 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its stake in GlobalSCAPE by 38.9% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 96,404 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $378,000 after buying an additional 27,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted 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 last quarter.

GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (GSB) traded up 3.57% during trading on Friday, reaching $4.06. 77,084 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. GlobalSCAPE, Inc. has a 52-week low of $3.25 and a 52-week high of $5.51. The firm has a market cap of $87.58 million, a P/E ratio of 21.37 and a beta of 0.64. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $4.95 and its 200 day moving average price is $4.34.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 8th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 23rd will be issued a $0.015 dividend. This represents a $0.06 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 21st. GlobalSCAPE’s dividend payout ratio is currently 33.34%.

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In related news, major shareholder 210/Gsb Acquisition Partners, purchased 390,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 9th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $3.92 per share, with a total value of $1,528,800.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

About GlobalSCAPE

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for GlobalSCAPE (NYSEMKT:GSB)

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