Switch to:

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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
AWRE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1781 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. AWRE: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: N/A  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Warning: Division by zero in /home/gurufocu/public_html/include/common_stock_functions_2.php on line 6484
N/A
No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.93
AWRE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
97% of the 1579 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. AWRE: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.96 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.93
0.52
0.98
Interest Coverage No Debt
AWRE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. AWRE: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 11.03
M-Score: -2.41
WACC vs ROIC
0.61%
303.26%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 27.72
AWRE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. AWRE: 27.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -98.39  Med: -8.18 Max: 30.95
Current: 27.72
-98.39
30.95
Net-margin (%) 18.08
AWRE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. AWRE: 18.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -135.28  Med: 2.68 Max: 417.86
Current: 18.08
-135.28
417.86
ROE (%) 6.61
AWRE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1703 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.27 vs. AWRE: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AWRE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -28.01  Med: 1.42 Max: 105.97
Current: 6.61
-28.01
105.97
ROA (%) 5.40
AWRE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1788 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. AWRE: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AWRE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -27.27  Med: 1.39 Max: 100.63
Current: 5.4
-27.27
100.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 83.00
AWRE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1761 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.35 vs. AWRE: 83.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AWRE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -106.73  Med: -11.90 Max: 96.25
Current: 83
-106.73
96.25
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.40
AWRE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. AWRE: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -43.3  Med: 3.40 Max: 59.2
Current: 3.4
-43.3
59.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 22.40
AWRE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. AWRE: 22.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AWRE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.8  Med: 2.65 Max: 105.4
Current: 22.4
-34.8
105.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.70
AWRE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. AWRE: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AWRE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -49  Med: 7.70 Max: 303.3
Current: 7.7
-49
303.3
» AWRE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

» Details

Guru Trades

Q3 2014

AWRE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 529,324 sh (+17.55%)
John Rogers Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
» More
Q4 2014

AWRE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 545,900 sh (+3.13%)
» More
Q1 2015

AWRE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 578,200 sh (+5.92%)
» More
Q2 2015

AWRE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 591,600 sh (+2.32%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AWRE

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 22.94
AWRE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.00 vs. AWRE: 22.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AWRE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.41  Med: 29.36 Max: 3950
Current: 22.94
1.41
3950
PE(NRI) 22.70
AWRE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.80 vs. AWRE: 22.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AWRE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.4  Med: 26.31 Max: 465
Current: 22.7
1.4
465
P/B 1.34
AWRE's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 1572 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. AWRE: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AWRE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.51 Max: 3.47
Current: 1.34
0.71
3.47
P/S 3.88
AWRE's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. AWRE: 3.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AWRE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.28  Med: 4.53 Max: 10.33
Current: 3.88
1.28
10.33
PFCF 21.48
AWRE's PFCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.41 vs. AWRE: 21.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AWRE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.34  Med: 29.67 Max: 430
Current: 21.48
4.34
430
POCF 20.15
AWRE's POCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.74 vs. AWRE: 20.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AWRE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.02  Med: 38.37 Max: 361.5
Current: 20.15
4.02
361.5
EV-to-EBIT 5.58
AWRE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.13 vs. AWRE: 5.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AWRE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -578.8  Med: -2.55 Max: 548.5
Current: 5.58
-578.8
548.5
Shiller P/E 4.29
AWRE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.94 vs. AWRE: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.19  Med: 9.04 Max: 395
Current: 4.29
4.19
395
Current Ratio 12.91
AWRE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. AWRE: 12.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.92  Med: 19.25 Max: 55.71
Current: 12.91
1.92
55.71
Quick Ratio 12.91
AWRE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. AWRE: 12.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.92  Med: 18.98 Max: 55.14
Current: 12.91
1.92
55.14
Days Inventory 2.02
AWRE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
84% of the 1028 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.89 vs. AWRE: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 6.1  Med: 43.44 Max: 760.67
Current: 2.02
6.1
760.67
Days Sales Outstanding 92.77
AWRE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
69% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 69.32 vs. AWRE: 92.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 26.44  Med: 72.41 Max: 117.08
Current: 92.77
26.44
117.08

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 1.82
AWRE's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
94% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.71 vs. AWRE: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.98  Med: 2.55 Max: 43.93
Current: 1.82
0.98
43.93
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.59
AWRE's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. AWRE: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.92  Med: 2.29 Max: 31.13
Current: 1.59
0.92
31.13
Price/Tangible Book 1.37
AWRE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. AWRE: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.88 Max: 23.62
Current: 1.37
0.76
23.62
Price/Projected FCF 1.64
AWRE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. AWRE: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.93  Med: 2.12 Max: 302
Current: 1.64
0.93
302
Price/Median PS Value 0.86
AWRE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. AWRE: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.41 Max: 73.37
Current: 0.86
0.32
73.37
Price/Graham Number 1.15
AWRE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. AWRE: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.63 Max: 21.35
Current: 1.15
0.28
21.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 17.92
AWRE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. AWRE: 17.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AWRE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 11.20 Max: 48.1
Current: 17.92
0.2
48.1

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:PTFRY, QCOM, CSCO, ERIC, NOK » details
Traded in other countries:AWR.Germany,
Aware Inc was incorporated in Massachusetts in 1986. It is a provider of software and services to the biometrics industry. The Company's products are used in government and commercial biometrics systems, which are capable of determining or verifying an individual's identity. The applications of biometrics systems include border control, law enforcement, national defense, secure credentialing, access control and background checks. The Company's products provide interoperable, standards-compliant, field-proven biometric functionality and are used to capture, verify, format, compress and decompress biometric images as well as aggregate, analyze, process and transport those images within biometric systems. The Company sells software products for fingerprint, facial, iris enrollment, hardware abstraction, quality assurance, standards compliance, middleware and workflow, and biometric matching, as well as offering engineering services. Its products and services are sold through systems integrators, OEMs, and directly to end user customers.
» More Articles for AWRE

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Does Aware (AWRE) Profile as an Investment Opportunity? Sep 10 2013 
Tweaking Benjamin Graham's Stock Selection Criteria Jun 12 2013 
comment on AWRE Mar 02 2013 
Aware Inc. May 24 2012 
x Portfolio Name: bg Sep 25 2011 
Aware Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 29 2010 
Aware Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jul 28 2010 
Aware Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Apr 29 2010 
Aware Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 22 2009 
Aware Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 06 2009 

More From Other Websites
Aware, Inc. (Massachusetts) is trading below its 50 day moving average Sep 01 2015
Aware, Inc. (Massachusetts) Earnings Q2*, 2015 Aug 14 2015
AWARE INC /MA/ Financials Aug 01 2015
10-Q for Aware, Inc. (Massachusetts) Jul 30 2015
AWARE INC /MA/ Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Jul 28 2015
Aware posts 2Q profit Jul 23 2015
Aware posts 2Q profit Jul 23 2015
AWARE INC /MA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial... Jul 23 2015
Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results Jul 23 2015
iWallet Opens the Door to Licensing Partnerships with New Technology Jun 10 2015
AWARE INC /MA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders May 21 2015
AWARE INC /MA/ Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Apr 24 2015
Aware posts 1Q profit Apr 21 2015
Aware posts 1Q profit Apr 21 2015
AWARE INC /MA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial... Apr 21 2015
Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results Apr 21 2015
The Surprising Reason American Women Become Entrepreneurs Mar 31 2015
AWARE INC /MA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements... Mar 30 2015
Aware Introduces Astra™ Cluster Computing Platform for Scalable Biometrics and Identity Analytics Mar 19 2015
Gainers and losers in Mass. tech last week: CyberArk shares soar 47% Feb 17 2015

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK