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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
AWRE's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.76 vs. AWRE: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AWRE' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.93
AWRE's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
96% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. AWRE: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AWRE' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 0.95 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.93
0.88
0.98
Interest Coverage No Debt
AWRE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1649 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 152.54 vs. AWRE: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AWRE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 15.83
Beneish M-Score: -2.61
WACC vs ROIC
1.59%
69.88%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 27.39
AWRE's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
93% of the 1662 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.45 vs. AWRE: 27.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AWRE' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.87  Med: 20.78 Max: 534.89
Current: 27.39
-24.87
534.89
Net Margin % 19.03
AWRE's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
90% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. AWRE: 19.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AWRE' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 14.63 Max: 417.86
Current: 19.03
0.61
417.86
ROE % 7.12
AWRE's ROE % is ranked higher than
54% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.49 vs. AWRE: 7.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AWRE' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 4.11 Max: 105.97
Current: 7.12
0.31
105.97
ROA % 6.44
AWRE's ROA % is ranked higher than
67% of the 1727 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. AWRE: 6.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AWRE' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 3.87 Max: 100.63
Current: 6.44
0.29
100.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 122.89
AWRE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
78% of the 1681 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.53 vs. AWRE: 122.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AWRE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.2  Med: 51.02 Max: 1163.37
Current: 122.89
-59.2
1163.37
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 3.30
AWRE's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
55% of the 1436 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. AWRE: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AWRE' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.2  Med: 3.1 Max: 58.9
Current: 3.3
-28.2
58.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 3.80
AWRE's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
58% of the 1197 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. AWRE: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
AWRE' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.9  Med: 3.8 Max: 95.7
Current: 3.8
-63.9
95.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 4.00
AWRE's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
55% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. AWRE: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
AWRE' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.6  Med: 5.6 Max: 303.3
Current: 4
-60.6
303.3
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

AWRE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 636,500 sh (+2.81%)
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Jim Simons 843,339 sh (+27.12%)
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AWRE Guru Trades in Q4 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 541511    SIC: 7371
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Traded in other countries:AWR.Germany,
Aware Inc is a provider of software and services to the biometrics industry. The Company's software products are used in government and commercial biometrics systems to identify or authenticate people.

Aware designs and develops telecommunication software, chipsets, and modems that use asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) technology. This technology is designed to increase the speed of data communication over traditional copper telephone lines. The company's products and services are intended to allow telephone companies to use their installed bases of dedicated copper lines to provide residential and business customers with interactive data transmission at higher speeds than the ones currently available.

Ratios

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PE Ratio 26.11
AWRE's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.77 vs. AWRE: 26.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AWRE' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 26.09 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 26.11
1.41
99999999.99
PE Ratio without NRI 26.11
AWRE's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
50% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. AWRE: 26.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AWRE' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 24.54 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 26.11
1.41
99999999.99
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 33.81
AWRE's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
65% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.01 vs. AWRE: 33.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
AWRE' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 16.74 Max: 1595
Current: 33.81
1.49
1595
PB Ratio 1.84
AWRE's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 2019 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. AWRE: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AWRE' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.47 Max: 3.16
Current: 1.84
0.71
3.16
PS Ratio 5.01
AWRE's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 2019 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. AWRE: 5.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AWRE' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 4.36 Max: 9.02
Current: 5.01
1.28
9.02
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 28.84
AWRE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
56% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.65 vs. AWRE: 28.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AWRE' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.35  Med: 26.7 Max: 330.77
Current: 28.84
4.35
330.77
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 28.31
AWRE's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
71% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.79 vs. AWRE: 28.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AWRE' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.15  Med: 27.04 Max: 332.22
Current: 28.31
4.15
332.22
EV-to-EBIT 8.90
AWRE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.27 vs. AWRE: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AWRE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -578.8  Med: 4.2 Max: 548.5
Current: 8.9
-578.8
548.5
EV-to-EBITDA 8.04
AWRE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
75% of the 1758 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.93 vs. AWRE: 8.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AWRE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -725.9  Med: 5.1 Max: 165.4
Current: 8.04
-725.9
165.4
Shiller PE Ratio 9.92
AWRE's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 39.98 vs. AWRE: 9.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
AWRE' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.51  Med: 11.96 Max: 45.2
Current: 9.92
6.51
45.2
Current Ratio 14.04
AWRE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. AWRE: 14.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AWRE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.73  Med: 18.52 Max: 31.62
Current: 14.04
7.73
31.62
Quick Ratio 14.04
AWRE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. AWRE: 14.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AWRE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.73  Med: 18.19 Max: 31.47
Current: 14.04
7.73
31.47
Days Inventory 21.40
AWRE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. AWRE: 21.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AWRE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.4  Med: 79.29 Max: 760.67
Current: 21.4
21.4
760.67
Days Sales Outstanding 51.05
AWRE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 1319 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.13 vs. AWRE: 51.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AWRE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.44  Med: 76.41 Max: 105.96
Current: 51.05
26.44
105.96
Days Payable 23.45
AWRE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
71% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 41.35 vs. AWRE: 23.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AWRE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.11  Med: 35.22 Max: 288.83
Current: 23.45
16.11
288.83

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
AWRE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. AWRE: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AWRE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.8  Med: -0.9 Max: 5.7
Current: -0.1
-4.8
5.7

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Net-Cash 2.23
AWRE's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
94% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.55 vs. AWRE: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
AWRE' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.72 Max: 25.41
Current: 2.23
1.03
25.41
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.08
AWRE's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.03 vs. AWRE: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
AWRE' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 2.29 Max: 19.85
Current: 2.08
0.93
19.85
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.84
AWRE's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. AWRE: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AWRE' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.93 Max: 15.06
Current: 1.84
0.8
15.06
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.72
AWRE's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. AWRE: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AWRE' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 2.23 Max: 14.97
Current: 1.72
0.97
14.97
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.15
AWRE's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 1789 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. AWRE: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AWRE' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.45 Max: 10.92
Current: 1.15
0.33
10.92
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.46
AWRE's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
68% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. AWRE: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
AWRE' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.69 Max: 10.76
Current: 1.46
0.33
10.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 11.26
AWRE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
86% of the 2417 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. AWRE: 11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AWRE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 11.7 Max: 293.2
Current: 11.26
0.2
293.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -18.99
AWRE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
92% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.49 vs. AWRE: -18.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
AWRE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42  Med: 0.3 Max: 34.7
Current: -18.99
-42
34.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $21.57
EPS (TTM) $ 0.18
Beta-0.11
Short Percentage of Float0.60%
52-Week Range $3.46 - 6.70
Shares Outstanding (Mil)22.22
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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 
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 

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