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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
AWRE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.14 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: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.89
AWRE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 1735 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. AWRE: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AWRE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.95 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.89
0.52
0.98
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 8.87
M-Score: -2.92
WACC vs ROIC
0.79%
67.98%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 21.70
AWRE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1784 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. AWRE: 21.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AWRE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.87  Med: 6.09 Max: 29.89
Current: 21.7
-24.87
29.89
Net-margin (%) 24.48
AWRE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1783 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. AWRE: 24.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AWRE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 8.13 Max: 363.35
Current: 24.48
0.61
363.35
ROE (%) 9.08
AWRE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 vs. AWRE: 9.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AWRE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 3.21 Max: 105.97
Current: 9.08
0.31
105.97
ROA (%) 8.32
AWRE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. AWRE: 8.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AWRE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 3.04 Max: 100.63
Current: 8.32
0.29
100.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 74.86
AWRE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1802 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.85 vs. AWRE: 74.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AWRE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.2  Med: 16.46 Max: 96.25
Current: 74.86
-59.2
96.25
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.80
AWRE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1413 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. AWRE: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AWRE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.2  Med: 3.10 Max: 58.9
Current: -1.8
-28.2
58.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.70
AWRE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. AWRE: -2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AWRE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.9  Med: 1.20 Max: 180.6
Current: -2.7
-34.9
180.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -60.60
AWRE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. AWRE: -60.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AWRE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.6  Med: 5.60 Max: 311.7
Current: -60.6
-60.6
311.7
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-23)


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Guru Trades

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AWRE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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AWRE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.06
AWRE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.82 vs. AWRE: 19.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AWRE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 26.38 Max: 3950
Current: 19.06
1.41
3950
PE(NRI) 19.06
AWRE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.86 vs. AWRE: 19.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AWRE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 24.85 Max: 465
Current: 19.06
1.4
465
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 10.13
AWRE's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.79 vs. AWRE: 10.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
AWRE' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 14.43 Max: 1595
Current: 10.13
1.49
1595
P/B 1.67
AWRE's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 1693 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. AWRE: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AWRE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.47 Max: 3.48
Current: 1.67
0.71
3.48
P/S 4.73
AWRE's P/S is ranked lower than
73% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. AWRE: 4.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AWRE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 4.36 Max: 10.26
Current: 4.73
1.28
10.26
PFCF 12.62
AWRE's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.35 vs. AWRE: 12.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AWRE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.35  Med: 27.74 Max: 330.77
Current: 12.62
4.35
330.77
POCF 12.47
AWRE's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.06 vs. AWRE: 12.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AWRE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.15  Med: 28.13 Max: 1032.86
Current: 12.47
4.15
1032.86
EV-to-EBIT 9.90
AWRE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.29 vs. AWRE: 9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AWRE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -578.8  Med: 0.40 Max: 548.5
Current: 9.9
-578.8
548.5
EV-to-EBITDA 8.63
AWRE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
66% of the 1263 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.58 vs. AWRE: 8.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AWRE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -725.9  Med: 2.30 Max: 165.4
Current: 8.63
-725.9
165.4
PEG 0.29
AWRE's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. AWRE: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
AWRE' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.76 Max: 3.88
Current: 0.29
0.67
3.88
Shiller P/E 9.16
AWRE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.81 vs. AWRE: 9.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AWRE' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.37  Med: 13.89 Max: 42.38
Current: 9.16
6.37
42.38
Current Ratio 8.74
AWRE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1671 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. AWRE: 8.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AWRE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.92  Med: 19.18 Max: 55.71
Current: 8.74
1.92
55.71
Quick Ratio 8.74
AWRE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1671 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. AWRE: 8.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AWRE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.92  Med: 18.80 Max: 55.14
Current: 8.74
1.92
55.14
Days Inventory 17.27
AWRE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. AWRE: 17.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AWRE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.08  Med: 75.54 Max: 107
Current: 17.27
27.08
107
Days Sales Outstanding 68.92
AWRE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 70.19 vs. AWRE: 68.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AWRE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.44  Med: 67.65 Max: 105.77
Current: 68.92
26.44
105.77
Days Payable 85.78
AWRE's Days Payable is ranked higher than
73% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 44.91 vs. AWRE: 85.78 )
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: 143.06
Current: 85.78
16.11
143.06

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 2.09
AWRE's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
91% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. AWRE: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
AWRE' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 2.41 Max: 43.93
Current: 2.09
0.98
43.93
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.90
AWRE's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.47 vs. AWRE: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
AWRE' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 2.18 Max: 31.13
Current: 1.9
0.92
31.13
Price/Tangible Book 1.67
AWRE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. AWRE: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AWRE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.85 Max: 23.64
Current: 1.67
0.76
23.64
Price/Projected FCF 1.60
AWRE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. AWRE: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AWRE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 2.06 Max: 302
Current: 1.6
0.93
302
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
AWRE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. AWRE: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AWRE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.46 Max: 76.73
Current: 1.08
0.33
76.73
Price/Graham Number 1.19
AWRE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. AWRE: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AWRE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.47 Max: 21.66
Current: 1.19
0.28
21.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.13
AWRE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1769 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. AWRE: 10.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AWRE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 12.10 Max: 293.2
Current: 10.13
0.2
293.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.44
AWRE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.18 vs. AWRE: 6.44 )
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: 0.30 Max: 34.7
Current: 6.44
-42
34.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $20
EPS $ 0.22
Beta-0.14
Short Percentage of Float0.44%
52-Week Range $2.81 - 4.40
Shares Outstanding(Mil)22.99

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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