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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
AWRE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 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 0.88
AWRE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
97% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. AWRE: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AWRE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.96 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.88
0.52
0.98
Interest Coverage No Debt
AWRE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 1173 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 613.26 vs. AWRE: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AWRE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 12.42
M-Score: -3.06
WACC vs ROIC
1.53%
57.91%
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 19.95
AWRE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. AWRE: 19.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AWRE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.87  Med: 1.49 Max: 534.89
Current: 19.95
-24.87
534.89
Net-margin (%) 23.52
AWRE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. AWRE: 23.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AWRE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.75  Med: 5.14 Max: 417.86
Current: 23.52
-15.75
417.86
ROE (%) 8.56
AWRE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. AWRE: 8.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AWRE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.13  Med: 2.60 Max: 105.97
Current: 8.56
-5.13
105.97
ROA (%) 7.93
AWRE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. AWRE: 7.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AWRE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.94  Med: 2.47 Max: 100.63
Current: 7.93
-4.94
100.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 63.88
AWRE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 vs. AWRE: 63.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AWRE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.2  Med: 3.41 Max: 1163.37
Current: 63.88
-59.2
1163.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.10
AWRE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. AWRE: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AWRE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.1  Med: 3.55 Max: 59.2
Current: 10.1
-28.1
59.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 20.20
AWRE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. AWRE: 20.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AWRE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.8  Med: 5.30 Max: 105.4
Current: 20.2
-34.8
105.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 5.60
AWRE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. AWRE: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AWRE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.5  Med: 18.50 Max: 311.7
Current: 5.6
-49.5
311.7
» AWRE's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

AWRE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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Q1 2015

AWRE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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Q2 2015

AWRE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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Q3 2015

AWRE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 24.20
AWRE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1689 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.30 vs. AWRE: 24.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AWRE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 27.93 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 24.2
1.41
99999999.99
PE(NRI) 24.20
AWRE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.20 vs. AWRE: 24.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AWRE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 25.00 Max: 465
Current: 24.2
1.41
465
P/B 1.29
AWRE's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 2326 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. AWRE: 1.29 )
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: 3.47
Current: 1.29
0.71
3.47
P/S 4.20
AWRE's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 2326 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. AWRE: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AWRE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 4.41 Max: 10.33
Current: 4.2
1.28
10.33
PFCF 28.64
AWRE's PFCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 1263 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.65 vs. AWRE: 28.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AWRE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 29.11 Max: 430
Current: 28.64
4.34
430
POCF 26.25
AWRE's POCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 1557 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 15.97 vs. AWRE: 26.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AWRE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.02  Med: 31.28 Max: 361.5
Current: 26.25
4.02
361.5
EV-to-EBIT 17.30
AWRE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 1767 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.73 vs. AWRE: 17.30 )
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: 17.3
-578.8
548.5
EV-to-EBITDA 12.37
AWRE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
69% of the 1909 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.32 vs. AWRE: 12.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AWRE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -725.9  Med: 0.60 Max: 165.4
Current: 12.37
-725.9
165.4
Shiller P/E 7.18
AWRE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.66 vs. AWRE: 7.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AWRE' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.64  Med: 13.99 Max: 42.38
Current: 7.18
6.64
42.38
Current Ratio 14.87
AWRE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. AWRE: 14.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AWRE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.92  Med: 19.21 Max: 55.71
Current: 14.87
1.92
55.71
Quick Ratio 14.68
AWRE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. AWRE: 14.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AWRE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.92  Med: 18.82 Max: 55.14
Current: 14.68
1.92
55.14
Days Inventory 15.15
AWRE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
52% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. AWRE: 15.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AWRE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.16  Med: 70.14 Max: 760.67
Current: 15.15
11.16
760.67
Days Sales Outstanding 88.24
AWRE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 70.48 vs. AWRE: 88.24 )
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: 88.24
26.44
105.96
Days Payable 43.26
AWRE's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 44.10 vs. AWRE: 43.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AWRE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.11  Med: 50.30 Max: 288.83
Current: 43.26
16.11
288.83

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 1.68
AWRE's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
95% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.36 vs. AWRE: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
AWRE' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 2.53 Max: 43.93
Current: 1.68
0.98
43.93
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.53
AWRE's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. AWRE: 1.53 )
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: 2.25 Max: 31.13
Current: 1.53
0.92
31.13
Price/Tangible Book 1.29
AWRE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. AWRE: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AWRE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.88 Max: 23.62
Current: 1.29
0.76
23.62
Price/Projected FCF 1.53
AWRE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 1261 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. AWRE: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AWRE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 2.10 Max: 302
Current: 1.53
0.93
302
Price/Median PS Value 0.97
AWRE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 2146 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. AWRE: 0.97 )
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: 1.47 Max: 76.73
Current: 0.97
0.33
76.73
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.97
AWRE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. AWRE: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
AWRE' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 3.94 Max: 22.93
Current: 0.97
0.97
22.93
Price/Graham Number 1.20
AWRE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. AWRE: 1.20 )
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: 1.2
0.28
21.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.80
AWRE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. AWRE: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AWRE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 11.50 Max: 293.2
Current: 5.8
0.2
293.2

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $17
EPS $ 0.13
Beta-0.03
Short Percentage of Float0.39%
52-Week Range $2.81 - 5.12
Shares Outstanding(Mil)22.93

Business Description

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