AWRE:NSD-Aware, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Software-Application | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 3.67

Change

-0.01 (-0.27)%

Market Cap

USD 0.08B

Volume

0.06M

Avg Analyst Target

N/A

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

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About

Aware, Inc. provides biometrics software products and solutions in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally. It offers biometrics software products, including biometric search and matching software development kits (SDKs); biometric enrollment SDKs and application programming interfaces (APIs); and imaging products for medical and advanced imaging applications, such as JPEG2000 product to compress, store, and display images, as well as software maintenance services. The company also provides Knomi mobile biometric authentication framework; AwareABIS, an automated biometric identification system; AFIX suite of products for small-scale law enforcement focused biometric identification; BioSP biometric services platform; WebEnroll, a browser-based biometric enrollment and data management solution; and Indigo, a cloud-based biometric API and turnkey service. In addition, it offers program management and software engineering services, including project planning and management; system and architecture design; software design, development, customization, configuration, and testing; and software integration and installation. The company's software portfolio enables government agencies and commercial entities to enrol, identify, authenticate, and enable using biometrics, such as fingerprints, faces, irises, and voices. The company sells its products through systems integrators, original equipment manufacturers, value added resellers, and partners, as well as directly to end user customers. Aware, Inc. was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Software-Application)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 4.86% 48% F 47% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 4.86% 48% F 46% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 20.33% 38% F 41% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 20.33% 38% F 40% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -23.38% 19% F 20% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -23.38% 19% F 18% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -8.41% 15% F 10% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -8.41% 15% F 9% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 18.13% 96% A 81% B-
Risk Adjusted Return -46.40% 7% F 5% F
Market Capitalization 0.08B 16% F 16% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Software-Application)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 44.33 56% F 23% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.78 93% A 65% D
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -15.00 81% B- 77% C+
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -16.54% 37% F 43% F
Return on Invested Capital -15.72% 25% F 29% F
Return on Assets -10.40% 19% F 27% F
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.77 66% D 62% D-
Short Percent 0.46% 94% A 87% B+
Beta 0.21 96% A 92% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Negative cashflow

The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector