AWRE : NASDAQ : Technology
$4.7 up 0.05 | 1.1%
Today's Range: 4.65 - 4.75
Avg. Daily Volume: 25200.0
08/16/17 - 3:07 PM ET

Financial Analysis

AWARE INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly, underperforming compared to the average company in its industry.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.22% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)4.066.9
EBITDA ($mil)0.02.24
EBIT ($mil)0.242.07
Net Income ($mil)0.231.44

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.052.26
Total Assets ($mil)63.4165.16
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)59.858.5

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin97.4432.39
EBITDA Margin0.032.38
Operating Margin5.8730.04
Sales Turnover0.30.35
Return on Assets4.29.35
Return on Equity4.4610.41
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.09.03
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)21.8422.92
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share2.742.55
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume26267.038124.0


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 57.91 for the Software industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.31. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.68 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.03 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 8.42. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, AWARE INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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AWRE 38.33 Peers 57.91   AWRE NA Peers 36.42

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

AWRE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

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  Price to
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AWRE NA Peers 38.13   AWRE NA Peers 1.10

Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.

Ratio not available.


Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

Ratio not available.

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  Earnings Growth
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AWRE 1.68 Peers 8.42   AWRE -55.56 Peers 87.98

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

AWRE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, AWRE is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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AWRE 5.25 Peers 6.83   AWRE -15.82 Peers 11.94

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

AWRE is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

AWRE significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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