AWRE : NASDAQ : Technology
$4.48 up 0.08 | 1.80%
Today's Range: 4.33 - 4.51
Avg. Daily Volume: 14,500
07/26/16 - 1:29 PM ET

Financial Analysis

AWARE INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. AWARE INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 8.64 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 7.53% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)4.834.12
EBITDA ($mil)1.040.53
EBIT ($mil)0.880.38
Net Income ($mil)0.640.27

Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)52.6544.69
Total Assets ($mil)64.0456.24
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)57.1953.19

Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin89.6890.25
EBITDA Margin21.5512.83
Operating Margin18.29.31
Sales Turnover0.320.38
Return on Assets7.777.06
Return on Equity8.77.47
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio8.7416.48
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)22.9922.87
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share2.492.33
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume14557.013122.0


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 58.30 for the Software industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.76 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.93. 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 19.86 Peers 58.30   AWRE 12.97 Peers 21.62

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.


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

AWRE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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AWRE NA Peers 47.03   AWRE NA Peers 0.84

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 1.76 Peers 6.93   AWRE 29.41 Peers -2.42

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.


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

AWRE is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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AWRE 4.94 Peers 5.86   AWRE -4.22 Peers 5.32

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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