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How to buy Aware (AWRE) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Aware stocks.

Aware Inc
+ $0.04 ( + 1.33%)

Aware is a software-application business based in the US. Aware stocks (AWRE.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $3.93 – a decrease of 0.98% over the previous week. Aware employs 90 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $16.3 million.

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  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Is it a good time to buy Aware stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Aware's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Aware's stock price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $3.04, which is 4.30% down on its pre-crash value of $3.1767 and 50.50% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $2.02.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Aware stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $684.42 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $868.56.

Aware stock price (NASDAQ:AWRE)

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Aware shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-10.
Latest market close$3.04
52-week range$2.85 - $6.52
50-day moving average $3.21
200-day moving average $3.66
Wall St. target price$6.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.29

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Aware price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.04 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-05) N/A
1 month (2021-12-16) -8.98%
3 months (2021-10-12) N/A
6 months (2021-07-16) -13.14%
1 year (2021-01-15) -31.53%
2 years (2020-01-16) -13.02%
3 years (2019-01-16) 3.69
5 years (2017-01-13) 6.4

Is Aware under- or over-valued?

Valuing Aware stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Aware's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Aware's EBITDA

Aware's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $692,000.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Aware's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Aware financials

Revenue TTM $16.3 million
Gross profit TTM $10.5 million
Return on assets TTM -7.15%
Return on equity TTM -13.88%
Profit margin -38.11%
Book value $1.96
Market capitalisation $65.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Aware share dividends

We're not expecting Aware to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Aware share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Aware's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.85 up to $6.52. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Aware's is 0.1627. This would suggest that Aware's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Aware overview

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.

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