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Aware Inc (AWRE) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Aware Inc (AWRE) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Aware Inc is a software and services company. Its products are used in government and commercial biometrics systems. It also offers engineering services related to software customization, integration, and installation, and complete systems development. Aware Inc has a market cap of $80.580 million; its shares were traded at around $3.74 with a P/E ratio of 62.33 and P/S ratio of 5.07.


For the last quarter Aware Inc reported a revenue of $4.06 million, compared with the revenue of $3.88 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $16.1 million, a decrease of 0.9% from the previous year. For the last five years Aware Inc had an average revenue decline of 5.4% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was 6 cents for the year, compared with the earnings per share of $0.2 in the previous year. Over the last five years Aware Inc had an average EPS decline of 17.5% a year. The Aware Inc had an operating margin of 2.36%, compared with the operating margin of 1.4% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Aware Inc is 20.33%. The profitability rank of the company is 6 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Aware Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $51.6 million, compared with $51.6 million in the previous year. The company had no long term debt. Aware Inc has a financial strength rank of 10 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $3.74, Aware Inc is traded at 12% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $3.34. The P/S ratio of the stock is 5.07, while the historical median P/S ratio is 4.52. The stock lost 16.85% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of AWRE, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.