Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE) Major Shareholder Ronin Capital, Llc Purchases 31,497 Shares

Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE) major shareholder Ronin Capital, Llc bought 31,497 shares of Aware stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 11th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $2.93 per share, with a total value of $92,286.21. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Ronin Capital, Llc also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, November 6th, Ronin Capital, Llc bought 300 shares of Aware stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $2.83 per share, with a total value of $849.00.
  • On Monday, November 4th, Ronin Capital, Llc bought 100 shares of Aware stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $2.75 per share, with a total value of $275.00.

AWRE traded up $0.06 during trading on Friday, reaching $2.92. 66 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 12,913. Aware, Inc. has a 12-month low of $2.66 and a 12-month high of $4.14. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $2.87 and a 200 day simple moving average of $3.07.

Aware (NASDAQ:AWRE) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 29th. The software maker reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Aware had a negative net margin of 1.61% and a negative return on equity of 0.36%. The company had revenue of $3.01 million for the quarter.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its holdings in shares of Aware by 1.6% in the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 864,606 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $2,870,000 after purchasing an additional 13,409 shares in the last quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Aware in the second quarter valued at $39,000. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Aware by 1.5% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 486,786 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $1,615,000 after purchasing an additional 7,242 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Ashfield Capital Partners LLC grew its holdings in shares of Aware by 2.6% in the third quarter. Ashfield Capital Partners LLC now owns 196,401 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $587,000 after purchasing an additional 5,000 shares in the last quarter. 23.04% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Aware from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 11th.

Aware Company Profile

Aware, Inc provides software and services for the biometrics industry in the United States, the United Kingdom, Brazil, and internationally. It offers biometrics software products, including biometric search and matching software development kits (SDKs), biometric enrollment SDKs and application program interfaces (APIs), identity text analytics SDK – Inquire, biometric services platform – BioSP, and cluster-based matching platform – Astra; and integrated solutions comprising Knomi, AwareABIS, WebEnroll, and Indigo, as well as biometric applications that enable various functions in biometrics systems, such as enrollment, analysis, and processing of biometric images and data on workstations or mobile devices; integration of peripheral biometric capture devices; centralized workflow, transaction processing, and subsystem integration; matching of biometric samples against biometric databases to authenticate or verify identities; and analysis and processing of text-based identity data.

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