Insider Buying: Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE) Insider Acquires 5,000 Shares of Stock

Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWREGet Rating) insider Mohamed Lazzouni acquired 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 3rd. The stock was bought at an average cost of $2.15 per share, with a total value of $10,750.00. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 40,907 shares in the company, valued at $87,950.05. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Mohamed Lazzouni also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, May 16th, Mohamed Lazzouni acquired 5,000 shares of Aware stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $2.68 per share, with a total value of $13,400.00.

Aware Trading Down 3.3 %

NASDAQ:AWRE traded down $0.07 on Friday, hitting $2.03. The company had a trading volume of 6,753 shares, compared to its average volume of 17,148. The stock has a market capitalization of $43.93 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -8.40 and a beta of 0.19. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $2.36 and a two-hundred day moving average of $2.75. Aware, Inc. has a 52 week low of $1.95 and a 52 week high of $4.25.

Aware (NASDAQ:AWREGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. The software maker reported ($0.06) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of ($0.06). Aware had a negative net margin of 31.58% and a negative return on equity of 13.16%.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Aware

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. GMT Capital Corp bought a new position in shares of Aware during the first quarter valued at $74,000. CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC increased its position in shares of Aware by 10.0% during the fourth quarter. CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC now owns 55,011 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $173,000 after buying an additional 5,011 shares during the period. State Street Corp increased its position in shares of Aware by 6.4% during the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 76,460 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $229,000 after buying an additional 4,632 shares during the period. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC increased its position in shares of Aware by 26.1% during the fourth quarter. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC now owns 135,629 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $427,000 after buying an additional 28,081 shares during the period. Finally, Union Square Park Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Aware during the fourth quarter worth $1,042,000. Institutional investors own 30.13% of the company’s stock.

About Aware

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Aware, Inc provides biometrics software products and solutions in the United States, Brazil, 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.

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