Robert A. Eckel Purchases 10,000 Shares of Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE) Stock

Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWREGet Rating) CEO Robert A. Eckel purchased 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 4th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $2.83 per share, with a total value of $28,300.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 187,194 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $529,759.02. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Aware stock opened at $2.69 on Friday. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $2.96 and a two-hundred day moving average of $3.12. Aware, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $2.63 and a fifty-two week high of $4.27.

Aware (NASDAQ:AWREGet Rating) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, April 26th. The software maker reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.09) by $0.03. Aware had a negative return on equity of 13.49% and a negative net margin of 33.01%.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of AWRE. Morgan Stanley grew its position in shares of Aware by 29,444.8% during the third quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 8,568 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $34,000 after buying an additional 8,539 shares in the last quarter. CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC grew 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 in the last quarter. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC grew 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 in the last quarter. Aristides Capital LLC grew its position in shares of Aware by 11.9% during the third quarter. Aristides Capital LLC now owns 135,729 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $544,000 after buying an additional 14,480 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Union Square Park Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Aware during the fourth quarter worth approximately $1,042,000. Institutional investors own 30.13% of the company’s stock.

Aware Company Profile (Get Rating)

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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