After Reaching Milestone, Is Aware Inc (NASDAQ:AWRE)’s Short Interest Revealing Something?

October 2, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Investors sentiment increased to 2 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.78, from 1.22 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 3 investors sold Aware, Inc. shares while 2 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 6 raised stakes. 5.12 million shares or 1.49% more from 5.05 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Susquehanna International Limited Liability Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE) for 40,649 shares. Vanguard accumulated 0% or 642,621 shares. Blackrock holds 0% or 479,349 shares in its portfolio. Boston Private Wealth Lc holds 19,000 shares. Tower Research Limited Com (Trc) owns 0% invested in Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE) for 100 shares. Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag holds 0% of its portfolio in Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE) for 65 shares. Glenview Natl Bank Tru Dept invested 0.04% in Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE). Bancorporation Of America Corporation De holds 12 shares. 39,479 were accumulated by Bridgeway Cap Mgmt Incorporated. Blair William & Com Il stated it has 0% in Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE). Commercial Bank Of Mellon invested 0% in Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE). Ashfield Capital Partners Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.09% in Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE). Barclays Public Ltd Co holds 0% of its portfolio in Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE) for 72 shares. Morgan Stanley stated it has 2,000 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Gmt invested 0% of its portfolio in Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE).

The stock of Aware Inc (NASDAQ:AWRE) registered an increase of 6.07% in short interest. AWRE’s total short interest was 33,200 shares in October as published by FINRA. Its up 6.07% from 31,300 shares, reported previously. With 5,100 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 7 days to cover their AWRE’s short positions. The short interest to Aware Inc’s float is 0.29%.

The stock increased 2.75% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $3.73. About 1,609 shares traded. Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE) has declined 25.00% since October 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 40.62% the S&P500.

Aware, Inc. provides software and services for the biometrics industry worldwide. The company has market cap of $80.49 million. The companyÂ’s software products are used in government and commercial biometrics systems to identify or authenticate people. It has a 414.44 P/E ratio. It offers biometrics software products, including biometric services platform, search and match products, software development kits, and application products for fingerprint, facial, and iris modalities that enable various functions in biometrics systems, such as enrollment, analysis, and processing of biometrics 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 identity data.

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