In a just published Form 13, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Aware Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE) reported that DG Capital Management has picked up 1,120,425 of common stock as of 2017-04-12.
The acquisition brings the aggregate amount owned by DG Capital Management to a total of 1,120,425 representing a 5.04% stake in the company.
For those not familiar with the company, Aware, Inc. is a provider of software and services to the biometrics industry. The Company’s software products are used in government and commercial biometrics systems to identify or authenticate people. Its products provide biometric functionality and are used to capture, verify, format, compress and decompress biometric images, as well as aggregate, analyze, process, match and transport those images within biometric systems. It sells biometrics software products and services through systems integrators and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and directly to end user customers. Its software products enable functions in biometrics systems, including 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, and matching of biometric samples against biometric databases to authenticate or verify identities.
A glance at Aware Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE)’s key stats reveals a current market capitalization of 104.59 Million based on 22.43 Million shares outstanding and a price at last close of $4.66 per share.
Looking at insider activity, there are a few transactions worth noting.
Specifically, on 2016-11-01, Stafford picked up 286,671 at a purchase price of $5.23. This brings their total holding to 321,671 as of the date of the filing.
On the sell side, the most recent transaction saw Stafford unload 286,671 shares at a sale price of $5.23. This brings their total holding to 0.
It’s possible to gauge a company’s potential by tracking the activity of its major holders, as well as checking in on insider activity such as those transactions listed above. We’ll be keeping an eye on Aware Inc. (NASDAQ:AWRE) as things move forward to see if its progress aligns with these transactions.
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