Helix Investment Research
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Aware, Inc.: Gains To Come As The Market Becomes Aware Of True Profitability

With a market capitalization of less than $115 million, and no analyst coverage, we expect that few investors have heard of Aware (NASDAQ:AWRE). And those that have heard of the company most likely know it from its sale of certain Wi-Fi and LTE patents to Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) for $75 million in April 2012, as well as the sale of more patents to TQ Delta in August 2012 for $16 million. However, under the surface lies a profitable biometrics and medical imaging company, with positive operating cash flow, a pristine balance sheet, and a board and management team that own over 15% of the company's outstanding shares. As the company sheds an unprofitable services division, we...

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