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IWSY -- USA Stock  

USD 0.10  0.01  11.11%

A current spike in volatility has left many investors looking confused. In this story, we will break down IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS INC. We will evaluate why we are still confident in anticipation of a recovery. IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS INC is currently traded for 0.11. The entity stock is not elastic to its hype. The immediate return on the next news is forecasted to be very small, whereas the daily expected return is currently at -0.01%. The volatility of relative hype elasticity to IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS is about 14250.0%. Given the investment horizon of 30 days, the next forecasted announcement will be in about 4 days.
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Should I trade my IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS (OTC:IWSY) holdings?
This firm's average rating is Strong Buy from 1 analysts. We provide trade recommendation to complement the latest expert consensus on IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS INC. Our dynamic recommendation engine utilizes a multidimensional algorithm to analyze the company's potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available right now.
The successful prediction of IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS stock price could yield a significant profit to investors. But is it possible? The efficient-market hypothesis suggests that all published stock prices of traded companies, such as IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS INC, already reflect all publicly available information. This academic statement is a fundamental principle of many financial and investing theories used today. However, the typical investor usually disagrees with a 'textbook' version of this hypothesis and continually tries to find mispriced stocks to increase returns. We use internally-developed statistical techniques to arrive at the intrinsic value of IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS based on IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS hews, social hype, general headline patterns, and widely used predictive technical indicators. We also calculate exposure to IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS's market risk, different technical and fundamental indicators, relevant financial multiples and ratios, and then comparing them to IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS's related companies.

Watch out for price decline

Please consider monitoring IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS on a daily bases if you are holding a position in it. IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS is trading at a penny-stock level, and the possibility of delisting is much higher compared to other equities. However, just because the otc stock is trading under one dollar, does not mean it will be marked for deletion. Most exchanges require public instruments, such as IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS stock to be traded above the $1 level to remain listed. If IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS stock price falls below $1 for 30 consecutive trading days, the exchange can delist it. Once the company reaches this point, they will be sent an initial price violation notice directly from an exchange.

Use Technical Analysis to project IMAGEWARE expected Price

IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS technical otc stock analysis exercises models and trading practices based on price and volume transformations, such as the moving averages, relative strength index, regressions, price and return correlations, business cycles, stock market cycles, or different charting patterns.
A focus of IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS technical analysis is to determine if market prices reflect all relevant information impacting that market. A technical analyst looks at the history of IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS trading pattern rather than external drivers such as economic, fundamental, or social events. It is believed that price action tends to repeat itself due to investors' collective, patterned behavior. Hence technical analysis focuses on identifiable price trends and conditions. More Info...

How IMAGEWARE utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities. IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS Net Cash Flow from Operations is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS reported Net Cash Flow from Operations of (11.27 Million) in 2019

Disposition of 100000 shares by Wayne Wetherell of IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
IMAGEWARE insider trading alert for disposition of stock option (right to buy) by Wayne Wetherell, the corporate stakeholder, on 19th of August 2020. This event was filed by Imageware Systems Inc with SEC on 2020-08-19. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4. Wayne Wetherell currently serves as cfo, sr. vp of admin., treasurer and secretary of IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS INC [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

What is driving IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS Investor Appetite?

The small slide in market price for the last few months may raise some interest from investors. The stock closed today at a share price of 0.0975 on 1,594,769 in trading volume. The company directors and management did not add much value to IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS INC investors in July. However, diversifying your holdings with IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS or similar stocks can still protect your portfolio during high-volatility market scenarios. The stock standard deviation of daily returns for 30 days investing horizon is currently 11.4. The very high volatility is mostly attributed to the latest market swings and not very good earnings reports from some of the IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS INC partners.
 2017 2018 2019 2020 (projected)
Current Assets8.02 M6.92 M2.54 M3.55 M
Total Assets11.6 M11 M8.41 M8.93 M

Deferred Revenue Breakdown

IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS Deferred Revenue yearly trend continues to be fairly stable with very little volatility. Deferred Revenue will likely drop to about 1.4 M in 2020. Deferred Revenue usually refers to a component of Total Liabilities representing the carrying amount of consideration received or receivable on potential earnings that were not recognized as revenue; including sales; license fees; and royalties; but excluding interest income. IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS Deferred Revenue is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS reported Deferred Revenue of 1.63 Million in 2019
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Time to pull out of of IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS?

IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS information ratio is up to 0.01. IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS INC is showing large volatility of returns over the selected time horizon. We encourage all investors to investigate this asset further to make sure related market timing strategies are aligned with all the expectations about IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS implied risk. IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS INC is a potential penny stock. Although IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS may be in fact a good instrument to invest, many penny otc stocks are speculative in nature and are subject to artificial price hype. Please make sure you totally understand the upside potential and downside risk of investing in IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS INC. We encourage investors to look for the signals such us email spams, message board hypes, claims of breakthroughs, volume upswings, sudden news releases, promotions that are not reported, or demotions released before SEC filings. Please also check biographies and work history of current and past company officers before investing in high volatility instruments, penny stocks, or equities with microcap classification. You can indeed make money on this equity instrument if you perfectly time your entry and exit. However, remember that penny stocks that have been the subject of an artificial hype usually unable to maintain its increased share price for more than just a few days. The price of a promoted high volatility instrument will almost always revert back. The only way to increase shareholder value is through legitimate performance backed up by solid fundamentals.

Our Takeaway on IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS Investment

While some companies in the software?application industry are either recovering or due for a correction, IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS may not be performing as strong as the other in terms of long-term growth potentials. The inconsistency in the assessment between current IMAGEWARE valuation and our trade advice on IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS is due to the recent market swings and your selection of investing horizon. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to IMAGEWARE SYSTEMS.

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