VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) – Equities researchers at Imperial Capital increased their Q1 2018 EPS estimates for VASCO Data Security International in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, according to Zacks Investment Research. Imperial Capital analyst S. Khan now anticipates that the technology company will post earnings per share of $0.10 for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.09. Imperial Capital also issued estimates for VASCO Data Security International’s Q4 2018 earnings at $0.12 EPS and Q1 2019 earnings at $0.11 EPS.
A number of other analysts have also issued reports on VDSI. Zacks Investment Research raised VASCO Data Security International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Saturday, August 26th. BidaskClub lowered VASCO Data Security International from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. Finally, ValuEngine raised VASCO Data Security International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. VASCO Data Security International currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.33.
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VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ VDSI) traded down $0.25 during trading on Monday, hitting $13.00. The stock had a trading volume of 113,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 206,050. The stock has a market capitalization of $532.25, a PE ratio of 31.55, a PEG ratio of 3.44 and a beta of 1.27. VASCO Data Security International has a 1-year low of $11.05 and a 1-year high of $15.95.
VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The technology company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $51.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $48.17 million. VASCO Data Security International had a return on equity of 6.25% and a net margin of 4.53%. The business’s revenue was up 17.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.09 earnings per share.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan boosted its stake in VASCO Data Security International by 6.1% during the second quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 7,110 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $102,000 after buying an additional 410 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its stake in VASCO Data Security International by 56.6% during the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 9,127 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $131,000 after buying an additional 3,297 shares during the last quarter. Highbridge Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in VASCO Data Security International during the third quarter worth $144,000. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. boosted its stake in VASCO Data Security International by 14.6% during the second quarter. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. now owns 10,459 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $146,000 after buying an additional 1,332 shares during the last quarter. Finally, OppenheimerFunds Inc. acquired a new position in VASCO Data Security International during the first quarter worth $158,000. 51.28% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
In other news, Director T Kendall Hunt sold 8,200 shares of VASCO Data Security International stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.20, for a total value of $100,040.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 7,482,719 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $91,289,171.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders sold 205,350 shares of company stock worth $2,477,142 over the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 25.44% of the company’s stock.
About VASCO Data Security International
VASCO Data Security International, Inc designs, develops and markets digital solutions for identity, security and business productivity that protect and facilitate transactions online, via mobile devices, and in-person. The Company provides anti-fraud and digital transaction management solutions to financial institutions and other businesses.
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