News coverage about VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. VASCO Data Security International earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.7113236609549 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of VASCO Data Security International (VDSI) traded down $0.45 during trading on Friday, reaching $12.95. The company had a trading volume of 154,042 shares, compared to its average volume of 117,261. VASCO Data Security International has a 1-year low of $11.05 and a 1-year high of $15.95. The company has a market capitalization of $520.20, a P/E ratio of 30.83, a P/E/G ratio of 3.36 and a beta of 1.26.
VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The technology company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.05. VASCO Data Security International had a return on equity of 6.25% and a net margin of 4.53%. The business had revenue of $51.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $48.17 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.09 earnings per share. VASCO Data Security International’s revenue was up 17.2% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts expect that VASCO Data Security International will post 0.39 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on VDSI shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded VASCO Data Security International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. ValuEngine upgraded VASCO Data Security International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded VASCO Data Security International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. VASCO Data Security International currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $16.33.
In other VASCO Data Security International news, Director T Kendall Hunt sold 17,340 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.93, for a total value of $206,866.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 7,432,184 shares in the company, valued at approximately $88,665,955.12. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Insiders have sold 242,150 shares of company stock valued at $3,003,247 in the last quarter. 25.44% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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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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