VASCO Data Security International (VDSI) Reaches New 52-Week High and Low at $15.26

Shares of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) hit a new 52-week high and low during trading on Friday . The company traded as low as $15.26 and last traded at $15.10, with a volume of 145924 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $15.15.

A number of analysts have commented on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of VASCO Data Security International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of VASCO Data Security International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 price target for the company in a research note on Saturday, April 7th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of VASCO Data Security International from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of VASCO Data Security International from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $16.00.

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The company has a market cap of $592.37, a P/E ratio of 35.70, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.28 and a beta of 1.34.

VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 21st. The technology company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $54.51 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $50.27 million. VASCO Data Security International had a negative net margin of 11.59% and a positive return on equity of 6.12%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.16 EPS. equities analysts anticipate that VASCO Data Security International, Inc. will post 0.45 earnings per share for the current year.

In other VASCO Data Security International news, Director T Kendall Hunt sold 16,791 shares of VASCO Data Security International stock in a transaction on Friday, February 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.81, for a total transaction of $231,883.71. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 6,942,130 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $95,870,815.30. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Insiders have sold a total of 209,467 shares of company stock worth $2,825,637 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 25.44% of the company’s stock.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of VDSI. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its holdings in VASCO Data Security International by 9.5% during the 3rd quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 76,702 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $924,000 after acquiring an additional 6,668 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its holdings in VASCO Data Security International by 52.2% during the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 310,779 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $3,589,000 after acquiring an additional 106,648 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its holdings in VASCO Data Security International by 22.2% during the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 85,817 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,034,000 after acquiring an additional 15,606 shares during the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in VASCO Data Security International by 4.8% during the 3rd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 131,235 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,582,000 after acquiring an additional 5,954 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in VASCO Data Security International by 32.4% during the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,007,189 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $12,136,000 after acquiring an additional 246,585 shares during the last quarter. 53.46% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About VASCO Data Security International

VASCO Data Security International, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and markets digital solutions for identity, security, and business productivity worldwide. The company offers DIGIPASS software authenticators; DIGIPASS for Apps, a software development kit; DIGIPASS for Mobile, a mobile authenticator that operates as a discrete mobile application; IDENTIKEY Risk Manager, an anti-fraud solution; and application shielding with runtime application self-protection that neutralizes the threat of attacks on mobile apps.

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