Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio reduced its position in shares of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) by 24.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 21,830 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 7,241 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio owned approximately 0.05% of VASCO Data Security International worth $313,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VDSI. OppenheimerFunds Inc. acquired a new stake in VASCO Data Security International during the 1st quarter worth approximately $158,000. Principal Financial Group Inc. lifted its holdings in VASCO Data Security International by 3.6% during the 1st quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 229,146 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $3,093,000 after purchasing an additional 8,055 shares during the last quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lifted its holdings in VASCO Data Security International by 5.6% during the 1st quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 17,010 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $230,000 after purchasing an additional 900 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in VASCO Data Security International by 4.3% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,593,588 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $21,513,000 after purchasing an additional 66,167 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Geode Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in VASCO Data Security International by 4.5% during the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 252,885 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $3,413,000 after purchasing an additional 10,987 shares during the last quarter. 51.28% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several research firms recently weighed in 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 for the company in a report on Thursday, October 5th. BidaskClub cut VASCO Data Security International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. Finally, ValuEngine raised VASCO Data Security International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. VASCO Data Security International currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $16.33.

VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI) opened at $13.00 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $532.25, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.55, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.44 and a beta of 1.27. VASCO Data Security International, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $11.05 and a fifty-two week high of $15.95.

VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The technology company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.05. The firm 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 company’s quarterly revenue was up 17.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.09 EPS. equities research analysts predict that VASCO Data Security International, Inc. will post 0.39 EPS for the current year.

In other VASCO Data Security International news, Director T Kendall Hunt sold 8,200 shares of VASCO Data Security International stock in a transaction 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 completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 7,482,719 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $91,289,171.80. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Insiders sold a total of 205,350 shares of company stock valued at $2,477,142 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 25.44% of the company’s stock.

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VASCO Data Security International Company Profile

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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