Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new stake in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 42,863 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $516,000. Trexquant Investment LP owned 0.11% of VASCO Data Security International at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its stake in shares of VASCO Data Security International by 12.1% in the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 125,281 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $1,798,000 after purchasing an additional 13,546 shares during the period. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. grew its stake in shares of VASCO Data Security International by 21.2% in the 3rd quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. now owns 200,000 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $2,410,000 after purchasing an additional 35,000 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of VASCO Data Security International by 4.6% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,666,236 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $23,912,000 after purchasing an additional 72,648 shares during the period. ETF Managers Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of VASCO Data Security International in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $25,306,000. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its stake in shares of VASCO Data Security International by 18.6% in the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 70,211 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $1,007,000 after purchasing an additional 10,996 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 52.28% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in 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 objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. ValuEngine upgraded VASCO Data Security International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, BidaskClub lowered VASCO Data Security International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 5th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.33.

In related news, Director T Kendall Hunt sold 17,340 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.93, for a total transaction of $206,866.20. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 7,432,184 shares in the company, valued at approximately $88,665,955.12. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 242,150 shares of company stock worth $3,003,247. 25.44% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Shares of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI) opened at $12.95 on Friday. VASCO Data Security International, Inc. has a 12 month low of $11.05 and a 12 month high of $15.95. The firm has a market capitalization of $538.28, a P/E ratio of 31.91, a PEG ratio of 3.48 and a beta of 1.26.

VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The technology company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $51.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $48.17 million. VASCO Data Security International had a return on equity of 6.25% and a net margin of 4.53%. VASCO Data Security International’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.09 EPS. equities analysts expect that VASCO Data Security International, Inc. will post 0.39 EPS for the current year.

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VASCO Data Security International 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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