News headlines about VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. VASCO Data Security International earned a daily sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the technology company an impact score of 44.6129657012902 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded VASCO Data Security International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, January 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.33.

Shares of VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) traded up $0.20 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $14.45. The company had a trading volume of 181,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 144,238. VASCO Data Security International has a 1 year low of $11.05 and a 1 year high of $15.77. The company has a market cap of $582.47, a P/E ratio of 68.81, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.61 and a beta of 1.26.

VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The technology company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the 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 firm 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 earned $0.09 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.2% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts anticipate that VASCO Data Security International will post 0.39 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Director T Kendall Hunt sold 20,993 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.04, for a total transaction of $252,755.72. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 184,526 shares of company stock valued at $2,496,553. 25.44% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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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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