VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

News headlines about VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. VASCO Data Security International earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the technology company an impact score of 45.5679346664017 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

VDSI has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. TheStreet downgraded shares of VASCO Data Security International from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of VASCO Data Security International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, April 6th. ValuEngine raised shares of VASCO Data Security International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 19th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of VASCO Data Security International from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 19th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $15.00.

VDSI traded up $0.40 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $16.75. 367,400 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 193,393. The stock has a market capitalization of $657.24 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.95, a PEG ratio of 3.63 and a beta of 1.32. VASCO Data Security International has a 1-year low of $11.05 and a 1-year high of $19.19.

VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 8th. The technology company reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter. VASCO Data Security International had a negative net margin of 11.59% and a positive return on equity of 6.12%. The company had revenue of $45.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $43.49 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.08 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts predict that VASCO Data Security International will post 0.45 EPS for the current year.

In other VASCO Data Security International news, Director T Kendall Hunt sold 21,975 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.87, for a total value of $304,793.25. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 6,920,727 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $95,990,483.49. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Over the last three months, insiders sold 209,467 shares of company stock worth $2,825,637. Insiders own 25.44% of the company’s stock.

VASCO Data Security International Company Profile

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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