VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) – Analysts at Dougherty & Co upped their FY2017 EPS estimates for VASCO Data Security International in a research report issued on Monday. Dougherty & Co analyst J. Maxa now forecasts that the technology company will earn $0.37 per share for the year, up from their previous forecast of $0.32. Dougherty & Co also issued estimates for VASCO Data Security International’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.09 EPS.

Several other equities analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of VASCO Data Security International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. BidaskClub cut shares of VASCO Data Security International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of VASCO Data Security International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. VASCO Data Security International presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $16.00.

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Shares of VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ VDSI) opened at 13.60 on Wednesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $12.13 and its 200 day moving average is $13.18. The company has a market capitalization of $541.24 million, a PE ratio of 87.74 and a beta of 1.40. VASCO Data Security International has a 52 week low of $11.05 and a 52 week high of $15.95.

VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The technology company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $51.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $48.17 million. VASCO Data Security International had a net margin of 4.53% and a return on equity of 6.25%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 17.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.09 earnings per share.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of VDSI. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in shares of VASCO Data Security International by 27.0% in the 1st quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 59,215 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $799,000 after buying an additional 12,595 shares in the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System raised its position in shares of VASCO Data Security International by 1.3% in the 1st quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 15,674 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $212,000 after buying an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. acquired a new position in shares of VASCO Data Security International in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $158,000. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its position in shares of VASCO Data Security International by 3.6% in the 1st quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 229,146 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $3,093,000 after buying an additional 8,055 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans raised its position in shares of VASCO Data Security International by 5.6% in the 1st quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 17,010 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $230,000 after buying an additional 900 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 51.48% of the company’s stock.

In other news, Director T Kendall Hunt sold 11,560 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.30, for a total value of $130,628.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 7,394,539 shares in the company, valued at approximately $83,558,290.70. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Insiders sold a total of 254,550 shares of company stock valued at $3,104,011 over the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 25.44% of the company’s stock.

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.

Earnings History and Estimates for VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI)

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