Headlines about VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. VASCO Data Security International earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.9248765687785 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on VDSI shares. TheStreet lowered VASCO Data Security International from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 22nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered VASCO Data Security International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 6th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered VASCO Data Security International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.33.
Shares of VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) traded up $0.10 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $13.70. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 141,883 shares, compared to its average volume of 185,563. The company has a market cap of $543.30, a price-to-earnings ratio of 97.64, a PEG ratio of 2.92 and a beta of 1.41. VASCO Data Security International has a 1-year low of $11.05 and a 1-year high of $15.00.
In other VASCO Data Security International news, Director T Kendall Hunt sold 39,608 shares of VASCO Data Security International stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.08, for a total transaction of $557,680.64. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 7,193,618 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $101,286,141.44. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 206,565 shares of company stock valued at $2,908,750. 25.44% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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About VASCO Data Security International
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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