Vasco Data Security International Inc Stock in Q4 2017 Driven by Institutional Investors

May 17, 2018 - By Jimmy Baldridge

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Sentiment for Vasco Data Security International Inc (NASDAQ:VDSI)

Vasco Data Security International Inc (NASDAQ:VDSI) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its down -0.11, from 1.16 in 2017Q3. The ratio turned negative, as 62 hedge funds increased and started new positions, while 59 cut down and sold their stock positions in Vasco Data Security International Inc. The hedge funds in our partner’s database now own: 20.10 million shares, down from 20.29 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Vasco Data Security International Inc in their top 10 positions increased from 0 to 1 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 12 Reduced: 47 Increased: 39 New Position: 23.

VASCO Data Security International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and markets digital solutions for identity, security, and business productivity. The company has market cap of $813.55 million. It offers VACMAN Controller, a host system software authentication platform that combines various technologies in one platform; IDENTIKEY Authentication Server that adds server functionality to the VACMAN core authentication platform; eSignLive electronic signature and document management solution; and IDENTIKEY Risk Manager, a risk analysis solution that provides an approach to fraud prevention. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides DIGIPASS hardware authenticators to support authentication and digital signatures for applications running on desktop PCs, laptops, tablets, and smart phones; DIGIPASS software solutions, including authenticators that run on existing non-VASCO devices, such as PCs, mobile phones, tablets, etc.; MYDIGIPASS cloud identity solution for e-government and eID services; and DIGIPASS for Apps, a software development kit.

The stock increased 1.12% or $0.225 during the last trading session, reaching $20.375. About 173,766 shares traded. VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) has declined 1.15% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.70% the S&P500.

Analysts await VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.09 earnings per share, up 50.00 % or $0.03 from last year’s $0.06 per share. VDSI’s profit will be $3.59 million for 56.60 P/E if the $0.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.12 actual earnings per share reported by VASCO Data Security International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -25.00 % negative EPS growth.

Archon Capital Management Llc holds 3.88% of its portfolio in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. for 556,772 shares. Private Capital Management Llc owns 877,603 shares or 1.96% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Elk Creek Partners Llc has 1.11% invested in the company for 1.36 million shares. The United Kingdom-based Herald Investment Management Ltd has invested 0.87% in the stock. Investment Management Of Virginia Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 169,257 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 sales for $5.19 million activity.

More notable recent VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Imperial Downgrades VASCO Data Security As Stock Rallies Past Valuation” on May 11, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “VASCO Reports Results for First Quarter 2018” published on May 08, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “VASCO Launches eSignLive Secure E-Signature Initiative” on April 27, 2018. More interesting news about VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “VASCO Data Security International’s (VDSI) CEO Scott Clements on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on May 09, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “54 Biggest Movers From Yesterday” with publication date: May 10, 2018.

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