Could VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI) Go Down After Making 52-Week High?

April 25, 2018 - By Migdalia James

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.11, from 1.16 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 12 investors sold VASCO Data Security International, Inc. shares while 47 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 20.10 million shares or 0.93% less from 20.29 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
The Pennsylvania-based Federated Investors Pa has invested 0% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Delaware-based Riverhead Capital Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). 18,299 were accumulated by Pitcairn Com. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 20,364 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems invested in 0% or 47,734 shares. Royal Financial Bank Of Canada has 123 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Hollencrest Capital reported 20,000 shares. Pnc Gru Inc Inc stated it has 0% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Secor Cap Advsrs Limited Partnership stated it has 38,141 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Arizona State Retirement Sys has 0.01% invested in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). National Invest Service Wi, Wisconsin-based fund reported 24,880 shares. Northern Trust Corp has 380,588 shares. Redmond Asset Mgmt Lc invested in 0.45% or 75,250 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv holds 0.02% of its portfolio in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) for 325,942 shares. Prudential owns 71,744 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Since December 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 sales for $5.19 million activity.

The stock of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) hit a new 52-week high and has $15.96 target or 5.00 % above today’s $15.20 share price. The 9 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $605.22M company. The 1-year high was reported on Apr, 25 by Barchart.com. If the $15.96 price target is reached, the company will be worth $30.26M more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock.

It closed at $15.2 lastly. It is down 1.15% since April 25, 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 May, 8 after the close. They expect $0.08 earnings per share, 0.00 % or $0.00 from last year’s $0.08 per share. VDSI’s profit will be $3.19 million for 47.50 P/E if the $0.08 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.14 actual earnings per share reported by VASCO Data Security International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -42.86 % negative EPS growth.

VASCO Data Security International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and markets digital solutions for identity, security, and business productivity worldwide. The company has market cap of $605.22 million. The firm 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. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides eSignLive eSignature solution; and eSignLive eVault Manager, a Web platform that provides mortgage lenders, auto financers, equipment lessors, and other financial services organizations the means to store, assign, and service electronic mortgage notes, and secured loans and leases.

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