What Can We Expect after a VASCO Data Security (VDSI) Upgrade from “Neutral” to “Buy” Rating?

May 9, 2018 - By Louis Casey

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.11, from 1.16 in 2017Q3. It fall, 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.

Bnp Paribas Arbitrage stated it has 14,917 shares. Barclays Pcl holds 0% or 7,751 shares in its portfolio. Aqr Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) for 142,269 shares. Secor Capital Advsr Lp reported 0.02% of its portfolio in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Stratos Wealth holds 0% or 200 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky owns 4,600 shares. Ahl Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.01% or 43,738 shares. Sei Invs owns 3,146 shares. Texas-based Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas has invested 0% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Comerica Bancshares has invested 0% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Bessemer Grp has 0% invested in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) for 2,160 shares. Thompson Davis And Company stated it has 0.18% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Gp One Trading L P invested 0% of its portfolio in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Archon Cap Mgmt Ltd Company holds 3.88% or 556,772 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Investment Management has 0% invested in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) for 19,400 shares.

Since December 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 16 selling transactions for $5.19 million activity.

VASCO Data Security (VDSI) Stock Upgrade

In a research report issued on Wednesday morning, analysts at the research division of Dougherty & Co increased their rating for shares of VASCO Data Security (VDSI) from a “Neutral” to a solid “Buy”. They now have a $21.0 target on VDSI or a 25.37 % upside from the current share price.

The stock increased 17.01% or $2.85 during the last trading session, reaching $19.6. About 1.06M shares traded or 422.89% up from the average. VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI) has declined 1.15% since May 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.70% the S&P500.

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 $782.61 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.

More important recent VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “VASCO Data Security International’s (VDSI) CEO Scott Clements on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 09, 2018, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “VASCO to Demonstrate Innovation in Risk Analytics, Mobile Onboarding and Blockchain Technology at RSA …”, 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) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “VASCO Reports Results for First Quarter 2018” with publication date: May 08, 2018.

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