42,811 Shares in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI) Acquired by SG Americas Securities LLC

SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in shares of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund acquired 42,811 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $516,000. SG Americas Securities LLC owned about 0.11% of VASCO Data Security International at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its position in shares of VASCO Data Security International by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 24,557 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $353,000 after purchasing an additional 64 shares during the last quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund raised its position in shares of VASCO Data Security International by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 22,012 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $316,000 after purchasing an additional 184 shares during the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan raised its position in shares of VASCO Data Security International by 6.1% during the 2nd quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 7,110 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $102,000 after purchasing an additional 410 shares during the last quarter. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. raised its position in shares of VASCO Data Security International by 14.6% during the 2nd quarter. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. now owns 10,459 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $146,000 after purchasing an additional 1,332 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of VASCO Data Security International by 17.8% during the 2nd quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 15,253 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $219,000 after purchasing an additional 2,303 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 52.27% of the company’s stock.

Shares of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI) opened at $13.90 on Monday. VASCO Data Security International, Inc. has a 12 month low of $11.05 and a 12 month high of $15.95. The company has a market cap of $558.36, a P/E ratio of 33.10, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.61 and a beta of 1.26.

VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The technology company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.05. VASCO Data Security International had a net margin of 4.53% and a return on equity of 6.25%. The company had revenue of $51.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $48.17 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.09 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 17.2% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that VASCO Data Security International, Inc. will post 0.39 EPS for the current year.

In other news, Director T Kendall Hunt sold 5,751 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.41, for a total transaction of $65,618.91. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 7,385,869 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $84,272,765.29. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders have sold a total of 242,150 shares of company stock valued at $3,003,247 over the last three months. Corporate insiders own 25.44% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have commented on VDSI shares. BidaskClub cut shares of VASCO Data Security International from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of VASCO Data Security International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of VASCO Data Security International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. VASCO Data Security International currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $16.33.

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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.

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