Headlines about VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. VASCO Data Security International earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.8421075165452 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut VASCO Data Security International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, January 6th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.33.
Shares of VASCO Data Security International (VDSI) traded up $0.20 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $13.90. The company had a trading volume of 83,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 172,163. The firm has a market cap of $550.33, a PE ratio of 66.19, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.47 and a beta of 1.29. VASCO Data Security International has a twelve month low of $11.05 and a twelve month high of $15.00.
In other news, Director T Kendall Hunt sold 15,738 shares of VASCO Data Security International stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.34, for a total transaction of $209,944.92. Following the transaction, the director now owns 7,248,249 shares in the company, valued at $96,691,641.66. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Insiders sold a total of 202,599 shares of company stock worth $2,838,347 over the last 90 days. Insiders own 25.44% of the company’s stock.
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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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