Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) by 4.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,666,236 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 72,648 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. owned about 4.19% of VASCO Data Security International worth $23,912,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan increased its position in VASCO Data Security International by 6.1% in the 2nd quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 7,110 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $102,000 after buying an additional 410 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in VASCO Data Security International by 56.6% in the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 9,127 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $131,000 after buying an additional 3,297 shares in the last quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. bought a new stake in VASCO Data Security International in the 1st quarter valued at about $158,000. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. bought a new stake in VASCO Data Security International in the 2nd quarter valued at about $160,000. Finally, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans increased its position in VASCO Data Security International by 5.6% in the 1st quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 17,010 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $230,000 after buying an additional 900 shares in the last quarter. 51.28% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

A number of brokerages have commented on VDSI. ValuEngine raised VASCO Data Security International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised VASCO Data Security International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price objective for the company in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, BidaskClub lowered VASCO Data Security International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.33.

In related news, Director T Kendall Hunt sold 8,200 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.20, for a total value of $100,040.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 7,482,719 shares in the company, valued at $91,289,171.80. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. In the last quarter, insiders sold 205,350 shares of company stock worth $2,477,142. 25.44% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) opened at $13.25 on Tuesday. 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 capitalization of $534.26, a P/E ratio of 31.67, a P/E/G ratio of 3.45 and a beta of 1.27.

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

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About VASCO Data Security International

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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