National Investment Services Inc. WI Purchases New Stake in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI)

National Investment Services Inc. WI purchased a new position in shares of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 24,880 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $346,000. National Investment Services Inc. WI owned 0.06% of VASCO Data Security International as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in VDSI. ETF Managers Group LLC bought a new position in VASCO Data Security International in the 2nd quarter valued at about $25,306,000. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in VASCO Data Security International by 4.6% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,666,236 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $23,912,000 after buying an additional 72,648 shares during the period. Elk Creek Partners LLC increased its holdings in VASCO Data Security International by 3.5% in the 3rd quarter. Elk Creek Partners LLC now owns 1,320,536 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $15,912,000 after buying an additional 44,167 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in VASCO Data Security International by 32.4% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,007,189 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $12,136,000 after buying an additional 246,585 shares during the period. Finally, Neuberger Berman Group LLC increased its holdings in VASCO Data Security International by 5.0% in the 3rd quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 911,796 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $10,987,000 after buying an additional 43,589 shares during the period. 52.06% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) opened at $14.45 on Friday. VASCO Data Security International, Inc. has a 1-year low of $11.05 and a 1-year high of $15.77. The company has a market cap of $580.46, a PE ratio of 68.81, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.61 and a beta of 1.26.

VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) last released its earnings results 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 net margin of 4.53% and a return on equity of 6.25%. The firm had revenue of $51.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $48.17 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.09 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 17.2% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that VASCO Data Security International, Inc. will post 0.39 EPS for the current year.

In other VASCO Data Security International news, Director T Kendall Hunt sold 31,392 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.23, for a total value of $446,708.16. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 7,069,183 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $100,594,474.09. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Over the last three months, insiders sold 184,526 shares of company stock worth $2,496,553. Insiders own 25.44% of the company’s stock.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of VASCO Data Security International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. VASCO Data Security International presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $16.33.

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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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