Here is a rundown on some insider market activity for VASCO Data Security Internation (NASDAQ:VDSI). T. Kendall Hunt, Director sold $130,628 worth of shares at a price of $11.30 on Mon the 25th. That brings Hunt’s holdings to $83,492,977 as recorded in a recent Form 4 SEC filing. Director T. Kendall Hunt disclosed the sale of 5,809 shares of VDSI stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $11.53. The Director now owns $85,059,104 of the stock per the Form 4 SEC filing.
T. Kendall Hunt, Director disclosed the sale of 35,208 shares of (VDSI). The shares were sold on October 11th for a price of $12.55. Hunt now owns $92,141,987 of the stock according to the SEC filing.
VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VASCO), launched on July 15, 1997, 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. The Business’s solutions secure access to data, assets, and applications for global enterprises; provide tools for application developers to easily integrate security functions into their Web-based and mobile applications, and facilitate digital transactions involving the signing, sending, and managing of documents. The Company also provides tools for application developers to integrate security functions into their Web-based and mobile applications. The Company facilitates digital transactions involving the signing, sending and managing of documents..
A few notable investment firms have updated their holdings. Ubs Group Ag reduced its position by selling 97,375 shares a decrease of 98.6%. Ubs Group Ag controls 1,379 shares with a value of $20,000. The value of the position overall is down by 98.5%. Squarepoint Ops LLC trimmed its investment by shedding 8,436 shares a decrease of 32.5% from 03/31/2017 to 06/30/2017. Squarepoint Ops LLC owns 17,554 shares valued at $252,000. The total value of its holdings decreased 28.2%.
As of the end of the quarter Ahl Partners Llp had acquired a total of 24,913 shares growing its stake by 75.4%. The value of the investment in VDSI increased from $446,000 to $832,000 increasing 86.5% since the last quarter. Capital Impact Advisors, LLC cut its stake by selling 32,065 shares a decrease of 27.7% as of 06/30/2017. Capital Impact Advisors, LLC currently owns 83,699 shares worth $1,201,000. The value of the position overall is down by 23.2%.
Imperial Capital starting coverage on VDSI giving it an initial rating of “Outperform”.
The company is now unchanged by 0.00%% since yesterday’s close of 12.50. Company shares last traded at $12.50 barely above $12.06, the 50 day moving average and which is marginally under the 200 day moving average of $13.21. The 50 day moving average was up $0.44 and the 200 day average went down by -5.41%.
The P/E ratio is currently 80.65 and market capitalization is 497.46M. In the last earnings report the EPS was $0.16 and is projected to be $0.07 for the current year with 39,797,000 shares presently outstanding. Analysts expect next quarter’s EPS will be $0.04 with next year’s EPS projected to be $0.23.
Traders are a little more bearish recently if you pay attention to the motion in short interest. The company saw a rise in short interest from August 31, 2017 to September 15, 2017 of 5.01%. Short interest grew 34,722 over that period. The days to cover decreased to 2.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.02% as of September 15.