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Recent Technicals: VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ: VDSI)


VASCO Data Security International trades as part of the application software industry and trades as part of the technology sector. The company CEO is Scott Clements. Vasco Data Security International Inc operates as a security company. It designs, develops and markets digital solutions for identity, security and business productivity that protect and facilitate transactions online.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The VDSI stock showed a previous change of 0.69% with an open at 21.70 and a close of 21.80. It reached an intraday high of 22.10 and a low of 21.10.

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The stock has a market cap of $878.8m with 40.3m shares outstanding, of which the float is 32.4m shares. Trading volume reached 282,349 shares compared to its average volume of 333,810 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, VASCO Data Security International shares returned 5.83% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 43.89%. Over three months, it changed 80.17%. In one year it has changed 52.98% and within that year its 52-week high was 22.30 and its 52-week low was 11.05. VDSI stock is 97.29% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 13.93 and a 50 day moving average of 16.31. Currently VDSI stock is trading 56.53% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -0.57 that ended on 31st of December 2017. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.08. The TTM EPS is 0.44, which comes to a TTM PE of 49.55.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
03-31-2018:  0.12
12-31-2017:  0.14
09-30-2017:  0.12
06-30-2017:  0.06

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 59.30% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 730,313, which is 1.81% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 2.24. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.44

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -7.66%, return on assets is -5.83%, profit margin is -10.67%, price-to-sales is 4.44 and price-to-book is 3.46.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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