It Seems VASCO Data Security International, Inc. Will Go Down. Had Bearish Options Activity

 It Seems VASCO Data Security International, Inc. Will Go Down. Had Bearish Options Activity

In today’s session VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI) recorded an unusually high (305) contracts volume of put trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the November, 2016 put, expecting serious VDSI decrease. With 305 contracts traded and 3504 open interest for the Nov, 16 contract, it seems this is a quite bearish bet. The option with symbol: VDSI161118P00015000 closed last at: $1.3 or 0% . About 123,959 shares traded hands. VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) has declined 8.43% since March 29, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.90% the S&P500.

VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) Ratings Coverage

Out of 3 analysts covering VASCO Data Security (NASDAQ:VDSI), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 67% are positive. $36 is the highest target while $20 is the lowest. The $28 average target is 107.72% above today’s ($13.48) stock price. VASCO Data Security has been the topic of 7 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The rating was maintained by Dougherty & Company on Wednesday, July 29 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 12. The rating was initiated by Sidoti on Tuesday, October 6 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, October 19 by Dougherty & Company. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 29 by Topeka Capital Markets. Sidoti maintained VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) on Thursday, June 23 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Dougherty & Company with “Buy” on Friday, July 29.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Vasco Data Security International Inc. design, develop, market and support security products and services which manage and secure access to computer systems of corporate and government customers. Additionally, the company enables secure financial transactions made over private enterprise networks and public networks, such as the Internet. The company’s software and hardware products provide organizations with strong, flexible and effective Internet and enterprise security solutions and they compete favorably against those of the competitors.”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.25 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.40, from 0.85 in 2016Q1. The ratio is positive, as 17 funds sold all VASCO Data Security International, Inc. shares owned while 43 reduced positions. 24 funds bought stakes while 51 increased positions. They now own 19.15 million shares or 2.45% more from 18.69 million shares in 2016Q1.
Renaissance Tech Llc holds 0.01% or 407,100 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Marshall Wace Llp has 0.02% invested in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) for 160,969 shares. Swiss Bank & Trust last reported 54,700 shares in the company. Adams Diversified Equity Fund last reported 0.02% of its portfolio in the stock. Granite Point Mgmt L P reported 36,000 shares or 0.25% of all its holdings. Value Holdg Ltd Partnership accumulated 3,000 shares or 0.03% of the stock. G2 Investment Prns Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 1.66% of its portfolio in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Clinton Group accumulated 0.01% or 12,329 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0% of its portfolio in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) for 29,806 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership has invested 0% of its portfolio in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 23,043 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. First Quadrant L P Ca accumulated 18,400 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Apriem Advsrs last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. Da Davidson & owns 800 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Limited Liability reported 45,590 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

VASCO Data Security International, Inc. is an information technology (IT) security firm that designs, develops and markets security solutions that secure and manage access to digital assets, protect and facilitate transactions online, via mobile devices, and in-person. The company has a market cap of $527.64 million. The Company’s primary product and service lines include Host System products, which are typically a component of an organization’s IT infrastructure and Client Authenticators, which are devices used by end users for authentication. It has a 59.55 P/E ratio. VASCO also offers additional product and service lines, including three categories of solutions; Developer Tools, which are typically used by organizations developing mobile applications; Risk Analysis Products, which are used to identify and mitigate the risk of fraud, and e-signature solutions, which are used to sign, send, and mange documents.

VDSI Company Profile

VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VASCO), incorporated on July 15, 1997, is an information technology (IT) security firm that designs, develops and markets security solutions that secure and manage access to digital assets, and facilitate transactions online, via mobile devices, and in-person. The Firm provides two-factor authentication and electronic signature solutions to financial institutions. The Company’s solutions provide access to data, assets and applications for global enterprises. The Firm also provides tools for application developers to integrate security functions into their Web and mobile applications. The Firm facilitates digital transactions involving the signing, sending and managing of documents. The Company’s security solutions include both open standards and proprietary solutions.

More important recent VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why VASCO Data Security International, Inc. Plunged Today” on October 19, 2016, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “Earnings Reaction History: Vasco Data Security International Inc, 28.6% Follow …”, Fool.com published: “Why VASCO Data Security International Inc. Gained 13% in April” on May 09, 2016. More interesting news about VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) was released by: Fool.com and their article: “Why Shares of VASCO Data Security International Inc. Soared Today” with publication date: April 28, 2015.

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