Vasco Data Security International Inc (NASDAQ:VDSI) Has Increase in Shorts

June 13, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.08, from 1.05 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 19 investors sold VASCO Data Security International, Inc. shares while 33 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 21.12 million shares or 5.05% more from 20.10 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Ls Investment Advsrs invested in 0% or 779 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement has invested 0% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky accumulated 4,600 shares. Geode Management Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0% or 284,897 shares. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag stated it has 34,284 shares or 0% of all its holdings. First Tru Advsr L P holds 0.01% or 174,650 shares in its portfolio. Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio has 0% invested in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Sei Company invested in 0% or 3,364 shares. Parkside State Bank Tru reported 0% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Oakworth Inc accumulated 250 shares. Los Angeles Capital Mgmt Equity Rech holds 0% of its portfolio in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) for 10,708 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Ltd Liability stated it has 108,222 shares. State Street Corporation holds 779,813 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 1,600 were accumulated by Captrust Finance Advsr. California State Teachers Retirement System accumulated 0% or 46,117 shares.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 14 sales for $4.18 million activity.

The stock of Vasco Data Security International Inc (NASDAQ:VDSI) registered an increase of 7.22% in short interest. VDSI’s total short interest was 594,100 shares in June as published by FINRA. Its up 7.22% from 554,100 shares, reported previously. With 271,900 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 2 days to cover their VDSI’s short positions. The short interest to Vasco Data Security International Inc’s float is 1.94%.

The stock increased 0.69% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $21.8. About 245,585 shares traded. VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) has risen 46.10% since June 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.53% the S&P500.

VASCO Data Security International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and markets digital solutions for identity, security, and business productivity. The company has market cap of $870.45 million. It offers VACMAN Controller, a host system software authentication platform that combines various technologies in one platform; IDENTIKEY Authentication Server that adds server functionality to the VACMAN core authentication platform; eSignLive electronic signature and document management solution; and IDENTIKEY Risk Manager, a risk analysis solution that provides an approach to fraud prevention. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides DIGIPASS hardware authenticators to support authentication and digital signatures for applications running on desktop PCs, laptops, tablets, and smart phones; DIGIPASS software solutions, including authenticators that run on existing non-VASCO devices, such as PCs, mobile phones, tablets, etc.; MYDIGIPASS cloud identity solution for e-government and eID services; and DIGIPASS for Apps, a software development kit.

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

Among 2 analysts covering Vasco Data Security (NASDAQ:VDSI), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Vasco Data Security had 2 analyst reports since May 10, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, May 10 the stock rating was downgraded by Imperial Capital to “In-Line”.

More important recent VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) news were published by: Equitiesfocus.com which released: “VASCO Data Security International (NASDAQ:VDSI) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research” on June 13, 2018, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “New Research Coverage Highlights Haverty Furniture Companies, Armstrong Flooring, VASCO Data Security …”, Investingnews.com published: “SKG Future-Proofs Online Transactions with VASCO” on May 25, 2018. More interesting news about VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “VASCO Data Security launches product, acquires business, changes name” with publication date: May 30, 2018.

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