Analyst Ratings for Vasco Data Security International Inc. (VDSI)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Buy has been given to Vasco Data Security International Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, VDSI received an average rating of Buy.

Of the 5 analysts covering the stock, 4 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for VDSI. The maximum price target given was 18, which equates to a potential upside of 30.91 percent. The minimum price target given was 16, implying potential capital losses of 16.36 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 7.14 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 179.84 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

VDSI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 48.58 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of VDSI is 1.28.

VDSI has traded between a high of 19.30 and a low of 12.05 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 14.11 percent, and 28.76 percent below the high. VDSI has a P/E ratio of 62.27. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VDSI value stock report compares VDSI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of VDSI is $0.57282 billion. VDSI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.