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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 18, which equates to a potential upside of 30.91 percent. The lowest price target was 16, which equates to a potential downside of 16.36 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 7.14 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of VDSI to grow at a rate of 48.58 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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.

In the last 52-weeks, VDSI has achieved a high of 19.30 and a low of 12.05. Currently the stock is 14.11 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 28.76 percent. VDSI has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $0.57282 billion. VDSI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.