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What Are Analyst Recommendations for Vasco Data Security?

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Shareholder returns and stock trends

Vasco Data Security (VDSI) has generated returns of -25.5% in the trailing 12 months (or TTM) and 3.0% in the trailing-one-month period. The share price of the firm has seen an increase of 0.57% in the trailing-five-day period.

In comparison, its peer companies such as Gemalto (GTO), Splunk (SPLK), and Symantec (SYMC) have generated returns of -0.21%, -5.4%, and -1.3%, in the trailing-five-day period, respectively.

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Moving averages

On October 27, 2015, the last trading price of Vasco Data Security was $17.7. The firm was trading 1.9% and 19.6% below its 20-day and 100-day moving averages of $18.0 and $22.0, respectively. The stock was trading 1.6% below its 50-day moving average of $17.4.

Vasco Data Security’s MACD and RSI

The MACD (moving average convergence divergence) is the difference between the short-term and long-term moving averages of a firm. The 14-day MACD is -0.01 for Vasco Data Security and shows a downward trading trend, as the figure is negative.

The 14-day relative strength index (or RSI) for Vasco Data Security is 48, which shows that the stock is neither oversold nor overbought. If the RSI is above 70, it indicates the stock is overbought while an RSI figure of below 30 suggests that a stock has been oversold.

Vasco Data Security constitutes 0.08% of the iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (IJR) and 0.17% of the iShares S&P Small Cap 600 Growth ETF (IJT).

Analyst recommendation

Out of five analysts covering the stock, all five give the stock a “buy” recommendation. The analyst stock price target for the firm is $33.3 with a median target estimate of $34.0. Vasco Data Security is thus trading at a discount of 48.0% with respect to its median target and could be an attractive option at current levels.

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