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VASCO Data Security Outperformed Its Peer Group


Dec. 4 2020, Updated 10:53 a.m. ET

Shareholder returns and stock trends

VASCO Data Security (VDSI) has generated returns of -0.89% in the trailing 12 months (TTM) and 24.2% in the last month. The share price of the firm has risen 13.3% in the trailing five-day period.

Peer companies Splunk (SPLK), Check Point Software (CHKP), and Symantec (SYMC) have generated returns of 1.6%, 2.0%, and 8.5%, respectively, in the trailing five-day period.

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Moving averages

On October 6, 2015, the last trading price of VASCO Data Security was $18.98. The firm was trading 9.3% and 5.7% above 20-day and 50-day moving averages of $17.36 and $17.95, respectively. It was trading 18.7% below its 100-day moving average of $23.33.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) and RSI

The MACD is the difference between the short-term and long-term moving averages of a company. VASCO Data Security’s 14-day MACD is -0.32, showing a falling trading trend as the figure is negative.

VASCO Data Security’s 14-day relative strength index (RSI) is 59, which shows that the stock is neither oversold nor overbought. An RSI above 70 indicates a stock is overbought, while an RSI below 30 suggests a stock is oversold.

VASCO Data Security (VDSI) constitutes 0.01% of the Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT) and 0.19% of the iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF (IJT).

Analysts’ recommendations

Out of five analysts covering the stock, all five give a “buy” recommendation. Analysts’ stock price target for the firm is $33.33, with a median target estimate of $34.00. VASCO Data Security is thus trading at a discount of 44.2% with respect to its median target.


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