VASCO Data Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides VASCO Data Security International Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding VASCO Data positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of VASCO Data Security International Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from VASCO Data buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at VASCO Data Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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VASCO Data Security International Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 14.2  0.1  0.71%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding VASCO Data Security International Inc is 'Strong Hold'.
For the selected time horizon VASCO Data Security International Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0791, jensen alpha of 0.058, total risk alpha of (0.51), sortino ratio of 0.0455 and treynor ratio of 0.2496
This advice tool can be used to cross verify current analyst consensus on VASCO Data and to analyze the company potential to grow next year. To make sure VASCO Data Security is not overpriced, please validate all VASCO Data fundamentals including its Current Ratio, and the relationship between EBITDA and Price to Earnings To Growth . Given that VASCO Data Security has Number of Shares Shorted of 1.02 M, we advise you double-check VASCO Data Security International Inc market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself next year given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.28Value At Risk1.89
Potential Upside2.96Standard Deviation1.96
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VASCO Data Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=1.1
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.0394

VASCO Data Volatility Alert

VASCO Data Security International Inc has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.48 and kurtosis of 0.16. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate VASCO Data Security International Inc to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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FundamentalsVASCO DataPeer Average
Return On Equity2.41 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset0.58 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin3.45 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin1.68 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation373.08 M152.14 B
Shares Outstanding39.88 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders24.14 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions54.89 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted1.02 M3.24 M
Price to Earning87.1 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.06 times14.44 times
Price to Sales3.01 times17.81 times
Revenue178.9 M9.85 B
Gross Profit130.66 M21.75 B
EBITDA7.35 M1.41 B
Net Income6.22 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents156.22 M3.89 B
Cash per Share3.92 times5.17 times
Debt to Equity0.26 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio3.62 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share6.55 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations25.49 M1.25 B
Short Ratio5.48 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.16 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth8.47 times1.22 times
Number of Employees59110.67 K
Market Capitalization538.44 M29.78 B
Total Asset20.25 M126.86 B
Retained Earnings168.04 M38.24 B
Working Capital9.99 M3.58 B
Current Asset17.06 M36.8 B
Current Liabilities7.07 M33.34 B
Strong Hold


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   Sale by Michael Cullinane of 600 shares of VASCO Data [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0791
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.2596
Mean Deviation1.57
Semi Deviation1.43
Downside Deviation1.7
Coefficient Of Variation690.83
Standard Deviation1.96
Information Ratio0.0394
Jensen Alpha0.058
Total Risk Alpha(0.51)
Sortino Ratio0.0455
Treynor Ratio0.2496
Maximum Drawdown6.44
Value At Risk(1.89)
Potential Upside2.96
Downside Variance2.89
Semi Variance2.05
Expected Short fall(2.01)

Current Valuation

VASCO Data Current Valuation Analysis
VASCO Data Security International Inc is rated fourth in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Security Software and Services industry is at this time estimated at about 102.31 Billion. VASCO Data adds roughly 373.08 Million in current valuation claiming only tiny portion of equities listed under Security Software and Services industry.