VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI)’s Insider Kendall Hunt Sold 20,754 Shares of the Company; Shorts at Hospitality Properties Trust – Shares of Beneficia (HPT) Lowered By 4.06%

Hospitality Properties Trust – Shares of Beneficia (NASDAQ:HPT) had a decrease of 4.06% in short interest. HPT’s SI was 2.27M shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 4.06% from 2.37M shares previously. With 631,100 avg volume, 4 days are for Hospitality Properties Trust – Shares of Beneficia (NASDAQ:HPT)’s short sellers to cover HPT’s short positions. The SI to Hospitality Properties Trust – Shares of Beneficia’s float is 1.39%. The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.0844 during the last trading session, reaching $25.0456. About 238,782 shares traded. Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) has risen 14.95% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.75% the S&P500.

Kendall Hunt who is presently the director of Vasco Data Security International Inc recently sold 20,754 shares of the public company. The huge insider sale has $279,258 USD total value, at the average stock price of $13.5. She also sold 84,756 shares that are worth $1,146,716 USD in the last month. The regulatory filing shows that Kendall Hunt now owns about 20.44% of the Illinois-based company’s total market capitalization Dated March 21, 2018 the deal filing is ready for use online here.

Analysts await VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.08 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.08 per share. VDSI’s profit will be $3.19M for 41.56 P/E if the $0.08 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.14 actual earnings per share reported by VASCO Data Security International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -42.86% negative EPS growth.

Among 5 analysts covering VASCO Data Security (NASDAQ:VDSI), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. VASCO Data Security has $36 highest and $16 lowest target. $22.50’s average target is 69.17% above currents $13.3 stock price. VASCO Data Security had 9 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Topeka Capital Markets maintained VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) rating on Wednesday, July 29. Topeka Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $36 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 12. The stock of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) earned “Buy” rating by Dougherty & Company on Wednesday, July 29. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sidoti given on Tuesday, October 6. Sidoti maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 23 report. The rating was maintained by Dougherty & Company on Friday, July 29 with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 19 by Dougherty & Company.

VASCO Data Security International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and markets digital solutions for identity, security, and business productivity. The company has market cap of $529.57 million. It offers VACMAN Controller, a host system software authentication platform that combines various technologies in one platform; IDENTIKEY Authentication Server that adds server functionality to the VACMAN core authentication platform; eSignLive electronic signature and document management solution; and IDENTIKEY Risk Manager, a risk analysis solution that provides an approach to fraud prevention. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides DIGIPASS hardware authenticators to support authentication and digital signatures for applications running on desktop PCs, laptops, tablets, and smart phones; DIGIPASS software solutions, including authenticators that run on existing non-VASCO devices, such as PCs, mobile phones, tablets, etc.; MYDIGIPASS cloud identity solution for e-government and eID services; and DIGIPASS for Apps, a software development kit.

The stock increased 0.38% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $13.3. About 15,828 shares traded. VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) has declined 10.86% since March 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.56% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.11, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 14 investors sold VASCO Data Security International, Inc. shares while 37 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 20.29 million shares or 7.72% more from 18.84 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The United Kingdom-based Ahl Prtn Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0.02% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). The New York-based Jane Street Grp Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Guggenheim Cap Lc, Illinois-based fund reported 26,365 shares. The New Jersey-based Prudential Financial has invested 0% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Moreover, Parametric Associates Ltd Liability Com has 0% invested in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) for 26,764 shares. Dimensional Fund Lp, a Texas-based fund reported 1.01M shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado accumulated 8,516 shares. Balyasny Asset Lc stated it has 20,799 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 21,993 shares or 0% of its portfolio. State Teachers Retirement has 0% invested in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Prelude Ltd Liability reported 0.01% stake. Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 0% or 43,592 shares. Qs Lc reported 0.01% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Tiedemann Wealth Mngmt Ltd holds 11,400 shares. Pennsylvania-based Sei Investments Com has invested 0% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI).

Since September 22, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 15 selling transactions for $4.59 million activity. Shares for $65,616 were sold by HUNT T KENDALL.

Hospitality Properties Trust is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $4.12 billion. It invests in the real estate markets across United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. It has a 20.2 P/E ratio. The firm primarily invests in hotel and travel centers.