Vasco Data Security International Inc

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VDSI : NASDAQ : Technology
$14.6 up 0.45 | 3.18%
Today's Range: 14.1 - 14.75
Avg. Daily Volume: 195800.0
06/28/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

VASCO DATA SEC INTL INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. VASCO DATA SEC INTL INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.71 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.38% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)41.9746.77
EBITDA ($mil)2.945.74
EBIT ($mil)0.33.12
Net Income ($mil)0.572.2

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)145.98125.2
Total Assets ($mil)328.04310.29
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)258.19252.19

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin72.3169.5
EBITDA Margin6.9912.26
Operating Margin0.726.66
Sales Turnover0.570.72
Return on Assets2.79.89
Return on Equity3.4612.18
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio3.133.33
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)40.240.2
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share6.426.27
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume174815.0235020.0


HOLD. VASCO DATA SEC INTL INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 70.17 for the Software industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.75. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.18 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.09 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.04. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, VASCO DATA SEC INTL INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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VDSI 63.64 Peers 70.17   VDSI 20.81 Peers 29.09

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

VDSI is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

VDSI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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VDSI 45.90 Peers 44.61   VDSI NM Peers 0.80

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

VDSI is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

VDSI's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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VDSI 2.18 Peers 9.04   VDSI -71.80 Peers 77.19

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

VDSI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, VDSI is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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VDSI 3.00 Peers 6.80   VDSI -15.95 Peers 8.69

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

VDSI is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

VDSI significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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