Vasco Data Sec Intl (VDSI) Holding Maintained by Elk Creek Partners Llc; Blume Capital Management Has Decreased Qualcomm (QCOM) Position by $1.41 Million; Valuation Rose

February 12, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Elk Creek Partners Llc increased its stake in Vasco Data Sec Intl Inc (VDSI) by 3.46% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Elk Creek Partners Llc bought 44,167 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.10% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.32M shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $15.91M, up from 1.28M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Elk Creek Partners Llc who had been investing in Vasco Data Sec Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $541.43M market cap company. The stock decreased 0.55% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $13.57. About 101,283 shares traded. VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) has declined 10.86% since February 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.56% the S&P500.

Blume Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Qualcomm Inc (QCOM) by 24.83% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Blume Capital Management Inc sold 27,685 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.14% with the market. The institutional investor held 83,810 shares of the radio and television broadcasting and communications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.35 million, down from 111,495 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Blume Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Qualcomm Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $96.43B market cap company. The stock increased 1.80% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $65.14. About 6.71 million shares traded. QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) has risen 9.31% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.39% the S&P500.

Among 36 analysts covering Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), 16 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Qualcomm Inc. had 131 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 17 by Mizuho. The stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, July 10. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, November 5 report. The stock of QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) earned “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, February 12. RBC Capital Markets maintained QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) rating on Monday, November 23. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $63 target. Nomura downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $70 target in Monday, January 23 report. The stock of QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 31 by Nomura. Canaccord Genuity maintained QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) rating on Monday, November 13. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $83.0 target. Susquehanna maintained the shares of QCOM in report on Thursday, June 15 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 22.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.13, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 83 investors sold QCOM shares while 490 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 397 raised stakes. 1.10 billion shares or 0.88% less from 1.11 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cullen Frost Bankers invested in 0.08% or 46,791 shares. Citadel Llc accumulated 0.09% or 2.33M shares. Ipg Investment Limited accumulated 2.58% or 144,470 shares. Financial Architects has 1,037 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Regions Fin Corp holds 0.46% of its portfolio in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) for 784,856 shares. Chesley Taft & Assoc Limited Liability invested in 20,390 shares or 0.09% of the stock. The Texas-based Mgmt Pro Inc has invested 0.01% in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM). United Automobile Association invested 0.6% in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM). Voloridge Management Lc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) for 7,901 shares. 23,163 are owned by Lederer & Assocs Investment Counsel Ca. Alabama-based First Savings Bank has invested 0.09% in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM). Ingalls & Snyder has invested 0.06% in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM). Rice Hall James & Associate Lc holds 0.07% of its portfolio in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) for 31,766 shares. New England Private Wealth Ltd Liability Co reported 0.18% stake. Zeke Capital Advsrs Limited Company invested in 0.26% or 37,125 shares.

Since August 20, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $3.16 million activity. Another trade for 4,740 shares valued at $245,919 was sold by STERLING MICHELLE M. On Tuesday, January 9 the insider GROB MATTHEW S sold $2.81M.

Blume Capital Management Inc, which manages about $302.15M and $189.08 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Range Resources (NYSE:RRC) by 181,575 shares to 278,460 shares, valued at $5.45M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) by 20,650 shares in the quarter, for a total of 171,675 shares, and has risen its stake in Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS).

Elk Creek Partners Llc, which manages about $800.79 million and $1.59B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Rexnord Corp New (NYSE:RXN) by 30,056 shares to 439,116 shares, valued at $11.16 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Wns Holdings Ltd (NYSE:WNS) by 15,974 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 900,046 shares, and cut its stake in Lendingtree Inc New (NASDAQ:TREE).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.06, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 14 investors sold VDSI 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. Archon Cap Mgmt Limited Co reported 3.45% of its portfolio in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Texas Permanent School Fund owns 0% invested in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) for 21,993 shares. 1.01 million were reported by Dimensional Fund Advsr L P. Legal General Public Limited Company stated it has 56,562 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Voya Investment Management Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% of its portfolio in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Arizona State Retirement Systems holds 15,674 shares or 0% of its portfolio. First Advsr Limited Partnership has invested 0% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Aqr Management Limited Liability Corporation, Connecticut-based fund reported 10,691 shares. Inv Mngmt Of Virginia Ltd Liability accumulated 182,410 shares. Moreover, Credit Suisse Ag has 0% invested in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) for 41,830 shares. 11,336 were reported by Oppenheimer & Communication. Pitcairn has invested 0.02% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). Canada Pension Plan Invest Board has invested 0% of its portfolio in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0% in VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI). 26,394 are held by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 19 selling transactions for $4.30 million activity.

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 had 9 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sidoti given on Tuesday, October 6. On Wednesday, July 29 the stock rating was maintained by Dougherty & Company with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 23 by Sidoti. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, August 12 by Zacks. Dougherty & Company maintained it with “Buy” rating and $20 target in Friday, July 29 report. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, October 19 by Dougherty & Company. Topeka Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $36 target in Wednesday, July 29 report.

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