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VASCO Data Security International is Among the Companies in the Systems Software Industry With the Highest Beta (VDSI, ROVI, ALLT, RHT, MSFT)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Systems Software industry with the highest betas. Higher-beta stocks mean greater volatility and are therefore generally considered to be riskier but also may provide the potential for higher returns.

VASCO Data Security International ranks highest with a a beta of 1.6. Rovi is next with a a beta of 1.5. Allot Communications ranks third highest with a a beta of 1.2.

Red Hat follows with a a beta of 1.2, and Microsoft rounds out the top five with a a beta of 1.2.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Red Hat on February 26th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $68.22. Since that recommendation, shares of Red Hat have risen 9.2%. We continue to monitor Red Hat for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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