• Return to Headlines

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

By Nick Russo

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. Following is Rovi 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 Microsoft on July 12th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $53.09. Since that recommendation, shares of Microsoft have risen 9.2%. We continue to monitor Microsoft for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: highest beta vasco data security international allot communications red hat Microsoft