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NASDAQ:QLYS

Qualys (QLYS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$168.76
+0.83 (+0.49%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$167.81
$171.06
50-Day Range
$159.47
$203.08
52-Week Range
$107.00
$206.35
Volume
242,756 shs
Average Volume
499,446 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.24 billion
P/E Ratio
41.77
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$151.57

Qualys MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
10.2% Downside
$151.57 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
9.54% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.20mentions of Qualys in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.06 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
12.54%
From $3.35 to $3.77 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.08 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

408th out of 601 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

145th out of 203 stocks


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About Qualys Stock (NASDAQ:QLYS)

Qualys, Inc. provides cloud-based information technology (IT), security, and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally. The company offers Qualys Cloud Apps, which includes Vulnerability Management; Vulnerability Management, Detection and Response; Threat Protection; Continuous Monitoring; Patch Management; Multi-Vector Endpoint Detection and Response; Certificate Assessment; SaaS Detection and Response; Secure Enterprise Mobility; Custom Assessment and Remediation; Context Extended Detection and Response; Network Detection and Response; Policy Compliance; Security Configuration Assessment; PCI Compliance; File Integrity Monitoring; Security Assessment Questionnaire; Out of-Band Configuration Assessment; Web Application Scanning; Web Application Firewall; Global Asset Inventory; Cybersecurity Asset Management; Certificate Inventory; Cloud Inventory; Cloud Security Assessment; and Container Security. Its integrated suite of IT, security, and compliance solutions delivered on its Qualys Cloud Platform enables customers to identify and manage IT assets, collect, and analyze IT security data, discover, and prioritize vulnerabilities, recommend, and implement remediation actions, and verify the implementation of such actions. The company also provides asset tagging and management, reporting and dashboards, questionnaires and collaboration, remediation and workflow, big data correlation and analytics engine, and alerts and notifications, which enable integrated workflows, management and real-time analysis, and reporting across IT, security, and compliance solutions. The company offers its solutions through its sales teams, as well as through its network of channel partners, such as security consulting organizations, managed service providers, resellers, and consulting firms. It serves enterprises, government entities, and small and medium-sized businesses in various industries, including education, financial services, government, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, media, retail, technology, and utilities. The company was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Foster City, California.

QLYS Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/07/2024
Today
3/05/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/02/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Prepackaged software
Sub-Industry
Systems Software
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:QLYS
CUSIP
74758T30
Employees
2,188
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$151.57
High Stock Price Target
$210.00
Low Stock Price Target
$100.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-10.2%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$151.60 million
Pretax Margin
32.22%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$554.46 million
Cash Flow
$4.72 per share
Book Value
$10.01 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
36,533,000
Market Cap
$6.24 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.52
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QLYS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Qualys stock right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Qualys in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" QLYS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in QLYS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Qualys' stock price target for 2024?

13 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Qualys' shares. Their QLYS share price targets range from $100.00 to $210.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $151.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.2%.
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How have QLYS shares performed in 2024?

Qualys' stock was trading at $196.28 at the beginning of the year. Since then, QLYS stock has decreased by 14.0% and is now trading at $168.76.
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When is Qualys' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
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How were Qualys' earnings last quarter?

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) released its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 7th. The software maker reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.82 by $0.26. The software maker had revenue of $144.57 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $144.69 million. Qualys had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 49.06% and a net margin of 27.34%.

What guidance has Qualys issued on next quarter's earnings?

Qualys updated its first quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.270-1.350 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 1.260. The company issued revenue guidance of $144.5 million-$146.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $146.2 million.

What is Philippe Courtot's approval rating as Qualys' CEO?

189 employees have rated Qualys Chief Executive Officer Philippe Courtot on Glassdoor.com. Philippe Courtot has an approval rating of 56% among the company's employees. This puts Philippe Courtot in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Qualys own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Qualys investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Salesforce (CRM), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Tesla (TSLA) and Broadcom (AVGO).

Who are Qualys' major shareholders?

Qualys' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.21%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (5.27%), First Trust Advisors LP (3.08%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (2.99%), Legal & General Group Plc (2.17%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.01%). Insiders that own company stock include Allan Peters, Bruce K Posey, Bruce K Posey, Jeffrey P Hank, Joo Mi Kim, Kristi Marie Rogers, Philippe Courtot Family Trust and Sumedh S Thakar.
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How do I buy shares of Qualys?

Shares of QLYS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:QLYS) was last updated on 3/5/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff