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Qualys (QLYS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-2.32 (-1.62%)
(As of 05/29/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
413,729 shs
Average Volume
464,402 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.21 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Qualys MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.00 Rating Score
15.0% Upside
$162.23 Price Target
Short Interest
9.12% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
News Sentiment
1.13mentions of Qualys in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.90 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $3.41 to $3.67 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.

3.01 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

307th out of 604 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

102nd out of 201 stocks

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About Qualys Stock (NASDAQ:QLYS)

Qualys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides cloud-based platform delivering information technology (IT), security, and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally. It offers Qualys Cloud Apps, which include Cybersecurity Asset Management and External Attack Surface Management; Vulnerability Management, Detection and Response; Web Application Scanning; Patch Management; Custom Assessment and Remediation; Multi-Vector Endpoint Detection and Response; Context Extended Detection and Response; Policy Compliance; File Integrity Monitoring; and Qualys TotalCloud, as well as Cloud Workload Protection, Cloud Detection and Response, Cloud Security Posture Management, Infrastructure as Code, and Container Security. The company's integrated suite of IT, security, and compliance solutions delivered on its Qualys' Enterprise TruRisk Platform enables customers to identify and manage IT assets; collect and analyze IT security data; discover and prioritize vulnerabilities; quantify cyber risk exposure; recommend and implement remediation actions; and verify the implementation of such actions. It 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 that enable clients to detect vulnerabilities, and measure and remediate cyber risk. The company offers its solutions to 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 through its sales teams, as well as through its network of channel partners, such as security consulting organizations, managed service providers, resellers, cloud providers, and consulting firms. Qualys, Inc. was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Foster City, California.

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Prepackaged software
Systems Software
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
14 Analysts


Net Income
$151.60 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$554.46 million
Cash Flow
$4.53 per share
Book Value
$10.94 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$5.21 billion
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QLYS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Qualys stock right now?

14 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Qualys in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Qualys' stock. Their QLYS share price targets range from $117.00 to $210.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $162.23 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have QLYS shares performed in 2024?

Qualys' stock was trading at $196.28 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, QLYS shares have decreased by 28.1% and is now trading at $141.05.
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When is Qualys' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2024.
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How were Qualys' earnings last quarter?

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 7th. The software maker reported $1.05 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.17. The software maker had revenue of $145.81 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $145.67 million. Qualys had a net margin of 28.48% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 47.28%.

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

Qualys issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 5.060-5.300 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 5.180. The company issued revenue guidance of $601.5 million-$608.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $607.5 million.

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

189 employees have rated Qualys Chief Executive Officer Philippe Courtot on 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 shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.39%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (2.71%), Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (1.36%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.01%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (0.85%) and Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. (0.72%). 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, Sumedh S Thakar and Wendy Pfeiffer.
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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 5/29/2024 by Staff

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