NASDAQ:QLYS - Qualys Stock Price, News, & Analysis

$86.63
-1.22 (-1.39 %)
(As of 06/25/2019 02:30 PM ET)
Today's Range
$86.52
Now: $86.63
$88.58
50-Day Range
$82.4321
MA: $87.57
$91.57
52-Week Range
$65.93
Now: $86.63
$98.30
Volume9,726 shs
Average Volume290,410 shs
Market Capitalization$3.39 billion
P/E Ratio72.91
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.48
Qualys, Inc provides cloud-based security and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally. The company offers Qualys Cloud Apps, which includes Asset Inventory, CMDB Sync, Vulnerability Management, Continuous Monitoring, Cloud Agent, Threat Protection, Security Configuration Assessment, Indication of Compromise, Policy Compliance, PCI Compliance, Security Assessment Questionnaire, File Integrity Monitoring, Web Application Scanning, and Web Application Firewall. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustrySystems Software
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:QLYS
CUSIP74758T30
Phone650-801-6100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$278.89 million
Cash Flow$1.9511 per share
Book Value$9.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$57.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,194
Market Cap$3.39 billion
Next Earnings Date7/30/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Qualys' stock symbol?

Qualys trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "QLYS."

How will Qualys' stock buyback program work?

Qualys declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Qualys' earnings last quarter?

Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 1st. The software maker reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.09. The software maker had revenue of $75.34 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $74.92 million. Qualys had a net margin of 21.23% and a return on equity of 15.51%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 16.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.36 earnings per share. View Qualys' Earnings History.

When is Qualys' next earnings date?

Qualys is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Qualys.

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

Qualys issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.89-$1.94 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.87. The company issued revenue guidance of $321.73 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of prior $1.84-1.89.

What price target have analysts set for QLYS?

15 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Qualys' shares. Their predictions range from $76.00 to $112.00. On average, they expect Qualys' stock price to reach $92.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Qualys.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Qualys?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Qualys in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Qualys.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Qualys stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Qualys stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Qualys, Inc. is a provider of cloud security and compliance solutions that enable organizations to identify security risks to their information technology infrastructures help protect their IT systems and applications from cyber-attacks. The Company's solutions are provided through its QualysGuard Cloud Platform. It offers products for vulnerability management, policy compliance, web application scanning, malware detection, and associated security products. Qualys, Inc. is headquartered in Redwood City, California. " (5/9/2019)
  • 2. Robert W. Baird analysts commented, "We maintain our Neutral rating and raise our price target to $86. Qualys reported generally in-line 4Q18 results supported by continued positive contribution from the cloud agent albeit at a lower rate and in-line contribution from new products. We see the ease of use, frictionless management and low cost of consuming incremental applications from the Qualys Platform as driving greater strategic value over time. While positive on the fundamentals, we await evidence of more material success with new products." (2/13/2019)

Has Qualys been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about QLYS stock have been trending neutral on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Qualys earned a daily sentiment score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the software maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Qualys.

Are investors shorting Qualys?

Qualys saw a decline in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,297,900 shares, a decline of 6.7% from the April 15th total of 3,533,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 328,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 10.0 days. Approximately 9.9% of the company's stock are short sold. View Qualys' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Qualys' key competitors?

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), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), salesforce.com (CRM), Home Depot (HD), Mastercard (MA), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Broadcom (AVGO) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Qualys' key executives?

Qualys' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Philippe F. Courtot, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 74)
  • Ms. Melissa B. Fisher, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Bruce K. Posey, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 67)
  • Mr. Sumedh S. Thakar, Chief Product Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Nicolas Chaillan, Federal Chief Technology Officer (Age 35)

Who are Qualys' major shareholders?

Qualys' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.77%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (6.03%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.95%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (2.34%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.84%) and ETF Managers Group LLC (1.67%). Company insiders that own Qualys stock include Amer Deeba, Bruce K Posey, Donald R Dixon, Jeffrey P Hank, Kristi Marie Rogers, Melissa B Fisher, Peter Pace, Philippe F Courtot, Sumedh S Thakar and Todd P Headley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Qualys.

Which institutional investors are selling Qualys stock?

QLYS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, ETF Managers Group LLC, Bailard Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC and Shell Asset Management Co.. Company insiders that have sold Qualys company stock in the last year include Amer Deeba, Bruce K Posey, Jeffrey P Hank, Melissa B Fisher, Peter Pace, Philippe F Courtot and Sumedh S Thakar. View Insider Buying and Selling for Qualys.

Which institutional investors are buying Qualys stock?

QLYS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Fiera Capital Corp, Clearbridge Investments LLC, American Capital Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and Eagle Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Qualys.

How do I buy shares of Qualys?

Shares of QLYS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Qualys' stock price today?

One share of QLYS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $86.76.

How big of a company is Qualys?

Qualys has a market capitalization of $3.40 billion and generates $278.89 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $57.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.19 on an earnings per share basis. Qualys employs 1,194 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Qualys.

What is Qualys' official website?

The official website for Qualys is http://www.qualys.com/.

How can I contact Qualys?

Qualys' mailing address is 919 E. HILLSDALE BOULEVARD 4TH FLOOR, FOSTER CITY CA, 94404. The software maker can be reached via phone at 650-801-6100 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Qualys (NASDAQ QLYS)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  415 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  442 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  857
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This page was last updated on 6/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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