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NASDAQ:QLYS

Qualys - QLYS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$148.03
+5.33 (+3.74%)
(As of 08/10/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$141.88
$149.20
50-Day Range
$117.78
$142.70
52-Week Range
$106.48
$150.10
Volume
658,800 shs
Average Volume
364,546 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.75 billion
P/E Ratio
61.17
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$139.44

Qualys MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.30 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.6% Downside
$141.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
6.66% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.19mentions of Qualys in the last 14 days
Based on 27 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$8.45 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
17.00%
From $2.00 to $2.34 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.06 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

423rd out of 653 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

140th out of 226 stocks

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About Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) Stock

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; 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.

Qualys Stock Performance

QLYS traded up $5.33 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $148.03. 658,800 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 364,546. The stock has a market cap of $5.75 billion, a P/E ratio of 61.17 and a beta of 0.69. Qualys has a twelve month low of $106.48 and a twelve month high of $150.10. The stock's 50 day moving average price is $127.54 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $129.28.

Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 8th. The software maker reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.09. Qualys had a net margin of 22.47% and a return on equity of 22.91%. The firm had revenue of $119.89 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $117.52 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.53 earnings per share. The company's quarterly revenue was up 20.3% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that Qualys will post 2 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

QLYS has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Royal Bank of Canada lifted their price objective on shares of Qualys from $145.00 to $148.00 and gave the company a "sector perform" rating in a report on Tuesday. DA Davidson lifted their price objective on shares of Qualys from $120.00 to $135.00 in a report on Tuesday. Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on shares of Qualys from $113.00 to $123.00 and gave the company an "underweight" rating in a report on Tuesday. Truist Financial lifted their price objective on shares of Qualys from $115.00 to $125.00 and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Finally, Northland Securities lifted their price objective on shares of Qualys from $138.00 to $142.00 in a report on Tuesday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $137.78.

Insider Buying and Selling at Qualys

In other Qualys news, insider Bruce K. Posey sold 2,744 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Monday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $123.05, for a total value of $337,649.20. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 64,427 shares in the company, valued at $7,927,742.35. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. In other news, CEO Sumedh S. Thakar sold 7,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $119.37, for a total value of $835,590.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 169,526 shares of the company's stock, valued at $20,236,318.62. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Bruce K. Posey sold 2,744 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $123.05, for a total transaction of $337,649.20. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 64,427 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $7,927,742.35. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 66,745 shares of company stock worth $8,446,450 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 1.40% of the company's stock.

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QLYS Stock News Headlines

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QLYS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/08/2022
Today
8/10/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/02/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Prepackaged software
Sub-Industry
Systems Software
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:QLYS
CUSIP
74758T30
Employees
1,823
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$141.25
High Stock Price Forecast
$160.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$123.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-5.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.30
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$70.96 million
Pretax Margin
29.20%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$411.17 million
Cash Flow
$3.30 per share
Book Value
$11.25 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
38,290,000
Market Cap
$5.75 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.69

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QLYS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Qualys stock right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Qualys in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 forecast for 2022?

9 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Qualys' shares. Their QLYS share price forecasts range from $123.00 to $162.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $143.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.2%.
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How have QLYS shares performed in 2022?

Qualys' stock was trading at $137.22 at the beginning of the year. Since then, QLYS stock has increased by 7.7% and is now trading at $147.79.
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When is Qualys' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 2nd 2022.
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How were Qualys' earnings last quarter?

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) announced its earnings results on Monday, August, 8th. The software maker reported $0.89 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.09. The software maker earned $119.89 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $117.52 million. Qualys had a net margin of 22.47% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.91%. Qualys's revenue for the quarter was up 20.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.53 EPS.

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

Qualys issued an update on its third quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.85-$0.87 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $124.50 million-$125.10 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $124.02 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).

What is Qualys' stock symbol?

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

Who are Qualys' major shareholders?

Qualys' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Congress Asset Management Co. MA (2.70%), Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (1.78%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (1.27%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (0.97%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.88%) and Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.43%). Insiders that own company stock include Bruce K Posey, Bruce K Posey, Jeffrey P Hank, Kristi Marie Rogers, Melissa B Fisher, Peter Pace, Philippe Courtot Family Trust, Philippe F Courtot, Sandra E Bergeron 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Qualys' stock price today?

One share of QLYS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $147.79.

How much money does Qualys make?

Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) has a market capitalization of $5.74 billion and generates $411.17 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $70.96 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.42 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Qualys have?

The company employs 1,823 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Qualys?

Qualys' mailing address is 919 E. HILLSDALE BLVD., FOSTER CITY CA, 94404. The official website for the company is www.qualys.com. The software maker can be reached via phone at (650) 801-6100, via email at ir@qualys.com, or via fax at 650-801-6101.

This page (NASDAQ:QLYS) was last updated on 8/10/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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