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NASDAQ:QLYS - Qualys Stock Price, Forecast & News

$84.58
-0.32 (-0.38 %)
(As of 01/21/2020 09:31 AM ET)
Today's Range
$84.59
Now: $84.59
$84.83
50-Day Range
$83.37
MA: $84.60
$85.85
52-Week Range
$72.76
Now: $84.59
$97.12
Volume4,834 shs
Average Volume247,764 shs
Market Capitalization$3.28 billion
P/E Ratio55.28
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.34
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$1.96 per share
Book Value$9.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$57.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,194
Market Cap$3.28 billion
Next Earnings Date2/12/2020 (Confirmed)
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 of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Qualys' earnings last quarter?

Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 30th. The software maker reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.53 by $0.13. The software maker had revenue of $82.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $82.37 million. Qualys had a return on equity of 18.15% and a net margin of 20.27%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.49 EPS. View Qualys' Earnings History.

When is Qualys' next earnings date?

Qualys is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 12th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Qualys.

How can I listen to Qualys' earnings call?

Qualys will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 12th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Qualys issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.57 to $0.59 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.49. The company issued revenue guidance of $84.3 million to $84.9 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $85.18 million.

What price target have analysts set for QLYS?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Qualys' stock. Their forecasts range from $82.00 to $108.00. On average, they expect Qualys' stock price to reach $93.44 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Qualys.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Qualys?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Qualys in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 10 hold ratings and 7 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. " (1/1/2020)
  • 2. Rosenblatt Securities analysts commented, "We are initiating coverage of QLYS with a Neutral rating. All metrics currently show positive trends around the adoption rate of its Cloud Agents and the Cloud Platform, and even the attach rate of its Cloud Apps show a positive trend. However, its total revenue growth has decelerated over the past three quarters to mid-teens, increasing the risk that it may not achieve its 2021 target revenue growth in the low-to-mid 20s. We also believe that QLYS is undergoing a risky sales transition as it shifts its sales efforts to target C-level executives to better leverage its platform-based growth strategy. This is different from its traditional sales approach that primarily targeted security technicians." (9/9/2019)

Has Qualys been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about QLYS stock has been trending extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Qualys earned a media sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the software maker a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Qualys.

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 Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Verizon Communications (VZ), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Baidu (BIDU), Broadcom (AVGO) and Mastercard (MA).

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Summit Creek Advisors LLC (0.34%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.19%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%), TrimTabs Asset Management LLC (0.04%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%) and Sciencast Management LP (0.02%). Company insiders that own Qualys stock include Amer Deeba, Bruce K Posey, 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 major investors are selling Qualys stock?

QLYS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Qualys company stock in the last year include 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 major investors are buying Qualys stock?

QLYS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Summit Creek Advisors LLC, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, Sciencast Management LP, Arden Trust Co, Squar Milner Financial Services LLC and Huntington National Bank. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Qualys' stock price today?

One share of QLYS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $84.90.

How big of a company is Qualys?

Qualys has a market capitalization of $3.29 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:  448 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  499 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  947
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Qualys and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe QLYS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe QLYS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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