NASDAQ:QLYS - Qualys Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $94.70 +1.95 (+2.10 %) (As of 07/18/2018 03:03 AM ET)Previous Close$92.75Today's Range$92.15 - $95.1552-Week Range$39.45 - $97.75Volume275,700 shsAverage Volume313,934 shsMarket Capitalization$3.64 billionP/E Ratio105.22Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.85 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Its integrated suite of security and compliance solutions delivered on its Qualys Cloud Platform enables customers to identify IT assets, collect and analyze IT security data, discover and prioritize vulnerabilities, recommend remediation actions, and verify the implementation of such actions. The company also provides core services, including 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 markets and sells its IT security and compliance solutions to customers directly through its sales teams, as well as indirectly through its network of channel partners, such as security consulting organizations, managed service providers and 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 founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Foster City, California. Receive QLYS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for QLYS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Prepackaged software Sub-IndustrySystems Software SectorComputer and Technology SymbolNASDAQ:QLYS CUSIP74758T30 Webwww.qualys.com Phone650-801-6100 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio2.30 Quick Ratio2.30 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio105.22 Forward P/E Ratio112.74 P/E Growth13.97 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$230.83 million Price / Sales15.99 Cash Flow$1.5601 per share Price / Cash60.70 Book Value$9.06 per share Price / Book10.45 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.90 Net Income$40.44 million Net Margins11.40% Return on Equity11.88% Return on Assets7.69% Miscellaneous Employees869 Outstanding Shares38,980,000Market Cap$3,638.69 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 share buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Qualys' earnings last quarter? Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The software maker reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.03. The software maker earned $64.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $63.88 million. Qualys had a return on equity of 11.88% and a net margin of 11.40%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 22.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.20 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, 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Qualys. What guidance has Qualys issued on next quarter's earnings? Qualys updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.43-$1.48 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.43. The company issued revenue guidance of $276.8-$278.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $277.14 million.Qualys also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.33-$0.35 EPS. What price target have analysts set for QLYS? 13 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Qualys' shares. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $110.00. On average, they expect Qualys' share price to reach $79.8333 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 15.7%. View Analyst Ratings for Qualys. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Qualys? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Qualys in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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. " (7/4/2018) 2. Robert W. Baird analysts commented, "We are positive on company fundamentals but view the stock as fully valued at these levels." (5/2/2018) Who are some of Qualys' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Qualys include TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock (TTWO), Mobileye (MBBYF), Synopsys (SNPS), Symantec (SYMC), UBISOFT Entmt S/ADR (UBSFY), SS&C Technologies (SSNC), Cadence Design Systems (CDNS), Dropbox (DBX), Veeva Systems (VEEV), PTC (PTC), Temenos (TMNSF), Nutanix (NTNX), Tyler Technologies (TYL), Tableau Software Inc Class A (DATA) and Momo (MOMO). Who are Qualys' key executives? Qualys' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Philippe F. Courtot, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 73)Ms. Melissa B. Fisher, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 45)Mr. Bruce K. Posey, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 66)Mr. Amer S. Deeba, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 51)Mr. Sumedh S. Thakar, Chief Product Officer (Age 42) Has Qualys been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about QLYS stock have been trending positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Qualys earned a media sentiment score of 0.35 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the software maker an impact score of 46.03 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are Qualys' major shareholders? Qualys' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include American Capital Management Inc. (0.56%), Summit Creek Advisors LLC (0.23%), Empowered Funds LLC (0.05%), Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management (0.05%), Atria Investments LLC (0.01%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.00%). Company insiders that own Qualys stock include Amer Deeba, Bruce K Posey, Donald R Dixon, Howard A Schmidt, Jeffrey P Hank, Kristi Marie Rogers, 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 Bank of Montreal Can and Summit Creek Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Qualys company stock in the last year include Amer Deeba, Bruce K Posey, Donald R Dixon, Jeffrey P Hank, Kristi Marie Rogers, Peter Pace, Philippe F Courtot, Sumedh S Thakar and Todd P Headley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Qualys. Which major investors are buying Qualys stock? QLYS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Empowered Funds LLC, Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management, American Capital Management Inc. and Atria Investments LLC. 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 $94.70. How big of a company is Qualys? Qualys has a market capitalization of $3.64 billion and generates $230.83 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $40.44 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.90 on an earnings per share basis. Qualys employs 869 workers across the globe. How can I contact Qualys? Qualys' mailing address is 919 E. HILLSDALE BLVD., 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 331 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 348 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 679MarketBeat'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. 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