NASDAQ:QLYS - Qualys Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$97.05 +0.70 (+0.73 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$97.05
Today's Range$96.10 - $97.7250
52-Week Range$39.45 - $97.75
Volume325,836 shs
Average Volume278,557 shs
Market Capitalization$3.76 billion
P/E Ratio107.83
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.85
Qualys logoQualys, 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio2.30
Quick Ratio2.30

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio107.83
Forward P/E Ratio115.54
P/E Growth14.42

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$230.83 million
Price / Sales16.39
Cash Flow$1.5491 per share
Price / Cash62.65
Book Value$9.06 per share
Price / Book10.71

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 Shares38,980,000
Market Cap$3,755.62

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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Qualys' earnings last quarter?

Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The software maker reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.33 by $0.03. The software maker had revenue of $64.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $63.88 million. Qualys had a return on equity of 11.88% and a net margin of 11.40%. Qualys's revenue was up 22.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $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 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Qualys' shares. Their predictions range from $61.00 to $110.00. On average, they expect Qualys' stock price to reach $79.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.7%. 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?

Who are Qualys' key executives?

Qualys' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Philippe F. Courtot, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 73)
  • Ms. Melissa B. Fisher, Chief 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 coverage about QLYS stock has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Qualys earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the software maker an impact score of 46.93 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are Qualys' major shareholders?

Qualys' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include American Capital Management Inc. (0.56%), Summit Creek Advisors LLC (0.23%), Empowered Funds LLC (0.05%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.05%), Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management (0.05%) and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.02%). 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 institutional investors are selling Qualys stock?

QLYS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Summit Creek Advisors LLC and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. 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 institutional investors are buying Qualys stock?

QLYS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Empowered Funds LLC, Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management, Sit Investment Associates Inc., American Capital Management Inc., Hartford Investment Management Co., Atria Investments LLC and Amalgamated 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Qualys' stock price today?

One share of QLYS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $97.05.

How big of a company is Qualys?

Qualys has a market capitalization of $3.76 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  334 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  350 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  684
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This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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