NASDAQ:QLYS - Qualys Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $87.70 +0.90 (+1.04 %) (As of 09/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$86.80Today's Range$85.65 - $88.3752-Week Range$50.00 - $98.30Volume281,400 shsAverage Volume322,536 shsMarket Capitalization$3.38 billionP/E Ratio97.61Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.13 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Qualys, Inc. engages in the provision of cloud security and compliance solutions. Its products enable organizations to identify security risks to information technology infrastructures; help protect information technology systems and applications from cyber attacks; and achieve compliance with internal policies and external regulations. The firm operates its business through the Unites States and Foreign geographical segments. It also offers solutions through a software-as-a-service model, primarily with renewable annual subscriptions. The company was founded on December 30, 1999 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA. 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 Ratio2.17 Quick Ratio2.17 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio97.61 Forward P/E Ratio103.18 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$230.83 million Price / Sales14.82 Cash Flow$1.5539 per share Price / Cash56.44 Book Value$9.06 per share Price / Book9.68 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.90 Net Income$40.44 million Net Margins12.04% Return on Equity12.70% Return on Assets8.19% Miscellaneous Employees869 Outstanding Shares39,000,000Market Cap$3.38 billion 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 initiated a share repurchase plan 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 repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally 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 data on Tuesday, July, 31st. The software maker reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.05. The software maker earned $68.15 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $67.13 million. Qualys had a net margin of 12.04% and a return on equity of 12.70%. View Qualys' Earnings History. When is Qualys' next earnings date? Qualys is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Qualys. What guidance has Qualys issued on next quarter's earnings? Qualys issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 31st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.46-1.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.46. The company issued revenue guidance of $278.0-279.2 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $278.09 million.Qualys also updated its Q3 guidance to $0.37-0.39 EPS. What price target have analysts set for QLYS? 14 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Qualys' stock. Their predictions range from $61.00 to $112.00. On average, they expect Qualys' share price to reach $84.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Qualys. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Qualys? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Qualys in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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. " (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 SS&C Technologies (SSNC), Symantec (SYMC), Cadence Design Systems (CDNS), PTC (PTC), UBISOFT Entmt S/ADR (UBSFY), Temenos (TMNSF), Dropbox (DBX), The Ultimate Software Group (ULTI), Atlassian (TEAM), Tyler Technologies (TYL), Momo (MOMO), Tableau Software Inc Class A (DATA), Paycom Software (PAYC), Trend Micro (TMICY) and Docusign (DOCU). Who are Qualys' key executives? Qualys' management team includes the folowing people: Philippe F. Courtot, Chairman, President & Chief Executive OfficerMelissa B. Fisher, Chief Financial OfficerBruce K. Posey, Secretary, Vice President & General CounselWilliam M. Solms, Vice PresidentSumedh S. Thakar, Chief Product Officer Who are Qualys' major shareholders? Qualys' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.86%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.35%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (2.16%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (1.46%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.37%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.16%). 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Portolan Capital Management LLC, Sandler Capital Management, Spark Investment Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, Wasatch Advisors Inc. and Bank of Montreal Can. 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, Melissa B Fisher, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Congress Asset Management Co. MA, BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Redwood Investments LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, DE Burlo Group Inc., Legal & General Group Plc and Bank of America Corp DE. 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 $87.70. How big of a company is Qualys? Qualys has a market capitalization of $3.38 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. 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, 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: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 361 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 374 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 735MarketBeat'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 9/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What Factors Can Affect Return on Equity?