NASDAQ:QLYS - Qualys Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $87.26 +1.49 (+1.74 %) (As of 04/26/2019 06:18 AM ET)Previous Close$85.77Today's Range$85.6663 - $87.9952-Week Range$65.93 - $98.30Volume197,344 shsAverage Volume379,585 shsMarket Capitalization$3.42 billionP/E Ratio73.33Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.59 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Prepackaged software Sub-IndustrySystems Software SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:QLYS Previous Symbol CUSIP74758T30 CIK1107843 Webwww.qualys.com Phone650-801-6100Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.92 Quick Ratio1.92Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio73.33 Forward P/E Ratio69.81 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$278.89 million Price / Sales12.25 Cash Flow$2.0148 per share Price / Cash Flow43.31 Book Value$9.09 per share Price / Book9.60Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.19 Net Income$57.30 million Net Margins20.55% Return on Equity14.35% Return on Assets9.10%Miscellaneous Employees1,194 Outstanding Shares39,152,000Market Cap$3.42 billion Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable 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 program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Qualys' earnings last quarter? Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 12th. The software maker reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.26. The software maker had revenue of $74.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $74.14 million. Qualys had a net margin of 20.55% and a return on equity of 14.35%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 18.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.32 earnings per share. View Qualys' Earnings History. When is Qualys' next earnings date? Qualys is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Qualys. How can I listen to Qualys' earnings call? Qualys will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 1st at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8778812609. What guidance has Qualys issued on next quarter's earnings? Qualys issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 12th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.84-1.89 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.86. The company issued revenue guidance of $320.0-323.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $330.70 million.Qualys also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.84-1.89 EPS. What price target have analysts set for QLYS? 16 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Qualys' shares. Their predictions range from $76.00 to $112.00. On average, they anticipate Qualys' stock price to reach $89.4667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Qualys. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Qualys? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Qualys in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 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. " (4/17/2019) 2. Robert W. Baird analysts commented, "We maintain our Neutral rating and raise our price target to $86. Qualys reported generally in-line 4Q18 results supported by continued positive contribution from the cloud agent albeit at a lower rate and in-line contribution from new products. We see the ease of use, frictionless management and low cost of consuming incremental applications from the Qualys Platform as driving greater strategic value over time. While positive on the fundamentals, we await evidence of more material success with new products." (2/13/2019) Has Qualys been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about QLYS stock have trended neutral this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Qualys earned a media sentiment score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the software maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Qualys' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Qualys include Citrix Systems (CTXS), PTC (PTC), Okta (OKTA), Paycom Software (PAYC), Atlassian (TEAM), Micro Focus International (MFGP), TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE (TTWO), The Ultimate Software Group (ULTI), Tableau Software (DATA), UBISOFT ENTMT S/ADR (UBSFY), Temenos (TMNSF), Dropbox (DBX), Docusign (DOCU), Guidewire Software (GWRE) and Tyler Technologies (TYL). 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), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), salesforce.com (CRM), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Broadcom (AVGO). 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Summit Creek Advisors LLC (0.28%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.10%), Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. (0.07%), Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. (0.06%), Bailard Inc. (0.05%) and Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.04%). 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 major investors are selling Qualys stock? QLYS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bailard Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Strs Ohio, Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co. and Summit Creek Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Qualys company stock in the last year include Amer Deeba, Bruce K Posey, Jeffrey P Hank, Melissa B Fisher, 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 Boston Advisors LLC, Brinker Capital Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, We Are One Seven LLC and Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.. 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 $87.26. How big of a company is Qualys? Qualys has a market capitalization of $3.42 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. 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 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: 397 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 427 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 824MarketBeat'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 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Futures Contract?