NASDAQ:QLYS - Qualys Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$88.20 +0.25 (+0.28 %)
(As of 09/20/2018 10:49 AM ET)
Previous Close$87.45
Today's Range$86.60 - $88.45
52-Week Range$50.00 - $98.30
Volume4,366 shs
Average Volume275,979 shs
Market Capitalization$3.55 billion
P/E Ratio97.75
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.13
Qualys logoQualys, 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.

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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 Ratio2.17
Quick Ratio2.17

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio97.75
Forward P/E Ratio103.76
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$230.83 million
Price / Sales14.90
Cash Flow$1.4914 per share
Price / Cash59.14
Book Value$9.06 per share
Price / Book9.74

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 Shares39,000,000
Market Cap$3.55 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 announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase 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 results on Tuesday, July, 31st. The software maker reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' 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 return on equity of 12.70% and a net margin of 12.04%. 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 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 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Qualys' stock. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $112.00. On average, they anticipate Qualys' stock price to reach $84.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.7%. 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?

Who are Qualys' key executives?

Qualys' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Philippe F. Courtot, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Melissa B. Fisher, Chief Financial Officer
  • Bruce K. Posey, Secretary, Vice President & General Counsel
  • William M. Solms, Vice President
  • Sumedh S. Thakar, Chief Product Officer

Has Qualys been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about QLYS stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Qualys earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the software maker an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Qualys.

Who are Qualys' major shareholders?

Qualys' stock is owned by many different 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 major 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 major 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 $88.10.

How big of a company is Qualys?

Qualys has a market capitalization of $3.55 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 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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  359 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  372 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  731
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This page was last updated on 9/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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