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Qualys (QLYS) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$146.67
-1.84 (-1.24%)
(As of 07/17/2024 ET)

Qualys - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0 to .5 = Strong Sell, .5 to 1 = Sell, 1 to 1.5 = Reduce, 1.5 to 2.5 = Hold, 2.5 to 3.0 = Moderate Buy, 3.0 to 3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.

Consensus Rating

Based on 12 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Qualys in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Reduce." Out of the 12 analysts, 3 have given a sell rating, 7 have given a hold rating, and 2 have given a buy rating for QLYS.

Consensus Price Target

$164.50
12.16% Upside
High Forecast$210.00
Average Forecast$164.50
Low Forecast$117.00

According to the 12 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Qualys, the average price target is $164.50. The highest price target for QLYS is $210.00, while the lowest price target for QLYS is $117.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 12.16% from the current price of $146.67.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/19/23 to 7/18/24
1 Month Ago
6/19/23 to 6/18/24
3 Months Ago
4/20/23 to 4/19/24
1 Year Ago
7/19/22 to 7/19/23
Consensus Rating
Reduce
Reduce
Reduce
Hold
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
2 Buy rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
Hold
7 Hold rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
Sell
3 Sell rating(s)
3 Sell rating(s)
4 Sell rating(s)
4 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$164.50$162.23$153.23$135.33
Forecasted Upside12.16% Upside0.90% Upside-2.55% Downside10.96% Upside
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QLYS Analyst Recommendations By Month

The chart below shows how a company's ratings by analysts have changed over time. Each bar represents the previous year of ratings for that month. Within each bar, the sell ratings are shown in red, the hold ratings are shown in yellow, the buy ratings are shown in green, and the strong buy ratings are shown in dark green.
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QLYS Price Targets by Month

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Qualys Stock vs. The Competition

TypeQualysComputer and Technology CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
1.92
2.62
2.51
Consensus RatingReduceModerate BuyModerate Buy
Predicted Upside12.16% Upside107.21% Upside7.87% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
5/13/2024Needham & Company LLC
3 of 5 stars
 Reiterated RatingHold
5/8/2024Truist Financial
1 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetHold ➝ Hold$175.00 ➝ $165.00+7.71%
5/8/2024Robert W. Baird
2 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$175.00 ➝ $170.00+2.42%
4/26/2024Scotiabank
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 Initiated CoverageSector Perform$172.00+1.33%
3/26/2024TD Cowen
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 Initiated CoverageMarket Perform$170.00+2.67%
2/8/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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 Boost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$146.00 ➝ $152.00-10.40%
2/8/2024Stephens
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 Reiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$190.00+12.29%
2/8/2024Royal Bank of Canada
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 Lower TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$212.00 ➝ $180.00+7.39%
2/8/2024Wedbush
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 Lower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$230.00 ➝ $210.00+27.27%
11/7/2023Morgan Stanley
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 Boost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$104.00 ➝ $137.00-19.63%
11/3/2023Piper Sandler
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 Boost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$109.00 ➝ $117.00-31.16%
8/24/2023Canaccord Genuity Group
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$150.00 ➝ $175.00+19.17%
8/4/2023Northland Securities
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 Boost Target$132.00 ➝ $136.00-2.05%
7/6/2023UBS Group
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 Initiated CoverageNeutral$135.00+6.14%
5/30/2023William Blair
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 Initiated CoverageOutperform
5/8/2023Wolfe Research
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 DowngradePeer Perform ➝ Underperform$100.00-14.24%
5/5/2023DA Davidson
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 Lower Target$120.00 ➝ $115.00-0.61%
3/7/2023Westpark Capital
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 Initiated CoverageBuy$170.00+40.15%
10/21/2022Berenberg Bank
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 UpgradeHold ➝ Buy$168.00+28.67%

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QLYS Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Qualys' forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 12 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Qualys is $164.50, with a high forecast of $210.00 and a low forecast of $117.00.

Should I buy or sell Qualys stock right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Qualys in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "reduce" QLYS shares.

Does Qualys's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Qualys's stock has a predicted upside of 0.48% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover Qualys?

Qualys has been rated by research analysts at Needham & Company LLC, Robert W. Baird, Scotiabank, and Truist Financial in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like Qualys more than its competitors?

Analysts like Qualys less than other "computer and technology" companies. The consensus rating for Qualys is Reduce while the average consensus rating for "computer and technology" companies is Moderate Buy. Learn more on how QLYS compares to other companies.


This page (NASDAQ:QLYS) was last updated on 7/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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