Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) VP Amer Deeba sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $58.40, for a total value of $116,800.00. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 66,644 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,892,009.60. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Amer Deeba also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, November 1st, Amer Deeba sold 12,000 shares of Qualys stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $55.15, for a total value of $661,800.00.
  • On Monday, October 2nd, Amer Deeba sold 2,000 shares of Qualys stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.16, for a total value of $104,320.00.
  • On Friday, September 8th, Amer Deeba sold 10,000 shares of Qualys stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.00, for a total value of $500,000.00.

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) traded down $0.05 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $56.40. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 186,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 291,241. Qualys, Inc. has a twelve month low of $30.60 and a twelve month high of $62.35. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,140.56, a PE ratio of 51.32, a P/E/G ratio of 5.08 and a beta of 0.87.

Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 31st. The software maker reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.10. Qualys had a return on equity of 14.81% and a net margin of 19.76%. The business had revenue of $59.49 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $58.59 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.22 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 16.7% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Qualys, Inc. will post 0.65 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of QLYS. Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its position in Qualys by 3.2% in the first quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 74,712 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $2,832,000 after purchasing an additional 2,287 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in Qualys by 8.1% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,544,215 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $58,527,000 after purchasing an additional 115,150 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in shares of Qualys by 5.6% during the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 594,020 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $22,513,000 after buying an additional 31,555 shares during the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of Qualys by 5.8% during the 1st quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 120,587 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $4,571,000 after buying an additional 6,651 shares during the last quarter. Finally, State Street Corp lifted its position in shares of Qualys by 8.5% during the 1st quarter. State Street Corp now owns 638,898 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $24,212,000 after buying an additional 50,215 shares during the last quarter. 75.37% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on QLYS. Needham & Company LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 price target (up previously from $65.00) on shares of Qualys in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Northland Securities set a $48.00 price target on Qualys and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Summit Redstone upgraded Qualys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Qualys in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $61.00 price target on shares of Qualys in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Ten investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $54.36.

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Qualys Company Profile

Qualys, Inc is a provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. The Company’s solutions enable organizations to identify security risks to their information technology (IT) infrastructures, help protect their IT systems and applications from cyber-attacks. Its suite of security and compliance solutions delivered on its Qualys Cloud Platform enables its customers to identify their IT assets, collect and analyze IT security data, discover and prioritize vulnerabilities, recommend remediation actions and verify the implementation of such actions.

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