Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) VP Amer Deeba sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.00, for a total transaction of $500,000.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 67,221 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,361,050. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

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

  • On Friday, September 1st, Amer Deeba sold 2,000 shares of Qualys stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.86, for a total transaction of $95,720.00.
  • On Wednesday, August 9th, Amer Deeba sold 2,000 shares of Qualys stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.02, for a total transaction of $90,040.00.
  • On Monday, July 3rd, Amer Deeba sold 2,000 shares of Qualys stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.21, for a total transaction of $80,420.00.

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ QLYS) opened at 50.75 on Thursday. Qualys, Inc. has a 52-week low of $30.60 and a 52-week high of $51.95. The company has a market cap of $1.90 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 49.66 and a beta of 0.89. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $45.56 and its 200 day moving average is $40.82.

Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The software maker reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.08. Qualys had a return on equity of 14.69% and a net margin of 18.92%. The business had revenue of $55.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $54.87 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.20 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts forecast that Qualys, Inc. will post $0.90 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in QLYS. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Qualys by 157,222.3% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,365,124 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $127,537,000 after buying an additional 3,362,985 shares during the last quarter. ETF Managers Group LLC bought a new position in shares of Qualys in the second quarter valued at about $41,523,000. Champlain Investment Partners LLC raised its holdings in shares of Qualys by 32.7% in the first quarter. Champlain Investment Partners LLC now owns 2,304,060 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $87,324,000 after buying an additional 568,040 shares during the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC raised its holdings in shares of Qualys by 31.9% in the first quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 2,206,992 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $83,645,000 after buying an additional 534,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Pictet Asset Management Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of Qualys by 307.6% in the second quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. now owns 430,000 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $18,060,000 after buying an additional 324,500 shares during the last quarter. 73.75% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on QLYS shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Qualys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 price target for the company in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Qualys from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Northland Securities set a $48.00 target price on shares of Qualys and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd. Robert W. Baird set a $42.00 target price on shares of Qualys and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, July 30th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $45.00 target price on shares of Qualys in a research report on Monday, July 31st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Qualys has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $45.45.

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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