Qualys Inc (QLYS) VP Sells $184,200.00 in Stock

Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) VP Bruce K. Posey sold 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $92.10, for a total value of $184,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 37,548 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,458,170.80. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Qualys stock opened at $94.85 on Friday. Qualys Inc has a 12 month low of $50.00 and a 12 month high of $98.30. The company has a market capitalization of $3.72 billion, a P/E ratio of 88.29 and a beta of 1.13.

Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July 31st. The software maker reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $68.15 million for 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%. equities analysts expect that Qualys Inc will post 0.85 EPS for the current year.

Several equities analysts recently commented on QLYS shares. Stifel Nicolaus upped their price objective on Qualys from $75.00 to $90.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 15th. Morgan Stanley upped their price objective on Qualys from $74.00 to $81.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 14th. Needham & Company LLC upped their price objective on Qualys from $95.00 to $105.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 14th. Monness Crespi & Hardt upgraded Qualys from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $94.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Monday, June 11th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Qualys from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 20th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $85.07.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of Qualys by 119.9% during the second quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,889 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $159,000 after acquiring an additional 1,030 shares in the last quarter. NewSquare Capital LLC bought a new position in shares of Qualys in the second quarter worth $217,000. Stevens Capital Management LP bought a new position in shares of Qualys in the second quarter worth $212,000. Atria Investments LLC bought a new position in shares of Qualys in the second quarter worth $217,000. Finally, Greenwood Capital Associates LLC bought a new position in shares of Qualys in the second quarter worth $218,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 82.16% of the company’s stock.

Qualys Company Profile

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.

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