Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) Quarterly Sentiment Report

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Sentiment for Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS)

Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.26 in Q1 2019. Its down -0.03, from 1.29 in 2018Q4. The ratio worsened, as 112 active investment managers opened new and increased stock positions, while 89 cut down and sold positions in Qualys Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now possess: 31.59 million shares, down from 32.78 million shares in 2018Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Qualys Inc in their top 10 stock positions decreased from 2 to 1 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 20 Reduced: 69 Increased: 86 New Position: 26.

Qualys, Inc. provides cloud-based security and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $3.14 billion. The firm offers Qualys Cloud Suite, which includes Vulnerability Management, Continuous Monitoring, Cloud Agent, AssetView, ThreatPROTECT, Policy Compliance, PCI Compliance, Security Assessment Questionnaire, Web Application Scanning, and Web Application Firewall. It has a 50.76 P/E ratio. The Company’s integrated suite of security and compliance solutions delivered on its Qualys Cloud Platform enables clients 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.

The stock increased 0.35% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $82.34. About 251,511 shares traded. Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) has declined 1.97% since August 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 1.97% the S&P500.

Goodman Financial Corp holds 3.62% of its portfolio in Qualys, Inc. for 85,835 shares. Ranger Investment Management L.P. owns 457,544 shares or 2.74% of their US portfolio. Moreover, American Capital Management Inc has 2.01% invested in the company for 523,292 shares. The United Kingdom-based Herald Investment Management Ltd has invested 1.83% in the stock. Summit Creek Advisors Llc, a Minnesota-based fund reported 110,902 shares.

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Qualys’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Qualys, 4 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $82 while the high is $102. The stock’s average target of $92.71 is 12.59% above today’s ($82.34) share price. QLYS was included in 11 notes of analysts from February 22, 2019. The stock has “Buy” rating by JMP Securities on Friday, March 8. Monness maintained the shares of QLYS in report on Friday, March 1 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, August 1 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital on Thursday, June 20 with “Buy”. Berenberg downgraded Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) rating on Friday, February 22. Berenberg has “Hold” rating and $82 target. The stock of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) earned “Buy” rating by Wedbush on Tuesday, June 25.

More notable recent Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Here’s Why I Think Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) Might Deserve Your Attention Today – Yahoo Finance” on July 29, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Qualys to Speak at Upcoming Investor Conference – Yahoo Finance” published on August 05, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Qualys Counts On Acquisitions For Growth – Seeking Alpha” on November 02, 2018. More interesting news about Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Qualys (QLYS) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript – Yahoo Finance” published on August 01, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Qualys (QLYS) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: May 02, 2019.

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