Investors sentiment decreased to 1.31 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.35, from 1.66 in 2018Q2. It dived, as 25 investors sold Qualys, Inc. shares while 71 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 30.96 million shares or 0.13% less from 31.00 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported.
Brinker Cap owns 12,169 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers L P owns 17 shares. Profund Limited Liability Co owns 6,397 shares. 7,493 were accumulated by Lpl Fincl Ltd Liability. The New York-based Gotham Asset Management Lc has invested 0.04% in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Gam Holdings Ag invested in 4,776 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Bb&T Securities Ltd Co accumulated 3,791 shares or 0% of the stock. New York-based Bamco has invested 0.18% in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Great West Life Assurance Can holds 0.01% in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) or 41,524 shares. Neuberger Berman Grp Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 0.25% of its portfolio in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Natixis reported 54,511 shares. Quantbot Technology Ltd Partnership, a New York-based fund reported 6,853 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt Inc owns 6,020 shares. Axa reported 70,621 shares.
Since August 14, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 17 insider sales for $9.62 million activity. Thakar Sumedh S had sold 3,796 shares worth $292,619 on Monday, December 10. Shares for $133,529 were sold by Fisher Melissa B. The insider COURTOT PHILIPPE F sold $2.72M.
Analysts expect Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) to report $0.25 EPS on February, 11.They anticipate $0.12 EPS change or 32.43 % from last quarter’s $0.37 EPS. QLYS’s profit would be $9.85 million giving it 78.46 P/E if the $0.25 EPS is correct. After having $0.37 EPS previously, Qualys, Inc.’s analysts see -32.43 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.26% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $78.46. About 409,821 shares traded or 11.96% up from the average. Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) has risen 32.74% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.74% the S&P500.
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) Ratings Coverage
Among 6 analysts covering Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Qualys had 7 analyst reports since August 1, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. JMP Securities upgraded the shares of QLYS in report on Friday, January 4 to “Outperform” rating. On Wednesday, October 31 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $82 target in Wednesday, August 1 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Susquehanna on Wednesday, August 1. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 20 by BTIG Research.
Qualys, Inc. provides cloud-based security and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $3.09 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 71.85 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.
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