It Seems Qualys, Inc. (QLYS) Will Go Up. Have Another Big Increase

February 15, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Investors sentiment increased to 1.63 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.19, from 1.44 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 15 investors sold Qualys, Inc. shares while 42 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. 27.02 million shares or 3.61% more from 26.08 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Mirae Asset Invs has invested 0.01% in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Pnc Fincl Serv Gru Incorporated holds 0% or 68,624 shares in its portfolio. Summit Creek Llc accumulated 99,857 shares or 1.02% of the stock. Moreover, Riverhead Capital Mngmt Llc has 0.01% invested in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Blackrock accumulated 3.84M shares. Meeder Asset Management Inc accumulated 439 shares. Herald Invest Mgmt Limited has 87,250 shares for 1.46% of their portfolio. The New York-based Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0% in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Parametric Port Assocs Lc holds 0% or 24,919 shares in its portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase And invested in 156,019 shares. Macquarie Limited holds 1,200 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Wexford Lp reported 7,300 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) for 21,189 shares. Clearbridge Investments accumulated 1.12 million shares or 0.06% of the stock. Granahan Invest Mngmt Ma has 0.65% invested in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) for 150,036 shares.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 selling transactions for $2.48 million activity. Another trade for 9,801 shares valued at $575,356 was made by Thakar Sumedh S on Friday, February 9. $213,309 worth of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) was sold by Headley Todd P.

The stock of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 4.89% or $3.33 during the last trading session, reaching $71.28. About 329,518 shares traded or 27.34% up from the average. Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) has risen 52.35% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.65% the S&P500.
The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $2.70 billion company. It was reported on Feb, 15 by Barchart.com. We have $73.42 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:QLYS worth $81.09 million more.

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) Ratings Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Qualys had 61 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, October 13. The rating was maintained by First Analysis on Monday, September 12 with “Overweight”. The company was reinitiated on Friday, July 22 by Summit Redstone Partners. As per Tuesday, February 9, the company rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets. Wells Fargo maintained Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) on Tuesday, February 13 with “Hold” rating. As per Tuesday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Wunderlich. Robert W. Baird downgraded Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) on Tuesday, May 3 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Monday, October 23. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, February 9. The stock of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, November 4.

More recent Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Qualys Moves into No. 5 Position in Worldwide Security and Vulnerability …” on February 12, 2018. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “Qualys Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2017 Financial Results” on February 12, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Earnings Reaction History: Qualys Inc, 37.5% Follow-Through Indicator, 9.5 …” with publication date: January 25, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Qualys, Inc. provides cloud-based security and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.70 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 64.68 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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