Qualys Inc Sentiment Worsening on Low Stock Potential

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Sentiment for Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS)

Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2019 Q1. Its down -0.03, from 1.29 in 2018Q4. The ratio is negative, as 112 active investment managers started new and increased holdings, while 89 cut down and sold their holdings in Qualys Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now have: 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 holdings 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 firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 1 by Monness. On Thursday, August 1 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 8 by JMP Securities. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, February 22 by Berenberg. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, June 20 by Northland Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 25 by Wedbush.

More notable recent Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) Earns A Nice Return On Capital Employed – Yahoo Finance” on August 13, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Qualys (QLYS) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy? – Nasdaq” published on July 24, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Qualys, Inc. Q2 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on July 30, 2019. More interesting news about Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Qualys (QLYS) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript – Yahoo Finance” published on May 02, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “QLYS Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level – Nasdaq” with publication date: April 22, 2019.

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