Amer Deeba Sells 2,000 Shares of Qualys, Inc. (QLYS) Stock

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) VP Amer Deeba sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $58.40, for a total transaction of $116,800.00. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 66,644 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,892,009.60. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Amer Deeba also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, November 1st, Amer Deeba sold 12,000 shares of Qualys stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $55.15, for a total transaction of $661,800.00.
  • On Monday, October 2nd, Amer Deeba sold 2,000 shares of Qualys stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.16, for a total transaction of $104,320.00.
  • On Friday, September 8th, Amer Deeba sold 10,000 shares of Qualys stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.00, for a total transaction of $500,000.00.

Shares of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ QLYS) traded up $0.70 during trading on Thursday, hitting $57.10. 123,000 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 290,525. Qualys, Inc. has a twelve month low of $30.60 and a twelve month high of $62.35. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,180.00, a PE ratio of 51.27, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 5.08 and a beta of 0.87.

Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 31st. The software maker reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.10. Qualys had a net margin of 19.76% and a return on equity of 14.81%. The business had revenue of $59.49 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $58.59 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.22 earnings per share. Qualys’s revenue for the quarter was up 16.7% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that Qualys, Inc. will post 0.65 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Pinebridge Investments L.P. lifted its stake in shares of Qualys by 2.9% in the second quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. now owns 3,952 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $161,000 after buying an additional 110 shares during the last quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System lifted its stake in shares of Qualys by 1.7% in the second quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 12,200 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $498,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System lifted its stake in shares of Qualys by 2.0% in the second quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 15,600 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $636,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Qualys by 17.4% in the second quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 2,757 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $112,000 after buying an additional 408 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan lifted its stake in shares of Qualys by 7.3% in the second quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 7,090 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $289,000 after buying an additional 480 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 75.37% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms recently commented on QLYS. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Qualys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $64.00 price target for the company in a report on Saturday, November 4th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and set a $60.00 price target on shares of Qualys in a report on Friday, November 3rd. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised their price target on shares of Qualys from $55.00 to $70.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Summit Redstone upgraded shares of Qualys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company set a $52.00 price target on shares of Qualys and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Ten investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $54.36.

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Qualys Company Profile

Qualys, Inc is a provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. The Company’s solutions enable organizations to identify security risks to their information technology (IT) infrastructures, help protect their IT systems and applications from cyber-attacks. Its suite of security and compliance solutions delivered on its Qualys Cloud Platform enables its customers 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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