Is there a Bearish outlook for Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) this week?

April 20, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.86 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.23, from 1.63 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 17 investors sold Qualys, Inc. shares while 47 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 28.48 million shares or 5.40% more from 27.02 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Grandeur Peak Global Advsrs Limited Liability reported 0.18% stake. Macquarie Group reported 8,400 shares. Amer Mngmt has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Georgia-based Voya Inv Management Ltd Co has invested 0% in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Parametric Portfolio Associates Ltd Co holds 0% or 42,510 shares in its portfolio. Parkside Bank & Trust And Trust, Missouri-based fund reported 19 shares. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas accumulated 11,079 shares. Pnc Fin Service Gru owns 0% invested in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) for 81,623 shares. 23,200 are owned by Gsa Ptnrs Ltd Liability Partnership. California State Teachers Retirement Systems has invested 0.01% in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Shell Asset invested in 0.03% or 29,138 shares. Moreover, Portolan Cap Llc has 1.29% invested in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Bogle Ltd Partnership De has invested 0.47% in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Sawgrass Asset Mngmt Limited Company invested in 6,315 shares. Piedmont Investment Lc invested in 6,547 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 selling transactions for $4.27 million activity. Thakar Sumedh S sold 9,801 shares worth $575,356. $1.89 million worth of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) was sold by POSEY BRUCE K. Rogers Kristi Marie sold $718,651 worth of stock.

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Qualys had 16 analyst reports since October 23, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, February 13. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Tuesday, February 13 with “Buy”. The stock of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, November 1. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital on Thursday, February 22 with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Tuesday, February 13. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Tuesday, March 6. The stock of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 23 by Needham. The rating was maintained by Needham on Wednesday, November 1 with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, December 12 by J.P. Morgan. Needham maintained Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) on Thursday, February 15 with “Buy” rating. Below is a list of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) latest ratings and price target changes.

06/03/2018 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $85.0 Maintain
22/02/2018 Broker: Imperial Capital Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $62 New Target: $83 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $80.0 Maintain
13/02/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $70.0 Maintain
13/02/2018 Broker: Northland Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $70.0 Maintain
13/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $67.0 Maintain
13/02/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $62.0 Maintain
13/02/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $65 New Target: $70 Maintain
13/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $61 New Target: $65 Maintain
12/12/2017 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Hold New Target: $65.0 Downgrade

The stock increased 0.18% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $82.9. About 45,319 shares traded. Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) has risen 101.10% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 89.55% the S&P500.

Qualys, Inc. provides cloud-based security and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $3.20 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 82.08 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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