Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) Director Sells $1,766,400.00 in Stock

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS – Get Rating) Director Kristi Marie Rogers sold 12,800 shares in a trade on Friday, May 27. The shares were sold at an average price of $138.00, for a total value of $1,766,400.00. As a result of the sale, the administrator now directly owns 3,848 shares of the company, valued at approximately $531,024. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, accessible via this hyperlink.

Kristi Marie Rogers also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday May 16, Kristi Marie Rogers sold 10,200 Qualys shares. The shares were sold at an average price of $121.00, for a total value of $1,234,200.00.

Shares of QLYS traded down $7.52 at midday on Tuesday, hitting $130.68. The stock recorded trading volume of 574,158 shares, compared to an average trading volume of 356,025 shares. The company’s 50-day simple moving average is $134.47 and its 200-day simple moving average is $130.90. Qualys, Inc. has a one-year minimum of $95.00 and a one-year maximum of $150.10. The company has a market capitalization of $5.07 billion, a PE ratio of 55.50 and a beta of 0.76.

Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS – Get Rating) last released quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 4. The software maker reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.64 for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.11. Qualys has a return on equity of 22.91% and a net margin of 22.47%. The company posted revenue of $113.40 million in the quarter, versus a consensus estimate of $112.98 million. During the same quarter of the previous year, the company posted EPS ($0.01). The company’s revenue for the quarter increased by 17.1% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, sell-side analysts expect Qualys, Inc. to post 2 per share earnings for the current year.

Several equity analysts have recently weighed in on QLYS shares. StockNews.com upgraded Qualys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a Wednesday, May 18 research rating. Wolfe Research began covering Qualys in a report on Monday, April 11. They set an “outperform” rating and a price target of $162.00 for the stock. Wedbush raised its price target on Qualys from $146.00 to $160.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a Thursday, April 14 report. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Qualys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a price target of $127.00 for the company in a Thursday, May 12 research report. One equity research analyst has assigned the stock a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and six have assigned the stock a buy rating. Based on data from MarketBeat, Qualys currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $130.78.

Institutional investors have recently changed their positions in the stock. Evoke Wealth LLC purchased a new equity stake in Qualys in the fourth quarter worth approximately $41,000. Parallel Advisors LLC increased its stake in Qualys shares by 46.0% in the fourth quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 527 shares of the software maker valued at $72,000 after buying an additional 166 shares in the last quarter. FourThought Financial LLC increased its stake in Qualys shares by 401.8% in the fourth quarter. FourThought Financial LLC now owns 552 shares of the software maker valued at $76,000 after buying an additional 442 shares in the last quarter. Standard Family Office LLC acquired a new stake in Qualys during the fourth quarter for a value of approximately $79,000. Finally, CVA Family Office LLC acquired a new stake in Qualys during the first quarter worth approximately $100,000. 99.29% of the shares are held by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Qualys, Inc provides cloud-based information technology (IT), security, and compliance solutions in the United States and globally. The company offers Qualys Cloud Apps, which includes vulnerability management; Management, detection and response to vulnerabilities; threat protection; Continuous monitoring; Patch management; Multi-vector endpoint detection and response; certificate assessment; SaaS detection and response; Secure enterprise mobility; Compliance Policy; security configuration assessment; PCI compliance; File integrity monitoring; Security Assessment Questionnaire; out-of-band configuration assessment; Web application scanning; Web Application Firewall; Global Asset Inventory; Cybersecurity asset management; Inventory of certificates; Cloud inventory; Cloud security assessment; and container security.

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