Insider Selling: John Wilson Sells 5,000 Shares of Qualys Stock (QLYS)
Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) EVP John Wilson sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.04, for a total transaction of $110,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 55,500 shares of the company’s stock. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
QLYS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Stephens initiated coverage on shares of Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) in a research note to investors on Thursday, September 5th. They set an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Credit Suisse raised their price target on shares of Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) from $15.00 to $17.00 in a research note to investors on Wednesday, August 7th. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) from $18.00 to $20.00 in a research note to investors on Tuesday, August 6th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $18.86.
Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) traded down 1.71% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $22.38. The stock had a trading volume of 158,138 shares. Qualys has a 52 week low of $10.15 and a 52 week high of $22.99. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $18.63 and a 200-day moving average of $14.6. The company has a market cap of $716.1 million and a P/E ratio of 311.92.
Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) last released its earnings data on Monday, August 5th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $26.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $26.14 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.02 earnings per share. Qualys’s revenue was up 18.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Qualys will post $0.19 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Qualys, Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) is a provider of clouds security and compliance solutions that enable organizations to identify security risks to their information technology (IT) infrastructures, help protect their IT systems and applications from cyber attacks and achieve compliance with internal policies and external regulations.
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