Qualys (QLYS) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday
Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) will announce its Q313 earnings results on Monday, November 4th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.05 per share and revenue of $27.46 million for the quarter. Qualys has set its Q3 guidance at $0.03-0.05 EPS and its FY13 guidance at $0.16-0.20 EPS.Investors that are interested in registering for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.
Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 5th. The company reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters 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 in the prior year, the company posted $0.02 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 18.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Qualys to post $0.19 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0.30 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) opened at 20.80 on Friday. Qualys has a 1-year low of $10.15 and a 1-year high of $23.21. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $21.57 and a 200-day moving average of $17.01. The company has a market cap of $665.6 million and a P/E ratio of 280.55.
QLYS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of Qualys from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Friday, October 18th. They now have a $24.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $20.00. On a related note, analysts at Topeka Capital Markets initiated coverage on shares of Qualys in a research note to investors on Thursday, October 17th. They set a “hold” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Imperial Capital raised their price target on shares of Qualys from $20.00 to $24.00 in a research note to investors on Tuesday, September 17th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $20.71.
In other Qualys news, CFO Donald C. Mccauley sold 10,250 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.65, for a total transaction of $211,662.50. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
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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