Qualys CMO Amer Deeba Unloads 2,000 Shares (QLYS)
Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) CMO Amer Deeba sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.54, for a total value of $41,080.00. Following the transaction, the chief marketing officer now directly owns 10,831 shares in the company, valued at approximately $222,469. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. 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. Separately, 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 analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Qualys presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $20.71.
Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) traded up 4.18% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $21.70. The stock had a trading volume of 272,443 shares. Qualys has a one year low of $10.15 and a one year high of $23.21. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $21.53 and a 200-day moving average of $17.10. The company has a market cap of $694.4 million and a P/E ratio of 285.34.
Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) last announced its earnings results on Monday, November 4th. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $27.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $27.46 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.10 earnings per share. Qualys’s revenue was up 18.4% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Qualys will post $0.19 earnings per share 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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