Qualys (QLYS) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday
Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) will be announcing its Q114 earnings results on Monday, May 5th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.03 per share and revenue of $29.59 million for the quarter. Qualys has set its Q1 guidance at $0.01-0.03 EPS and its FY14 guidance at $0.22-0.26 EPS.
Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) last announced its earnings results on Monday, February 10th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.05. The company had revenue of $29.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $28.89 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.06 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Qualys to post $0.24 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0.36 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) opened at 18.59 on Friday. Qualys has a one year low of $10.22 and a one year high of $29.94. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $23.44 and its 200-day moving average is $24.31. The company has a market cap of $603.3 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 385.80.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Robert W. Baird cut their price target on shares of Qualys from $30.00 to $27.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 16th. On a related note, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Qualys from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 15th. They now have a $22.50 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Qualys from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 13th. They now have a $25.70 price target on the stock. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $24.41.
In other Qualys news, CFO Donald Mccauley unloaded 10,250 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, April 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.99, for a total transaction of $204,897.50. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 36,999 shares in the company, valued at approximately $739,610. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, 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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