Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) VP Amer Deeba sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.21, for a total value of $80,420.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 81,353 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,271,204.13. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Amer Deeba also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, June 1st, Amer Deeba sold 2,000 shares of Qualys stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.51, for a total value of $85,020.00.
  • On Monday, May 1st, Amer Deeba sold 2,000 shares of Qualys stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $38.61, for a total value of $77,220.00.

Shares of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ QLYS) traded down 0.25% on Thursday, reaching $40.25. The company had a trading volume of 163,002 shares. Qualys, Inc. has a 52 week low of $29.69 and a 52 week high of $44.35. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.49 billion, a P/E ratio of 43.14 and a beta of 0.94. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $41.89 and its 200 day moving average price is $37.12.

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Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in QLYS. State of Alaska Department of Revenue boosted its stake in shares of Qualys by 4.8% in the first quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 3,250 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $123,000 after buying an additional 150 shares during the period. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Qualys by 226.3% in the first quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 3,403 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $129,000 after buying an additional 2,360 shares during the last quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. boosted its stake in Qualys by 214.3% in the fourth quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. now owns 4,400 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $139,000 after buying an additional 3,000 shares during the last quarter. US Bancorp DE boosted its stake in Qualys by 448.8% in the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 3,743 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $142,000 after buying an additional 3,061 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Asset Management One Co. Ltd. boosted its stake in Qualys by 25.7% in the fourth quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. now owns 4,560 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $144,000 after buying an additional 932 shares during the last quarter. 74.52% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several brokerages have weighed in on QLYS. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “sector perform” rating and issued a $45.00 price target (up previously from $39.00) on shares of Qualys in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc began coverage on Qualys in a report on Wednesday, June 7th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $45.00 price target for the company. Imperial Capital raised their price target on Qualys from $40.00 to $46.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, May 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised Qualys from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $46.00 price target for the company in a report on Saturday, May 6th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Qualys in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Eleven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $40.69.

About Qualys

Qualys, Inc is a provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. The Company’s solutions enable organizations to identify security risks to their information technology (IT) infrastructures, help protect their IT systems and applications from cyber-attacks. Its suite of security and compliance solutions delivered on its Qualys Cloud Platform enables its customers to identify their IT assets, collect and analyze IT security data, discover and prioritize vulnerabilities, recommend remediation actions and verify the implementation of such actions.

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