Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) insider Sumedh S. Thakar sold 2,000 shares of Qualys stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $63.39, for a total transaction of $126,780.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 198,340 shares in the company, valued at approximately $12,572,772.60. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.
Shares of Qualys Inc (NASDAQ QLYS) opened at $63.90 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $2,415.47, a price-to-earnings ratio of 57.91, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 5.11 and a beta of 0.88. Qualys Inc has a 52 week low of $32.40 and a 52 week high of $64.40.
Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The software maker reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.21 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $59.49 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $58.59 million. Qualys had a net margin of 19.76% and a return on equity of 14.81%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 16.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.22 EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that Qualys Inc will post 0.65 earnings per share for the current year.
Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Neuberger Berman Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Qualys by 23.8% during the 3rd quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 2,802,385 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $145,164,000 after buying an additional 538,305 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System acquired a new stake in shares of Qualys during the 3rd quarter valued at $335,000. Bamco Inc. NY boosted its stake in shares of Qualys by 9.2% during the 3rd quarter. Bamco Inc. NY now owns 831,600 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $43,077,000 after buying an additional 70,000 shares during the period. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Qualys during the 3rd quarter valued at $275,000. Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC acquired a new stake in shares of Qualys during the 3rd quarter valued at $202,000. 75.34% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
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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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