Anti-Qualys Inc Institutional Investors Sentiment Runs Low in Q1 2019

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Sentiment for Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS)

Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.26 in Q1 2019. Its down -0.03, from 1.29 in 2018Q4. The ratio has dropped, as 112 investment managers opened new and increased positions, while 89 cut down and sold stakes in Qualys Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now own: 31.59 million shares, down from 32.78 million shares in 2018Q4. Also, the number of investment managers holding Qualys Inc in their top 10 positions decreased from 2 to 1 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 20 Reduced: 69 Increased: 86 New Position: 26.

Qualys, Inc. provides cloud-based security and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $3.14 billion. The firm offers Qualys Cloud Suite, which includes Vulnerability Management, Continuous Monitoring, Cloud Agent, AssetView, ThreatPROTECT, Policy Compliance, PCI Compliance, Security Assessment Questionnaire, Web Application Scanning, and Web Application Firewall. It has a 50.76 P/E ratio. The Company’s integrated suite of security and compliance solutions delivered on its Qualys Cloud Platform enables clients 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.

The stock increased 0.35% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $82.34. About 251,511 shares traded. Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) has declined 1.97% since August 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 1.97% the S&P500.

Goodman Financial Corp holds 3.62% of its portfolio in Qualys, Inc. for 85,835 shares. Ranger Investment Management L.P. owns 457,544 shares or 2.74% of their US portfolio. Moreover, American Capital Management Inc has 2.01% invested in the company for 523,292 shares. The United Kingdom-based Herald Investment Management Ltd has invested 1.83% in the stock. Summit Creek Advisors Llc, a Minnesota-based fund reported 110,902 shares.

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Qualys’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Qualys, 4 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $82 while the high is $102. The stock’s average target of $92.71 is 12.59% above today’s ($82.34) share price. QLYS was included in 11 notes of analysts from February 22, 2019. Northland Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $100 target in Thursday, June 20 report. Wedbush maintained Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) on Tuesday, June 25 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, March 8, the company rating was maintained by JMP Securities. Berenberg downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $82 target in Friday, February 22 report. Monness maintained Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) on Friday, March 1 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 1 report.

More notable recent Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Capital One, Fortinet, CyberArk, Qualys and FireEye – Nasdaq” on August 05, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Bull of the Day: Qualys, Inc. (QLYS) – Yahoo Finance” published on June 04, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Qualys to Speak at Upcoming Investor Conference – Yahoo Finance” on August 05, 2019. More interesting news about Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Qualys Is Positioned To Be A Leader In A Rapidly Growing Industry – Seeking Alpha” published on July 09, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “A Closer Look At Qualys, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:QLYS) Impressive ROE – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: June 05, 2019.

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