Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) Institutional Investor Sentiment Is 1.26

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Sentiment for Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS)

Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2019 Q1. Its down -0.03, from 1.29 in 2018Q4. The ratio worsened, as 112 hedge funds started new and increased positions, while 89 decreased and sold their stakes in Qualys Inc. The hedge funds in our partner’s database now have: 31.59 million shares, down from 32.78 million shares in 2018Q4. Also, the number of hedge funds 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. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital with “Buy” on Thursday, June 20. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 8 by JMP Securities. Monness maintained Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) on Friday, March 1 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 25 by Wedbush. The rating was downgraded by Berenberg on Friday, February 22 to “Hold”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) on Thursday, August 1 with “Hold” rating.

More notable recent Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Billion-Dollar Unicorns: Qualys Acquires Adya – Seeking Alpha” on February 22, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Qualys Banks On Product Innovation – Seeking Alpha” published on August 07, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Capital One, Fortinet, CyberArk, Qualys and FireEye – Nasdaq” on August 05, 2019. More interesting news about Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Qualys, Inc. Q2 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on July 30, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Bull of the Day: Qualys, Inc. (QLYS) – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: June 04, 2019.

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