Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS): Institutional Investor Sentiment Down to 1.26

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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 started new or increased positions, while 89 cut down and sold their holdings 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. As per Friday, March 8, the company rating was maintained by JMP Securities. Wedbush maintained the shares of QLYS in report on Tuesday, June 25 with “Buy” rating. Berenberg downgraded Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) on Friday, February 22 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Northland Capital on Thursday, June 20. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of QLYS in report on Thursday, August 1 with “Hold” rating. Monness maintained Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) rating on Friday, March 1. Monness has “Buy” rating and $95 target.

More notable recent Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Qualys (QLYS) to Report Q2 Earnings: What Lies in Store? – Nasdaq” on July 25, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Qualys, Inc. Q1 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on April 30, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) Earns A Nice Return On Capital Employed – Yahoo Finance” on August 13, 2019. More interesting news about Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “QLYS Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level – Nasdaq” published on April 22, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Qualys Counts On Acquisitions For Growth – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: November 02, 2018.

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