We Are One Seven LLC Acquires 78 Shares of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS)

We Are One Seven LLC raised its holdings in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYSGet Rating) by 1.6% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 5,071 shares of the software maker’s stock after buying an additional 78 shares during the quarter. We Are One Seven LLC’s holdings in Qualys were worth $696,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of QLYS. Evoke Wealth LLC bought a new stake in shares of Qualys in the 4th quarter worth approximately $41,000. Parallel Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of Qualys by 46.0% in the 4th quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 527 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $72,000 after buying an additional 166 shares during the last quarter. FourThought Financial LLC boosted its position in shares of Qualys by 401.8% during the fourth quarter. FourThought Financial LLC now owns 552 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $76,000 after purchasing an additional 442 shares in the last quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp boosted its position in shares of Qualys by 59.3% during the third quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 728 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $81,000 after purchasing an additional 271 shares in the last quarter. Finally, National Bank of Canada FI bought a new stake in shares of Qualys during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $157,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 99.29% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NASDAQ:QLYS opened at $138.52 on Thursday. Qualys, Inc. has a 12-month low of $92.00 and a 12-month high of $150.10. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $136.41 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $131.52. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.38 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 77.39 and a beta of 0.76.

Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYSGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 4th. The software maker reported $0.89 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.09. Qualys had a return on equity of 16.99% and a net margin of 17.26%. The firm had revenue of $113.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $112.98 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.01) earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 17.1% on a year-over-year basis. Sell-side analysts predict that Qualys, Inc. will post 1.66 EPS for the current fiscal year.

QLYS has been the topic of several research reports. Wolfe Research initiated coverage on Qualys in a research report on Monday, April 11th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $162.00 price target on the stock. StockNews.com initiated coverage on Qualys in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Qualys from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 14th. Finally, Wedbush lifted their price target on Qualys from $146.00 to $160.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 14th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $130.33.

In other Qualys news, insider Bruce K. Posey sold 9,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $146.64, for a total transaction of $1,393,080.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 69,386 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $10,174,763.04. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CEO Sumedh S. Thakar sold 1,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, April 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $150.00, for a total value of $225,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 180,978 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $27,146,700. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 39,693 shares of company stock valued at $5,373,624 in the last 90 days. Company insiders own 15.60% of the company’s stock.

Qualys Company Profile (Get Rating)

Qualys, Inc provides cloud-based information technology (IT), security, and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally. The company offers Qualys Cloud Apps, which includes Vulnerability Management; Vulnerability Management, Detection and Response; Threat Protection; Continuous Monitoring; Patch Management; Multi-Vector Endpoint Detection and Response; Certificate Assessment; SaaS Detection and Response; Secure Enterprise Mobility; Policy Compliance; Security Configuration Assessment; PCI Compliance; File Integrity Monitoring; Security Assessment Questionnaire; Out of-Band Configuration Assessment; Web Application Scanning; Web Application Firewall; Global Asset Inventory; Cybersecurity Asset Management; Certificate Inventory; Cloud Inventory; Cloud Security Assessment; and Container Security.

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