Qualys Inc (QLYS) VP Sells $121,300.00 in Stock
Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) VP Amer Deeba sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.65, for a total transaction of $121,300.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 66,644 shares in the company, valued at $4,041,958.60. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.
Amer Deeba also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Friday, December 1st, Amer Deeba sold 2,000 shares of Qualys stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.40, for a total transaction of $116,800.00.
- On Wednesday, November 1st, Amer Deeba sold 12,000 shares of Qualys stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.15, for a total transaction of $661,800.00.
Shares of Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) traded up $1.10 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $62.90. 204,416 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 227,333. The stock has a market cap of $2,390.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 56.67, a PEG ratio of 4.90 and a beta of 0.88. Qualys Inc has a 12 month low of $32.40 and a 12 month high of $63.20.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of QLYS. Advisors Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in Qualys in the 3rd quarter worth $101,000. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in Qualys in the 2nd quarter worth $103,000. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. boosted its stake in Qualys by 17.4% during the 2nd quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 2,757 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $112,000 after purchasing an additional 408 shares during the last quarter. Thompson Davis & CO. Inc. boosted its stake in Qualys by 1,100.0% during the 3rd quarter. Thompson Davis & CO. Inc. now owns 3,000 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $155,000 after purchasing an additional 2,750 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Pinebridge Investments L.P. boosted its stake in Qualys by 2.9% during the 2nd quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. now owns 3,952 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $161,000 after purchasing an additional 110 shares during the last quarter. 75.34% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
QLYS has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Robert W. Baird restated a “hold” rating and issued a $61.00 price target on shares of Qualys in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Qualys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $64.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Saturday, November 4th. Summit Redstone raised shares of Qualys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Needham & Company LLC began coverage on shares of Qualys in a report on Monday, October 23rd. They set a “buy” rating and a $65.00 target price for the company. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their target price on shares of Qualys from $55.00 to $70.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Twelve analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $54.85.
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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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