Keybank National Association OH lowered its position in shares of Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) by 7.0% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 4,621 shares of the software maker’s stock after selling 350 shares during the period. Keybank National Association OH’s holdings in Qualys were worth $345,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Arizona State Retirement System grew its position in Qualys by 7.2% during the fourth quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 52,153 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $3,898,000 after buying an additional 3,501 shares during the period. Quantamental Technologies LLC acquired a new position in Qualys during the fourth quarter worth about $67,000. Congress Asset Management Co. MA grew its position in Qualys by 2.8% during the fourth quarter. Congress Asset Management Co. MA now owns 906,551 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $67,756,000 after buying an additional 24,467 shares during the period. MCF Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Qualys during the fourth quarter worth about $37,000. Finally, Assenagon Asset Management S.A. acquired a new position in Qualys during the fourth quarter worth about $766,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 85.22% of the company’s stock.
Several research analysts have weighed in on QLYS shares. BTIG Research upgraded shares of Qualys from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $100.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, November 20th. Wedbush restated a “buy” rating and set a $95.00 target price on shares of Qualys in a research report on Friday, November 16th. Monness Crespi & Hardt lowered their target price on shares of Qualys from $100.00 to $95.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, October 29th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Qualys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 15th. Finally, Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Qualys in a research report on Thursday, November 29th. They set a “buy” rating and a $96.00 target price on the stock. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Qualys presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $88.94.
QLYS stock opened at $94.74 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $3.71 billion, a PE ratio of 105.27 and a beta of 1.55. Qualys Inc has a 12 month low of $59.75 and a 12 month high of $98.30.
Qualys Company Profile
Qualys, Inc provides cloud-based security and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally. The company offers Qualys Cloud Apps, which includes Asset Inventory, CMDB Sync, Vulnerability Management, Continuous Monitoring, Cloud Agent, Threat Protection, Security Configuration Assessment, Indication of Compromise, Policy Compliance, PCI Compliance, Security Assessment Questionnaire, File Integrity Monitoring, Web Application Scanning, and Web Application Firewall.
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