Goodman Financial Corp Decreased Its Stake in Qualys (QLYS) as Shares Declined

June 27, 2018 - By Bridget Boland

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) Corporate LogoDuring 2018 Q1 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.4. That’s change of 0.46, from 2017Q4’s 1.86. 12 investors sold all, 72 reduced holdings as QLYS ratio fall. 72 increased positions while 46 funds amassed positions. Funds hold 29.28 million shares thus 2.82% more from 2017Q4’s 28.48 million shares. Savings Bank Of Montreal Can owns 18,738 shs for 0% of their capital. Piedmont Investment Advsrs Limited Liability has 0.01% invested in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Moreover, Pnc Svcs Group Inc Inc has 0.01% invested in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) for 81,390 shs. Granahan Invest Management Ma holds 99,000 shs or 0.52% of its capital. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 0.01% invested in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) for 16,024 shs. Eam Invsts Lc holds 0.49% or 40,166 shs in its capital. 51,238 were accumulated by Arizona State Retirement Sys. Voya Investment Management Limited Liability Company accumulated 14,101 shs. The Missouri-based Parkside State Bank And Tru has invested 0% in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Prudential Fincl Incorporated accumulated 251,591 shs. 118,581 are owned by Fiera Cap Corp. Amp Invsts Ltd owns 5,600 shs for 0% of their capital. Lpl Limited Liability reported 0% in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Barclays Public Limited Company owns 14,111 shs or 0% of their US capital. Ny State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 0.01% of its capital in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS).

QLYS registered $8.85 million net activity with 0 buys and 18 selling transactions since January 2, 2018. 2,000 shs were sold by Thakar Sumedh S, worth $169,357 on Monday, June 11. On Monday, April 2 Deeba Amer sold $143,690 worth of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) or 2,000 shs. PACE PETER sold $2.27M worth of stock. Shares for $497,570 were sold by Rogers Kristi Marie on Thursday, June 7. POSEY BRUCE K sold $1.89M worth of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) on Wednesday, February 14.

Based on the latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC, Goodman Financial Corp decreased its stake in Qualys (QLYS) by 45.5%. 71,385 shares were sold by Goodman Financial Corp as the company’s stock declined 2.16% with the market. At the end of 2018Q1, the institutional investor held 85,520 shares of the technology company, valued at $6.22M, down from 156,905 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Goodman Financial Corp has risen its stake in Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and also increased its holding in Spdr Barclays Short Term Corp Bond Etf (SCPB) by 345,591 shares in the quarter, for a total of 429,366 shares.

On August, 1. Investors expect Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) to announce its quarterly earnings, Zacks reports. This year’s earnings per share analyst estimate is awaited to be $0.21. That is 16.67 % up compareed to $0.18 earnings per share for last year. If $0.21 is reported, QLYS’s profit will reach $8.19 million for 106.64 P/E. Wall Street sees -4.55 % negative EPS growth as of August, 1.

Another two news for Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com on May 31, 2018 with title “Market Trends Toward New Normal in ANSYS, Pearson, Qualys, HB Fuller, Cabot Microelectronics, and Zosano …”. The other Prnewswire.com‘s article was titled “Qualys Releases Container Security (CS) App, Unifying Visibility and Security of Containers Across Hybrid IT …” and published on June 12, 2018.

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) Ratings Coverage

In total 11 analysts cover Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS). “Buy” rating has 6, “Sell” are 0, while 5 are “Hold”. 55% are bullish. With $9500 highest and $62.0 lowest price target Qualys has $75.18 average price target or -16.08% below the current ($89.58) price. 17 are the (NASDAQ:QLYS)’s analyst reports since February 13, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Tuesday, February 13 the rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. On Tuesday, March 6 the stock has “Buy” rating by Needham. The stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Tuesday, February 13. On Monday, April 23 the stock has “Buy” rating by Needham. On Monday, April 23 RBC Capital Markets maintained Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) with “Hold” rating. On Tuesday, February 13 the stock of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) has “Buy” rating given by Northland Capital. On Monday, June 11 Monness upgraded Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) to “Buy” rating. In Thursday, June 14 report First Analysis upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating. The company rating was maintained by Imperial Capital on Thursday, February 22. In Thursday, February 15 report Needham maintained the stock with “Buy” rating.

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