• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $151.57
  • Forecasted Upside: -9.41%
  • Number of Analysts: 13
  • Breakdown:
  • 4 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for QLYS

Analyst Price Target is $151.57
▼ -9.41% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 13 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Qualys in the last 3 months. The average price target is $151.57, with a high forecast of $210.00 and a low forecast of $100.00. The average price target represents a -9.41% upside from the last price of $167.32.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 13 investment analysts is to hold stock in Qualys. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/8/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$146.00 ➝ $152.00Low
2/8/2024StephensReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$190.00Low
2/8/2024Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$212.00 ➝ $180.00Low
2/8/2024WedbushLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$230.00 ➝ $210.00Low
1/16/2024Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$145.00 ➝ $175.00Low
11/7/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$104.00 ➝ $137.00Low
11/3/2023Piper SandlerBoost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$109.00 ➝ $117.00Low
11/3/2023WedbushBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$160.00 ➝ $170.00Low
8/24/2023Canaccord Genuity GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$150.00 ➝ $175.00Low
8/17/2023StephensInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$145.00Low
8/8/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$95.00 ➝ $104.00Low
8/4/2023TD CowenBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$110.00 ➝ $130.00Low
8/4/2023WedbushBoost Target$130.00 ➝ $160.00Low
8/4/2023Northland SecuritiesBoost Target$132.00 ➝ $136.00Low
8/4/2023Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$110.00 ➝ $130.00Low
7/6/2023UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$135.00Low
6/9/2023Piper SandlerDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$120.00 ➝ $109.00Low
5/30/2023William BlairInitiated CoverageOutperformLow
5/8/2023Wolfe ResearchDowngradePeer Perform ➝ Underperform$100.00Low
5/5/2023DA DavidsonLower Target$120.00 ➝ $115.00Low
3/7/2023Westpark CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$170.00Low
2/13/2023Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer PerformLow
1/24/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageUnderweight$109.00Low
1/12/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$118.00 ➝ $103.00Low
1/9/2023Truist FinancialLower Target$125.00 ➝ $110.00Low
1/5/2023Needham & Company LLCDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
1/5/2023Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral$138.00 ➝ $115.00Low
12/2/2022Piper SandlerInitiated CoverageNeutral$138.00Low
11/4/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$123.00 ➝ $118.00Low
11/3/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$148.00 ➝ $140.00Low
11/3/2022Canaccord Genuity GroupLower Target$180.00 ➝ $162.00Low
11/3/2022WedbushLower Target$150.00 ➝ $140.00Low
10/21/2022Berenberg BankUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$168.00Low
10/21/2022Needham & Company LLCUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$185.00Low
10/19/2022Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$142.00Low
10/11/2022Canaccord Genuity GroupInitiated CoverageBuyLow
8/15/2022DA DavidsonBoost Target$135.00Low
8/10/2022Wolfe ResearchBoost TargetOutperform$145.00 ➝ $147.00Low
8/9/2022Northland SecuritiesBoost Target$138.00 ➝ $142.00Low
8/9/2022DA DavidsonBoost Target$120.00 ➝ $135.00Low
8/9/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$113.00 ➝ $123.00Low
8/9/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$145.00 ➝ $148.00Low
8/9/2022WedbushLower TargetOutperform$160.00 ➝ $150.00Low
7/26/2022Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold$115.00 ➝ $125.00Low
7/15/2022DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageNeutral$120.00Low
4/14/2022WedbushBoost TargetOutperform$146.00 ➝ $160.00High
4/11/2022Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$162.00High
11/4/2021Summit InsightsUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
11/4/2021Truist FinancialBoost TargetHold$100.00 ➝ $115.00Medium
11/4/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$100.00 ➝ $110.00Low
11/4/2021WedbushBoost TargetOutperform$130.00 ➝ $140.00Medium
11/4/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$112.00 ➝ $128.00Low
11/4/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Overweight$110.00 ➝ $160.00High
9/27/2021JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldMedium
8/10/2021Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetHold$105.00 ➝ $110.00Low
8/10/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$98.00 ➝ $100.00Low
8/10/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$105.00 ➝ $112.00Medium
7/26/2021Loop CapitalDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$140.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
5/6/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$100.00 ➝ $98.00High
2/11/2021WedbushLower TargetOutperform$140.00 ➝ $130.00Low
2/11/2021Needham & Company LLCDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
2/10/2021Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$110.00Low
1/27/2021Truist FinancialBoost Target$85.00 ➝ $100.00High
1/8/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$95.00 ➝ $102.00Medium
12/23/2020Northland SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$120.00N/A
10/22/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$116.00 ➝ $99.00High
9/8/2020Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$140.00High
8/11/2020WedbushBoost TargetIn-Line ➝ Outperform$110.00 ➝ $120.00High
8/11/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$125.00 ➝ $130.00High
8/11/2020Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$118.00High
7/28/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$125.00Medium
5/27/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyHigh
5/13/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$85.00 ➝ $102.00Low
5/11/2020Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetBuy$105.00 ➝ $118.00Medium
5/8/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$90.00 ➝ $99.00High
5/8/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetUnderweight$91.00 ➝ $89.00High
5/8/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$85.00 ➝ $101.00High
5/8/2020Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$105.00High
5/1/2020Monness Crespi & HardtDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
4/27/2020JMP SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$135.00 ➝ $125.00High
4/22/2020Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHoldLow
4/21/2020CowenBoost TargetOutperform$105.00 ➝ $110.00Low
4/19/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost Target$93.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
4/13/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Buy$93.00 ➝ $120.00High
3/25/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$90.00 ➝ $85.00Medium
3/24/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$96.00Low
2/13/2020WedbushBoost TargetOutperform$102.00 ➝ $110.00High
2/13/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$93.00High
2/13/2020Robert W. BairdBoost TargetNeutral$90.00 ➝ $95.00High
2/9/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$90.00Medium
11/25/2019Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$90.00Low
11/21/2019Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$105.00Low
11/20/2019Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$85.00Low
10/31/2019Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$85.00Medium
10/31/2019Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$105.00Medium
10/2/2019SunTrust BanksInitiated CoverageHold$85.00Medium
9/15/2019Robert W. BairdSet TargetHold$100.00Low
9/13/2019Northland SecuritiesSet TargetBuy$100.00Low
9/9/2019Rosenblatt SecuritiesInitiated CoverageHold$85.00Low
8/1/2019Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold$100.00 ➝ $90.00Medium
7/15/2019FBN SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$100.00Medium
6/28/2019Nomura SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$108.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
5/23/2019CowenInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$100.00Low
5/2/2019Morgan StanleySet TargetHold$91.00Low
5/2/2019JMP SecuritiesBoost TargetMarket Outperform ➝ Market Outperform$85.00 ➝ $100.00Low
5/2/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$90.00High
5/2/2019WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$95.00 ➝ $102.00High
5/2/2019Northland SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$100.00High
3/18/2019Summit RedstoneDowngradeHold$85.00Low
3/18/2019Summit InsightsDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
3/11/2019JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$85.00Medium
(Data available from 2/28/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.74 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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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; Custom Assessment and Remediation; Context Extended Detection and Response; Network Detection and Response; 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. Its integrated suite of IT, security, and compliance solutions delivered on its Qualys Cloud Platform enables customers to identify and manage IT assets, collect, and analyze IT security data, discover, and prioritize vulnerabilities, recommend, and implement remediation actions, and verify the implementation of such actions. The company also provides asset tagging and management, reporting and dashboards, questionnaires and collaboration, remediation and workflow, big data correlation and analytics engine, and alerts and notifications, which enable integrated workflows, management and real-time analysis, and reporting across IT, security, and compliance solutions. The company offers its solutions through its sales teams, as well as through its network of channel partners, such as security consulting organizations, managed service providers, resellers, and consulting firms. It serves enterprises, government entities, and small and medium-sized businesses in various industries, including education, financial services, government, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, media, retail, technology, and utilities. The company was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Foster City, California.
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Today's Range

Now: $167.32
Low: $165.14
High: $167.47

50 Day Range

MA: $184.33
Low: $159.47
High: $204.41

52 Week Range

Now: $167.32
Low: $107.00
High: $206.35


232,634 shs

Average Volume

503,463 shs

Market Capitalization

$6.19 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Qualys?

The following equities research analysts have issued reports on Qualys in the last year: Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., DA Davidson, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Northland Securities, Piper Sandler, Royal Bank of Canada, Stephens, StockNews.com, TD Cowen, Truist Financial Co., UBS Group AG, Wedbush, Westpark Capital, William Blair, and Wolfe Research.
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What is the current price target for Qualys?

14 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Qualys in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $151.57, suggesting a possible downside of 9.4%. Wedbush has the highest price target set, predicting QLYS will reach $210.00 in the next twelve months. Wolfe Research has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $100.00 for Qualys in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Qualys?

Qualys currently has 4 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in QLYS, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Qualys' investor relations team?

Qualys' physical mailing address is 919 E. HILLSDALE BLVD., FOSTER CITY CA, 94404. The software maker's listed phone number is (650) 801-6100 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Qualys is www.qualys.com. Learn More about contacing Qualys investor relations.