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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 404.98
QLYS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 1702 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.91 vs. QLYS: 404.98 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 5.59   Max: No Debt
Current: 404.98

Equity to Asset 0.55
QLYS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 1664 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. QLYS: 0.55 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.94   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.55

-0.94
0.55
Interest Coverage 53.70
QLYS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 434.43 vs. QLYS: 53.70 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 53.7
Current: 53.7

6.5
53.7
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.75
M-Score: -2.68
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.14
QLYS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1673 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. QLYS: 2.14 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 3.81
Current: 2.14

1.85
3.81
Net-margin (%) 1.50
QLYS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. QLYS: 1.50 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 2.56
Current: 1.5

1.29
2.56
ROE (%) 1.57
QLYS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1630 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. QLYS: 1.57 )
QLYS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 2.49
Current: 1.57

1.57
2.49
ROA (%) 0.84
QLYS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1690 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. QLYS: 0.84 )
QLYS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 2.84
Current: 0.84

0.84
2.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.01
QLYS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1673 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.08 vs. QLYS: 10.01 )
QLYS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.01   Max: 20.97
Current: 10.01

10.01
20.97
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

QLYS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 478,844 sh (New)
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Q4 2013

QLYS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 162,580 sh (-66.05%)
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Q1 2014

QLYS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ron Baron 27,900 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
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Q2 2014

QLYS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ron Baron 315,796 sh (+1031.89%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with QLYS

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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Add 1031.89%0.03%$18.56 - $26.42 $ 24.498%315796
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 New Buy$23.11 - $29.15 $ 24.49-9%27900
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 302.30
QLYS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 48.90 vs. QLYS: 302.30 )
QLYS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 173.61   Max: 1093.08
Current: 302.3

173.61
1093.08
P/B 7.14
QLYS's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. QLYS: 7.14 )
QLYS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.68   Max: 9.06
Current: 7.14

3.68
9.06
P/S 7.27
QLYS's P/S is ranked lower than
65% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. QLYS: 7.27 )
QLYS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 9.38
Current: 7.27

1.21
9.38
PFCF 59.73
QLYS's PFCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. QLYS: 59.73 )
QLYS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.6   Max: 85.24
Current: 59.73

12.6
85.24
EV-to-EBIT 222.88
QLYS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 34.84 vs. QLYS: 222.88 )
QLYS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 86.5   Max: 419.5
Current: 222.88

86.5
419.5
Current Ratio 1.74
QLYS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. QLYS: 1.74 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.74

0.82
2.18
Quick Ratio 1.74
QLYS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. QLYS: 1.74 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.74

0.82
2.18

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 47.09
QLYS's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
84% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. QLYS: 47.09 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 11.74   Max: 96.29
Current: 47.09

11.74
96.29
Price/Net Current Asset Value 21.11
QLYS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. QLYS: 21.11 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 7.99   Max: 28.26
Current: 21.11

7.99
28.26
Price/Tangible Book 7.31
QLYS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. QLYS: 7.31 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.36   Max: 8.02
Current: 7.31

4.36
8.02
Price/Median PS Value 1.14
QLYS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. QLYS: 1.14 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.23
Current: 1.14

0.23
1.23
Price/Graham Number 9.96
QLYS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
66% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. QLYS: 9.96 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 6.2   Max: 12.84
Current: 9.96

6.2
12.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.40
QLYS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1445 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. QLYS: 0.40 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.2
Current: 0.4

0.2
1.2

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:3L7A.Germany
Qualys Inc., was incorporated in Delaware on December 30, 1999. The Company is a provider of cloud security and compliance solutions that enable organizations to identify security risks to their IT infrastructures help protect their IT systems and applications from ever-evolving cyber attacks and achieve compliance with internal policies and external regulations. The Company's cloud solutions address the growing security and compliance complexities and risks that are amplified by the dissolving boundaries between internal and external IT infrastructures and web environments, the rapid adoption of cloud computing and the proliferation of geographically dispersed IT assets. The Company's integrated suite of security and compliance solutions delivered on its QualysGuard Cloud Platform enable its customers to identify their IT assets, collect and analyze large amounts of IT security data, discover and prioritize vulnerabilities, recommend remediation actions and verify the implementation of such actions. It provides a cloud platform and integrated suite of solutions that enable organizations to simplify the process and reduce the cost of securing their IT assets and achieving compliance with internal policies and external regulations. The Company's solutions help organizations with globally distributed data centers and IT infrastructures to identify their IT assets, collect and analyze large amounts of IT security data, discover and prioritize vulnerabilities, recommend remediation actions and verify the implementation of such actions. The Company's platform and integrated suite of solutions: Delivers a robust and integrated suite of security solutions through a cloud platform; Provides visibility into security across a broad range of IT assets and attack vectors; Enables more effective and lower-cost policy and regulatory compliance; and Enhances security of cloud computing. The Company's solutions also provide pre-configured compliance frameworks to automate compliance with external regulations and other requirements, such as Basel II, HIPAA, NERC, PCI DSS and SOX. The Company's cloud architecture enables regular, automated scanning and analysis across large, global networks for an organization's connected devices, endpoints and web applications from a single platform, and can be extended to third-party systems and applications within an organization's ecosystem of customers and partners. It enables its customers to substantially improve the security of their IT infrastructures by providing an automated, global and objective assessment of their security and compliance posture from the network to the application, including an organization's networked devices, endpoints and web applications, as well as web browsers with their corresponding plug-ins. The Company's QualysGuard Cloud Platform consists of a suite of IT security and compliance solutions that leverage its shared and extensible core services and its highly scalable multi-te
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