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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 : 6/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
QLYS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 2084 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.03 vs. QLYS: No Debt )
QLYS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 5.59   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.56
QLYS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 2011 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. QLYS: 0.56 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.94   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.56

-0.94
0.56
Interest Coverage 53.70
QLYS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2350.48 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: 5
Z-Score: 8.79
M-Score: -2.86
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 4.17
QLYS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. QLYS: 4.17 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 3.81
Current: 4.17

1.85
3.81
Net-margin (%) 3.59
QLYS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. QLYS: 3.59 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 2.56
Current: 3.59

1.29
2.56
ROE (%) 4.17
QLYS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2008 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. QLYS: 4.17 )
QLYS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.67   Max: 16.81
Current: 4.17

1.67
16.81
ROA (%) 2.28
QLYS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. QLYS: 2.28 )
QLYS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 5.68
Current: 2.28

0.89
5.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 22.19
QLYS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2073 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.03 vs. QLYS: 22.19 )
QLYS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 11.2   Max: 41.93
Current: 22.19

11.2
41.93
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2014

QLYS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 10,789 sh (New)
Ron Baron 321,524 sh (+1.81%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with QLYS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

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 $ 39.3173%315796
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 New Buy$23.11 - $29.15 $ 39.3146%27900
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 300.10
QLYS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 59.10 vs. QLYS: 300.10 )
QLYS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 173.61   Max: 1093.08
Current: 300.1

173.61
1093.08
P/B 10.92
QLYS's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. QLYS: 10.92 )
QLYS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.68   Max: 10.92
Current: 10.92

3.68
10.92
P/S 11.14
QLYS's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. QLYS: 11.14 )
QLYS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 11.14
Current: 11.14

1.21
11.14
PFCF 62.40
QLYS's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 84.60 vs. QLYS: 62.40 )
QLYS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.6   Max: 85.24
Current: 62.4

12.6
85.24
EV-to-EBIT 227.45
QLYS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.85 vs. QLYS: 227.45 )
QLYS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 86.5   Max: 419.5
Current: 227.45

86.5
419.5
Current Ratio 1.75
QLYS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. QLYS: 1.75 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.75

0.82
2.18
Quick Ratio 1.75
QLYS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. QLYS: 1.75 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.75

0.82
2.18

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 74.17
QLYS's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
82% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. QLYS: 74.17 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 11.74   Max: 96.29
Current: 74.17

11.74
96.29
Price/Net Current Asset Value 32.49
QLYS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. QLYS: 32.49 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 7.99   Max: 28.26
Current: 32.49

7.99
28.26
Price/Tangible Book 11.13
QLYS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. QLYS: 11.13 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.36   Max: 8.02
Current: 11.13

4.36
8.02
Price/Median PS Value 1.59
QLYS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. QLYS: 1.59 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.13
Current: 1.59

0.21
1.13
Price/Graham Number 11.99
QLYS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.44 vs. QLYS: 11.99 )
QLYS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 6.2   Max: 12.84
Current: 11.99

6.2
12.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.40
QLYS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
60% of the 2058 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 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 the state of 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. On October 3, 2012, the Company completed its initial public offering. Its cloud solutions addresses the growing securities and compliances 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 enables 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. The Company markets and sells its solutions to enterprises, government entities and to small and medium-sized businesses across a range of industries, including education, financial services, government, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, media, retail, technology and utilities. It also markets and sells its IT security and compliance solutions to customers directly through its sales teams as well as indirectly through its network of channel partners. It delivers 24x7x365 customer support from centers located in Redwood City, California; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Slough, United Kingdom. The Company competes with public companies, such as Barracuda Networks, Inc., Hewlett-Packard Company, Imperva, Inc., International Business Machines Corporation, McAfee, Inc. (a subsidiary of Intel Corporation) and Symantec Corporation, as well as private security providers including BeyondTrust Software, Inc., nCircle Network Security, Inc., NetIQ Corporation, Rapid7 LLC, Tenable Network Security, Inc. and Trustwave Holdings, Inc.
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