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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
QLYS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
81% of the 1740 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.46 vs. QLYS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
QLYS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 5.59  Med: 158.52 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.59
QLYS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 1530 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. QLYS: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
QLYS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.94  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.59
-0.94
0.59
Interest Coverage 1027.44
QLYS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
54% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. QLYS: 1027.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
QLYS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.5  Med: 15.65 Max: 1027.44
Current: 1027.44
6.5
1027.44
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 8.25
M-Score: -1.92
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 (%) 10.25
QLYS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1708 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.04 vs. QLYS: 10.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
QLYS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.85  Med: 3.29 Max: 6.92
Current: 10.25
1.85
6.92
Net-margin (%) 23.94
QLYS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1708 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. QLYS: 23.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
QLYS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.29  Med: 2.49 Max: 22.64
Current: 23.94
1.29
22.64
ROE (%) 25.83
QLYS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.12 vs. QLYS: 25.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
QLYS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.58  Med: 16.81 Max: 23.73
Current: 25.83
1.58
23.73
ROA (%) 14.61
QLYS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. QLYS: 14.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
QLYS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.85  Med: 3.80 Max: 13.36
Current: 14.61
0.85
13.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 53.65
QLYS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.12 vs. QLYS: 53.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
QLYS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.11  Med: 26.19 Max: 37.14
Current: 53.65
10.11
37.14
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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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Q4 2014

QLYS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 188,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 16,121 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,334 sh (-32.02%)
Ron Baron 187,290 sh (-41.75%)
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Q1 2015

QLYS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Chanos 58,130 sh (New)
Jim Simons 10,900 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,934 sh (+130.90%)
Joel Greenblatt 23,529 sh (+45.95%)
Chuck Royce 213,000 sh (+13.30%)
Ron Baron 40,400 sh (-78.43%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 42.40
QLYS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.20 vs. QLYS: 42.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
QLYS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 40.91  Med: 307.59 Max: 1093.08
Current: 42.4
40.91
1093.08
Forward P/E 56.82
QLYS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.61 vs. QLYS: 56.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 42.90
QLYS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. QLYS: 42.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
QLYS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 41.09  Med: 329.24 Max: 743.08
Current: 42.9
41.09
743.08
P/B 8.02
QLYS's P/B is ranked lower than
83% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. QLYS: 8.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
QLYS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.68  Med: 7.27 Max: 11.31
Current: 8.02
3.68
11.31
P/S 10.19
QLYS's P/S is ranked lower than
87% of the 1692 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. QLYS: 10.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
QLYS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.21  Med: 7.29 Max: 14.38
Current: 10.19
1.21
14.38
PFCF 72.28
QLYS's PFCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.46 vs. QLYS: 72.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
QLYS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.6  Med: 52.92 Max: 102.02
Current: 72.28
12.6
102.02
POCF 39.91
QLYS's POCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.25 vs. QLYS: 39.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
QLYS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.4  Med: 28.33 Max: 56.32
Current: 39.91
5.4
56.32
EV-to-EBIT 85.05
QLYS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
85% of the 1150 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.85 vs. QLYS: 85.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
QLYS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 86.5  Med: 174.40 Max: 419.5
Current: 85.05
86.5
419.5
Current Ratio 1.95
QLYS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1574 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. QLYS: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
QLYS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.70 Max: 2.18
Current: 1.95
0.82
2.18
Quick Ratio 1.95
QLYS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 1574 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. QLYS: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
QLYS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.70 Max: 2.18
Current: 1.95
0.82
2.18
Days Sales Outstanding 100.47
QLYS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
74% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.77 vs. QLYS: 100.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
QLYS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 90.15  Med: 97.32 Max: 99.38
Current: 100.47
90.15
99.38

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 41.64
QLYS's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
85% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.57 vs. QLYS: 41.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
QLYS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 11.74  Med: 50.26 Max: 96.29
Current: 41.64
11.74
96.29
Price/Net Current Asset Value 15.45
QLYS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 1006 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.74 vs. QLYS: 15.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
QLYS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 6.78  Med: 16.60 Max: 21.19
Current: 15.45
6.78
21.19
Price/Tangible Book 8.12
QLYS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
70% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. QLYS: 8.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
QLYS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.36  Med: 7.50 Max: 9.85
Current: 8.12
4.36
9.85
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
QLYS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 1521 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. QLYS: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
QLYS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.4
0.2
1.7
Price/Graham Number 3.73
QLYS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
69% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. QLYS: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
QLYS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 3.94  Med: 7.54 Max: 13.11
Current: 3.73
3.94
13.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.22
QLYS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1684 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. QLYS: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
QLYS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.60 Max: 1.22
Current: 1.22
0.2
1.22

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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