In a just published Form 13, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Qualys Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) reported that Eagle Asset Management Inc. has picked up 145,068 of common stock as of 2016-12-16.
The acquisition brings the aggregate amount owned by Eagle Asset Management Inc. to a total of 145,068 representing a 0.41 % stake in the company.
For those not familiar with the company, Qualys, Inc. is a provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. The Company’s solutions enable organizations to identify security risks to their information technology (IT) infrastructures, help protect their IT systems and applications from cyber-attacks. Its suite of security and compliance solutions delivered on its QualysGuard Cloud Platform enables its customers to identify their IT assets, collect and analyze IT security data, discover and prioritize vulnerabilities, recommend remediation actions and verify the implementation of such actions.
A glance at Qualys Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS)’s key stats reveals a current market capitalization of $1.17 billion based on 35.69 million shares outstanding and a price at last close of $32.85 per share.
Looking at insider activity, there are a few transactions worth noting.
Specifically, on 2015-05-08, Bergeron picked up 22,111 at a purchase price of $37.90. This brings their total holding to 140,000 as of the date of the filing.
On the sell side, the most recent transaction saw Thakar unload 1600 shares at a sale price of $33.23. This brings their total holding to 52,019.
It’s possible to gauge a company’s potential by tracking the activity of its major holders, as well as checking in on insider activity such as those transactions listed above. We’ll be keeping an eye on Qualys Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) as things move forward to see if its progress aligns with these transactions.
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