Qualys Inc
QLYS
Delayed Nasdaq - 10/20 10:00:00 pm
51.2USD
0%

Increase of volatility

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Jordan Dufee
 

Strategy published on : 08/08/2017 | 14:24

long trade
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Entry price : 46.6$
Target : 55$
Stop-loss : 42.8$
Potential : 18.03%

Qualys Inc shares have recently benefited from a buyers' comeback, which was accompanied by a rise in volumes and volatility. This situation suggests a continuation of the upward dynamic.
Summary

● The company has strong fundamentals. More than 70% of listed companies have a lower mix of growth, profitability, debt and visibility criteria.

● In a short-term perspective, the company has interesting fundamentals.


Strengths

● Growth is a substantial asset for the company, as anticipated by dedicated analysts. Within the next three years, growth is estimated to reach 59% by 2019.

● The group's high margin levels account for strong profits.

● Thanks to a sound financial situation, the firm has significant leeway for investment.

● Considering the small differences between the analysts' various estimates, the group's business visibility is good.

● The group usually releases upbeat results with huge surprise rates.

● For the past twelve months, EPS forecast has been revised upwards.

● For the last twelve months, analysts have been gradually revising upwards their EPS forecast for the upcoming fiscal year.

● The tendency within the weekly time frame is positive above the technical support level at 37.9 USD


Weaknesses

● The share is close to its long-term resistance in weekly data. Therefore, the potential should be limited. However, a further bullish movement when crossing this resistance will be a positive signal.

● Technically, the stock approaches a strong medium-term resistance at USD 46.4.

● The company's "enterprise value to sales" ratio is among the highest in the world.

● With an expected P/E ratio at 42.98 and 71.98 respectively for both the current and next fiscal years, the company operates with high earnings multiples.

● For the last twelve months, the trend in sales revisions has been clearly going down, which emphasizes downgraded expectations from the analysts.

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