Qualys Earnings Estimate

QLYS
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USD 127.43  0.33  0.26%   

Many public companies, such as Qualys, manage the perception of their earnings on a regular basis to make sure that analyst estimates are accurate. Future earnings calculations are also an essential input when attempting to value a firm. By analyzing Qualys' earnings estimates, investors can diagnose different trends across Qualys' analyst sentiment over time as well as compare current estimates against different timeframes.
Qualys is projected to generate 1.7 in earnings per share on the 31st of December 2021. Qualys earnings estimates module stress-tests analyst consensus about projected Qualys Inc EPS (Earning Per Share) to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on its historical volatility. Please see Your Equity Center.
  
As of 08/08/2022, Gross Profit is likely to drop to about 111 M. In addition to that, Profit Margin is likely to drop to 14.42

Qualys Earnings Estimation Breakdown

Calculation of earning per share of Qualys Inc is based on official Zacks consensus of 3 analysts regarding Qualys future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 80.24%, the future earnings per share of Qualys is estimated to be 1.7 with the lowest and highest values of 1.7 and 1.7, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for Qualys Inc is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses
  Current EPS 1.8
1.70
Lowest
Expected EPS 1.7
1.70
Highest

Qualys Earnings Projection Consensus

Suppose the current estimates of Qualys' value are higher than the current market price of the Qualys stock. In this case, investors may conclude that Qualys is overpriced and will exhibit bullish sentiment. On the other hand, if the present value is lower than the stock price, analysts may conclude that the market undervalues the equity. These scenarios may suggest that the market is not as efficient as it should be at the estimation time, and Qualys' stock will quickly adjusts to the new information provided by the consensus estimate.
Number of AnalystsHistorical AccuracyCurrent EPSEPS Estimate for 31st of December 2021

3

80.24%

1.8

1.7

Qualys Earnings per Share Projection vs Actual

Actual Earning per Share of Qualys refers to what the company shows during its earnings calls or quarterly reports. The Expected EPS is what analysts covering Qualys Inc predict the company's earnings will be in the future. The higher the earnings per share of Qualys, the better is its profitability. While calculating the Earning per Share, we use the weighted ratio, as the number of shares outstanding can change over time.

Qualys Estimated Earnings per Share

For an investor who is primarily interested in generating an income out of investing in entities such as Qualys, the EPS ratio can tell if the company is intending to increase its current dividend. Although EPS is an essential tool for investors, it should not be used in isolation. EPS of Qualys should always be considered in relation to other companies to make a more educated investment decision.

Qualys Quarterly Analyst Estimates and Surprise Metrics

Earnings surprises can significantly impact Qualys' stock price both in the short term and over time. Negative earnings surprises usually result in a price decline. However, it has been seen that positive earnings surprises lead to an immediate rise in a stock's price and a gradual increase over time. This is why we often hear news about some companies beating earning projections. Financial analysts spend a large amount of time predicting earnings per share (EPS) along with other important future indicators. Many analysts use forecasting models, management guidance, and additional fundamental information to derive an EPS estimate.
Reported
Fiscal Date
Estimated EPS
Reported EPS
Surprise
2022-08-08
2022-06-300.79NoneNone
2022-05-04
2022-03-310.80.890.0911 
2022-02-10
2021-12-310.80.840.04
2021-11-03
2021-09-300.790.860.07
2021-08-09
2021-06-300.680.790.1116 
2021-05-05
2021-03-310.690.740.05
2021-02-10
2020-12-310.70.710.01
2020-11-04
2020-09-300.670.770.114 
2020-08-10
2020-06-300.640.740.115 
2020-05-07
2020-03-310.60.650.05
2020-02-12
2019-12-310.590.640.05
2019-10-30
2019-09-300.530.660.1324 
2019-07-31
2019-06-300.470.550.0817 
2019-05-01
2019-03-310.420.490.0716 
2019-02-12
2018-12-310.40.510.1127 
2018-10-30
2018-09-300.380.490.1128 
2018-07-31
2018-06-300.340.390.0514 
2018-05-01
2018-03-310.330.360.03
2018-02-12
2017-12-310.280.320.0414 
2017-10-31
2017-09-300.220.310.0940 
2017-08-02
2017-06-300.20.260.0630 
2017-05-02
2017-03-310.180.20.0211 
2017-02-08
2016-12-310.180.230.0527 
2016-11-03
2016-09-300.190.220.0315 
2016-08-03
2016-06-300.170.20.0317 
2016-05-02
2016-03-310.150.210.0640 
2016-02-08
2015-12-310.170.210.0423 
2015-11-02
2015-09-300.130.190.0646 
2015-08-03
2015-06-300.110.160.0545 
2015-05-04
2015-03-310.110.150.0436 
2015-02-09
2014-12-310.090.150.0666 
2014-11-03
2014-09-300.090.150.0666 
2014-08-04
2014-06-300.060.110.0583 
2014-05-05
2014-03-310.030.050.0266 
2014-02-10
2013-12-310.050.050
2013-11-04
2013-09-300.050.080.0360 
2013-08-05
2013-06-300.030.060.03100 
2013-05-06
2013-03-31None0.01None
2013-02-11
2012-12-310.050.060.0120 
2012-11-06
2012-09-30None0.0554None

About Qualys Earnings Estimate

The earnings estimate module is a useful tool to check what professional financial analysts are assuming about the future of Qualys earnings. We show available consensus EPS estimates for the upcoming years and quarters. Investors can also examine how these consensus opinions have evolved historically. We show current Qualys estimates, future projections, as well as estimates 1, 2, and three years ago. Investors can search for a specific entity to conduct investment planning and build diversified portfolios. Please note, earnings estimates provided by Macroaxis are the average expectations of expert analysts that we track. If a given stock such as Qualys fails to match professional earnings estimates, it usually performs purely. Wall Street refers to that as a 'negative surprise.' If a company 'beats' future estimates, it's usually called an 'upside surprise.'
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Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit-7.4 M-8 M
Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT27.4 M29.6 M
Earnings per Basic Share 1.82  1.96 
Earnings per Diluted Share 1.77  1.91 
Price to Earnings Ratio 66.18  67.92 
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA115.6 M124.7 M
Earnings before Tax27.4 M29.5 M
Qualys, Inc. provides cloud-based information technology , security, and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally. The company was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Foster City, California. Qualys operates under SoftwareInfrastructure classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. It employs 1876 people.

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Is Qualys' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Qualys. If investors know Qualys will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Qualys listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
109.08
Market Capitalization
B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.17
Return On Assets
0.1
Return On Equity
0.23
The market value of Qualys Inc is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Qualys that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Qualys' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Qualys' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Qualys' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Qualys' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Qualys' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Qualys value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Qualys' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.