On a consensus basis, popular market professionals have fixed mean target price of $38.875 for Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). This equity call is the mean of 8 brokerages’ calls. Research entities evaluate the financial aspects of a company and then draft their unique reports on an equity.
According to analysts, Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) is anticipated to announce EPS for the quarter of $0.09. It is the consensus reached after considering analysts’ posted statistics. For the period ending on 2016-09-30 the EPS was $0.13.
Average broker recommendation can be stated as the mean of discrete ratings set by sell-side forecasters to know a Consensus Rating. On a base of 1 to 5, where Zacks call 3 as hold call and 1 as Strong Buy call, the stock is ranked 2.11 based on 8 recommendations.
Of the 8 analyst estimates, the optimistic experts view the equity at $43 in the upcoming 12-months. Yet, conservative target is fixed at $25.
In looking at the entity’s progress prospects, mean target EPS for the current year is $0.45. The high figure divulged in this time frame is $0.45 with the low being $0.44.
Analyzing 3-5 years growth pace of EPS, it stands at 15%, based on 1 analysts providing forecasts.
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