Qualys, Inc. (QLYS) Reaches $69.55 52-Week High; SPS Commerce, Inc. (SPSC) Had 7 Bulls

February 15, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Among 12 analysts covering SPS Commerce (NASDAQ:SPSC), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. SPS Commerce had 32 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, July 28 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy”. The firm has “Sector Weight” rating given on Wednesday, February 8 by Pacific Crest. Oppenheimer initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, February 7 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, July 24 by Canaccord Genuity. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, October 16 report. Oppenheimer initiated SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC) rating on Thursday, July 20. Oppenheimer has “Buy” rating and $7400 target. The rating was initiated by Benchmark with “Buy” on Tuesday, December 6. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by Canaccord Genuity. Benchmark downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Monday, October 30 report. See SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC) latest ratings:

07/02/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Hold New Target: $57.0 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Buy New Target: $62.0 Initiate
30/10/2017 Broker: Benchmark Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Sell Downgrade
27/10/2017 Broker: Northland Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $65.0 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Hold Old Target: $65 New Target: $62 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Outperform Old Target: $74 New Target: $62 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy Old Target: $75 New Target: $68 Maintain
23/10/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $64.0 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
20/09/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $64.0 Maintain

The stock of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) hit a new 52-week high and has $73.72 target or 6.00% above today’s $69.55 share price. The 9 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $2.64B company. The 1-year high was reported on Feb, 15 by Barchart.com. If the $73.72 price target is reached, the company will be worth $158.22 million more. The stock increased 2.35% or $1.6 during the last trading session, reaching $69.55. About 44,304 shares traded. Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) has risen 52.35% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.65% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.34, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 10 investors sold SPS Commerce, Inc. shares while 49 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 16.61 million shares or 1.29% less from 16.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0% or 15,065 shares in its portfolio. Waddell & Reed Financial stated it has 0.01% in SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC). Millennium Mngmt Ltd invested in 252,542 shares. 340 are held by Glenmede Trust Na. Aperio Group accumulated 17,137 shares. New York-based Spark Mngmt Lc has invested 0.07% in SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC). Fred Alger Inc stated it has 209,828 shares. California Employees Retirement System holds 16,743 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Riverhead Management Ltd Com owns 2,785 shares. Northern Corp invested in 0% or 272,094 shares. Sg Americas Limited Co, a New York-based fund reported 2,200 shares. Ameritas Prtnrs invested in 0% or 1,431 shares. Piedmont Advsr Limited Co invested in 0% or 3,752 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky invested in 5,900 shares. The California-based California State Teachers Retirement has invested 0% in SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC).

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $13,933 activity. Smerklo Michael A sold $13,933 worth of SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC) on Tuesday, August 29.

The stock increased 0.78% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $57. About 6,488 shares traded. SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC) has risen 11.79% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.91% the S&P500.

SPS Commerce, Inc. provides cloud-based supply chain management solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $976.24 million. It provides solutions through the SPS Commerce platform, a cloud product suite that enhances the way suppliers, retailers, distributors, logistics firms, and other trading partners manage and fulfill orders. It currently has negative earnings. The firm offers Trading Partner Fulfillment solution, which provides fulfillment automation and replaces or augments an organizationÂ’s existing trading partner electronic communication infrastructure; Trading Partner Analytics solution that comprises data analytics applications to enhance visibility and analysis of clients supply chains; and Trading Partner Assortment solution to manage individual attributes associated with each item a retailer or supplier sells.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.63 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.19, from 1.44 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 15 investors sold Qualys, Inc. shares while 42 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. 27.02 million shares or 3.61% more from 26.08 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Panagora Asset Mngmt holds 7,350 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Commercial Bank Of America De reported 140,621 shares. Pnc Svcs Grp accumulated 68,624 shares. Aperio Group Inc Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 16,133 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Nova Scotia reported 6,280 shares. Fiera, Quebec – Canada-based fund reported 160,357 shares. Tiverton Asset Mngmt Limited Liability reported 45,576 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0.01% in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Driehaus Cap Management Ltd Liability Com stated it has 27,754 shares. Columbia Wanger Asset Mngmt Lc has invested 1.32% in Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS). Amalgamated Bank holds 4,320 shares. Wasatch Advsrs owns 42,506 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Northern reported 431,681 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 39,370 shares.

Among 22 analysts covering Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Qualys has $80.0 highest and $25 lowest target. $52.33’s average target is -24.76% below currents $69.55 stock price. Qualys had 61 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, May 3 by DA Davidson. The stock of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by TheStreet. As per Tuesday, February 13, the company rating was maintained by Stephens. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, March 21 by Stephens. First Analysis downgraded Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) rating on Thursday, February 9. First Analysis has “Equal-Weight” rating and $37 target. Topeka Capital Markets maintained Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) on Wednesday, January 27 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) rating on Sunday, September 10. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $47.0 target. On Tuesday, September 13 the stock rating was upgraded by Wunderlich to “Buy”. On Thursday, February 15 the stock rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy”. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of QLYS in report on Thursday, December 10 to “Underweight” rating.

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