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Comerica (CMA) Reaches $97.82 High on Feb, 19; Qualys (QLYS) Sentiment Is 1.63

Qualys, Inc. provides cloud-based security and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.74 billion. The firm offers Qualys Cloud Suite, which includes Vulnerability Management, Continuous Monitoring, Cloud Agent, AssetView, ThreatPROTECT, Policy Compliance, PCI Compliance, Security Assessment Questionnaire, Web Application Scanning, and Web Application Firewall. It has a 65.56 P/E ratio. The Company’s integrated suite of security and compliance solutions delivered on its Qualys Cloud Platform enables clients 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.

The stock of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) reached all time high today, Feb, 19 and still has $100.75 target or 3.00% above today’s $97.82 share price. This indicates more upside for the $16.91 billion company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $100.75 PT is reached, the company will be worth $507.27M more. The stock increased 0.15% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $97.82. About 1.31 million shares traded. Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) has risen 54.07% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.37% the S&P500.

Comerica Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, provides various financial services and products. The company has market cap of $16.91 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Business Bank, Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. It has a 23.63 P/E ratio. The Business Bank segment offers various services and products, such as commercial loans and lines of credit, deposits, cash management, capital market products, international trade finance, letters of credit, foreign exchange management, and loan syndication services to middle market businesses, multinational firms, and governmental entities.

Among 33 analysts covering Comerica Inc (NYSE:CMA), 16 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Comerica Inc has $111.0 highest and $34 lowest target. $82.08’s average target is -16.09% below currents $97.82 stock price. Comerica Inc had 123 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Tuesday, October 3 with “Hold”. Piper Jaffray maintained Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) rating on Friday, September 1. Piper Jaffray has “Hold” rating and $76.0 target. The company was maintained on Monday, September 11 by BMO Capital Markets. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) on Tuesday, October 17 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Nomura with “Neutral”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, August 11. The stock of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, August 10 by Wells Fargo. As per Thursday, December 21, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, January 12 by Bank of America. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, July 21.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 selling transactions for $20.64 million activity. Another trade for 1,052 shares valued at $102,044 was made by Guilfoile Peter William on Friday, February 2. FARMER CURTIS C sold $1.81M worth of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) on Saturday, January 27. 21,000 shares were sold by Love Judith S, worth $1.46 million on Tuesday, August 22. BABB RALPH W JR sold $6.37M worth of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) on Friday, February 2. Another trade for 2,571 shares valued at $243,919 was sold by Buchanan John D. On Thursday, January 25 the insider Burkhart Megan D sold $284,412. OBERMEYER PAUL R had sold 20,321 shares worth $1.43M on Wednesday, August 23.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.29, from 1.35 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 43 investors sold Comerica Incorporated shares while 147 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 152 raised stakes. 139.79 million shares or 2.40% less from 143.22 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 4,494 were reported by Everence Cap Mgmt Inc. Secor Advsr L P holds 0.47% of its portfolio in Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) for 65,287 shares. 3,271 were reported by Dillon Associates. Old Mutual Global Invsts (Uk) Ltd holds 0.37% or 463,496 shares in its portfolio. Principal Fincl Gru Incorporated Inc invested in 783,559 shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al holds 0.09% or 99,700 shares. Fdx Advisors Inc, California-based fund reported 6,134 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund accumulated 48,750 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Blackrock Inc accumulated 11.63 million shares. Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company holds 0.01% or 15,029 shares. Nikko Asset Americas reported 0.01% stake. Voya Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 1.29 million shares or 0.21% of all its holdings. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 53,376 shares. Peapack Gladstone Fin holds 0.2% or 45,625 shares in its portfolio. Gulf Intl Natl Bank (Uk) Ltd stated it has 56,509 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Qualys’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Qualys, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $40.0 while the high is $41.0. The stock’s average target of $40.50 is -43.94% below today’s ($72.25) share price. QLYS was included in 4 notes of analysts from September 12, 2016. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral” on Friday, November 4. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform” on Wednesday, January 11. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital on Tuesday, November 8 with “Outperform”. First Analysis maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Monday, September 12 report.

Goodman Financial Corp holds 4.44% of its portfolio in Qualys, Inc. for 175,450 shares. Ranger Investment Management L.P. owns 788,944 shares or 3.07% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Stanley has 2.04% invested in the company for 147,683 shares. The Massachusetts-based Portolan Capital Management Llc has invested 1.93% in the stock. Herald Investment Management Ltd, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 87,250 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 selling transactions for $4.37 million activity.

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