David Hernandez
Long/short equity, medium-term horizon, growth at reasonable price, ETF investing

Qualys Growing Fast In Rapidly Growing Market

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) is a leading provider of vulnerability management solutions. Vulnerability management solutions are used to help companies detect security holes in their computer networks. Qualys deploys their solutions either through a private or an external cloud. The IDC estimates the vulnerability management market grew at a CAGR of 10.9% from 2009-2013. During the same period, Qualys' revenue grew at a CAGR of 15.5%. Qualys has been able to outpace the industry without sacrificing profitability. Although not high, operating and net income margins were 1.9% and 1.5% in 2009, respectively. In 2013, operating and net income margins have remained low but still positive at 2.1% and 1.5% respectively. Management's balanced approach has resulted in rapid net income...

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