Velodyne Lidar Inc. (NASDAQ:VLDR) went down by -2.77% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $30.81. The company’s stock price has collected -9.06% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/03/21 that Velodyne Showcases Advanced Lidar and Software Solutions for Intelligent Transportation Systems and Mobile Applications at IAA Mobility
Is It Worth Investing in Velodyne Lidar Inc. (NASDAQ :VLDR) Right Now?
Opinions of the stock are interesting as 3 analysts out of 7 who provided ratings for Velodyne Lidar Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 4 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $13.43. VLDR currently public float of 101.21M and currently shorts hold a 21.19% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of VLDR was 3.29M shares.
VLDR’s Market Performance
VLDR stocks went down by -9.06% for the week, with a monthly drop of -12.59% and a quarterly performance of -41.04%, while its annual performance rate touched -76.05%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 6.22% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.97% for Velodyne Lidar Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -6.38% for VLDR stocks with a simple moving average of -54.74% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of VLDR
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for VLDR stocks, with Robert W. Baird repeating the rating for VLDR by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for VLDR in the upcoming period, according to Robert W. Baird is $10 based on the research report published on July 20th of the current year 2021.
Goldman gave a rating of “Neutral” to VLDR, setting the target price at $13 in the report published on April 19th of the current year.
VLDR Trading at -18.89% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought VLDR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -79.48% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.97%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 6.22%, as shares sank -8.54% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -37.49% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, VLDR fell by -9.06%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -59.28% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $6.72. In addition, Velodyne Lidar Inc. saw -72.30% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at VLDR starting from Frykman Sally, who sale 1,480 shares at the price of $6.55 back on Sep 08. After this action, Frykman Sally now owns 38,631 shares of Velodyne Lidar Inc., valued at $9,694 using the latest closing price.
Hamer Andrew, the CFO and Treasurer of Velodyne Lidar Inc., sale 2,379 shares at $6.55 during a trade that took place back on Sep 08, which means that Hamer Andrew is holding 96,409 shares at $15,582 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for VLDR
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -163.01 for the present operating margin
- +26.34 for the gross margin
The net margin for Velodyne Lidar Inc. stands at -157.15. The total capital return value is set at -72.80, while invested capital returns managed to touch -70.18. Equity return is now at value -68.50, with -55.20 for asset returns.
Based on Velodyne Lidar Inc. (VLDR), the company’s capital structure generated 2.93 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 2.85. Total debt to assets is 2.31, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 2.93. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 2.85.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 31.87, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.00. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.66 and the total asset turnover is 0.34. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 6.19.