Velodyne Lidar Inc. [NASDAQ: VLDR] gained 7.44% or 1.0 points to close at $14.51 with a heavy trading volume of 1584129 shares. The company report on November 13, 2020 that Velodyne Lidar Unveils Breakthrough Solid State Sensor for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomy.
Available in Affordable Mass Quantities, Velarray H800 is the First in a Family of Solid State Sensors to Enhance Automakers’ Safety Features.
Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today debuted its latest innovation in its broad array of lidar sensors, the Velarray H800. The solid state Velarray H800 is architected for automotive grade performance and built using Velodyne’s breakthrough proprietary micro-lidar array architecture (MLA). With combined long-range perception and a broad field of view, this sensor is designed for safe navigation and collision avoidance in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous mobility applications. The Velarray H800’s compact, embeddable form factor is designed to fit neatly behind the windshield of a truck, bus or car, or be mounted seamlessly on the vehicle exterior. The Velarray H800 will be available at high-volume production levels with a target price of less than $500 to drive broad adoption in consumer and commercial vehicle markets.
It opened the trading session at $13.63, the shares rose to $14.61 and dropped to $13.63, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for VLDR points out that the company has recorded 40.74% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -47.01% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 2.00M shares, VLDR reached to a volume of 1584129 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Velodyne Lidar Inc. [VLDR]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for VLDR shares is $24.50 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on VLDR stock is a recommendation set at 1.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Oppenheimer have made an estimate for Velodyne Lidar Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on October 15, 2020.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Velodyne Lidar Inc. is set at 1.21, with the Price to Sales ratio for VLDR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 29.40. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 7.15, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.90.
Trading performance analysis for VLDR stock
Velodyne Lidar Inc. [VLDR] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 4.61. With this latest performance, VLDR shares dropped by -13.73% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 40.74% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 43.95% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for VLDR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 46.18, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 54.79, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 46.40 for Velodyne Lidar Inc. [VLDR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 18.45, while it was recorded at 13.52 for the last single week of trading, and 14.14 for the last 200 days.
Velodyne Lidar Inc. [VLDR]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Velodyne Lidar Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 5.60 and a Current Ratio set at 5.90.
An analysis of insider ownership at Velodyne Lidar Inc. [VLDR]
There are presently around $172 million, or 6.10% of VLDR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VLDR stocks are: HUDSON BAY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP with ownership of 3,000,001, which is approximately New of the company’s market cap and around 49.20% of the total institutional ownership; MAGNETAR FINANCIAL LLC, holding 2,525,000 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $36.64 million in VLDR stocks shares; and OXFORD ASSET MANAGEMENT LLP, currently with $21.91 million in VLDR stock with ownership of nearly -16.575% of the company’s market capitalization.
33 institutional holders increased their position in Velodyne Lidar Inc. [NASDAQ:VLDR] by around 6,349,456 shares. Additionally, 26 investors decreased positions by around 11,905,524 shares, while 1 investors held positions by with 6,369,323 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 11,885,657 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VLDR stock had 28 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,881,444 shares, while 20 institutional investors sold positions of 7,510,366 shares during the same period.