Velodyne Lidar Inc. [NASDAQ: VLDR] traded at a low on 03/17/21, posting a -1.55 loss after which it closed the day’ session at $14.01. The company report on March 18, 2021 that SHAREHOLDER DEADLINE NOTICE: The Schall Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Velodyne Lidar, Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm.
The Schall Law Firm, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (“Velodyne” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ:VLDR) for violations of §§10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Investors who purchased the Company’s securities between November 9, 2020 and February 19, 2021, inclusive (the ”Class Period”), are encouraged to contact the firm before May 3, 2021.
The results of the trading session contributed to over 5340565 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Velodyne Lidar Inc. stands at 11.55% while the volatility over the past one month is 11.67%.
The market cap for VLDR stock reached $2.54 billion, with 140.49 million shares outstanding and 69.92 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 6.82M shares, VLDR reached a trading volume of 5340565 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say 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 $23.86 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 1.60. 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.
Berenberg have made an estimate for Velodyne Lidar Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on March 12, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, The Benchmark Company raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on January 14, 2021, representing the official price target for Velodyne Lidar Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $31, while Citigroup analysts kept a Buy rating on VLDR stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Velodyne Lidar Inc. is set at 1.67, with the Price to Sales ratio for VLDR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 32.74. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 6.90, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.64.
How has VLDR stock performed recently?
Velodyne Lidar Inc. [VLDR] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 10.66. With this latest performance, VLDR shares dropped by -34.47% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -45.32% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 37.89% 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 39.26, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 41.62, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 39.60 for Velodyne Lidar Inc. [VLDR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 20.03, while it was recorded at 14.32 for the last single week of trading, and 18.09 for the last 200 days.
Velodyne Lidar Inc. [VLDR]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
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.
Earnings analysis for Velodyne Lidar Inc. [VLDR]
The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for VLDR. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Velodyne Lidar Inc. go to 20.00%.
Insider trade positions for Velodyne Lidar Inc. [VLDR]
There are presently around $303 million, or 11.90% of VLDR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VLDR stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 5,811,457, which is approximately New of the company’s market cap and around 47.20% of the total institutional ownership; PICTET ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD, holding 1,577,258 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $22.1 million in VLDR stocks shares; and OXFORD ASSET MANAGEMENT LLP, currently with $21.16 million in VLDR stock with ownership of nearly -16.575% of the company’s market capitalization.
111 institutional holders increased their position in Velodyne Lidar Inc. [NASDAQ:VLDR] by around 16,508,750 shares. Additionally, 27 investors decreased positions by around 8,463,522 shares, while 2 investors held positions by with 3,339,546 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 21,632,726 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VLDR stock had 93 new institutional investments in for a total of 14,760,421 shares, while 18 institutional investors sold positions of 6,526,460 shares during the same period.