Luminar Technologies Inc. [NASDAQ: LAZR] gained 15.22% or 2.5 points to close at $18.93 with a heavy trading volume of 22746916 shares. The company report on April 21, 2021 that Tesla and Intel Industry Executives Join Luminar.
Alan Prescott Joins as General Counsel to lead Legal; Trey Campbell Joins as Vice President of Investor Relations.
Luminar Technologies, Inc. (“Luminar” or “the Company”) (Nasdaq: LAZR), the global leader in automotive lidar hardware and software technology, announced that two industry leaders have joined as executives: Alan Prescott as Chief Legal Officer, and Trey Campbell as Vice President of Investor Relations.
It opened the trading session at $16.33, the shares rose to $19.85 and dropped to $16.05, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for LAZR points out that the company has recorded 82.02% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -90.25% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 6.36M shares, LAZR reached to a volume of 22746916 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 Luminar Technologies Inc. [LAZR]:
BofA Securities have made an estimate for Luminar Technologies Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on April 20, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Craig Hallum raised their target price to Hold. The new note on the price target was released on March 19, 2021, representing the official price target for Luminar Technologies Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $38, while Northland Capital analysts kept a Outperform rating on LAZR stock. On January 26, 2021, analysts decreased their price target for LAZR shares from 41 to 38.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Luminar Technologies Inc. is set at 2.01, with the Price to Sales ratio for LAZR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 471.10. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.43, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.00. Price to Free Cash Flow for LAZR in the course of the last twelve months was 65723.07 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.20.
Trading performance analysis for LAZR stock
Luminar Technologies Inc. [LAZR] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.46. With this latest performance, LAZR shares dropped by -37.09% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 82.02% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 90.25% 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 LAZR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 37.51, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 38.95, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 38.73 for Luminar Technologies Inc. [LAZR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 26.20, while it was recorded at 17.59 for the last single week of trading, and 19.74 for the last 200 days.
Luminar Technologies Inc. [LAZR]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Luminar Technologies Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.20 and a Current Ratio set at 0.20.
Luminar Technologies Inc. [LAZR]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
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 LAZR. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Luminar Technologies Inc. go to 10.46%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Luminar Technologies Inc. [LAZR]
There are presently around $253 million, or 13.30% of LAZR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of LAZR stocks are: CANVAS GP 1, L.L.C. with ownership of 6,907,353, which is approximately New of the company’s market cap and around 2.70% of the total institutional ownership; IDG CHINA VENTURE CAPITAL FUND IV ASSOCIATES L.P., holding 1,499,225 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $24.63 million in LAZR stocks shares; and ZEAL ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD, currently with $14.33 million in LAZR stock with ownership of nearly New of the company’s market capitalization.
120 institutional holders increased their position in Luminar Technologies Inc. [NASDAQ:LAZR] by around 13,917,224 shares. Additionally, 69 investors decreased positions by around 23,115,723 shares, while 5 investors held positions by with 21,644,891 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 15,388,056 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. LAZR stock had 99 new institutional investments in for a total of 12,709,383 shares, while 51 institutional investors sold positions of 21,600,819 shares during the same period.