Velodyne Lidar Inc. (VLDR): Price and Financial Metrics

Velodyne Lidar Inc. (VLDR): $3.69

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POWR Rating

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  • VLDR scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 46.9% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VLDR is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 161 days.
  • VLDR ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 2nd percentile.

VLDR Stock Summary

  • For VLDR, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by just 0.39% of US equities we're observing.
  • As for revenue growth, note that VLDR's revenue has grown -34.74% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of merely 5.5% of US companies in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, VLDR is more volatile than 94.38% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VLDR, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CNET, ANIX, WIMI, LBPS, and JUPW.
  • VLDR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Velodyne Lidar Inc's official web site, go to

VLDR Valuation Summary

  • VLDR's price/earnings ratio is -5.6; this is 114.36% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • VLDR's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 17.5 over the prior 35 months.
  • VLDR's price/earnings ratio has moved down 27.7 over the prior 35 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VLDR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VLDR 2021-09-01 16.2 3.6 -5.6 -5.3
VLDR 2021-08-31 15.9 3.5 -5.5 -5.2
VLDR 2021-08-30 15.8 3.5 -5.4 -5.2
VLDR 2021-08-27 16.4 3.6 -5.6 -5.4
VLDR 2021-08-26 17.4 3.9 -6.0 -5.7
VLDR 2021-08-25 17.6 3.9 -6.0 -5.8

VLDR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • VLDR has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 6.51% of graded US stocks.
  • VLDR's asset turnover comes in at 0.189 -- ranking 102nd of 104 Machinery stocks.
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The table below shows VLDR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.189 0.071 -1.213
2021-03-31 0.323 0.239 -1.353
2020-12-31 0.326 0.263 -1.141
2020-12-31 0.326 0.263 -1.141
2020-09-30 0.724 0.337 -0.657
2020-06-30 0.678 0.308 -0.535

VLDR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of VLDR, see our VLDR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $14.56 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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VLDR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $3.69 52-week high $26.74
Prev. close $3.65 52-week low $3.64
Day low $3.68 Volume 2,964,568
Day high $4.01 Avg. volume 2,468,819
50-day MA $5.22 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $8.00 Market Cap 724.89M

Velodyne Lidar Inc. (VLDR) Company Bio

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. is an emerging growth company, which engages in the provision of real-time three dimensional (3D) vision for autonomous systems. It also develops and produces Lidar sensors for use in industrial, 3D mapping, drones and auto applications. The company was founded by David S. Hall and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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Latest VLDR News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Velodyne Lidar Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate VLDR as an investment opportunity.

Velodyne Lidar Announces Appointment of Ernest E. Maddock to Board of Directors

SAN JOSE, Calif., January 18, 2022--Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (NASDAQ: VLDR, VLDRW), today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Ernest E. Maddock to the Board, effective January 13, 2022. Mr. Maddock has been appointed as a Class III director and a member of the Board’s Audit Committee.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

Velodyne Lidar (VLDR) Presents At 24th Annual Needham Virtual Growth Conference - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by Velodyne Lidar, Inc. in conjunction with this event....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | January 13, 2022

Velodyne Lidar to Participate in Baird’s 2022 Vehicle, Technology & Mobility Conference

SAN JOSE, Calif., January 12, 2022--Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (NASDAQ: VLDR, VLDRW), the leading lidar company, known worldwide for its broad portfolio of breakthrough lidar technologies, announces participation in Baird’s 2022 Vehicle, Technology & Mobility Conference being held virtually on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.

Yahoo | January 12, 2022

Velodyne Lidar Signs Five-Year Sales Agreement with QinetiQ

SAN JOSE, Calif., January 11, 2022--Velodyne Lidar announced a five-year sales agreement for its lidar sensors with QinetiQ, a leading defense and security company.

Yahoo | January 11, 2022

Industry Analysts Just Made A Substantial Upgrade To Their Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLDR) Revenue Forecasts

Shareholders in Velodyne Lidar, Inc. ( NASDAQ:VLDR ) may be thrilled to learn that the analysts have just delivered a...

Yahoo | January 9, 2022

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VLDR Price Returns

1-mo -28.63%
3-mo -39.31%
6-mo -52.57%
1-year -83.96%
3-year -62.04%
5-year N/A
YTD -20.47%
2021 -79.67%
2020 123.95%
2019 6.15%
2018 N/A
2017 N/A

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