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NASDAQ:KSCP

Knightscope (KSCP) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$0.50
0.00 (0.00%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$0.49
$0.51
50-Day Range
$0.48
$0.64
52-Week Range
$0.36
$2.24
Volume
868,297 shs
Average Volume
949,617 shs
Market Capitalization
$37.86 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$4.00

Knightscope MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
696.3% Upside
$4.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
10.78% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.30mentions of Knightscope in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.71 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

143rd out of 311 stocks

Communications Equipment, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

6th out of 11 stocks


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About Knightscope Stock (NASDAQ:KSCP)

Knightscope, Inc. is an American security camera and robotics company headquartered in Mountain View, California. Founded in 2013 by William Santana Li and Stacy Stephens, the company was driven by a vision to revolutionize security measures and enhance public safety through autonomous technology. Knightscope designs, builds, and deploys Autonomous Data Robots (ADRs) that patrol and monitor public areas such as malls, parking lots, and neighborhoods, providing real-time data and alerting authorities about potential security threats.

The company's mission is to use cutting-edge robotics and artificial intelligence to make the United States the safest country in the world. Knightscope envisions a future where its ADRs complement human security teams and law enforcement personnel, improving their efficiency in detecting and responding to incidents while minimizing injuries and fatalities in public spaces. 

Knightscope's ADRs are equipped with advanced sensors, including video cameras, thermal imaging sensors, radar, and air quality detectors. These robots can read license plates, detect hidden weapons and use facial recognition technology to identify individuals of interest. They operate autonomously, creating geo-fenced perimeters and mapping their surroundings to ensure efficient and comprehensive coverage. The company serves various industries, including retail, corporate campuses, entertainment venues, healthcare facilities, and educational institutions. Knightscope's target market includes organizations seeking innovative security solutions to protect their assets and enhance public safety.

Knightscope is supported by a highly experienced and dynamic leadership team, driving the company's mission of transforming security operations. At the helm is William Santana Li, who serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Secretary. William's extensive executive experience, previously holding a position at Ford, uniquely positions him to drive the company's vision and growth strategies, ensuring Knightscope remains at the forefront of innovation in the autonomous security industry.

Knightscope has demonstrated solid revenue growth, even though the company's operating expenses have increased. The company has not been profitable and has only posted negative net income. This negative net income highlights the challenges and investments associated with developing cutting-edge technology and expanding operations. Knightscope's net profit margin indicates a loss for every dollar of revenue generated. The company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization), a measure of operating performance, also declined. These financial metrics reflect the company's focus on growth and innovation, even at the expense of short-term profitability.

Knightscope's valuation metrics need to be considered carefully in the context of its innovative position in the market. The company's negative net income and profit margin can be attributed to its continuous investments in research and development and the expansion of its operations. As a relatively young company in a niche industry, Knightscope's valuation should be analyzed with a forward-looking perspective, considering its growth potential and technological advancements. Various factors, including market trends, industry competition, and technological advances, may influence investor sentiment toward Knightscope. As an emerging player in the autonomous security sector, the company's valuation may fluctuate based on investor perception of its long-term prospects and competitive positioning.

Knightscope's stock performance has experienced significant fluctuations in recent times. Over the past year, the company's share price witnessed positive and negative trends, with notable ups and downs. Such volatility may be attributed to market sentiments, investor perception of the company's financial performance, and external factors affecting the industry. Recent news and events can also impact Knightscope's share price. Positive announcements regarding successful deployments of its ADRs or partnerships with prominent clients may boost investor confidence and result in stock price appreciation. Conversely, negative publicity, concerns over privacy, or regulatory challenges may lead to share price declines.

Knightscope operates in the rapidly evolving field of autonomous security solutions. The broader industry is witnessing significant growth as organizations increasingly seek advanced technologies to enhance security measures. As one of the pioneering companies in this space, Knightscope enjoys a competitive advantage through its early entry and innovative products. The company's key competitors include other emerging players and established security technology providers. Knightscope's ADRs stand out for their comprehensive sensor suite, autonomous capabilities, and data analytics, offering a unique proposition to clients seeking cutting-edge security solutions. While Knightscope's technology positions it well in the industry, the company may face challenges from potential new entrants, rapid technological advancements, and regulatory changes impacting the usage of robotics in public spaces.

Knightscope has several growth opportunities driven by the increasing demand for innovative security solutions. The company can leverage its ADRs to expand into various industries, such as hospitality, transportation, and critical infrastructure protection. The rise in security concerns, including physical threats and cyber-attacks, presents a significant market for Knightscope to address. Its advanced capabilities in detecting hidden weapons, identifying wanted individuals, and monitoring potential threats can attract clients seeking comprehensive security measures.

Additionally, Knightscope can explore international markets and partnerships with government agencies, law enforcement, and large corporations to broaden its global reach.

As with any innovative company, Knightscope faces risks and challenges that must be managed effectively. Deploying ADRs in public spaces raises privacy concerns and may face regulatory scrutiny. Knightscope must establish transparent communication with stakeholders and comply with privacy laws to mitigate these risks. The competitive landscape poses challenges, with larger and more established companies vying for market share. Knightscope must continually enhance its technology, maintain a competitive edge and secure strategic partnerships to overcome competition. Additionally, the company's financial performance requires close monitoring, as ongoing investments in research, development, and expansion may impact profitability in the short term.

KSCP Stock Price History

KSCP Stock News Headlines

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Knightscope Welcomes New Board of Directors
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More AI-Powered K5 Robots Deployed in Washington
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Company Calendar

Today
2/25/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/26/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:KSCP
Fax
N/A
Employees
111
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$4.00
High Stock Price Target
$4.00
Low Stock Price Target
$4.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+696.3%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-25,640,000.00
Net Margins
-224.68%
Pretax Margin
-224.68%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$12.13 million
Book Value
($1.40) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
57,905,000
Market Cap
$37.86 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
2.15
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Key Executives

  • Mr. William Santana Li (Age 53)
    President, CEO, Secretary & Chairman
    Comp: $775.17k
  • Ms. Mercedes Soria (Age 50)
    Executive VP & Chief Intelligence Officer
    Comp: $508.85k
  • Mr. Apoorv S. Dwivedi (Age 42)
    Executive VP & CFO
  • Mr. Peter M. Weinberg (Age 63)
    General Counsel
    Comp: $255k
  • Mr. Stacy Dean Stephens (Age 52)
    Executive VP & Chief Client Officer
  • Mr. Aaron J. Lehnhardt (Age 51)
    Executive VP & Chief Design Officer
  • Mr. Jason M. Gonzalez
    Senior Vice President of Client Development














KSCP Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Knightscope stock right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Knightscope in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" KSCP shares.
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What is Knightscope's stock price target for 2024?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Knightscope's stock. Their KSCP share price targets range from $4.00 to $4.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $4.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 696.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have KSCP shares performed in 2024?

Knightscope's stock was trading at $0.60 at the beginning of the year. Since then, KSCP stock has decreased by 16.3% and is now trading at $0.5023.
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When is Knightscope's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 26th 2024.
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When did Knightscope IPO?

(KSCP) raised $224 million in an initial public offering on Thursday, January 27th 2022. The company issued 22,366,190 shares at a price of $10.00 per share.

Who are Knightscope's major shareholders?

Knightscope's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (3.44%), Kingsview Wealth Management LLC (0.17%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.15%).
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How do I buy shares of Knightscope?

Shares of KSCP stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:KSCP) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff