Velodyne Lidar Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.15 (+2.38 %)
(As of 09/23/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Volume1.81 million shs
Average Volume4.20 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.26 billion
P/E RatioN/A
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About Velodyne Lidar

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. operates as an automotive technology company, which engages in the provision of real-time three dimensional (3D) vision for autonomous systems. The firm's products include solid state sensors, surround sensors, and software solutions. 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 in 1983 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.


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Overall MarketRank

2.09 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

50th out of 123 stocks

General Industrial Machinery, Industry

2nd out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Velodyne Lidar (NASDAQ:VLDR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Velodyne Lidar a buy right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Velodyne Lidar in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Velodyne Lidar stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in VLDR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Velodyne Lidar?

Wall Street analysts have given Velodyne Lidar a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Velodyne Lidar wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Velodyne Lidar's next earnings date?

Velodyne Lidar is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 4th 2021.
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How were Velodyne Lidar's earnings last quarter?

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLDR) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 5th. The company reported ($0.46) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.45) by $0.01. The company earned $13.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $17.90 million. Velodyne Lidar had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 71.29% and a negative net margin of 293.18%.
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What guidance has Velodyne Lidar issued on next quarter's earnings?

Velodyne Lidar issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Monday, August, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $77 million-$94 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $85.87 million.

What price target have analysts set for VLDR?

9 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Velodyne Lidar's stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate Velodyne Lidar's stock price to reach $18.38 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 185.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Velodyne Lidar's key executives?

Velodyne Lidar's management team includes the following people:
  • James L. Barnhart, Chief Operating Officer
  • Andrew D. Hamer, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
  • Mathew Rekow, Chief Technology Officer
  • Nikhil Naikal, Vice President-Software Engineering
  • Arun Vaidyanath, Senior Vice President-Engineering

What other stocks do shareholders of Velodyne Lidar own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Velodyne Lidar investors own include (CGC), The Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU), (SPCE), (APHA), Cronos Group (CRON), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Summit Hotel Properties (INN), Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp. II (KCAC) and Kosmos Energy (KOS).

What is Velodyne Lidar's stock symbol?

Velodyne Lidar trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VLDR."

Who are Velodyne Lidar's major shareholders?

Velodyne Lidar's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (4.27%), BlackRock Inc. (2.30%), Allianz Asset Management GmbH (1.17%), State Street Corp (0.91%), Susquehanna International Group LLP (0.00%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.59%). Company insiders that own Velodyne Lidar stock include Anand Gopalan, Andrew Hamer, Barb J Samardzich, David S Hall, Hamid Zarringhalam, Joseph B Culkin, Joseph Michael Jellen, Kathryn Mcbeath, Laura Tarman, Marta Thoma Hall, Mathew Rekow, Michael Vella, Sally Frykman and Sinclair Vass.
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Which major investors are selling Velodyne Lidar stock?

VLDR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bloom Tree Partners LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Millennium Management LLC, Equitec Specialists LLC, Poehling Capital Management LLC, Citigroup Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, and Atom Investors LP. Company insiders that have sold Velodyne Lidar company stock in the last year include Anand Gopalan, Andrew Hamer, Barb J Samardzich, David S Hall, Joseph B Culkin, Joseph Michael Jellen, Kathryn Mcbeath, Laura Tarman, Marta Thoma Hall, Mathew Rekow, Michael Vella, and Sally Frykman.
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Which major investors are buying Velodyne Lidar stock?

VLDR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., State Street Corp, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd., Northern Trust Corp, Geode Capital Management LLC, and No Street GP LP. Company insiders that have bought Velodyne Lidar stock in the last two years include Hamid Zarringhalam, and Sinclair Vass.
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How do I buy shares of Velodyne Lidar?

Shares of VLDR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Velodyne Lidar's stock price today?

One share of VLDR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.44.

How much money does Velodyne Lidar make?

Velodyne Lidar has a market capitalization of $1.26 billion and generates $95.36 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-149,860,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.93) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Velodyne Lidar have?

Velodyne Lidar employs 309 workers across the globe.

What is Velodyne Lidar's official website?

The official website for Velodyne Lidar is

Where are Velodyne Lidar's headquarters?

Velodyne Lidar is headquartered at 118 VINTAGE PARK BLVD SUITE W-222, HOUSTON TX, 77070.

How can I contact Velodyne Lidar?

Velodyne Lidar's mailing address is 118 VINTAGE PARK BLVD SUITE W-222, HOUSTON TX, 77070. The company can be reached via phone at (669) 275-2251.

This page was last updated on 9/24/2021 by Staff
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