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NASDAQ:VLDR

Velodyne Lidar Stock Competitors

$6.13
-0.03 (-0.49 %)
(As of 10/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$6.05
$6.24
50-Day Range
$5.68
$7.96
52-Week Range
$5.55
$30.81
Volume1.59 million shs
Average Volume4.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.20 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.9

Velodyne Lidar (NASDAQ:VLDR) Vs. NKLA, FSR, ADNT, CARG, VNE, ALSN, DAN, LCII, DORM, and VRM

Should you be buying Velodyne Lidar stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Velodyne Lidar include Nikola (NKLA), Fisker (FSR), Adient (ADNT), CarGurus (CARG), Veoneer (VNE), Allison Transmission (ALSN), Dana (DAN), LCI Industries (LCII), Dorman Products (DORM), and Vroom (VRM). These companies are all part of the "general industrial machinery," industry.These companies are all part of the "general industrial machinery," industry.These companies are all part of the "auto/tires/trucks" sector.

Velodyne Lidar vs.

Fisker (NYSE:FSR) and Velodyne Lidar (NASDAQ:VLDR) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, profitability, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, community ranking, dividends and institutional ownership.

Fisker has a net margin of 0.00% compared to Velodyne Lidar's net margin of -293.18%. Fisker's return on equity of -12.92% beat Velodyne Lidar's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fisker N/A -12.92% -10.14%
Velodyne Lidar -293.18% -71.29% -57.44%

23.2% of Fisker shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 15.8% of Velodyne Lidar shares are owned by institutional investors. 46.6% of Fisker shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 13.3% of Velodyne Lidar shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Fisker has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Velodyne Lidar. Fisker is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Velodyne Lidar, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FiskerN/AN/A-$130 million-$0.40-36.15
Velodyne Lidar$95.36 million12.57-$149.86 million-$0.93-6.59

Fisker has a beta of 0.89, suggesting that its stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Velodyne Lidar has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Fisker received 13 more outperform votes than Velodyne Lidar when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 73.91% of users gave Fisker an outperform vote while only 72.41% of users gave Velodyne Lidar an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
FiskerOutperform Votes
34
73.91%
Underperform Votes
12
26.09%
Velodyne LidarOutperform Votes
21
72.41%
Underperform Votes
8
27.59%

Fisker presently has a consensus target price of $23.92, indicating a potential upside of 65.40%. Velodyne Lidar has a consensus target price of $17.14, indicating a potential upside of 179.66%. Given Velodyne Lidar's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Velodyne Lidar is more favorable than Fisker.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fisker
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.58
Velodyne Lidar
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.25

In the previous week, Velodyne Lidar had 3 more articles in the media than Fisker. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for Velodyne Lidar and 5 mentions for Fisker. Fisker's average media sentiment score of 0.06 beat Velodyne Lidar's score of -0.06 indicating that Fisker is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Fisker
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Velodyne Lidar
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

Fisker beats Velodyne Lidar on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding VLDR and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Velodyne Lidar (NASDAQ:VLDR) vs. Its Competitors

TypeVelodyne LidarGeneral industrial machinery, IndustryAuto SectorNASDAQ Exchange
P/E Ratio-4.649.2420.2527.86
Net Margins-293.18%-55.71%-78.70%-1,243.31%

Velodyne Lidar Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NKLA
Nikola
2.0664 of 5 stars
$10.96
-1.8%
$18.13
-65.4%
-43.9%$4.36B$90,000.00-8.06450
FSR
Fisker
2.3031 of 5 stars
$14.46
-2.1%
$23.92
-65.4%
N/A$4.28BN/A-36.15101
ADNT
Adient
2.6015 of 5 stars
$43.67
-5.3%
$48.89
-12.0%
+102.7%$4.11B$12.67B37.3277,000Options Volume
CARG
CarGurus
1.9909 of 5 stars
$34.77
-0.3%
$36.56
-5.1%
+57.3%$4.08B$551.45M37.39827Insider Selling
VNE
Veoneer
1.2975 of 5 stars
$35.18
-0.1%
$28.25
-19.7%
+91.8%$3.94B$1.37B-9.217,543Upcoming Earnings
ALSN
Allison Transmission
2.5481 of 5 stars
$35.06
-0.1%
$42.67
-21.7%
-16.0%$3.71B$2.08B10.663,300
DAN
Dana
2.4931 of 5 stars
$24.27
-3.3%
$29.67
-22.2%
+62.2%$3.52B$7.11B17.0938,200Upcoming Earnings
LCII
LCI Industries
2.7814 of 5 stars
$139.29
-2.1%
$168.75
-21.2%
+18.7%$3.52B$2.80B13.6312,400
DORM
Dorman Products
1.5231 of 5 stars
$100.04
-0.6%
N/A+9.7%$3.18B$1.09B23.932,681Upcoming Earnings
VRM
Vroom
2.2864 of 5 stars
$22.55
-0.9%
$52.27
-131.8%
-53.4%$3.08B$1.36B-12.39800
VC
Visteon
1.5548 of 5 stars
$108.90
-1.6%
$114.90
-5.5%
+27.5%$3.05B$2.55B106.7710,000
THRM
Gentherm
1.8498 of 5 stars
$85.26
-1.8%
$89.00
-4.4%
+84.3%$2.83B$913.10M24.5011,519
SPXC
SPX
2.3415 of 5 stars
$60.34
-1.3%
$74.00
-22.6%
+21.2%$2.73B$1.56B20.594,500Short Interest ↑
EVGO
EVgo
1.7298 of 5 stars
$7.89
-1.1%
$14.25
-80.6%
N/A$2.09BN/A0.00N/A
CTOS
Custom Truck One Source
1.4582 of 5 stars
$8.34
-0.5%
N/AN/A$2.06B$302.74M-8.87380
LEV
The Lion Electric
1.9448 of 5 stars
$10.83
-1.9%
$19.69
-81.8%
N/A$2.04BN/A0.00658Short Interest ↑
PTRA
Proterra
1.9448 of 5 stars
$9.57
-2.1%
$15.50
-62.0%
+36,707.7%$2.03BN/A0.00709
XPEL
XPEL
2.4281 of 5 stars
$72.17
-2.1%
$95.00
-31.6%
+162.4%$1.99B$158.92M66.82330
NIU
Niu Technologies
1.9148 of 5 stars
$24.78
-2.1%
$37.90
-52.9%
-22.3%$1.89B$374.61M57.632,020
MTOR
Meritor
2.2415 of 5 stars
$25.17
-2.7%
$29.20
-16.0%
-3.4%$1.77B$3.04B13.328,600
GOEV
Canoo
1.4165 of 5 stars
$7.06
-3.1%
$11.75
-66.4%
N/A$1.68B$2.55M-5.08370Gap Down
AEVA
Aeva Technologies
1.8107 of 5 stars
$7.49
-2.4%
$18.33
-144.8%
N/A$1.59BN/A0.002,021
HYZN
Hyzon Motors
1.825 of 5 stars
$5.65
-1.1%
$16.50
-192.0%
N/A$1.40BN/A0.00N/AShort Interest ↑
REE
REE Automotive
1.8464 of 5 stars
$4.21
-4.3%
$13.33
-216.7%
N/A$1.32BN/A0.00N/AShort Interest ↓
HLLY
Holley
2.6083 of 5 stars
$11.15
-3.0%
$14.63
-31.2%
N/A$1.32BN/A0.003Short Interest ↑
LTCH
Latch
1.2482 of 5 stars
$9.31
-17.3%
$14.69
-57.7%
N/A$1.32BN/A0.003Analyst Downgrade
Gap Down
High Trading Volume
HYLN
Hyliion
2.0064 of 5 stars
$7.58
-1.6%
$16.20
-113.7%
-71.9%$1.31BN/A-9.0291
SHYF
The Shyft Group
2.8648 of 5 stars
$35.58
-4.1%
$43.67
-22.7%
+69.6%$1.26B$675.97M23.882,220Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
AXL
American Axle & Manufacturing
2.2081 of 5 stars
$10.43
-1.7%
$10.14
-2.8%
+54.1%$1.19B$4.71B5.9620,000
TEN
Tenneco
2.3614 of 5 stars
$14.23
-2.0%
$12.80
-10.0%
+62.4%$1.17B$15.38B-4.1673,000
SMP
Standard Motor Products
3.0881 of 5 stars
$46.51
-2.6%
$52.00
-11.8%
-0.9%$1.03B$1.13B12.304,300
ELMS
Electric Last Mile Solutions
1.7581 of 5 stars
$7.33
-1.0%
$16.00
-118.3%
N/A$972.01MN/A0.001
PLOW
Douglas Dynamics
2.6631 of 5 stars
$37.97
-1.0%
$48.33
-27.3%
+6.4%$872.59M$480.15M21.091,767News Coverage
RIDE
Lordstown Motors
1.2049 of 5 stars
$4.91
-2.0%
$8.89
-81.0%
N/A$868.96MN/A-4.72320
WNC
Wabash National
2.1348 of 5 stars
$15.90
-0.6%
$18.60
-17.0%
+11.5%$795.14M$1.48B33.835,800
WKHS
Workhorse Group
1.9861 of 5 stars
$6.37
-2.0%
$15.08
-136.8%
-72.1%$789.55M$1.39M6.07130
PRTS
CarParts.com
2.3865 of 5 stars
$15.09
-2.7%
$26.33
-74.5%
+21.5%$787.94M$443.88M-251.461,649Analyst Report
XL
XL Fleet
1.5931 of 5 stars
$5.49
-0.0%
$9.00
-63.9%
N/A$765.13M$20.34M274.6459
XOS
XOS
2.0333 of 5 stars
$4.44
-5.4%
$13.33
-200.3%
N/A$720.10MN/A0.001
RMO
Romeo Power
1.7514 of 5 stars
$4.73
-0.8%
$10.18
-115.1%
-54.0%$634.09M$8.97M-8.76165
MOD
Modine Manufacturing
2.0348 of 5 stars
$11.97
-1.1%
$11.00
-8.1%
+67.9%$619.48M$1.81B-3.0810,900
ZEV
Lightning eMotors
1.9583 of 5 stars
$7.89
-0.1%
$15.00
-90.1%
N/A$580.55MN/A0.002News Coverage
CYD
China Yuchai International
2.1031 of 5 stars
$13.63
-0.5%
N/A-29.3%$556.92M$3.15B6.928,927Short Interest ↑
BLBD
Blue Bird
2.5181 of 5 stars
$19.80
-0.2%
$26.00
-31.3%
+69.4%$538.64M$879.22M38.081,736
NGAB
Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. II
0.1667 of 5 stars
$9.95
-0.0%
N/AN/A$514.91MN/A0.00N/APositive News
WPRT
Westport Fuel Systems
1.5281 of 5 stars
$3.26
-3.7%
$11.00
-237.4%
+61.4%$505.40M$252.50M25.081,313Short Interest ↑
GTX
Garrett Motion
1.7581 of 5 stars
$7.15
-0.0%
N/A+146.6%$465.19M$3.03B8.618,600
DCRC
Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Co. III
0.3667 of 5 stars
$10.08
-0.1%
$10.00
-0.8%
N/A$446.04MN/A0.002
CPS
Cooper-Standard
2.0915 of 5 stars
$24.57
-1.0%
$30.00
-22.1%
+58.0%$417.42M$2.38B-3.472,020
LOTZ
CarLotz
1.7582 of 5 stars
$3.65
-1.4%
$11.50
-215.1%
N/A$414.90M$118.63M-1.61168
This page was last updated on 10/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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