158 institutions hold shares in Luminar Technologies Inc. (LAZR), with 98.65M shares held by insiders accounting for 30.45% while institutional investors hold 21.30% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 218.82M, and float is at 178.52M with Short Float at 4.98%. Institutions hold 14.81% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Canvas GP 1, LLC with over 6.91 million shares valued at $234.85 million. The investor’s holdings represent 3.16% of the LAZR Shares outstanding. As of Dec 30, 2020, the second largest holder is IDG China Venture Capital Fund IV Associates, LP with 1.5 million shares valued at $50.97 million to account for 0.69% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Zeal Asset Management Ltd which holds 0.87 million shares representing 0.40% and valued at over $29.65 million, while Hitchwood Capital Management LP holds 0.32% of the shares totaling 0.7 million with a market value of $23.8 million.
Luminar Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: LAZR) is -28.15% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $9.87 and a high of $47.80 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The LAZR stock was last observed hovering at around $24.31 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.12% off its average median price target of $37.50 for the next 12 months. It is also 38.92% off the consensus price target high of $40.00 offered by 6 analysts, but current levels are -1.79% lower than the price target low of $24.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $24.43, the stock is -5.57% and -18.23% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 2.86 million and changing 0.49% at the moment leaves the stock 28.30% off its SMA200. LAZR registered 144.30% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 113.92%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $27.43 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $22.91.
The stock witnessed a -3.17% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -32.40%, and is -6.07% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 7.78% over the week and 10.43% over the month.
Luminar Technologies Inc. (LAZR) has around 3 employees, a market worth around $7.88B and $17.32M in sales. Distance from 52-week low is 147.52% and -48.89% from its 52-week high.
Luminar Technologies Inc. (LAZR) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Luminar Technologies Inc. (LAZR) is a “Overweight”. 6 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.20, where 2 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 4 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Luminar Technologies Inc. quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at -$0.05 with sales reaching $3.5M over the same period.