VUZI Stock Overview
Vuzix Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and sells augmented reality (AR) wearable display and computing devices for consumer and enterprise markets in North America, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$6.69|
|52 Week High||US$19.33|
|52 Week Low||US$3.88|
|1 Month Change||6.36%|
|3 Month Change||-4.97%|
|1 Year Change||-63.52%|
|3 Year Change||90.06%|
|5 Year Change||-0.15%|
|Change since IPO||27.43%|
Recent News & Updates
Vuzix: Vision Is Compelling But Timing Remains Off
Vuzix reported disappointing sales in its first quarter of fiscal 2022. Sales are expected to rebound meaningfully in the third and fourth quarters. The company has many growth catalysts. For now, though, the market remains uninterested.
We Think Vuzix (NASDAQ:VUZI) Can Afford To Drive Business Growth
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|VUZI||US Consumer Durables||US Market|
Return vs Industry: VUZI underperformed the US Consumer Durables industry which returned -30.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VUZI underperformed the US Market which returned -18.4% over the past year.
|VUZI Average Weekly Movement||14.8%|
|Consumer Durables Industry Average Movement||8.4%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: VUZI is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 15% a week.
Volatility Over Time: VUZI's weekly volatility (15%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
About the Company
Vuzix Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and sells augmented reality (AR) wearable display and computing devices for consumer and enterprise markets in North America, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, and internationally. It provides M300XL, M400, and M4000 series of smart glasses for enterprise, industrial, commercial, and medical markets; Vuzix Blade smart glasses; waveguide optics and related coupling optics; and Vuzix Shield smart glasses, as well as custom and engineering solutions. The company sells its products through resellers, direct to commercial customers, and via online stores, as well as various Vuzix operated web stores in Europe and Japan.
Vuzix Fundamentals Summary
|VUZI fundamental statistics|
Is VUZI overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|VUZI income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$9.74m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.66|
|Net Profit Margin||-355.09%|
How did VUZI perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is VUZI undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 0/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for VUZI?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is VUZI's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does VUZI's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|VUZI PS Ratio vs Peers|
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UEIC Universal Electronics
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Price-To-Sales vs Peers: VUZI is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (36.2x) compared to the peer average (0.6x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does VUZI's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Consumer Durables Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: VUZI is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (36.2x) compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average (0.6x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is VUZI's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||36.2x|
|Fair PS Ratio||1.4x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: VUZI is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (36.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.4x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of VUZI when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate VUZI's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate VUZI's fair value for valuation analysis.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VUZI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is Vuzix forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VUZI is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: VUZI is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: VUZI is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VUZI's revenue (39.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VUZI's revenue (39.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if VUZI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Vuzix performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VUZI is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: VUZI is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VUZI is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 9.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare VUZI's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: VUZI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Durables industry (39.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VUZI has a negative Return on Equity (-30.47%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Vuzix's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VUZI's short term assets ($129.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: VUZI's short term assets ($129.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($454.1K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VUZI is debt free.
Reducing Debt: VUZI has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 1.7%.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: VUZI has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: VUZI has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 7.4% each year
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What is Vuzix current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VUZI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VUZI's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VUZI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VUZI's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as VUZI has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Paul Travers (60 yo)
Mr. Paul J. Travers and has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Vuzix Corporation since 1997. Mr. Travers is responsible for setting the direction of Vuzix. He was the Founder of Vuzix Corporatio...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Paul's total compensation ($USD42.97M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.83M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Paul's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: VUZI's management team is considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: VUZI's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Vuzix Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Vuzix Corporation
- Ticker: VUZI
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Consumer Electronics
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Implied Market Cap: US$425.939m
- Shares outstanding: 63.67m
- Website: https://www.vuzix.com
Number of Employees
- Vuzix Corporation
- 25 Hendrix Road
- Suite A
- West Henrietta
- New York
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/27 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/27 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.