LIDR Stock Overview
AEye, Inc. provides lidar systems for vehicle autonomy, advanced driver-assistance systems, and robotic vision applications in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$2.33|
|52 Week High||US$12.25|
|52 Week Low||US$2.22|
|1 Month Change||-54.93%|
|3 Month Change||-55.96%|
|1 Year Change||-76.68%|
|3 Year Change||n/a|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||n/a|
Recent News & Updates
|LIDR||US Electronic||US Market|
Return vs Industry: LIDR underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned -20.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LIDR underperformed the US Market which returned -20.5% over the past year.
|LIDR Average Weekly Movement||16.7%|
|Electronic Industry Average Movement||7.4%|
|Market Average Movement||7.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.1%|
Stable Share Price: LIDR is more volatile than 90% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 17% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LIDR's weekly volatility (17%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
About the Company
AEye, Inc. provides lidar systems for vehicle autonomy, advanced driver-assistance systems, and robotic vision applications in the United States, Europe, and Asia. It offers 4Sight A, a software-configurable lidar solution for automotive markets, including 4Sight at Design, Triggered 4Sight, or Responsive 4Sight software levels; and 4Sight M, a software-configurable lidar solution for the mobility and industrial markets, including 4Sight at Design, Triggered 4Sight, Responsive 4Sight, and Predictive 4Sight software levels. The company was formerly known as US LADAR, Inc. and changed its name to AEye, Inc. in March 2016.
AEye Fundamentals Summary
|LIDR fundamental statistics|
Is LIDR overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LIDR income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$4.50m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.50|
|Net Profit Margin||-2,084.65%|
How did LIDR perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is LIDR undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Book vs Peers
Price-To-Book vs Industry
Price-To-Book 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 LIDR?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is LIDR's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Book Ratio vs Peers
How does LIDR's PB Ratio compare to its peers?
|LIDR PB Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PB||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Book vs Peers: LIDR is expensive based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (2.5x) compared to the peer average (2.1x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does LIDR's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.S. Electronic Industry?
Price-To-Book vs Industry: LIDR is expensive based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (2.5x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (1.9x)
Price to Book Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is LIDR's PB Ratio compared to its Fair PB Ratio? This is the expected PB Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PB Ratio||2.5x|
|Fair PB Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LIDR's Price-To-Book Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of LIDR when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: LIDR ($2.33) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($11.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LIDR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LIDR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is AEye 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: LIDR is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: LIDR is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: LIDR is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LIDR's revenue (68.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LIDR's revenue (68.3% 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 LIDR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has AEye performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Last years earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LIDR is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LIDR is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if LIDR's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LIDR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LIDR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (33%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LIDR has a negative Return on Equity (-53.23%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is AEye'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: LIDR's short term assets ($152.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($12.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: LIDR's short term assets ($152.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($17.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LIDR is debt free.
Reducing Debt: LIDR had no debt 5 years ago.
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: LIDR has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: LIDR has sufficient cash runway for 1.8 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 45.2% each year.
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What is AEye current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LIDR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LIDR'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 LIDR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LIDR'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 LIDR 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
Blair LaCorte (56 yo)
Mr. Blair B. LaCorte serves as Chief Executive Officer of AEye, Inc. since October 2020 and also serves as its Director. He had been the President of AEye, Inc., since December 12, 2018 and served as its C...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Blair's total compensation ($USD6.23M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.71M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Blair's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: LIDR's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: LIDR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LIDR insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Insufficient data to determine if shareholders have been diluted in the past year.
AEye, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AEye, Inc.
- Ticker: LIDR
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 2013
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Implied Market Cap: US$366.637m
- Shares outstanding: 157.35m
- Website: https://www.aeye.ai
Number of Employees
- AEye, Inc.
- One Park Place
- Suite 200
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 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.