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How to buy Luminar Technologies stock

Learn how to easily invest in Luminar Technologies stock.

Automotive AI company Luminar went public this week via a SPAC offering with Gores Metropoulos. Here's what we know and how investors can buy in.

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Luminar Technologies stock price (NASDAQ: LAZR)

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Luminar Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-24.
Latest market close$7.37
52-week range$5.61 - $23.90
50-day moving average $8.34
200-day moving average $11.56
Wall St. target price$14.92
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.72

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Is it a good time to buy Luminar Technologies stock?

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Luminar Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $7.37 from 2022-09-29

1 week (2022-09-23) 7.37
1 month (2022-09-01) -12.16%
3 months (2022-07-01) 22.02%
6 months (2022-04-01) -52.63%
1 year (2021-10-01) -52.05%
2 years (2020-10-01) -32.07%
3 years (2019-09-27) N/A
5 years (2017-09-27) N/A

Luminar Technologies financials

Revenue TTM $37.1 million
Gross profit TTM $-14,148,000
Return on assets TTM -29.24%
Return on equity TTM -97.17%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.25
Market capitalisation $2.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Luminar Technologies share dividends

We're not expecting Luminar Technologies to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

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Luminar Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Luminar Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.605 up to $23.9. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LAZR.US volatility(beta: 1.55)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Luminar Technologies's is 1.5493. This would suggest that Luminar Technologies's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

To put Luminar Technologies's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

Luminar Technologies overview

Luminar Technologies, Inc. , an automotive technology company, provides sensor technologies and software for passenger cars and commercial trucks in North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East. It operates in two segments, Autonomy Solutions and Components. The Autonomy Solutions segment designs, manufactures, and sells laser imaging, detection, and ranging sensors, as well as related perception and autonomy software solutions primarily for original equipment manufacturers in the automobile, commercial vehicle, robo-taxi, and adjacent industries. The Component segment develops ultra-sensitive pixel-based sensors. This segment also designs, tests, and provides consulting services for non-standard integrated circuits for use in automobile and aeronautics sector, as well as government spending in military and defense activities. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Luminar Technologies is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 13.73% of Luminar Technologies shares are held by insiders and 56.014% by institutions.
How many people work for Luminar Technologies?
Latest data suggests 500 work at Luminar Technologies.
When does the fiscal year end for Luminar Technologies?
Luminar Technologies's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Luminar Technologies based?
Luminar Technologies's address is: 2603 Discovery Drive, Orlando, FL, United States, 32826
What is Luminar Technologies's ISIN number?
Luminar Technologies's international securities identification number is: US5504241051

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