Financial Survey: Velo3D (VLD) and Its Competitors

Velo3D (NYSE:VLDGet Rating) is one of 38 publicly-traded companies in the “Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Velo3D to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership.


This table compares Velo3D and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Velo3D N/A -81.59% -18.26%
Velo3D Competitors 9.07% 0.99% 3.37%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

56.4% of Velo3D shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.2% of shares of all “Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.7% of shares of all “Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Velo3D has a beta of 2.76, indicating that its stock price is 176% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Velo3D’s rivals have a beta of 1.13, indicating that their average stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Velo3D and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Velo3D $27.44 million -$107.09 million -0.51
Velo3D Competitors $2.83 billion $454.73 million 14.63

Velo3D’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Velo3D. Velo3D is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Velo3D and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Velo3D 1 0 2 0 2.33
Velo3D Competitors 349 1124 1634 44 2.44

Velo3D currently has a consensus target price of $6.50, suggesting a potential upside of 212.50%. As a group, “Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 54.01%. Given Velo3D’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Velo3D is more favorable than its rivals.


Velo3D rivals beat Velo3D on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

About Velo3D (Get Rating)

Velo3D, Inc. produces metal additive three dimensional printers in the United States and internationally. The company's printers enable the production of components for space rockets, jet engines, fuel delivery systems, and other high value metal parts, which it sells or leases to customers for use in their businesses. It offers Flow, a proprietary software platform, which scans part designs for geometrical features; Sapphire and Sapphire XC printers; Assure, a quality control system software platform that includes process metrologies; and Intelligent Fusion, an underlying manufacturing process that unifies and manages the information flow, sensor data from approximately 950 sensors, and the advanced printing technology for precision control of the entire print. The company also provides support services. Its customers range from small- and medium-sized enterprises to Fortune 500 companies in the space, aviation, defense, energy, and industrial markets. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Campbell, California.

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