Artificial Intelligence Technology Investors/Acquirers

January 2017

Sectorwatch

Last year presented a huge advancement in artificial intelligence and machine learning and there is hope for even better in 2017. It is likely that there will be attempts to applying reinforcement learning to problems such as automated driving and industrial robotics in 2017. 

Industry Trends:

  • Current revenue growth rate is less than the average of the last 3 years, indicating that the market may be flattening or declining
  • Current gross profit margin is less than the average of the last 3 years gross profit margins, indicating customer pricing power
  • Current EBITDA margin is less than the average of the last 3 years EBITDA margins, which may signal further consolidation