Nikola Stock (NKLA) beat fourth-quarter estimates & announced progress on key generation objectives, while Fisker (FSR) noted demand which is solid demand for its EV. Nikola stock and Fisker stock rose late.
Nikola Stock Earnings
Estimates: Analysts anticipate a loss of 23 cents a share on nominal revenue. Thus far, Nikola’s modest sales have come from solar energy installations and not from electric vehicles.
According to FintechZoom, Nikola posted a 17 cent loss per share on zero earnings. Inside Q4, Nikola made “significant progress” at its Ulm, Germany plant, with trial production of the Tre semi truck set to begin in June. Additionally, it noted progress at the Coolidge of its, Ariz. site, which will start producing the Tre later within the third quarter. Nikola has finished the assembly of the earliest five Nikola Tre prototypes. It affirmed a target to give the original Nikola Tre semis to people in Q4.
Nikola’s lineup includes battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell semi-trucks. It is targeting a launch of the battery electric Nikola Tre, with 300 kilometers of assortment, within Q4. A fuel-cell model of the Tre, with lengthier range up to 500 miles, is actually set following in the 2nd half of 2023. The company likewise is targeting the launch of a fuel cell semi truck, called the Two, with up to nine hundred miles of range, within late 2024.
The Tre EV is going to be initially manufactured in a factory inside Ulm, Germany and sooner or later in Coolidge, Ariz. Nikola specify a goal to significantly finish the German plant by conclusion of 2020 and to finish the very first phase of the Arizona plant’s development by end of 2021.
But plans to build an electric pickup truck suffered a major blow in November, when General Motors (GM) ditched plans to take an equity stake in Nikola as well as to help it make the Badger. Instead, it agreed to supply fuel-cells for Nikola’s commercial semi-trucks.
Stock: Shares rose 3.7 % late Thursday right after closing downwards 6.8 % to 19.72 in constant stock market trading. Nikola stock closed again below the 50 day model, cotinuing to trend smaller right after a drumbeat of bad news.
Chinese EV developer Li Auto (LI), which noted a surprise benefit early on Thursday, fell 9.8 %. Tesla (TSLA) slumped 8.1 % after it halted Model 3 production amid the global chip shortage. Electric powertrain producer Hyliion (HYLN), which claimed high losses Tuesday, sold off of 7.5 %.
Nikola Stock (NKLA) beat fourth quarter estimates and announced progress on key generation