Nikola Stock (NKLA) conquer fourth quarter estimates and announced advancement on key generation goals, while Fisker (FSR) noted strong demand need 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 earnings. Thus far, Nikola’s modest product sales have come from solar installations and not coming from electric vehicles.
According to FintechZoom, Nikola posted a 17-cent loss each share on zero earnings. In Q4, Nikola made “significant progress” at the Ulm of its, Germany plant, with trial generation of the Tre semi truck set to start in June. It also noted progress at the Coolidge of its, Ariz. website, which will start producing the Tre later on within the third quarter. Nikola has finished the assembly of the earliest 5 Nikola Tre prototypes. It affirmed a goal to deliver 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 range, within Q4. A fuel-cell model of the Tre, with longer range up to 500 miles, is actually set following in the second half of 2023. The company also is focusing on the launch of a fuel cell semi truck, considered the 2, with up to 900 miles of range, inside late 2024.
The Tre EV will be at first manufactured in a factory inside Ulm, Germany and sooner or later in Coolidge, Ariz. Nikola set a target to significantly do the German plant by conclusion of 2020 as well as to complete the first phase of the Arizona plant’s development by end 2021.
But plans to build a power pickup truck suffered a terrible blow in November, when General Motors (GM) ditched blueprints to take an equity stake in Nikola and also to assist it make the Badger. Instead, it agreed to supply fuel-cells for Nikola’s business-related semi-trucks.
Stock: Shares rose 3.7 % late Thursday right after closing downwards 6.8 % to 19.72 in regular stock market trading. Nikola stock closed back below the 50 day type, cotinuing to trend smaller after a drumbeat of news which is bad.
Chinese EV maker Li Auto (LI), that reported a surprise profit early Thursday, fell 9.8 %. Tesla (TSLA) slumped 8.1 % after it halted Model three generation amid the global chip shortage. Electrical powertrain producer Hyliion (HYLN), that reported steep losses Tuesday, sold off of 7.5 %.
Nikola Stock (NKLA) beat fourth-quarter estimates and announced progress on key generation