NIO (NYSE:NIO) Stock Price Down 0.4% After Analyst Downgrade

Nio Inc – (NYSE:NIOGet Free Report) traded down 0.4% during mid-day trading on Wednesday after Bank of America lowered their price target on the stock from $6.50 to $5.90. Bank of America currently has a neutral rating on the stock. NIO traded as low as $4.81 and last traded at $4.88. 18,401,833 shares changed hands during trading, a decline of 68% from the average session volume of 56,952,957 shares. The stock had previously closed at $4.90.

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Jefferies Financial Group cut their target price on NIO from $8.30 to $5.90 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, March 6th. UBS Group reduced their price objective on shares of NIO from $8.00 to $7.20 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, March 14th. Barclays restated an “underweight” rating and issued a $4.00 target price (down from $5.00) on shares of NIO in a research note on Tuesday, April 2nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded NIO from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and increased their price objective for the company from $4.80 to $5.40 in a report on Wednesday, May 15th. Finally, Macquarie began coverage on NIO in a research report on Monday, April 15th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $5.00 target price on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $8.43.

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Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in NIO. Hsbc Holdings PLC boosted its holdings in shares of NIO by 238.6% during the 4th quarter. Hsbc Holdings PLC now owns 7,062,460 shares of the company’s stock worth $64,070,000 after purchasing an additional 4,976,403 shares during the last quarter. Electron Capital Partners LLC raised its holdings in shares of NIO by 5.6% during the 4th quarter. Electron Capital Partners LLC now owns 4,429,960 shares of the company’s stock worth $40,180,000 after acquiring an additional 235,521 shares during the period. CANADA LIFE ASSURANCE Co boosted its position in shares of NIO by 28.2% during the 1st quarter. CANADA LIFE ASSURANCE Co now owns 2,431,771 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,950,000 after acquiring an additional 535,400 shares during the last quarter. Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. grew its holdings in shares of NIO by 23.4% in the first quarter. Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. now owns 2,317,758 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,430,000 after purchasing an additional 439,474 shares during the period. Finally, Royal London Asset Management Ltd. boosted its holdings in NIO by 11.9% in the 3rd quarter. Royal London Asset Management Ltd. now owns 2,308,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $20,853,000 after purchasing an additional 245,800 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 48.55% of the company’s stock.

NIO Stock Performance

The firm has a market cap of $9.27 billion, a PE ratio of -3.08 and a beta of 1.92. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51, a quick ratio of 1.13 and a current ratio of 1.22. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $4.76 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $6.11.

NIO (NYSE:NIOGet Free Report) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, March 5th. The company reported ($2.81) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($2.39) by ($0.42). The business had revenue of $17.10 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $18.16 billion. NIO had a negative net margin of 38.09% and a negative return on equity of 110.72%. NIO’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.51) EPS. On average, research analysts forecast that Nio Inc – will post -1.26 earnings per share for the current year.

About NIO

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NIO Inc designs, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles in the People's Republic of China. The company is also involved in the manufacture of e-powertrain, battery packs, and components; and racing management, technology development, and sales and after-sales management activities. In addition, it offers power solutions for battery charging needs; and other value-added services.

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