In last trading session, Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ:NKLA) saw 8.37 million shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 1.49. Company’s recent per share price level of $2.38 trading at $0.08 or 3.48% at ring of the bell on the day assigns it a market valuation of $1.19B. That closing price of NKLA’s stock is at a discount of -410.08% from its 52-week high price of $12.14 and is indicating a premium of 4.62% from its 52-week low price of $2.27. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 12.59 million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 13.30 million if we extend that period to 3-months.
For Nikola Corporation (NKLA), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of a Hold while assigning it a mean rating of 2.60. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 10 analysts covering the stock, 1 rated the stock as a Sell while 0 recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 6 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 3 see the stock as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of -$0.39 in the current quarter.
Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ:NKLA) trade information
Upright in the green during last session for gaining 3.48%, in the last five days NKLA remained trading in the red while hitting it’s week-highest on Friday, 11/18/22 when the stock touched $2.38 price level, adding 19.05% to its value on the day. Nikola Corporation’s shares saw a change of -75.89% in year-to-date performance and have moved -20.40% in past 5-day. Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ:NKLA) showed a performance of -23.47% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 97.44 million shares which calculate 7 days to cover the short interests.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $6.44 to the stock, which implies a rise of 63.04% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $2.50 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $15.00. It follows that stock’s current price would drop -530.25% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of -5.04% for stock’s current value.
Nikola Corporation (NKLA) estimates and forecasts
Statistics highlight that Nikola Corporation is scoring comparatively lower than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company lost -61.86% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of -51.90% while that of industry is 11.60. Apart from that, the company came lowering its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2022. The company is estimating its revenue growth to decrease by -77.30% in the current quarter and calculating -87.00% decrease in the next quarter.
8 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $22.14 million for the same. And 9 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $67.6 million in the next quarter that will end on Dec 2022.
In 2022, company’s earnings growth rate is likely to be around -51.10% while estimates for its earnings growth in next 5 years are of 20.59%.
Nikola Corporation is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report between February 22 and February 27 and investors are confident in the company announcing better current-quarter dividends despite the fact that it has been facing issues arising out of mounting debt.
Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ:NKLA)’s Major holders
Insiders are in possession of 33.85% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 28.03 percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 42.37%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 28.03% institutions for Nikola Corporation that are currently holding shares of the company. Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) is the top institutional holder at NKLA for having 23.06 million shares of worth $109.78 million. And as of Jun 29, 2022, it was holding 5.32% of the company’s outstanding shares.
The second largest institutional holder is Blackrock Inc., which was holding about 17.7 million shares on Jun 29, 2022. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 4.08% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $84.23 million.
On the other hand, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and iShares Russell 2000 ETF are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of Jun 29, 2022, the former fund manager was holding 7.43 million shares of worth $35.38 million or 1.71% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 6.57 million shares on Sep 29, 2022, making its stake of worth around $23.13 million in the company or a holder of 1.52% of company’s stock.