Slashed Delivery Outlook Pressures Nio Stock Lower

It has been a rough year for NIO

Digital Content Manager
Dec 27, 2022 at 10:23 AM
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Electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc (NYSE:NIO) is down 7.3% to trade at $10.16 at last check, after the China-based company lowered its fourth-quarter delivery outlook to range between 38,500 and 39,500 vehicles. Recent Covid-19 restrictions and supply chain issues have challenged Nio, which experienced a computer systems breach earlier this month that compromised users and vehicle sales data.

It has been a rough year for Nio stock, which has shed 67.4% so far in 2022. The security has chopped lower since its latest rally lost steam at the $14 level, and is pacing for its third-straight daily drop today. A familiar floor at the $9 region looks poised to contain these losses, though.

At the International Securities Exchange (ISE), Cboe Options Exchange (CBOE), and NASDAQ OMX PHLX (PHLX), the equity's 50-day call/put volume ratio of 2.35 ranks higher than 77% of readings from the last year, suggesting long calls have been getting picked up at a quicker-than-usual pace. A sentiment shift could create additional headwinds for NIO.

The brokerage bunch has not yet chimed in on today's update, but is optimistic toward the stock. In fact, eight of the 10 firms in coverage boast a "buy" or better rating, wile the 12-month consensus target price of $19.58 is a 90.3% premium to current levels, leaving ample room for  downgrades and or price-target cuts.


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