China’s BaiduInc is exploring producing its own electric vehicles and has held talks with automakers about the prospect, said 3 persons with knowledge of the case, the latest step in a battle between tech firms to build smart cars.
China’s leading search engine, which also advances automated driving technologies and internet communication networks, explores contract production, one of the people said or creating a majority-owned venture with automakers.
The project will move up from internet peers such as Tencent Holdings Ltd, Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc, which have either developed auto-related technologies or invested in smart-car start-ups.
NIO Limited (NYSE:NIO) shares were trading down -2.38% at $40.98 at the time of writing on Monday after reporting the pricing of the offering of 68,000,000 American depositary shares, each representing one Class A ordinary share of the Company, at a price of US$39.00 per ADS.
NIO Limited (NYSE:NIO) share price went from a low point around $2.11 to briefly over $57.20 in past 52 weeks, though shares have since pulled back to $40.98. NIO market cap has remained high, hitting $60.13B at the time of writing, giving it price-to-sales ratio of more than 30.
If we look at the recent analyst rating NIO, Goldman upgraded coverage on NIO shares with a Neutral rating and a $37.72 price target, which implies room for -3.26% downside momentum this year.
Ford Motor Company (F) last closed at $8.91, in a 52-week range of $3.96 to $9.57. Analysts have a consensus price target of $8.94.
Tesla Inc. (TSLA) stock soar by 4.89% to $639.83. The most recent rating by Jefferies, on December 11, 2020, is at a Hold.
XPeng Inc. (NYSE:XPEV) Shares headed rising, higher as much as 6.45% following the declaration from the firm that that its P7 super-long range sports sedan was named the Car of the Year 2021 by the Xuanyuan Awards, China’s most prestigious badge of auto quality and innovation. The most recent rating by Deutsche Bank, on December 14, 2020, is at a Buy.
Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ:NKLA) fall -6.87% after losing more than -$1.21 on Monday. The company on November 30, 2020 reported the signing of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with General Motors for a global supply agreement related to the integration of GM’s Hydrotec fuel-cell system into Nikola’s commercial semi-trucks.
Fisker Inc. (FSR) last closed at $15.59, in a 52-week range of $8.70 to $23.63 after declaring that it has signed agreements with Cox Automotive U.K. and Rivus Fleet Solutions to provide a range of after-sales services for the U.K. market. Analysts have a consensus price target of $24.00.
Li Auto Inc. (LI) stock drop by -0.10% to $31.33. The most recent rating by Citigroup, on November 16, 2020, is at a Buy. On December 4, 2020, the company announced the pricing of follow-on public offering of American Depositary Shares.
Kandi Technologies Group Inc. (NASDAQ:KNDI) Shares headed falling, lower as much as -7.67%.
General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) fall -0.72% after losing more than -$0.3 on Monday. On November 30, 2020, the firm revealed it has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Nikola Corporation for a global supply agreement to provide its Hydrotec fuel cell system for Nikola’s Class 7/8 semi-trucks.
Workhorse Group Inc. (WKHS) last closed at $21.39, in a 52-week range of $1.32 to $30.99. Analysts have a consensus price target of $26.80.
Electrameccanica Vehicles Corp. (SOLO) stock drop by -2.02% to $6.31. The most recent rating by ROTH Capital, on July 09, 2019, is at a Buy.
Lordstown Motors Corp. (NASDAQ:RIDE) Shares headed falling, lower as much as -2.96%. The company on December 5, 2020 reported that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission has declared Lordstown’s registration statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-250045). The most recent rating by Goldman, on December 11, 2020, is at a Buy.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU) rose 0.84% after gaining more than $0.14 on Monday. Alfa Romeo Announces 4C Spider 33 Stradale Tributo.
Ayro Inc. (AYRO) last closed at $5.52, in a 52-week range of $1.80 to $10.60. On November 24, 2020, the company reported the Closing of $10.0 million registered direct offering.
Niu Technologies (NIU) stock drop by -2.50% to $28.43. The most recent rating by Citigroup, on November 06, 2020, is at a Buy.