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NIO Inc. (NIO) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know

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NIO Inc. (NIO) closed at $7.63 in the latest trading session, marking a +0.13% move from the prior day. The stock outpaced the S&P 500's daily loss of 0.35%. Meanwhile, the Dow lost 0.4%, and the Nasdaq, a tech-heavy index, lost 0.39%.

Heading into today, shares of the company had gained 16.34% over the past month, outpacing the Auto-Tires-Trucks sector's gain of 0.6% and the S&P 500's gain of 4.48% in that time.

Investors will be hoping for strength from NIO as it approaches its next earnings release, which is expected to be March 5, 2019.

Investors should also note any recent changes to analyst estimates for NIO. These recent revisions tend to reflect the evolving nature of short-term business trends. With this in mind, we can consider positive estimate revisions a sign of optimism about the company's business outlook.

Based on our research, we believe these estimate revisions are directly related to near-team stock moves. We developed the Zacks Rank to capitalize on this phenomenon. Our system takes these estimate changes into account and delivers a clear, actionable rating model.

The Zacks Rank system ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell). It has a remarkable, outside-audited track record of success, with #1 stocks delivering an average annual return of +25% since 1988. Over the past month, the Zacks Consensus EPS estimate has moved 3.86% lower. NIO is currently sporting a Zacks Rank of #4 (Sell).

The Automotive - Foreign industry is part of the Auto-Tires-Trucks sector. This group has a Zacks Industry Rank of 186, putting it in the bottom 28% of all 250+ industries.

The Zacks Industry Rank includes is listed in order from best to worst in terms of the average Zacks Rank of the individual companies within each of these sectors. Our research shows that the top 50% rated industries outperform the bottom half by a factor of 2 to 1.

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