NIO - NIO Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
6.57
-0.14 (-2.09%)
At close: 4:05PM EST

6.57 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 7:29PM EST

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Previous Close6.71
Open6.63
Bid6.55 x 1800
Ask6.60 x 1800
Day's Range6.51 - 6.67
52 Week Range5.35 - 13.80
Volume6,379,619
Avg. Volume14,791,495
Market Cap6.741B
Beta (3Y Monthly)N/A
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-44.10
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est7.98
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    China: Resolving the Trade War Could Open Pandora’s Box

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  • InvestorPlace12 days ago

    NIO Stock Is as Tempting as Tesla, Dangerous as DeLorean

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However, the anti-American sentiment in China gives the automaker an opportunity to compete against Tesla with a significant advantage. Plus, with NIO at its current lows, contrarians are licking their lips. ### NIO Is Innovative, but Unproven So with these new talking points and developments, are they enough for me to change my mind on NIO stock? Actually, they further solidify my original argument. The Chinese automaker scores big on ambition and innovation. However, they fall short on credibility. Now, NIO can certainly establish credibility. But the reality is that this is a very young company trying to break into a centuries-old industry. I can't heap praise on an organization whose products have yet to be eligible for long-term, real-world testing. When I think about NIO stock, my mind meanders to the DMC DeLorean. Like the EP9 and its stable mates, the DeLorean was a stunner. Its signature gull-wing doors remain a motif in modern exotic cars such as the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. But good looks alone doesn't build a viable enterprise. The DeLorean failed chiefly because the underlying company's financials became a mess. Admittedly, founder John DeLorean's arrest for smuggling cocaine didn't help. However, the poor financials drove him to cocaine, not the other way around. Coincidentally, a major risk to NIO stock is that the automaker is a money pit. Another similarity between Nio and DeLorean is pricing. Originally, DeLorean wanted his cars priced at $12,000; essentially, a supercar for the lay folk. Unfortunately, the ultimate asking price ballooned to between $20,000 and $25,000. In today's money, we're talking roughly $58,000 to $72,000. Interestingly, that's around the range Nio's ES6 SUV model occupies. A base level ES6 starts at $52,000, and goes up to $65,000 with all the bells and whistles. Already, the upstart car manufacturer has made a mistake. When you have no proven track record, you can't value your products in the stratosphere. This is what killed DeLorean, and it could damage the NIO stock price. ### NIO Stock Remains a Gamble The counterargument is that this is a different time and a different place. For instance, Nio's lineup has garnered industry accolades. In contrast, the DeLorean was a heavy and underpowered lug. Furthermore, Nio has far more financial credibility than the defunct automaker. The Chinese firm features strong revenue growth, which could help turn the organization into the black. Plus, its shares have stabilized since last October. Still, I have one last parallel to bring to your attention. DeLorean also failed because it attempted to sell overpriced, unproven vehicles during a recession. Nio is doing the same under an international slowdown. History doesn't repeat exactly, but ignoring it altogether is a treacherous move. As of this writing, Josh Enomoto did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. ### More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 10 Stocks You Can Set and Forget (Even In This Market) * 10 Virtual Assistants for the Future of Smart Homes * 7 5G Stocks to Buy as the Race for Spectrum Tightens Compare Brokers The post NIO Stock Is as Tempting as Tesla, Dangerous as DeLorean appeared first on InvestorPlace.

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