Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ:NKLA) went up by 4.02% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $30.40. The company’s stock price has collected 7.60% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 01/06/22 that Thinking about buying stock in Ford Motor, SoFi Technologies, Robinhood Markets, Nikola Corp, or Denison Mines?
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for NKLA is at 0.65. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 1 analysts out of 10 who provided ratings for Nikola Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 9 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $15.29, which is $6.82 above the current price. NKLA currently public float of 218.81M and currently shorts hold a 24.74% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of NKLA was 13.29M shares.
NKLA’s Market Performance
NKLA stocks went up by 7.60% for the week, with a monthly jump of 2.61% and a quarterly performance of -0.56%, while its annual performance rate touched -40.17%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 9.34% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 8.41% for Nikola Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 6.86% for NKLA stocks with a simple moving average of -13.10% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of NKLA
DA Davidson, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see NKLA reach a price target of $10. The rating they have provided for NKLA stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on August 11th, 2021.
BTIG Research gave a rating of “Buy” to NKLA, setting the target price at $18 in the report published on May 28th of the previous year.
NKLA Trading at -4.69% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought NKLA to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -65.07% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 8.41%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 9.34%, as shares surge +6.84% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +0.28% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, NKLA rose by +7.60%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -25.21% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $9.97. In addition, Nikola Corporation saw 7.60% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at NKLA starting from Koziner Pablo M., who sale 10,054 shares at the price of $9.27 back on Dec 06. After this action, Koziner Pablo M. now owns 501,628 shares of Nikola Corporation, valued at $93,211 using the latest closing price.
Milton Trevor R., the 10% Owner of Nikola Corporation, sale 1,581,623 shares at $10.18 during a trade that took place back on Nov 30, which means that Milton Trevor R. is holding 48,361,144 shares at $16,100,922 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for NKLA
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -361723.16 for the present operating margin
- -6300.00 for the gross margin
The net margin for Nikola Corporation stands at -418653.68. The total capital return value is set at -55.21, while invested capital returns managed to touch -64.16. Equity return is now at value -77.90, with -66.90 for asset returns.
Based on Nikola Corporation (NKLA), the company’s capital structure generated 1.94 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 1.90. Total debt to assets is 1.80, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 1.41. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 1.39.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 17.16.