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Xpeng tops first quarter expectations – the stock falls on future outlook

24 May 2022 By Klavs Valters


Xpeng tops first quarter expectations – the stock falls on future outlook

Xpeng Inc. (XPEV) reported its first quarter financial results before the opening bell on Wall Street on Monday.

The Chinese electric vehicle company reported revenue of $1.175 billion in the quarter (up by 152.6% year-over-year) vs. $1.165 billion expected.

The company reported a loss per share of -$0.16 per share vs. -$0.30 loss per share expected.

He Xiaopeng, Chairman and CEO of Xpeng on the latest results: ”Our first quarter performance marked a strong start to 2022. Demand for our high-quality EV products was robust and our proprietary suite of technologies continue to lead the industry.”

”Superior in-house technology development capability and proactive supply chain management enabled us to address supply chain challenges more efficiently. We remain confident in expanding our market share despite the impact of semi-conductor shortage and COVID-19,” Xiaopeng commented on the challenges the company has and is facing.

”We are pleased to begin the year with a strong quarter. Our total revenues grew rapidly by 152.6% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2022 and our gross margin held up well,” said Dr. Hongdi Brian Gu, Honorary Vice Chairman and President of the electric vehicle company.

”We will continue to manage supply chain uncertainties and we remain confident in our exciting product pipeline planned for 2022 and beyond. In addition, we expect to further leverage our economies of scale and continue to improve our operating efficiency,”  Dr. Hongdi Brian Gu concluded.

The company expects deliveries of between 31,000 and 34,000 vehicles in the second quarter.

Revenues expected to be in region of $1.022 billion and $1.127 billion in Q2, which falls short of analyst estimate of $1.216 billion.

Xpeng Inc. (XPEV) chart

Shares of Xpeng were down by 5.84% at the end of the trading on Monday after beating Q1 estimates, but future outlook had a negative impact on the stock price.


Here is how the stock has performed in the past year:

  • 1 Month -9.21%
  • 3 Month -41.99%
  • Year-to-date -56.33%
  • 1 Year -24.55%

Xpeng price targets

  • Citigroup $67
  • Barclays $39
  • Morgan Stanley $42
  • B of A Securities $66

Xpeng Inc. is the 850th largest company in the world with a market cap of $19.91 billion.

You can trade Xpeng In. (XPEV) and many other stocks from the NYSE, NASDAQ, HKEX and the ASX with GO Markets as a Share CFD.

Sources: Xpeng Inc., TradingView, MarketWatch, Benzinga, CompaniesMarketCap



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