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NIO Q3 results have arrived – the stock is rising

6 December 2023 By Klavs Valters


Chinese electric vehicle company, NIO Inc. (NYSE: NIO), reported Q3 results before the opening bell in the US on Tuesday.

Company overview

  • Founded: November 2014
  • Headquarters: Shanghai, China
  • Number of employees: 20,000+ (2023)
  • Industry: Automotive
  • Key people: William Li (CEO), Lihong Qin (President), Wei Feng (CFO)

The results

NIO reported revenue of $2.611 billion for the previous quarter, narrowly missing analyst estimate of $2.634 billion. Revenue was up by 46.6% year-over-year and up by 117.4% from Q2 2022.

The company reported loss per share of -$0.312 for Q3, which was below analyst estimate of -$0.351 loss per share.

NIO delivered 55,432 cars during the quarter, setting a new quarterly record.

CEO commentary

“NIO delivered 55,432 vehicles in the third quarter of 2023, representing a solid year-over-year growth of 75.4% and setting a new record for quarterly delivery,” William Li, CEO of NIO said in a statement.

“According to the retail sales data from China Automotive Technology and Research Center, NIO ranked first in the battery electric vehicle market segment priced over RMB300,000 in China, with a market share of 45% in the third quarter of 2023,” Li highlighted NIO’s position in the market.

“We have recently completed a thorough review of the Company’s two-year operating plans to determine our objectives, priorities, and action plans. Meanwhile, we have identified opportunities to optimize our organization, reduce costs and enhance efficiency. Our focus remains on advancing core technologies, developing key products, and expanding sales and service capabilities. We are confident in NIO’s long-term competitiveness in the smart electric vehicle market,” Li concluded.

Stock reaction

Shares of NIO were up by over 3% on Tuesday, trading at around $7.55 a share.

Stock performance

  • 1 month: -3.36%
  • 3 months: -29.46%
  • Year-to-date: -21.79%
  • 1 year: -42.41%

NIO stock price targets

  • Deutsche Bank: $16
  • CMB International Securities: $9.20
  • UBS: $15
  • Daiwa: $11.80
  • HSBC: $12
  • Mizuho: $18
  • Bank of America: $15
  • JP Morgan: $10.50
  • Citigroup: $19.20

NIO Inc. is the 1200th largest and 6th largest electric vehicle company in the world with a market cap of $13.5 billion.

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Sources: NIO Inc., TradingView, MarketWatch, TipRanks, Benzinga, CompaniesMarketCap

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