Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ:NKLA) traded at $33.61 at last check on Tuesday, Sep 15, making a downturn move of -6.09% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $35.79 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 0 with the day’s price range being $32.06 – 34.66. The company has a 12-month trailing PE ratio of 0. In terms of its 52-week price range, NKLA has a high of $93.99 and a low of $10.2. The company’s stock has gained about -22.14% over that past 30 days.
On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the NKLA stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 50% Sell, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 50% Buy. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 50% Buy.
Based on estimates by 5 analysts where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 3 have rated the Nikola Corporation (NKLA) stock as a Hold, while 2 rate it as a Buy. None analysts rate it as outperform while none of them rated it as underperform, whereas none suggests the stock as a Sell. The stock has an overall rating of Overweight and investors could take advantage and scoop up stock of the company.
Looking further, we note that the PEG ratio for the NKLA stock currently stands at 0, and the current price level is -15.59% off its SMA20 and -18.12% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 42.12 while the volatility over the past week is 20.59% and drops to 10.89% over the past one month. The beta value is 0, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 5.19. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $53.6, with the estimates having a low of $45 and a high of $79. These price ends are 33.89% and +135.05% off the current price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a +45.79% if the NKLA share price touches on the median price of $49.
Let’s briefly compare Nikola (NKLA) stock to its peers. We find that today’s price change of -6.09% and +253.31% over the past 12 months for NKLA competes that of Tesla Inc (TSLA), which has seen its stock price rise 5.28% in the latest trading session and is +755.67% over the last one year. Another of its peers General Motors Company (GM) has climbed 1.6% today, but is -19.76% down over the past year, while Paccar Inc (PCAR) is also down -6.09% yet its price remains in the green at 253.31% over the same period. Tesla has a P/E ratio of 1078.71 compared to Nikola’s 0 and General’s 29.7. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial are today at 0.93% and 0.43%, respectively, in early deals.
Coming back to Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ:NKLA), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 24.1 Million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 91.98 Million. Current shares outstanding are 378.98 Million.