Quarterly company results
Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio has increased its deliveries 2.5 times compared to last year's figures. NIO gave a strong forecast for the fourth quarter.
Chinese electric car maker Nio (NIO) announced on Tuesday, after the close of trading, its best results for the third quarter ended September 30, and the company also gave its fourth quarter forecast.
Shares in Nio have become record-breaking for growth this year, with the price rising by 1,239% in the last six months. Shares rose 40% after November 2 when the company announced record shipments of electric vehicles in October.
At the end of September, Nio launched the new Nio EC6 electric crossover, which is considered a rival to the upcoming Tesla Model Y (TSLA) in China.
3Q of the Company
Loss per share decreased to $0.12.
Quarterly net losses amounted to $175.0 million, 53.5% less than in the third quarter of 2019 and 1.6% less than in the second quarter of 2020.
Total quarterly revenues increased by 146.4%.
Nio reported that it delivered 12,206 electric vehicles during the quarter, up from 4,799 in the same period a year earlier and 10,331 in the second quarter.
During the quarter, the company announced a new battery leasing scheme. The service offers customers the opportunity to lease batteries instead of direct purchase, which reduces the price list of cars.
Earlier this month, Nio announced a 100-kilowatt hour battery, which increases the power reserve of electric cars to 615 kilometres.
Company forecasts for 4Q
In the fourth quarter, Nio expects revenues in the range of $921.8 million to $947.9 million. The Company intends to deliver 16,500 to 17,000 vehicles, which is 100.6-106.7% more than in 2019.
On 9 January, the company will hold the "Nio Day" event, at which a new premium electric sedan, the Nio ET7, will be announced, as well as further improvements to the batteries.
Today Nio is a strong competitor for Tesla in China. In addition, the company plans to increase production volumes and begin exporting to Europe in 2021, following Tesla's recent move to export its Model 3 Chinese vehicles to the region.