Xpeng Inc.

NYSE: XPEV
$26.69
+$0.31 (+1.2%)
Closing price May 7, 2021
Short interest in EV stocks rose sharply in the two-week reporting period that ended April 15. Short sellers added to their positions on all but one EV stock.
As tech companies continued to be out of favor in March, electric vehicle makers saw short sellers piling into their stocks. Traditional automakers, meanwhile, saw a decline in short interest.
Tesla last week reported delivering nearly 185,000 vehicles, a new quarterly record. Can any other automaker challenge the company and when could that happen?
Chinese EV makers Nio and XPeng have reported first-quarter deliveries while investors wait to hear from Li Auto and market leader Tesla.
Short interest in electric vehicle makers mostly increased in the two-week reporting period that ended March 15. Traditional automakers GM and Ford saw larger interest from short sellers.
Short interest in automakers mostly declined in the two-week reporting period ended February 26. One maker of EV vans, however, saw short interest soar by nearly 50%.
Tuesday's top analyst upgrades and downgrades included AutoZone, Best Buy, Bloomin' Brands, EOG Resources, Lemonade, Micron Technology, QuantumScape, Stitch Fix and Twilio.
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Short interest in electric vehicle makers mostly declined in the two-week reporting period that ended February 12.
Short interest plunged more than 20% on three electric vehicle makers in the two-week short interest period ending January 29.
Short sellers may be giving up trying to outsmart Tesla shareholders. They have been turning more attention to the country's traditional automakers.
With share prices of electric vehicle makers soaring, it should be no surprise that short sellers are pouncing on the stocks as well.
Everyone knows about Tesla's soaring stock price during 2020. The company has continued its run through the first few trading days of 2021 as have the stocks of a number of other EV makers.
Tesla and three leading China-based EV makers have reported fourth-quarter deliveries that are well above prior year totals.
Monday's top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Alexion Pharmaceuticals, American Electric Power, BJ's Wholesale Club, Clorox, HCA Healthcare, Shake Shack, USBancorp, Walt Disney and Xpeng.