Nikola is still waiting on GM to finalize their strategic partnership.
The company apparently needs GM's battery and fuel-cell technology to build superior second generation trucks.
The stock is worth nearly $11 billion prior to an equity distribution to GM.
Nikola has too much risk without a GM partnership and not enough proprietary technology with a deal to make the stock a buy here.
Nikola (NKLA) soared 15% on Wednesday following circulation of an internal report showing General Motors (GM) had finally signed the deal to work together. While a signed partnership from GM does solidify Nikola as a viable EV company, the deal doesn't make the stock a bargain. Contrary to my thinking, Nikola hasn't completely collapsed on the departure of founding CEO Trevor Milton, but my investment thesis remains negative with the stock up at $25.
Summary Qihoo 360 easily surpassed analyst estimates for Q414. The Chinese Internet stock continues to trade at a compelling valuation forecast by one analyst at roughly 9x 2016 EPS estimates. The quarterly report did nothing to alleviate concerns that leave the stock in the value trap position. After the close on Monday, Chinese technology company Qihoo 360 Technology (NYSE: QIHU ) reported Q4 results that generally smashed analyst estimates. While the top line growth rate was phenomenal, the lingering issues that sent the stock plunging from over $120 to below $50 in the last year probably weren't resolved. Read the full article at Seeking Alpha. Disclosure: No position mentioned. Please review the disclaimer page for more details.
1/2/19 Update Camping World announced a major reorg including the hiring of a new CFO. The sudden resignation of the President of RV Operations looks more and more like a personal decision due to a disagreement with the organizational shifts and his new place in the business. The stock is up about 5% to $12. Considering these reorgs usually occur when business is struggling, the recommendation isn't to jump into the stock on the rip. Continue to use dips to buy Camping World for the long term as 2019 could be another rough year. Original Article The last thing a weak stock needs is an executive departure. Camping World (CWH) is crashing to new lows based on the surprise resignation of the President of RV Operations. One of the reasons to invest in Camping World was the solid management team lead by CEO Marcus Lemonis and other executives like Roger Nuttall with decades of experience in the industry. Naturally, the market is worried by a surprise move on a Friday even