Lordstown Motors Corp. [NASDAQ: RIDE] loss -8.67% or -0.71 points to close at $7.48 with a heavy trading volume of 7072599 shares. The company report on July 20, 2021 that Were You A DiamondPeak Holdings Corp. Shareholder? Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. Merger Investigation On Behalf Of Former DiamondPeak Investors.
Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. is investigating whether certain officers and/or directors of DiamondPeak Holdings Corp. (“DiamondPeak” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: DPHCU) received greater benefits than DiamondPeak investors as a result of the Company’s merger with Lordstown Motors Corp. (“Lordstown”) (NASDAQ: RIDE) on October 23, 2020.
The investigation concerns whether DiamondPeak’s board of directors or senior management failed to manage DiamondPeak in an acceptable manner, in breach of their fiduciary duties to DiamondPeak’s shareholders, and whether DiamondPeak’s shareholders suffered damages as a result.
It opened the trading session at $8.13, the shares rose to $8.1599 and dropped to $7.43, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for RIDE points out that the company has recorded -68.39% loss over the past six months. However, it is still -11.81% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 11.39M shares, RIDE reached to a volume of 7072599 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Lordstown Motors Corp. [RIDE]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for RIDE shares is $8.14 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on RIDE stock is a recommendation set at 3.30. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
R. F. Lafferty have made an estimate for Lordstown Motors Corp. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Sell, with their previous recommendation back on June 14, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, RBC Capital Mkts raised their target price to Underperform. The new note on the price target was released on June 09, 2021, representing the official price target for Lordstown Motors Corp. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $8, while Deutsche Bank analysts kept a Hold rating on RIDE stock. On May 25, 2021, analysts decreased their price target for RIDE shares from 35 to 9.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Lordstown Motors Corp. is set at 0.73 The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.86, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.04.
Trading performance analysis for RIDE stock
Lordstown Motors Corp. [RIDE] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -12.41. With this latest performance, RIDE shares dropped by -33.09% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -68.39% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -27.80% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for RIDE stock in for the last two-week period is set at 35.59, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 29.73, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 39.18 for Lordstown Motors Corp. [RIDE]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 9.94, while it was recorded at 8.22 for the last single week of trading, and 16.56 for the last 200 days.
Lordstown Motors Corp. [RIDE]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Lordstown Motors Corp.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 9.10 and a Current Ratio set at 9.10.
An analysis of insider ownership at Lordstown Motors Corp. [RIDE]
There are presently around $281 million, or 21.90% of RIDE stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of RIDE stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 8,394,237, which is approximately 1.992% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; FMR LLC, holding 4,599,010 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $34.4 million in RIDE stocks shares; and SUSQUEHANNA INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LLP, currently with $26.9 million in RIDE stock with ownership of nearly 268.585% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Lordstown Motors Corp. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of September and at the time of the September reporting period, where 107 institutional holders increased their position in Lordstown Motors Corp. [NASDAQ:RIDE] by around 13,065,566 shares. Additionally, 68 investors decreased positions by around 15,408,522 shares, while 22 investors held positions by with 9,101,871 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 37,575,959 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. RIDE stock had 64 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,209,585 shares, while 42 institutional investors sold positions of 7,544,403 shares during the same period.