EV Manufacturer Lucid Group Reports Q4 Loss, Nvidia’s Stock Rises

by / ⠀News / February 23, 2024
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Lucid Group, the electric vehicle manufacturer, has revealed a fourth-quarter adjusted loss of approximately $0.29 per share, with earnings of $157.2 million. This total falls short of the anticipated $178.4 million. Despite a decline in EV demand, the company intends to build 9,000 vehicles by 2024.

In the oil sector, APA Corporation reported a fourth-quarter adjusted earnings per share of $1.15, less than the expected $1.33. However, an 8% increase in oil production year-on-year and strong performance in the Permian Basin suggests growth potential. Despite a temporary dip in stock value due to these earnings, rising oil prices and increased productivity may boost the company’s financial outlook.

Marathon Oil reported a positive surprise, exceeding Wall Street forecasts with a fourth-quarter adjusted earnings of $0.69 per share. Its revenue matched analyst forecasts at $1.69 billion, accompanied by a 20% increase in net sales volume and a 14% rise in oil production. Cost reductions by 6% and a successful asset sales strategy have put the company in a good financial position, reducing its debt levels. Continuing investment in high-return U.S. resource plays presents a promising growth outlook.

The tech sector, particularly Nvidia, has garnered investors’ attention. The company’s stock rose about 7% in after-market trading. This rise has identified Nvidia as a robust performer in the technology market. Its innovative applications of AI and computer graphics technology have boosted investor confidence across the tech sector. Amid optimism, Nvidia’s status as a leading innovator in the world of technology and artificial intelligence is reinforced.

Other businesses in the AI segment, like AMD and Arm, have reported positive trading results suggesting favourable conditions in the AI tech sector. Other big players in the AI industry, IBM and Intel, have also shared prosperous trading outcomes indicating a beneficial climate in the AI technology market.

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