Shares of QuantumScape (NYSE: QS), Canoo Holdings (NASDAQ: GOEV), and Blink Charging (NASDAQ: BLNK) were up between 5% and 7% this morning. While each pared those gains as the day progressed, they all were still outpacing the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index as of 3:20 p.m. ET. With the Nasdaq negative at that time, QuantumScape remained up 2.6%, and Canoo and Blink were 4.7% and 1.9% higher, respectively.
Canoo (NASDAQ: GOEV) has been one of the market's worst-performing electric vehicle stocks. Lastly, Canoo continued to burn cash as its liquidity dried up. Walmart also gained a warrant that gave it the option to buy more than a fifth of Canoo's outstanding shares at $2.15 per share.
Canoo Inc (NASDAQ:GOEV) stock closed Friday up 4.6% after CEO Tony Aquilla bought over 9 million additional shares of the EV maker. Filings with the SEC showed that on November 9, 2022, Canoo entered into the Subscription Agreement providing for the purchase of an aggregate of 9,009,009 shares of Common Stock at a price of $1.11 per share for an aggregate purchase price of $10.0 million.