Nio stock falls after shareholders file to sell off their stakes

Share of Nio Inc. shed 1.8% in premarket trading Friday, after the China-based electric vehicle maker disclosed the offering of 1.68 million shares by selling stockholders. In and S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission late Thursday, Quasar Energy Partners LLC, Philipp Brothers Fertilizer LLC and Little Brothers LLC are selling off their entire stakes in Nio, totaling 1,682,267 shares, representing 0.4% of the shares outstanding and valued at $77.5 million at Thursday's closing price of $46.07. The company said it will not receive any proceeds from the offering. The stock has lost 5.5% year to date, while shares of U.S.-based EV leader Tesla Inc. have declined 8.0%, the iShares MSCI China ETF has slipped 4.3% and the S&P 500 has gained 16.3%. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

Nio stock falls after shareholders file to sell off their stakes
Share of Nio Inc. shed 1.8% in premarket trading Friday, after the China-based electric vehicle maker disclosed the offering of 1.68 million shares by selling stockholders. In and S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission late Thursday, Quasar Energy Partners LLC, Philipp Brothers Fertilizer LLC and Little Brothers LLC are selling off their entire stakes in Nio, totaling 1,682,267 shares, representing 0.4% of the shares outstanding and valued at $77.5 million at Thursday's closing price of $46.07. The company said it will not receive any proceeds from the offering. The stock has lost 5.5% year to date, while shares of U.S.-based EV leader Tesla Inc. have declined 8.0%, the iShares MSCI China ETF has slipped 4.3% and the S&P 500 has gained 16.3%. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.