Rivian shares rise in post-IPO rally

Rivian staff stand beside the new all-electric powered pickup truck by Rivian, the R1T, as it sits at a single of its amenities on November 09, 2021 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

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Rivian shares continued to rally a lot less than a 7 days after the firm went community in just one of the greatest IPOs of the year. The inventory was up far more than 10% immediately after markets opened. It’s up about 6% Tuesday early morning.

It is really a indicator that traders are however bullish on the Tesla rival backed by Amazon and Ford.

Rivian opened at $106.75 for every share on its very first buying and selling working day, Nov. 10. At its opening value, it was by now worthy of a lot more than conventional automakers like Ford and Normal Motors.

Amazon has by now purchased 100,000 Rivian vehicles to be shipped by 2030 and options to have 10,000 Rivian autos providing packages as early as next calendar year.

Rivian previously beat Tesla, GM and Ford with the to start with completely electric pickup, the R1T, on the market place. In July, Reuters claimed that Rivian was arranging to make investments $5 billion in a 2nd assembly plant. Rivian stated its recent Illinois factory can deliver up to 150,000 vehicles a year.

Demand from customers for electric powered autos carries on to rise as a lot more people seem to undertake the technological know-how. The most recent infrastructure deal signed by President Joe Biden on Monday outlines billions of dollars delegated to setting up out a community of EV charging infrastructure.