QuantumScape (QS) Makes Investors Nervous: Will It Recover $50 Soon?

QuantumScape Corporation (NYSE: QS) stock lost over 50% in a month and is down almost 66% from its all-time of $132.73 on December 22, 2020.

QuantumScape stock trading volume of the stock has been increasing, but the price has been declining following the announcement of plans to raise more capital through a share sale. A report from Scorpion Capital called the company “a Pump and Dump SPAC Scam By Silicon Valley Celebrities, That Makes Theranos Look Like Amateurs,” exacerbated the decline.

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The aspiring EV battery supplier priced the share offering at $40 per share and targets $416 million in proceeds. Interestingly this price is a 16% discount in the closing price on Wednesday, and it is 35% below where shares were trading when QuantumScape announced the offering. In November last year, when the company went public through a SPAC merger, shares rose to $130 per share, giving the company a market cap of around $50 billion. For a speculative stock such as QuantumScape, volatility is expected; thus, a stock to watch in months to come.

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