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Rivian Automotive falls as waiting game goes on for deliveries ramp

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Rivian Automotive (NASDAQ:RIVN -5.1%) was a single of the major decliners in the electric powered car sector in mid-working day trading on Monday amid extra fears that reservation holders are turning antsy in excess of the hold off in deliveries.

The offering pressure on Rivian (RIVN) continued even as extra beneficial reviews on the R1T model have been released by auto sector watchers that have taken examination drives.

Rivian Automotive (RIVN) is on the lookout to create buzz on the R1T prior to the electric powered pickup phase is much too crowded with designs and publicity from Basic Motors, Ford, Ram, and Tesla.

Of take note, the automaker not long ago hiked the cost of the R1T to $79,500 and launched a newer less expensive model at $67,500 with fewer attributes and just two electric motors rather of four.

A latest overhang on RIVN in addition to the broad offer chain disruption and valuation reset in the EV sector has been the expiration of the lockup period of time with Ford currently being a vendor of shares.

Buying and selling quantity on RIVN has been elevated since the lockup expiration, although shorter fascination as a proportion of full float is down a little bit to 10.67%.

Rivian Automotive (RIVN) skipped profits estimates with its Q1 earnings report and the previous 11 EPS revisions from analysts have been downward.