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QuantumScape Corporation (QS) Laps the Stock Market: Here's Why

QuantumScape Corporation (QS) closed the latest trading day at $5.98, indicating a +1.36% change from the previous session's end. This move outpaced the S&P 500's daily gain of 1.11%. Meanwhile, the Dow experienced a rise of 0.8%, and the technology-dominated Nasdaq saw an increase of 1.24%.

Coming into today, shares of the company had lost 2.16% in the past month. In that same time, the Auto-Tires-Trucks sector lost 7.62%, while the S&P 500 gained 0.48%.

The investment community will be paying close attention to the earnings performance of QuantumScape Corporation in its upcoming release. In that report, analysts expect QuantumScape Corporation to post earnings of -$0.20 per share. This would mark year-over-year growth of 16.67%.

It's also important for investors to be aware of any recent modifications to analyst estimates for QuantumScape Corporation. These latest adjustments often mirror the shifting dynamics of short-term business patterns. As such, positive estimate revisions reflect analyst optimism about the company's business and profitability.

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The Automotive - Original Equipment industry is part of the Auto-Tires-Trucks sector. At present, this industry carries a Zacks Industry Rank of 151, placing it within the bottom 41% of over 250 industries.

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