BIT:TSLA

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles, and energy generation and storage systems in the United States, China, Netherlands, Norway, and internationally.

Snowflake

Fundamentals

High growth potential with adequate balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Tesla's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

8.8%

BIT:TSLA

-0.3%

IT Auto

1.0%

IT Market


1 Year Return

-9.8%

BIT:TSLA

-14.7%

IT Auto

2.1%

IT Market

TSLA outperformed the Auto industry which returned -14.7% over the past year.

TSLA underperformed the Market in Italy which returned 2.1% over the past year.


Share holder returns

TSLAIndustryMarket
7 Day8.8%-0.3%1.0%
30 Day9.2%10.5%8.2%
90 Day16.4%6.4%4.5%
1 Year-9.8%-9.8%-1.7%-14.7%6.5%2.1%
3 Yearn/a148.5%114.6%33.0%14.9%
5 Yearn/a12.7%-4.5%12.6%-31.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Tesla's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Tesla undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

14%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Tesla's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Tesla's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Tesla is loss making, we can't compare its value to the Europe Auto industry average.

Tesla is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Italy market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Tesla, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Tesla is overvalued based on assets compared to the IT Auto industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Tesla expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 29 analysts?

79.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Tesla's revenue is expected to grow by 19.8% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Tesla's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Tesla's revenue growth is expected to exceed the Italy market average.

Tesla's earnings growth is expected to exceed the Italy market average.

Tesla's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.9%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Tesla is expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


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Past Performance

How has Tesla performed over the past 5 years?

-27.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Tesla does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Tesla's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Tesla's 1-year growth to the Europe Auto industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Tesla has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

Tesla used its assets less efficiently than the Europe Auto industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Tesla improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Tesla's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Tesla is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Tesla's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Tesla's level of debt (159.6%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (254.8% vs 159.6% today).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.9x debt.


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Whilst loss making Tesla has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains the current positive free cash flow level.

Whilst loss making Tesla has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by -26.9% per year.


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Dividend

What is Tesla's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Tesla's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Tesla's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Tesla has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Tesla's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Tesla has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Tesla's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for Italy.


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Management

What is the CEO of Tesla's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

0.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Elon Musk (47yo)

10.9yrs

Tenure

US$2,284,044,884

Compensation

Mr. Elon R. Musk is a Founder of Tesla, Incorporated and has been its Chief Executive Officer since October 2008 and serves as its Director since April 2004. Mr. Musk is the Chief Executive Officer and Fou ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Elon's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Italy.

Elon's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.


Management Age and Tenure

0.5yrs

Average Tenure

43yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Tesla management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

9.0yrs

Average Tenure

50yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Tesla board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by Tesla individual insiders in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$71,62717 Aug 19
Kathleen Wilson-Thompson
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares360
Max PriceUS$198.96
BuyUS$209,00601 Aug 19
Robyn Denholm
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairwoman
Shares1,000
Max PriceUS$209.01
BuyUS$22,359,85707 May 19
Elon Musk
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Founder
Shares102,880
Max PriceUS$217.34
BuyUS$17,635,93910 Nov 18
Elon Musk
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Founder
Shares56,915
Max PriceUS$309.86
BuyUS$8,782,59430 Oct 18
Elon Musk
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Founder
Shares29,844
Max PriceUS$295.12

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Elon Musk (47yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 10.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.28b
  • JB Straubel (43yo)

    Senior Advisor

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$11.67m
  • Jonathan Chang

    Vice President of Legal & General Counsel

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
  • Martin Viecha

    Senior Director for Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Jerome Guillen (46yo)

    President of Automotive Division

    • Tenure: 1yrs
    • Compensation: US$17.75m
  • Dave Arnold

    Senior Director of Global Communications

    • Tenure: 1yrs
  • Zachary Kirkhorn (34yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Brian Scelfo

    Senior Director of Corporate Development

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Vaibhav Taneja (41yo)

    Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Drew Baglino

    Chief Technology Officer

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs

Board Members

  • Ira Ehrenpreis (50yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 12.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$9.91m
  • Steve Jurvetson (52yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 10.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$27.50k
  • Larry Ellison (75yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • James Murdoch (46yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$9.03m
  • Elon Musk (47yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 10.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.28b
  • Robyn Denholm (56yo)

    Chairwoman

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$6.89m
  • Antonio Gracias (49yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 9yrs
    • Compensation: US$13.32m
  • Kathleen Wilson-Thompson (62yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • Kimbal Musk (46yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 15.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$6.86m

Company Information

Tesla, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Tesla, Inc.
  • Ticker: TSLA
  • Exchange: BIT
  • Founded: 2003
  • Industry: Automobile Manufacturers
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Market Cap: US$43.922b
  • Listing Market Cap: US$39.662b
  • Shares outstanding: 179.13m
  • Website: https://www.tesla.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Tesla, Inc.
  • 3500 Deer Creek Road
  • Palo Alto
  • California
  • 94304
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
TSLANasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 2010
TL0XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesCommon StockDEEURJun 2010
TSLA *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNJun 2010
TSLASWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesCommon StockCHCHFJun 2010
0R0XLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDJun 2010
TL0DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJun 2010
TSLABIT (Borsa Italiana)YesCommon StockITEURJun 2010
TSLAWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesCommon StockATEURJun 2010
TSLABVL (Bolsa de Valores de Lima)YesCommon StockPEUSDJun 2010
TL0DBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesCommon StockGBEURJun 2010
TSLA34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EA REPR 1/4 COM SHS USD0.001BRBRLJul 2016
TSLABASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)CEDEAR EACH 15 REP 1 COM USD0.001ARARSApr 2019

Biography

Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles, and energy generation and storage systems in the United States, China, Netherlands, Norway, and internationally. The company operat ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/14 22:48
End of Day Share Price2019/09/13 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.