NasdaqGS:TSLA

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Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Exceptional 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

Stable Share Price: TSLA's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.9%

TSLA

-0.0001%

US Auto

-1.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

544.5%

TSLA

180.7%

US Auto

15.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: TSLA exceeded the US Auto industry which returned 172.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: TSLA exceeded the US Market which returned 15.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

TSLAIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.9%-0.0001%-1.1%
30 Day-3.6%4.0%2.9%
90 Day36.5%34.9%5.7%
1 Year544.5%544.5%184.0%180.7%17.6%15.0%
3 Year532.3%532.3%168.7%150.2%38.9%29.7%
5 Year776.4%776.4%253.7%203.6%78.4%58.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Tesla undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

699.87x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: TSLA ($424.68) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($160.11)

Significantly Below Fair Value: TSLA is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: TSLA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (1025x) compared to the US Auto industry average (57x).

PE vs Market: TSLA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (1025x) compared to the US market (18.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: TSLA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (25.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: TSLA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (40.1x) compared to the US Auto industry average (2.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Tesla forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 33 analysts?

38.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: TSLA's forecast earnings growth (40.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: TSLA's earnings (40.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22.2% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: TSLA's revenue (22.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10% per year).

High Growth Revenue: TSLA's revenue (22.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: TSLA's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (23%)


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Past Performance

How has Tesla performed over the past 5 years?

14.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: TSLA has a large one-off gain of $391.0M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: TSLA became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: TSLA has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 14.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: TSLA has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: TSLA has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Auto industry (-42%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: TSLA's Return on Equity (4%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Tesla's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: TSLA's short term assets ($21.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($13.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: TSLA's short term assets ($21.7B) exceed its long term liabilities ($14.9B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: TSLA's debt to equity ratio (72.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: TSLA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 203.9% to 72.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: TSLA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34.3%).

Interest Coverage: TSLA's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.8x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate TSLA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TSLA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TSLA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TSLA's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of TSLA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Elon Musk (48 yo)

12yrs

Tenure

US$23,760

Compensation

Mr. Elon R. Musk is a Co-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 ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Elon's total compensation ($USD23.76K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.18M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Elon's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Elon Musk
Co-Founder12yrsUS$23.76k18.3%
$ 70.4b
Zachary Kirkhorn
Chief Financial Officer1.58yrsUS$21.24m0.0061%
$ 23.5m
Jerome Guillen
President of Automotive Division2.08yrsUS$8.27m0.0053%
$ 20.4m
Andrew Baglino
Senior Vice President of Powertrain & Energy Engineering1yrUS$5.08m0.0021%
$ 8.2m
Vaibhav Taneja
Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer1.58yrsno data0.0016%
$ 6.1m
Martin Viecha
Senior Director for Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Al Prescott
Vice President of Legalno datano datano data
Dave Arnold
Senior Director of Global Communications2.08yrsno datano data
Brian Scelfo
Senior Director of Corporate Developmentno datano datano data
Jeffrey Straubel
Senior Advisor1.25yrsUS$11.67mno data
Franz von Holzhausen
Chief Designerno datano datano data
James Zhou
Chief Financial Officer of China2.5yrsno datano data

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

43yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: TSLA's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Elon Musk
Co-Founder12yrsUS$23.76k18.3%
$ 70.4b
Ira Ehrenpreis
Independent Director13.42yrsUS$37.50k0.013%
$ 49.1m
Lawrence Ellison
Independent Director1.83yrsUS$5.87m1.61%
$ 6.2b
James Murdoch
Independent Director3.25yrsUS$32.50k0.0056%
$ 21.7m
Hiromichi Mizuno
Independent Director0.50yrno datano data
Robyn Denholm
Independent Chairwoman1.92yrsUS$2.74m0.00054%
$ 2.1m
Antonio Gracias
Independent Director13.42yrsUS$25.24k0.14%
$ 556.3m
Kathleen Wilson-Thompson
Independent Director1.83yrsUS$7.36m0.00019%
$ 731.2k
Kimbal Musk
Director16.5yrsUS$20.00k0.068%
$ 263.6m

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: TSLA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5.8%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Tesla, Inc.
  • Ticker: TSLA
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2003
  • Industry: Automobile Manufacturers
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Market Cap: US$384.867b
  • Shares outstanding: 947.90m
  • 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
TL0DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJun 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
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
US_TSLAKAS (Kazakhstan Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockKZKZTJun 2010
TSLA34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EACH 32 REP 1 COMBRBRLJul 2016
TSLABASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)CEDEAR EACH 15 REP 1 COM USD0.001ARARSApr 2019

Biography

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


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/28 23:44
End of Day Share Price2020/10/28 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.