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.
High growth potential with adequate balance sheet.
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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: TSLA exceeded the US Auto industry which returned -6.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TSLA exceeded the US Market which returned -14.9% over the past year.
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
1 day ago | Simply Wall StAn Intrinsic Calculation For Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Suggests It's 44% Undervalued
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) Share Price Gain Of 181% Well Earned?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StFounder Elon Musk Just Bought Shares In Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)
Is Tesla undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: TSLA ($454.47) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($807.52)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TSLA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: TSLA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Auto industry average.
PE vs Market: TSLA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate TSLA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TSLA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (12.4x) compared to the US Auto industry average (2x).
How is Tesla forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 29 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: TSLA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: TSLA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: TSLA's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: TSLA's revenue (19.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TSLA's revenue (19.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower 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 (22.5%)
How has Tesla performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TSLA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: TSLA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TSLA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -15.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare TSLA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: TSLA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Auto industry (-14.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: TSLA has a negative Return on Equity (-9.56%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Tesla's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TSLA's short term assets ($12.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($10.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: TSLA's short term assets ($12.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($15.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TSLA's debt to equity ratio (146.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: TSLA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 273.3% to 146.7% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: TSLA has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: TSLA's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1x 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.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable TSLA has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: TSLA is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 0.9% per year.
What is Tesla's 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 payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TSLA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Elon Musk (47yo)
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 ($USD2.28B) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.87M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Elon's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Senior Advisor||0.75yr||US$11.67m||0.15% $132.7m|
|President of Automotive Division||1.58yrs||US$17.75m||0.0052% $4.6m|
|Chief Financial Officer||1.08yrs||no data||0.0062% $5.5m|
|Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer||1.08yrs||no data||0.0013% $1.1m|
|Chief Technology Officer||0.75yr||no data||0.0023% $2.0m|
|Senior Director for Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Director of Global Communications||1.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Director of Corporate Development||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Designer||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: TSLA's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Director||12.92yrs||US$9.91m||0.013% $11.4m|
|Independent Director||10.83yrs||US$27.50k||0.057% $50.0m|
|Independent Director||1.33yrs||no data||1.63% $1.4b|
|Independent Director||2.75yrs||US$9.03m||0.0057% $5.0m|
|Independent Chairwoman||1.42yrs||US$6.89m||0.00054% $476.9k|
|Lead Independent Director||9.58yrs||US$13.32m||0.15% $129.3m|
|Independent Director||1.33yrs||no data||0.00020% $176.6k|
Experienced Board: TSLA's board of directors are considered experienced (9.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: TSLA insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.5%.
Tesla, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Tesla, Inc.
- Ticker: TSLA
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Automobile Manufacturers
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: US$88.318b
- Shares outstanding: 183.99m
- Website: https://www.tesla.com
Number of Employees
- Tesla, Inc.
- 3500 Deer Creek Road
- Palo Alto
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|TSLA||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 2010|
|TL0||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 2010|
|TL0||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 2010|
|TSLA *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jun 2010|
|TSLA||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Jun 2010|
|0R0X||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jun 2010|
|TSLA||BIT (Borsa Italiana)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Jun 2010|
|TSLA||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Jun 2010|
|TSLA||BVL (Bolsa de Valores de Lima)||Yes||Common Stock||PE||USD||Jun 2010|
|TL0D||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Jun 2010|
|US_TSLA||KAS (Kazakhstan Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||KZ||KZT||Jun 2010|
|TSLA34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EA REPR 1/4 COM SHS USD0.001||BR||BRL||Jul 2016|
|TSLA||BASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)||CEDEAR EACH 15 REP 1 COM USD0.001||AR||ARS||Apr 2019|
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 company operates in two segments, Automotive; and Energy Generation and Storage. The Automotive segment offers sedans and sport utility vehicles. It also provides electric powertrain components and systems; and services for electric vehicles through its company-owned service locations, and Tesla mobile service technicians, as well as sells used vehicles. This segment markets and sells its products through a network of company-owned stores and galleries, as well as through its own Website. The Energy Generation and Storage segment offers energy storage products, such as rechargeable lithium-ion battery systems for use in homes, industrial, commercial facilities, and utility grids; and designs, manufactures, installs, maintains, leases, and sells solar energy generation and energy storage products to residential and commercial customers. It also provides vehicle insurance services, as well as renewable energy. The company was formerly known as Tesla Motors, Inc. and changed its name to Tesla, Inc. in February 2017. Tesla, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/04 07:51|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/03 00:00|
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