Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, leases, and sells electric vehicles, and energy generation and storage systems in the United States, China, and internationally. More Details
Exceptional 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 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: TSLA's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: TSLA exceeded the US Auto industry which returned 306.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TSLA exceeded the US Market which returned 57.5% over the past year.
Long-Term 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
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Is Tesla undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: TSLA ($738.85) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($128.12)
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 (999.1x) compared to the US Auto industry average (36.5x).
PE vs Market: TSLA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (999.1x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: TSLA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (30.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TSLA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (31.9x) compared to the US Auto industry average (3.6x).
How is Tesla forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 31 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: TSLA's forecast earnings growth (33% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: TSLA's earnings (33% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (18.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: TSLA's revenue (24.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TSLA's revenue (24.9% 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 (21.8%)
How has Tesla performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TSLA has high quality earnings.
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 24.1% 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 (-7.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: TSLA's Return on Equity (3.6%) is considered low.
How is Tesla's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TSLA's short term assets ($26.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($14.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: TSLA's short term assets ($26.7B) exceed its long term liabilities ($14.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TSLA's debt to equity ratio (43.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: TSLA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 250.3% to 43.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: TSLA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (57.5%).
Interest Coverage: TSLA's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.6x coverage).
What is Tesla current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate TSLA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TSLA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TSLA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TSLA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of TSLA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Elon Musk (48 yo)
Mr. Elon R. Musk is a Co-Founder of Tesla, Incorporated and serves as its Chief Executive Officer since October 2008 and Director since April 2004. Mr. Musk is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder at TB...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Elon's total compensation ($USD23.76K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.02M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Elon's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: TSLA's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: TSLA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: TSLA insiders have only sold shares 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 4.3%.
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$721.225b
- Shares outstanding: 959.85m
- Website: https://www.tesla.com
Number of Employees
- Tesla, Inc.
- 3500 Deer Creek Road
- Palo Alto
- United States
Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, leases, and sells electric vehicles, and energy generation and storage systems in the United States, China, and internationally. The company operates in two seg...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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