Tesla Inc. [NASDAQ: TSLA] plunged by -$9.52 during the normal trading session on Tuesday and reaching a high of $649.88 during the day while it closed the day at $640.34. The company report on December 12, 2020 that Tesla Set to Join S&P 500 & 100; Apartment Income REIT to Join S&P MidCap 400.
S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P 500, S&P 100 and S&P MidCap 400 effective prior to the open of trading on Monday, December 21:.
As previously announced on November 16, Tesla Inc. (NASD:TSLA) will be added to the S&P 500. Tesla will replace Apartment Investment and Management Co. (NYSE:AIV). Tesla will also be added to the S&P 100, replacing Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:OXY). Occidental Petroleum will remain in the S&P 500. Apartment Income REIT Corp. (NYSE:AIRC) will replace Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. (NASD:DNKN) in the S&P MidCap 400. Apartment Investment and Management is spinning off Apartment Income REIT in a transaction expected to be completed post close on Monday, December 14. Post spin-off, Apartment Investment and Management will no longer be representative of the S&P Composite 1500 indices market cap ranges. Inspire Brands Inc. is acquiring Dunkin’ Brands Group in a tender offer expected to expire on or about Tuesday, December 15.
Tesla Inc. stock has also gained 1.12% of its value over the past 7 days. However, TSLA stock has inclined by 68.35% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 233.22% and gained 665.35% year-on date.
The market cap for TSLA stock reached $572.83 billion, with 937.00 million shares outstanding and 758.12 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 47.57M shares, TSLA reached a trading volume of 51615558 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Tesla Inc. [TSLA]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for TSLA shares is $396.30 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on TSLA stock is a recommendation set at 2.80. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Jefferies have made an estimate for Tesla Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on December 11, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on December 10, 2020, representing the official price target for Tesla Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $455 to $780, while Goldman kept a Buy rating on TSLA stock. On November 18, 2020, analysts increased their price target for TSLA shares from 360 to 540.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Tesla Inc. is set at 37.24, with the Price to Sales ratio for TSLA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 20.33. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 37.42, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 16.24. Price to Free Cash Flow for TSLA in the course of the last twelve months was 134.78 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.30.
TSLA stock trade performance evaluation
Tesla Inc. [TSLA] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.12. With this latest performance, TSLA shares gained by 30.79% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 233.22% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 663.73% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for TSLA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 59.89, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 56.54, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 61.21 for Tesla Inc. [TSLA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 505.93, while it was recorded at 652.77 for the last single week of trading, and 315.48 for the last 200 days.
Tesla Inc. [TSLA]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Tesla Inc. [TSLA] shares currently have an operating margin of +0.33 and a Gross Margin at +16.56. Tesla Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -3.51.
Return on Total Capital for TSLA is now 0.37, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -4.89. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -14.94, with Return on Assets sitting at -2.69. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Tesla Inc. [TSLA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 222.08. Additionally, TSLA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 68.95, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 42.84. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 190.80, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 59.24.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Tesla Inc. [TSLA] managed to generate an average of -$17,952 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 21.63 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.77.Tesla Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.30 and a Current Ratio set at 1.60.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Tesla Inc. [TSLA] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Tesla Inc. posted 0.41/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.34/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 20.60%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for TSLA.
Tesla Inc. [TSLA]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $254,747 million, or 42.40% of TSLA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of TSLA stocks are: CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS with ownership of 52,248,658, which is approximately -2.139% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 43,281,548 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $27.71 billion in TSLA stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $24.35 billion in TSLA stock with ownership of nearly -1.501% of the company’s market capitalization.
983 institutional holders increased their position in Tesla Inc. [NASDAQ:TSLA] by around 13,655,083 shares. Additionally, 684 investors decreased positions by around 101,257,048 shares, while 92 investors held positions by with 282,919,155 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 397,831,286 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. TSLA stock had 423 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,735,290 shares, while 99 institutional investors sold positions of 33,746,255 shares during the same period.