Tesla Inc. [NASDAQ: TSLA] slipped around -7.95 points on Friday, while shares priced at $671.87 at the close of the session, down -1.17%. The company report on April 27, 2021 that Tesla Releases First Quarter 2021 Financial Results.
Tesla has released its financial results for the first quarter of 2021 by posting an update on its Investor Relations website. Please visit https://ir.tesla.com to view the update.
As previously announced, Tesla management will host a live question & answer (Q&A) webcast at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time (5:30 p.m. Eastern Time) to discuss the results and outlook.
Tesla Inc. stock is now -4.79% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. TSLA Stock saw the intraday high of $693.81 and lowest of $668.70 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 900.40, which means current price is +24.54% above from all time high which was touched on 01/25/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 29.70M shares, TSLA reached a trading volume of 32496708 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus 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 $652.52 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.
Canaccord Genuity have made an estimate for Tesla Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on June 14, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Wells Fargo raised their target price to Equal Weight. The new note on the price target was released on May 24, 2021, representing the official price target for Tesla Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $1071 to $974, while Canaccord Genuity kept a Buy rating on TSLA stock. On April 20, 2021, analysts increased their price target for TSLA shares from 775 to 820.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Tesla Inc. is set at 23.09, with the Price to Sales ratio for TSLA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 18.01. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 28.05, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 17.79. Price to Free Cash Flow for TSLA in the course of the last twelve months was 81.28 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.40.
How has TSLA stock performed recently?
Tesla Inc. [TSLA] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 7.79. With this latest performance, TSLA shares gained by 8.52% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 4.01% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 240.71% 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 63.45, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 71.22, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 57.86 for Tesla Inc. [TSLA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 639.37, while it was recorded at 650.56 for the last single week of trading, and 619.64 for the last 200 days.
Tesla Inc. [TSLA]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Tesla Inc. [TSLA] shares currently have an operating margin of +6.32 and a Gross Margin at +21.02. Tesla Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +2.19.
Return on Total Capital for TSLA is now 6.67, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.64. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 4.78, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.60. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Tesla Inc. [TSLA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 60.05. Additionally, TSLA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 37.52, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 25.59. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 48.99, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 30.61.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Tesla Inc. [TSLA] managed to generate an average of $9,752 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 19.65 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.73.Tesla Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.40 and a Current Ratio set at 1.70.
Earnings analysis for Tesla Inc. [TSLA]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Tesla Inc. posted 0.44/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.04/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 1,200.00%. 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. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Tesla Inc. go to 44.52%.
Insider trade positions for Tesla Inc. [TSLA]
There are presently around $273,206 million, or 42.80% of TSLA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of TSLA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 58,596,739, which is approximately 1.353% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 50,242,363 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $33.76 billion in TSLA stocks shares; and CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS, currently with $27.5 billion in TSLA stock with ownership of nearly -11.511% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Tesla Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 1,163 institutional holders increased their position in Tesla Inc. [NASDAQ:TSLA] by around 16,261,155 shares. Additionally, 968 investors decreased positions by around 43,783,676 shares, while 179 investors held positions by with 346,589,884 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 406,634,715 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. TSLA stock had 230 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,921,643 shares, while 164 institutional investors sold positions of 1,588,720 shares during the same period.