Barclays lifts Tesla Inc. [TSLA] price estimate. Who else is bullish?


Tesla Inc. [NASDAQ: TSLA] plunged by -$37.74 during the normal trading session on Friday and reaching a high of $1,080.93 during the day while it closed the day at $1026.96. The company report on January 2, 2022 that Tesla Q4 2021 Vehicle Production & Deliveries.

In the fourth quarter, we achieved production of more than 305,000 vehicles and deliveries of over 308,000 vehicles. In 2021, we delivered over 936,000 vehicles.

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Tesla Inc. stock has also loss -2.82% of its value over the past 7 days. However, TSLA stock has inclined by 30.74% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 49.77% and lost -2.82% year-on date.

The market cap for TSLA stock reached $1031.33 billion, with 1.00 billion shares outstanding and 804.08 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 27.08M shares, TSLA reached a trading volume of 27835827 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 $921.24 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 2.60. 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.

Barclays have made an estimate for Tesla Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underweight, with their previous recommendation back on January 05, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, RBC Capital Mkts dropped their target price from $950 to $1005. The new note on the price target was released on January 03, 2022, representing the official price target for Tesla Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $236 to $262, while Citigroup kept a Sell rating on TSLA stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Tesla Inc. is set at 64.40, with the Price to Sales ratio for TSLA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 22.01. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 37.88, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 16.03. Price to Free Cash Flow for TSLA in the course of the last twelve months was 104.28 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.10.

TSLA stock trade performance evaluation

Tesla Inc. [TSLA] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.82. With this latest performance, TSLA shares dropped by -3.93% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 49.77% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 16.70% 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 47.34, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 44.52, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 48.99 for Tesla Inc. [TSLA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 1,073.39, while it was recorded at 1,105.83 for the last single week of trading, and 793.38 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 +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 1.10 and a Current Ratio set at 1.40.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Tesla Inc. [TSLA] stock

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 79.25%.

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Tesla Inc. [TSLA]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $424,739 million, or 42.50% of TSLA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of TSLA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 61,992,012, which is approximately 5.193% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 52,829,488 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $54.25 billion in TSLA stocks shares; and CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS, currently with $38.44 billion in TSLA stock with ownership of nearly 0.388% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Tesla Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of January and at the time of the January reporting period, where 1,136 institutional holders increased their position in Tesla Inc. [NASDAQ:TSLA] by around 29,553,344 shares. Additionally, 749 investors decreased positions by around 12,906,897 shares, while 428 investors held positions by with 371,128,103 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 413,588,344 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. TSLA stock had 188 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,990,666 shares, while 88 institutional investors sold positions of 724,819 shares during the same period.