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

Tesla Inc. [NASDAQ: TSLA] plunged by -$6.95 during the normal trading session on Friday and reaching a high of $282.35 during the day while it closed the day at $270.21. The company report on August 5, 2022 that Tesla Announces a Three-for-One Stock Split.

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Tesla, Inc. (“Tesla”) announced today that the Board of Directors has approved and declared a three-for-one split of Tesla’s common stock in the form of a stock dividend to make stock ownership more accessible to employees and investors. Each stockholder of record on August 17, 2022 will receive a dividend of two additional shares of common stock for each then-held share, to be distributed after close of trading on August 24, 2022. Trading will begin on a stock split-adjusted basis on August 25, 2022.

Tesla Inc. stock has also loss -6.21% of its value over the past 7 days. However, TSLA stock has inclined by 15.22% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has lost -3.30% and lost -23.29% year-on date.

The market cap for TSLA stock reached $868.47 billion, with 3.11 billion shares outstanding and 2.62 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 84.85M shares, TSLA reached a trading volume of 50597418 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 $298.80 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 2.40. 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.

Credit Suisse have made an estimate for Tesla Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on July 19, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Truist raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on July 14, 2022, representing the official price target for Tesla Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $801, while Canaccord Genuity analysts kept a Buy rating on TSLA stock. On June 24, 2022, analysts decreased their price target for TSLA shares from 1125 to 1000.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Tesla Inc. is set at 12.14, with the Price to Sales ratio for TSLA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 12.93. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 23.11, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 5.89. Price to Free Cash Flow for TSLA in the course of the last twelve months was 61.76 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 -6.21. With this latest performance, TSLA shares dropped by -12.45% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -3.30% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 10.68% 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 40.51, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 30.85, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 45.63 for Tesla Inc. [TSLA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 270.67, while it was recorded at 277.10 for the last single week of trading, and 297.10 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 +12.07 and a Gross Margin at +25.28. Tesla Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +10.26.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 21.08, with Return on Assets sitting at 9.67.

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 52.28%.

Tesla Inc. [TSLA]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $369,475 million, or 44.40% of TSLA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of TSLA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 204,718,584, which is approximately 4.707% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 166,106,253 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $44.88 billion in TSLA stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $25.77 billion in TSLA stock with ownership of nearly -1.975% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Tesla Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 1,559 institutional holders increased their position in Tesla Inc. [NASDAQ:TSLA] by around 114,368,241 shares. Additionally, 1,062 investors decreased positions by around 66,241,869 shares, while 307 investors held positions by with 1,186,752,322 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,367,362,432 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. TSLA stock had 164 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,414,910 shares, while 294 institutional investors sold positions of 5,890,269 shares during the same period.


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