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Cars Stories March 23, 2016

S&P says Tesla’s stock (TSLA) rallied because of upcoming Model 3 event, but doesn’t deserve the valuation

Tesla’s stock (TSLA) is down almost 5% today following a downgrade from S&P Global Market Intelligence. S&P analyst Efraim Levy issued a new note today downgrading Tesla to “sell” with a new price target of $155, while the stock currently trades at ~$223.

Cars Stories April 1, 2016

Tesla’s stock (TSLA) surged after Model 3 unveil and analyst notes with new $500 PT

Investors and Wall Street analysts are mostly happy with Tesla’s Model 3 event last night and the confirmation that over 150,000 reservations were placed in the last 24 hours – much more than some of the most optimistic predictions. The company’s stock (TSLA) surged about 10% in early trading before settling down to a 3% gain […]

Cars Stories April 5, 2016

Elon Musk warns that holding a short position against Tesla (TSLA) is “probably unwise”

The last time Elon Musk commented on the short interest on Tesla’s stock, he warned that anyone holding a stock position against the company will have a “tsunami of hurt” coming for them. During the 12 following months, Tesla’s stock price increased by 461%, a lot of which was attributed to a short squeeze after Tesla reported […]

Cars Stories May 25, 2016

Tesla (TSLA) closed its stock offering with $1.7 billion in net proceeds to finance the Model 3 program

Just a week ago, Tesla (TSLA) announced a new public stock offering to raise between $1.4 billion to $1.7 billion – depending on the underwriters exercising their option to purchase additional shares – in order to finance its ambitious Model 3 production program. In a SEC filing today, Tesla confirmed having closed the offering and that […]

Cars Stories May 27, 2016

Elon Musk is about to do something weird for a billionaire, pay ~$600 million in taxes

Earlier this week, Tesla confirmed having closed its recent secondary offering with $1.7 billion in net proceeds to finance its Model 3 production program, but part of the offering was also a significant set of transactions in order for Elon Musk to exercise 5,503,972 stock options and then sell 2,782,670 shares to pay taxes. In a SEC […]

Cars Stories July 3, 2016

Tesla (TSLA) missed on deliveries in Q2 with 14,370 vehicles and production of 18,345 vehicles

Tesla (TSLA) released today its production and delivery numbers for the second quarter 2016. The automaker confirmed missing its delivery guidance of 17,000 vehicles in Q2 with only 14,370 vehicles, while also missing its production guidance of 20,000 vehicles with only 18,345 vehicles.

Cars Stories July 5, 2016

Tesla’s (TSLA) stock down sharply following Q2 delivery miss, Deutsche Bank adjusts for a loss [Note]

Today is the first trading day for Tesla’s (TSLA) stock after the automaker released its second quarter production and delivery results – missing its goals for both. The automaker confirmed missing its delivery guidance of 17,000 vehicles in Q2 with only 14,370 vehicles, while also missing its production guidance of 20,000 vehicles with only 18,345 […]

Tesla Model S deliveries down 52% in Norway during the second quarter [Chart]

Norway is still moving down the list of Tesla’s top-selling markets with another disappointing quarter in deliveries for the Model S. The market was the automaker’s biggest in Europe with about 8% of its total worldwide deliveries last year.

Cars Stories June 29, 2016

Tesla Model 3 exclusive leaked specs: 300kW+ inverter architecture putting its power capacity near Model S

Tesla manufactures its drive inverter for the Model S/X in-house at its Fremont factory, but the automaker is using proven off-the-shelf products — primarily TO-247 transistor packages. The company used this approach from the start when working on the Roadster. Like what it has been doing with battery cell technology, the automaker saw an opportunity to attach […]

Cars Stories April 25, 2016

Tesla (TSLA) stock price target raised by Goldman Sachs on Model 3 orders

Goldman Sachs analyst Patrick Archambault issued a new note to clients this morning to announce that he raised his price target on Tesla (TSLA) to $245.00 from $202.00 citing Model 3 orders which are reportedly approaching 400,000.

Tesla’s stock opened up over 1% this morning, even though Archambault’s updated price target is below the current trading price and he maintains his “neutral” rating.

Cars Stories April 19, 2016

Tesla’s stock (TSLA) tumbles following Consumer Reports on Model X issues

Tesla’s stock price ($TSLA) surprisingly tumbled following a new report from the review magazine Consumer Reports highlighting some quality issues with early Model X units. The stock fell over 4% after the report was published this morning, but gained in the afternoon and it is now down only 2%. I say the tumble is surprising due […]

Cars Stories April 21, 2016

Tesla Model 3 ‘walkaround’ at the Gigafactory [Video]

It looks like Motor Trend is trying to redeem itself following last week’s Apple car fiasco. The car review magazine managed to convince Tesla to get a few hours with a Model 3 prototype for a photoshoot at the Tesla Gigafactory in Nevada.

Cars Stories March 3, 2016

Model 3 unveiling is more important than ever for Tesla investors as short interest reaches record high ahead of the event

The stock market is currently heavily betting against Tesla ahead of the upcoming Model 3 unveiling later this month. The percentage of short interest on Tesla’s stock hit an all-time high of 27% this week despite the recent significant price per share decrease earlier in the year.

Cars Stories June 8, 2016

Tesla knocks VW out of the top 10 car brands – now valued at $4.4 billion

Tesla’s brand has significantly increased in value over the past year, especially since the Model 3 unveiling and the more than 373,000 reservations it received. On the other hand, Volkswagen’s brand took a big hit following the ‘Dieselgaste’ scandal, so much so that Tesla has now surpassed the company’s VW brand in “brand value”. BrandZ […]

Tesla (TSLA) is tracking toward annual delivery target of 80,000 to 90,000 vehicles, says analyst after factory visit

Analyst Brad Erickson from Pacific Crest issued a new note to clients today following a visit of the Tesla Fremont Factory. The analyst noted that Tesla appears to be on track to exit the second quarter at the a production rate of 2,000 cars per week (Model S and X combined) and it is tracking […]

Cars Stories July 12, 2016

Morgan Stanley’s Adam Jonas weighs in on Elon Musk’s ‘Tesla Masterplan part 2’, predicts ‘Tesla Mobility’ again

Adam Jonas, Morgan Stanley’s analyst covering Tesla, has been predicting a new “on-demand mobility service” program for the automaker ever since he had a very one-sided conversation with Elon Musk in which the CEO said a lot by refusing to answer a question about whether the company plans on offering a service like Uber or […]

Cars Stories June 20, 2016

Tesla’s stock (TSLA) is rising following reported analyst meeting with management on production

Tesla’s stock price (TSLA) is up over 3% following a new note by RBC analyst Joseph Spak to clients this morning. The analyst recently visited Tesla’s Fremont Factory and met with the management. He came out of the meeting with the impression that Tesla is confident that it can ramp up Model 3 production quickly, which is essential […]

Cars Stories June 21, 2016

Elon Musk will not vote on Tesla’s (TSLA) acquisition of SolarCity (SCTY), shareholders will decide on Musk Industries [Poll]

Today, Tesla (TSLA) announced that it submitted an offer to acquire SolarCity (SCTY), the leading solar installer in the US. Elon Musk is the largest individual shareholder of both companies. Due to his obvious interest in the deal, which is already being called a bailout by some shareholders, Musk decided to recuse himself from the […]

Cars Stories June 22, 2016

The Tesla-SolarCity deal explained through some amazing quotes by Elon Musk

Since Tesla announced its offer to buy SolarCity, which is still contingent on a vote by the shareholders, Wall Street has turned on the company with analysts issuing notes claiming that there’s little to no value in the deal. Barclays analyst Brian Johnson issued a note saying that he sees “little in the way of […]

Cars Stories June 23, 2016

Tesla (TSLA) target price cut 26% by Adam Jonas from Morgan Stanley following SolarCity deal

Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas has been a long-time bull on Tesla Motors (TSLA). The New York Time called him the ‘Tesla Cheerleader‘, but today the analyst is out with a rare negative note on the automaker following the announcement that the company made an offer to buy SolarCity.

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