Tesla suspending Model 3 production for several days to address 'production bottlenecks'

18 April, 2018, 00:51 | Author: Lora Ball
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Despite the problems with the Model 3, Musk remains confident the company will turn a profit by the end of 2018. Baird reiterated a buy rating on shares of Tesla in a report on Wednesday, December 14th. Citigroup initiated coverage on shares of Tesla in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. If the ratio is greater than 1, then that means there has been an increase in price over the month. JPMorgan Chase set a $190.00 price target on shares of Tesla and gave the company a "sell" rating in a report on Thursday, February 8th.

Tesla missed its target for Model 3 production last quarter amid reports of production struggles that Musk called "production hell". (1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell). The company now has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $254.69. 6,284,752 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 7,336,218. The firm has a market capitalization of $50,733.40, a PE ratio of -25.06 and a beta of 1.19. The company has a quick ratio of 0.56, a current ratio of 0.86 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.80. (NASDAQ:TSLA). Parametric Limited Liability holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Tesla, Inc. The electric vehicle producer reported ($3.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($3.12) by $0.08.

Musk is also the founder and CEO of electric auto company Tesla and of SpaceX, a private space company that plans to fly tourists around the moon later this year. The insider FIELD JOHN DOUGLAS sold 1,000 shares worth $330,056. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 150,208 shares in the company, valued at approximately $45,062,400. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. (NASDAQ:TSLA). United Automobile Association invested in 42,774 shares or 0.04% of the stock. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

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Musk's new incentive includes a decade-long grant of stock options broken into 12 portions that Musk will only get if certain milestones are met by the company.

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Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Jennison Associates LLC raised its holdings in Tesla by 17.1% in the 4th quarter. "You have to remember that Tesla is not the only company making electric vehicles". American Century Companies Inc. now owns 655,149 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock valued at $203,981,000 after acquiring an additional 53,279 shares during the last quarter. (NasdaqGS:TSLA) is 39.918500. This is calculated by taking weekly log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over one year annualized.

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