Tesla Motors Rating Reiterated by TheStreet (TSLA)
Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at TheStreet in a report issued on Monday, Analyst Ratings Network reports.
The analysts wrote, “Tesla Motors (TSLA) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a sell with a ratings score of D. The company’s weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk and poor profit margins.”
Shares of Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) traded down 4.38% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $139.34. The stock had a trading volume of 6,324,647 shares. Tesla Motors has a 52 week low of $32.85 and a 52 week high of $194.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $142.3 and a 200-day moving average of $149.4. The company’s market cap is $17.082 billion.
Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) last released its earnings data on Tuesday, November 5th. The company reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $431.35 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $535.41 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted ($0.92) earnings per share. Tesla Motors’s revenue was up 760.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Tesla Motors will post $0.58 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “positive” rating on shares of Tesla Motors in a research note to investors on Tuesday, December 3rd. They now have a $190.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $210.00. Separately, analysts at Morgan Stanley reiterated a “top pick” rating on shares of Tesla Motors in a research note to investors on Tuesday, December 3rd. Finally, analysts at UBS AG downgraded shares of Tesla Motors from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note to investors on Friday, November 29th. They now have a $200.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $194.50. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $159.56.
Tesla Motors, Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) designs, develops, manufactures and sells electric vehicles and advanced electric vehicle powertrain components.
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