Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) VP John Douglas Field sold 1,400 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $340.67, for a total value of $476,938.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 21,528 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,333,943.76. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

John Douglas Field also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, November 2nd, John Douglas Field sold 600 shares of Tesla stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $301.60, for a total value of $180,960.00.

Shares of Tesla Inc (NASDAQ TSLA) traded up $5.56 on Friday, reaching $343.45. The company had a trading volume of 6,832,071 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,640,000. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.66, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a current ratio of 1.09. Tesla Inc has a 1 year low of $197.39 and a 1 year high of $389.61.

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The electric vehicle producer reported ($2.92) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($3.09) by $0.17. The company had revenue of $2.99 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.94 billion. Tesla had a negative return on equity of 24.88% and a negative net margin of 13.09%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 29.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.71 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that Tesla Inc will post -11.38 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on TSLA shares. Jefferies Group started coverage on Tesla in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. They set an “underperform” rating and a $280.00 price objective for the company. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Robert W. Baird reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $411.00 price objective on shares of Tesla in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Sanford C. Bernstein set a $265.00 price objective on Tesla and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. Vetr raised Tesla from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $341.74 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. Finally, Citigroup lifted their price objective on Tesla from $357.00 to $371.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 17th. Thirteen equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Tesla currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $331.04.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in TSLA. Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of Tesla in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $100,000. Pittenger & Anderson Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Tesla by 20.0% in the 2nd quarter. Pittenger & Anderson Inc. now owns 300 shares of the electric vehicle producer’s stock worth $108,000 after acquiring an additional 50 shares in the last quarter. Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware acquired a new position in shares of Tesla in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $106,000. First Eagle Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Tesla by 285.7% in the 2nd quarter. First Eagle Investment Management LLC now owns 405 shares of the electric vehicle producer’s stock worth $146,000 after acquiring an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Finally, First Personal Financial Services acquired a new position in shares of Tesla in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $148,000. 57.20% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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Tesla Company Profile

Tesla, Inc, formerly Tesla Motors, Inc, designs, develops, manufactures and sells fully electric vehicles, and energy storage systems, as well as installs, operates and maintains solar and energy storage products. The Company operates through two segments: Automotive, and Energy generation and storage.

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