Revenge of the electric vehicle: Tesla's market cap briefly passes GM's

  • Revenge of the electric vehicle: Tesla's market cap briefly passes GM's

Revenge of the electric vehicle: Tesla's market cap briefly passes GM's

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The number of shares now held by investors is 162.9 Million. This time, however, it looks like the higher market capitalization is sticking, at least for now, hurting yet again tesla stock bears. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Friday, March 24 with "Market Perform". Furthermore, Chinese firm Tencent bought a 5% stake in the company for $1.78 billion that people believed to be a vote of confidence. Tesla held a $500 price target set by smaller firm Dougherty & Co. since October.

Shares of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) opened at 302.54 on Thursday. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $178.19. The company has market cap of $49.92 billion. The company's 50-day moving average is $264.81 and its 200-day moving average is $226.63.

Tesla delivered fewer than 80,000 vehicles globally past year to GM's more than 10 million. The company had revenue of $2.29 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.21 billion. That, in turn, meant Musk was now America's 29th richest person.

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) was upgraded by Piper Jaffray Companies from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating in a report released on Monday. (TSLA) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $-0.69/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $-0.43/Share by the difference of $-0.26. Importantly, Tesla delivered 25,000 vehicles during the quarter, up 69% from the prior year. In the minds of its customers, employees, and shareholders, Tesla isn't just another company. If you are accessing this report on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright and trademark laws. Tesla sold fewer than 100,000. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Shares of Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) jumped today, setting a fresh all-time record high of almost $314 and also briefly overtaking GM as the most valuable USA automaker by market cap. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. This showed the surprise of -60.5% in the last quarter earnings.

With all the risks, growth investors "can't afford to ignore this stock", the analysts said. Insiders have sold 14,700 shares of company stock worth $3,793,646 in the last ninety days. It also isn't Tesla's profits that are giving it such a high valuation: Ford and GM are expected to make billions this year, while Tesla expects an $950 million loss, according to Bloomberg. Potter further noted that Tesla has a "captivating impact on consumers and shareholders alike", something that gives the Elon Musk-led company a competitive advantage that will be hard to replicate.