Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) traded up 2.5% on Monday . The company traded as high as $229.49 and last traded at $227.85, with a volume of 2,910,688 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $222.27.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Vetr upgraded Tesla Motors from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $238.54 price target for the company in a report on Monday, May 9th. Credit Suisse Group AG boosted their price target on Tesla Motors from $240.00 to $280.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “underweight” rating and issued a $170.00 price target (up from $155.00) on shares of Tesla Motors in a report on Tuesday, April 19th. Global Equities Research reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $385.00 price target on shares of Tesla Motors in a report on Monday, June 13th. Finally, Pacific Crest reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $212.00 price target on shares of Tesla Motors in a report on Monday, June 13th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating, ten have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $258.74.

The firm’s 50-day moving average is $217.20 and its 200-day moving average is $213.47. The firm’s market cap is $30.81 billion.

Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 4th. The electric vehicle producer reported ($0.57) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.61) by $0.04. The company had revenue of $1.60 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.61 billion. Tesla Motors’s revenue for the quarter was up 45.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned ($0.36) EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that Tesla Motors Inc. will post $0.35 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, VP John Douglas Field sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $253.13, for a total transaction of $253,130.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 11,329 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,867,709.77. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Kimbal Musk sold 5,555 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $238.35, for a total transaction of $1,324,034.25. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 157,880 shares in the company, valued at approximately $37,630,698. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several large investors have bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in Tesla Motors by 3.9% in the fourth quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,128,703 shares of the electric vehicle producer’s stock worth $990,930,000 after buying an additional 155,561 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in Tesla Motors by 5.4% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 68,004 shares of the electric vehicle producer’s stock worth $16,320,000 after buying an additional 3,495 shares in the last quarter. J. Goldman & Co LP raised its stake in Tesla Motors by 307.7% in the fourth quarter. J. Goldman & Co LP now owns 31,152 shares of the electric vehicle producer’s stock worth $7,477,000 after buying an additional 46,152 shares in the last quarter. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd raised its stake in Tesla Motors by 6.9% in the fourth quarter. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd now owns 28,861 shares of the electric vehicle producer’s stock worth $6,927,000 after buying an additional 1,870 shares in the last quarter. Finally, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its stake in Tesla Motors by 2.7% in the fourth quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 15,466 shares of the electric vehicle producer’s stock worth $3,711,000 after buying an additional 401 shares in the last quarter.

Tesla Motors, Inc designs, develops, manufactures and sells electric vehicles and energy storage products. The Company produces and sells two electric vehicles: the Model S sedan and the Model X sport utility vehicle (SUV). The Company has delivered over 107,000 Model S vehicles across the world. In addition to developing its own vehicles, it sells energy storage products.

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