Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) VP John Douglas Field sold 1,000 shares of Tesla stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $334.87, for a total value of $334,870.00. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 20,128 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,740,263.36. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

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

  • On Wednesday, December 13th, John Douglas Field sold 1,400 shares of Tesla stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $340.67, for a total value of $476,938.00.
  • 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.

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ TSLA) opened at $336.22 on Friday. 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 12 month low of $229.59 and a 12 month high of $389.61. The stock has a market capitalization of $56,510.00, a P/E ratio of -39.28 and a beta of 0.94.

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

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in TSLA. Prudential Financial Inc. boosted its position in shares of Tesla by 12.3% during the second quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 8,031 shares of the electric vehicle producer’s stock valued at $2,904,000 after purchasing an additional 880 shares in the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC boosted its position in shares of Tesla by 97.6% during the second quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 11,272 shares of the electric vehicle producer’s stock valued at $4,076,000 after purchasing an additional 5,567 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Tesla by 10.9% during the second quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 8,775 shares of the electric vehicle producer’s stock valued at $3,173,000 after purchasing an additional 861 shares in the last quarter. Fiduciary Trust Co. bought a new stake in shares of Tesla during the second quarter valued at approximately $182,000. Finally, Schroder Investment Management Group boosted its position in shares of Tesla by 16.8% during the second quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 1,237 shares of the electric vehicle producer’s stock valued at $446,000 after purchasing an additional 178 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 57.12% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on TSLA shares. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and issued a $411.00 target price on shares of Tesla in a research report on Friday, September 29th. Nomura started coverage on Tesla in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $500.00 target price for the company. Instinet started coverage on Tesla in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $500.00 target price for the company. Guggenheim restated a “buy” rating and issued a $430.00 target price on shares of Tesla in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $386.00 target price on Tesla and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Eleven analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the stock. Tesla presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $329.48.

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About Tesla

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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