What Should Investors Know About Tesla (TSLA) Stock?

Tesla logged a 1.6% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $250.24 per share. On average, analysts give it a target price of $241.18.

Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, leases, and sells electric vehicles, and energy generation and storage systems in the United States, China, and internationally. The large-cap company is based in the United States.

What to Consider if You Are Thinking of Buying Tesla:

  • Tesla has moved -6.0% over the last year.

  • TSLA has a forward P/E ratio of 55.4 based on its EPS guidance of 4.52.

  • Over the last 6 years, earnings per share (EPS) have been growing at a compounded average rate of 33.1%.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 8.5.

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 15.53

Tesla Has a Pattern of Improving Cash Flows

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023-01-31 14,724,000 -7,172,000 21,896,000 21.57
2022-02-07 11,497,000 -6,514,000 18,011,000 96.09
2021-02-08 5,943,000 -3,242,000 9,185,000 139.07
2020-04-28 2,405,000 -1,437,000 3,842,000 -13.02
2019-02-19 2,098,000 -2,319,000 4,417,000 9.86
2018-02-23 -60,654 -4,081,354 4,020,700

Tesla's free cash flow history is impressive because it displays year-on-year increases over the last 6 years. Averaging out at $10.23 Billion, and following a compounded average growth rate of 0.0%, investors who focus on cash flow growth should do further research on this firm.

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