Why Are People Talking About Investing in Tesla (TSLA)?

Tesla logged a 2.6% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $243.56 per share. On average, analysts give it a target price of $225.82.

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.

Make Sure to Consider the Following Before Buying Tesla:

  • Tesla has moved 30.0% over the last year.

  • TSLA has a forward P/E ratio of 62.3 based on its EPS guidance of 3.91.

  • Over the last 6 years, earnings per share (EPS) have been growing at a compounded average rate of 81.8%.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 20.7.

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 14.48

Tesla Has Irregular Cash Flows

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023 13,956,000 7,793,000 6,163,000 -18.54
2022 14,724,000 7,158,000 7,566,000 50.87
2021 11,497,000 6,482,000 5,015,000 80.01
2020 5,943,000 3,157,000 2,786,000 158.44
2019 2,405,000 1,327,000 1,078,000 36033.33
2018 2,098,000 2,101,000 -3,000

Tesla's free cash flows have a decent average of $3.77 Billion over the last 6 years, but they are highly variable since their coefficient of variability is 265.8%. The compounded average growth rate over this period is 256.6%.

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