Tesla Motors Essay

9490 Words Apr 5th, 2016 38 Pages
St. John’s University
Graduate Student Managed Investment Fund
Presents:
Tesla Motors, Inc.: TSLA

Analysts:

Rutvig Bhatt (rutvig@gmail.com)
Yanchen Liu (yanchen.liu12@stjohns.edu)
Gaoting Liu (liugaoting@gmail.com)
Kevin Shanker (kevin.shanker05@stjohns.edu)

Share Data:
Fundamentals:
Price 5/7/14: $201.35

GAAP EPS (FY Dec’13): -0.62

Market Cap: $24.80B

E[EPS2015]: 1.83

52 Week Range: $63.69 – $265.00

Beta: 1.10

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Contents
1. Executive Summary……………………………………………………3
2. Company Overview……………………………………………………3
3. Industry Analysis………………………………………………………8
3.1 Industry Overview…………………………………………………9
3.2 Analysis of Competitive Forces – Porter’s 5 Forces………………9
4. Fundamental Analysis………………………………………………..11
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Tesla’s liquidity is on par with industry average.

2. Company Overview
“Gallons of Light”
Tesla Motors was incorporated in July 2003. Tesla Motors, Inc. (Tesla) designs, develops, manufactures and sells electric vehicles and advanced electric vehicle powertrain components. Tesla owns its sales and service network. Tesla began regular production of its first fully electric and index award winning car, The Roadster, in
2008. Soon after their first launch, Advertising Age named Tesla one of America’s
Hottest Brands of the US. In addition to producing a federally-compliant electric vehicle, the Roadster, the Company is also engaged in developing its Model S and future vehicle manufacturing capabilities at the Tesla Factory. The company is designing, developing and manufacturing lithium-ion battery packs, electric motors, gearboxes and components both for its vehicles and for its original equipment manufacturer customers. These activities occur at its electric powertrain manufacturing facility in Palo Alto, California and at the Tesla Factory currently in
California, Giga factory will be in AZ, NV, NM or TX. The Company provides
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services for the development of electric powertrain components and sells electric powertrain components to other automotive manufacturers.
On 29 January 2010, Tesla Motors filed Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission, as a preliminary prospectus indicating its

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