Analysts See $-4.45 EPS for Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

April 17, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.25, from 1.3 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 105 investors sold Tesla, Inc. shares while 156 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 206 raised stakes. 96.06 million shares or 3.01% more from 93.25 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
1 are owned by Seabridge Advsrs Limited Liability Company. Oakworth Cap reported 48 shares stake. Ameritas Incorporated invested 0.04% in Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA). Wms Ptnrs Limited Liability Corp holds 1,366 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Natixis holds 1,298 shares. Asset Management, a New York-based fund reported 1,626 shares. Citigroup holds 0.11% or 440,583 shares. Bokf Na holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) for 1,002 shares. New York-based Cornerstone Capital Management Holdg Ltd Liability has invested 0.03% in Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA). First Eagle Investment Llc reported 405 shares. Wealthtrust owns 235 shares. 823 are owned by B And T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management. The New Jersey-based Mercer Advisers Inc has invested 0.01% in Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA). Lenox Wealth Mngmt holds 0.04% or 395 shares in its portfolio. Polaris Greystone Fincl Grp Ltd Liability Corporation holds 1,975 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio.

Since October 24, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 sales for $4.46 million activity. The insider FIELD JOHN DOUGLAS sold $330,056. Musk Kimbal had sold 1,875 shares worth $562,500 on Thursday, April 5.

Analysts expect Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) to report $-4.45 EPS on May, 2.They anticipate $2.48 EPS change or 125.89 % from last quarter’s $-1.97 EPS. After having $-3.84 EPS previously, Tesla, Inc.’s analysts see 15.89 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.21% or $3.52 during the last trading session, reaching $287.69. About 6.74M shares traded or 13.33% up from the average. Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has risen 3.32% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.23% the S&P500.

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Ratings Coverage

Among 21 analysts covering Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA), 6 have Buy rating, 8 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Tesla Motors had 42 analyst reports since October 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) earned “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Friday, November 10. Evercore downgraded the shares of TSLA in report on Friday, October 27 to “In-Line” rating. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Thursday, February 8 by Barclays Capital. UBS maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Thursday, February 8 report. Dougherty maintained Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) rating on Thursday, February 8. Dougherty has “Buy” rating and $400.0 target. Guggenheim maintained Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) on Thursday, January 4 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, January 22 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The firm has “Sell” rating by UBS given on Monday, October 30. The stock of Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 2 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, March 26 by Standpoint Research.

Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. The company has market cap of $48.60 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Automotive, and Energy Generation and Storage. It currently has negative earnings. It primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles.

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