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Clusterstock  Feb 6  Comment 
The past month has been horrific for Tesla's shareholders. After hitting $240 on the last day of 2015, shares have lost one-third of their value. Something close to $10 billion in market cap has been erased. Blame this on a change in the...
Forbes  Feb 6  Comment 
Bob Lutz with Chevy Volt concept in 2007. Lutz said in 2007 that the 'electrification of the automobile is inevitable.' (Photo Credit: Lutz Communications) This week Bob Lutz, former GM vice chairman, had his harshest words yet for Tesla. "Tesla's...
Clusterstock  Feb 5  Comment 
Tesla shares are down 9%, to $160, as we head into the end of the trading session on Friday. That's the lowest point the stock has hit in a year. The electric-car maker reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 earnings next week. Ahead of...
MarketWatch  Feb 5  Comment 
Tesla to report fourth-quarter earnings on Wednesday.
Benzinga  Feb 5  Comment 
Sungard's Astec Analytics delivers valuable market information to financials institutions involved in securities borrowing, lending and short selling. Here is a list of 6 'hot stocks' Sungard's Karl Loomes highlighted. Top Pick:...
guardian.co.uk  Feb 5  Comment 
Battery could revolutionise UK energy market by enabling people to store excess energy generated from rooftop solar panels The setting is decidedly modest: a utility room in a red-brick house at the end of a cul-de-sac in Wales. But if the hype...




 
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Tesla Motors (TSLA) (NASDAQ:TSLA) designs, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles. Its first product, Tesla Roadster, is the first federally compliant electric vehicle that can travel on on the highway. The company has intellectual property in its electric powertrain technology. The company has a distribution network of 12 stores in North America and Europe. The company plans to release the Model S later on in the year. [1]

Electric automobile industry is an attractive industry. With the success of the hybrid vehicles, consumer tastes are changing. Furthermore, with government intervention, Tesla was able to receive a $465.0 million long-term loan under the United States Department of Energy’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Incentive Program. According to Frost & Sullivan, a business research and consulting firm, the market for electric-based vehicles, which include hybrids and plug-in hybrid cars, is expected to grow from 1.75 million, 3% of new cars sold, in 2008 to 10.6 million worldwide, 14% of new cars sold, by 2015. [1]

The company's initial public offering of stock filed on the NASDAQ and went public on 29 June 2010. It was priced at $17, above the initial price range of $14-$16. The major shareholders include VantagePoint Venture Partners, Bay Area Equity Fund, and others. Toyota also made a $50 million private placement. [2] [1]

For FY2009 with year ended 31 December 2009, the company reported total revenues of $111.94 million, a large increase from $14.74 million in total revenue for FY2008. Furthermore, the company had a net loss of $55.74 million for FY2009, an increase from $82.78 million in net loss for FY2008. [1]

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