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Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 29801.49. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Tesla Motors, Inc. is 207.56 (with a change from open of 0.27%), this in conjunction with a target price of 233.92. Volume today has so far reached 1193702, with an average volume of about 4021.55. The GAP for this stock, is 0.78%.

The P/E ratio is , bringing the forward P/E to a value of 119.84. The current EPS for Tesla Motors, Inc., is -8.45, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -193.60%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -14.42%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Tesla Motors, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 280.00% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 35.00%. Quarter over quarter is -44.00% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 33.00%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -17.90%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 103.20%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 68.30%. Shares outstanding is 145.09, while shares float is at a value of 116.89. Float short for Tesla Motors, Inc. is 22.43% and the short ratio is 6.52.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.05, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.3. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.4, and the quick ratio is 1. The most recent gross margin is 21.40% and their operating margin is -20.40%. The profit margin is -24.60%.

Tesla Motors, Inc. has seen returns on assets of -12.30%, and on investment, -16.50%. Return on equity is -76.50%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is . Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 6.52, with Price/book ratio coming to 11.41 and Price/cash is 9.18, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is .

The simple moving averages are -5.17% and -3.94% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -23.57% and the 52 week low is 47.15%.

Tesla Motors, Inc. has a dividend yield of , with a current price of 207.56. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is . This is in an industry, Auto Manufacturers – Major, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Consumer Goods. Tesla Motors, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Auto Manufacturers – Major industry means that Tesla Motors, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 5.62%, with performance for the month coming to -7.99%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -4.67%, and for the half year the performance is -21.62%. Volatility for this week is 2.88% and for the month this is 2.48%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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