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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)?

The company in question is, Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) currently with a stock price of 193.96 (-1.30% today). The market cap for Tesla Motors, Inc. is 29386.88, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Auto Manufacturers РMajor industry. The target price for Tesla Motors, Inc. is 228.33. Currently Tesla Motors, Inc. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 106.98. Average volume for Tesla Motors, Inc. is 3128.24 and so far today it is 4511500.

Performance in the last year for Tesla Motors, Inc. has been -14.56%. For EPS growth, Tesla Motors, Inc. has seen a growth of -193.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 282.80%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -17.90% over the last five years and could be 35.00% for the next five years. Tesla Motors, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 33.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -44.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is -7.73%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -9.18%.

Since the IPO date for Tesla Motors, Inc. on the 6/29/2010, Tesla Motors, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -19.19%. With Tesla Motors, Inc. trading at 193.96, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is -8.45.

So could Tesla Motors, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 6.43 and the P/B is at 10.78. The P/cash is 9.05, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Tesla Motors, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.4, and the quick ratio is 1. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.05, and total debt/equity at 1.3.

In terms of margins, Tesla Motors, Inc. has a gross margin of 21.40%, an operating margin of -20.40% and a profit margin of -24.60%.Payout ratio for Tesla Motors, Inc. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -12.30% with return on investment coming to -16.50%.

Insider ownership for Tesla Motors, Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 68.20%. Outstanding shares are at 151.51. While shares float is 115.74. The float short is currently 23.94%, and short ratio is 8.86.

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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