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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 196.51 (-1.86% today). The market cap for Tesla Motors, Inc. is 29773.23, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Auto Manufacturers – Major 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 108.39. Average volume for Tesla Motors, Inc. is 3095.7 and so far today it is 4263900.

Performance in the last year for Tesla Motors, Inc. has been -11.21%. 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 -6.82%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -8.07%.

Since the IPO date for Tesla Motors, Inc. on the 6/29/2010, Tesla Motors, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -18.12%. With Tesla Motors, Inc. trading at 196.51, 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 6.52 and the P/B is at 10.92. The P/cash is 9.17, 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 8.95.

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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