Analysts rate Tesla Stock Forecast with a Buy rating and $599 target

STA research lowered the Tesla stock price target to $275 and rates it as a Buy.

Based on the Tesla Stock Forecast from 33 analysts, the average analyst Tesla stock price target is USD 599.21 over the next 12 months. Tesla Inc’s average analyst rating is Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Tesla stock forecast is Slightly Bullish, which is based on 10 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, Tesla stock price was USD 219.35Tesla stock price has changed by -3.61% over the past week, -84.00% over the past month and -24.37% over the last year.

 

About Tesla Inc. (TSLA:NSD):

Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, leases, and sells electric vehicles, and energy generation and storage systems in the United States, China, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Automotive, and Energy Generation and Storage. The Automotive segment offers electric vehicles, as well as sells automotive regulatory credits. The company was formerly known as Tesla Motors, Inc. and changed its name to Tesla, Inc. in February 2017. Tesla, Inc. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

 

What we like:

High market capitalization:

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns:

Tesla stock forecast shows that this stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior return on equity:

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization:

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets:

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow:

Tesla stock forecast shows that the company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow:

Tesla stock forecast shows that the company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth:

Tesla stock forecast has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth:

Tesla stock forecast has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio:

Tesla stock forecast shows that this stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

 

What we don’t like:

High volatility:

Tesla stock forecast shows that the total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to earnings:

Tesla stock price is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value:

Tesla stock price is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis:

Tesla stock price is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged:

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the stock forecast and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis:

Tesla stock price is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.