Tesla Inc

Tesla, the leading company in electric cars

Tesla TSLA Stock price  


Presentation of the company

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA), called Tesla Motors until 2017, is an electric car manufacturer headquartered in the United States. The company's name is chosen as a tribute to Nikola Tesla, an American inventor, and engineer. Tesla's stated mission is "to accelerate the global transition to a sustainable energy path," including boosting electric-powered automotive competitiveness.

Their best-selling model is the Model S, which notably was the best-selling 100% electric car in the world in 2015 and 2016. Tesla stands out for the performance and technology of its vehicles, among other things.

Among Tesla's competitors in the electric car, market is Mercedes, Volkswagen, and Lucid Motors.

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History of Tesla


Tesla Motors was founded in 2003 in the United States by Martin Eberhard and Mars Tarpenning, with the idea of creating "a car manufacturer that is also a technology company", whose core technologies would be "the battery, the computer software, and the engine".

In February 2004, the company raised $7.5 million from various investors, including Elon Musk, who contributed the vast majority with $6.5 million. After the investment, Elon Musk joined the company and became chairman of the board. He will become CEO in October 2008.  In February 2006, May 2006, and May 2007, Tesla raises again respectively 13, 40, and 45 million dollars (Source: Wikipedia).

In 2008, Tesla begins production of the Roadster, its first car. On June 29, 2010, Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) goes public at $17 per share, raising $226 million (Source: Wikipedia). It was in 2012 that the company launched its flagship model, the Model S, which won several automotive awards in 2012 and 2013. In September 2015, it launched the Model X, then the Model 3 in 2017. Its latest model to date, the Model Y.

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Who is Elon Musk, the world famous Tesla executive?


Elon Musk is an American engineer, entrepreneur, and business leader. He is CEO and creator of SpaceX, a company that develops and produces space launch vehicles. He is also the founder of The Boring Company, a tunnel construction company, Neuralink, a neurotechnology company, and X.com, an online bank that became PayPal.

He is globally known as the CEO of Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) and is considered the key player in the company's success through his plans and approach to problems. His investment in Tesla has made him the richest man in the world.

He is one of the most influential people in the world, some of his Twitter posts have even influenced the stock market.

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The market


Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) operates in the electric car market. The global electric vehicle market is still young, as it was only in 2008 that electric vehicles started to appear. In a concern for sustainable development, the world is increasingly interested in this type of transportation, creating opportunities for new companies specialized in this field.

It is a market where there is still a lot to discover, we see electric vehicles improving year after year, whether it is on the autonomy, the power, the technology, or the recharging system. This margin of progress promises sustainability of the sector, and many events to come.

Nevertheless, the competition is tough. The market is very attractive because it is expanding, and many new players are emerging, which forces them to always innovate.

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Key figures and financial ratios


Market capitalization: $1089.22 billion[1] (2022)

Revenue: $53.823 billion[2] (2021)

Net income: $5.519 billion[3] (2021)

Dividends paid: No dividends

Earnings per share: $4.9[4] (2021)

Price to earnings ratio: ≃88.29[5] (2022)

Debt to equity ratio: 0.09[6] (2022)


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[2] https://www.macrotrends.net/stocks/charts/TSLA/tesla/revenue

[3] https://www.macrotrends.net/stocks/charts/TSLA/tesla/net-income





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