Tesla (TSLA) Tops Q1 EPS by 14c, Revenues Beat

April 26, 2021 4:08 PM EDT

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Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) reported Q1 EPS of $0.93, $0.14 better than the analyst estimate of $0.79. Revenue for the quarter came in at $10.39 billion versus the consensus estimate of $10.29 billion.


  • Operating cash flow less capex (free cash flow) of $293M in Q1
  • Debt and finance lease reduction of $1.2B in Q1
  • Net cash outflow of $1.2B related to Bitcoin in Q1
  • In total, $2.2B decrease in our cash and cash equivalents in Q1 to $17.1B


  • $594M GAAP operating income; 5.7% operating margin in Q1
  • $438M GAAP net income; $1.1B non-GAAP net income (ex-SBC1) in Q1
  • SBC expense of $614M in Q1


  • Model 3 was the best-selling premium sedan in the world
  • Production ramp of Model Y in Shanghai progressing well
  • Record vehicle production and deliveries in Q1

Link to 1Q21 Earnings Presentation

For earnings history and earnings-related data on Tesla (TSLA) click here.

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