Tesla Motors (TSLA) Tops Q4 EPS by 7c; Offers FY14 Outlook

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Tesla (TSLA) Target Raised to $253 at Northland Capital Markets

February 20, 2014 12:42 PM EST

Northland Capital Markets analyst Colin Rusch reiterated an Outperform rating on Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) and raised his price target from $230 to $253 following strong Q4 results from the company.

"We raise our PT to $253 (from $230) as we begin to give TSLA credit for executing on improving manufacturing margins, noting that near-term demand appears to be outstripping our previous estimates," Rusch said. "Our PT is based on 25x 2020E non-GAAP EPS of $20.33 (from $18.50).

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Goldman Sachs Comments on Tesla Motors' (TSLA) Q4

February 20, 2014 9:27 AM EST

Goldman Sachs maintained a Neutral rating on Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) and raised its price target to $118.00 (from $104.00). The change follow solid Q4 results.

Analyst Patrick Archambault said, "Results delivered a number of key positives, (1) a significant beat of updated 4Q13 EBITDA expectations, (2) hitting 4Q13 gross margin target of 25%, (3) issuing a 28% GM target... More

Tesla Motors (TSLA) Price Target Raised to $225 at Wedbush

February 20, 2014 9:23 AM EST

Wedbush maintained an Outperform rating on Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) and raised its price target to $225.00 (from $205.00). Comments follow Q4 results.

"Our target is based on 30.0x 2017E EPS of $10.00, discounting back three years using a 10.0% discount rate, (versus a four year period... More

Tesla Motors (TSLA) PT Raised to $325 at Dougherty & Co

February 20, 2014 8:42 AM EST

Dougherty & Co maintained a Buy rating on Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) and raised its price target to $325.00 (from $200.00).

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Tesla (TSLA) Target Goes to $220 at Jefferies

February 20, 2014 7:52 AM EST

Jefferies analyst Elaine Kwei reiterated a Buy rating and and raised her price target on Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) from $190 to $220 following Q4 results.

"TSLA posted 4Q non-GAAP EPS of $0.33, beating our estimate of $0.29 and consensus of $0.23," Kwei comments. "The... More

Deutsche Bank Downgrades Tesla Motors (TSLA) to Hold on Valuation Post Q4

February 20, 2014 6:41 AM EST

Deutsche Bank downgraded Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) from Buy to Hold with a price target of $220.00 (from $200.00), saying shares are pricing in an optimistic scenario years out.

Analyst Dan Galve comments: "Production will ramp to 48k annualized by 4Q14 from 29k today (vs prior target of 40k by YE), driven by a meaningful increase in battery supply (already known) but also construction of essentially a second assembly line (Model S/X total capacity... More

Tesla Motors (TSLA) Target Lifted to $245 at Baird on Strong Q4

February 20, 2014 6:25 AM EST

Baird analyst Ben Kallo reiterated an Outperform rating and raised his price target on Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) from $215 to $245 following Q4 results that beat on the top and bottom lines.

"Importantly, TSLA issued 2014 delivery guidance of 35k Model S' which... More

Tesla (TSLA) Lower Into Q4 Report as Traders Evaluate Positions

February 19, 2014 3:42 PM EST

Tesla Motors (Nasdaq: TSLA) is lower into the company's Q4 report, which is expected out after markets close Wednesday.

Money flow on the name is negative $40.35 million with an uptick-to-downtick ratio at 0.9 times. The data hints a little extra selling pressure late... More