Metric Deep Dive: Understanding Tesla Inc (TSLA) Through its Ratios

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After finishing at $182.47 in the prior trading day, Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) closed at $178.01, down -2.44%. In other words, the price has decreased by -$2.44 from its previous closing price. On the day, 81.44 million shares were traded. TSLA stock price reached its highest trading level at $186.0 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $176.92.


Our goal is to gain a better understanding of TSLA by taking a closer look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 20.85 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 410.79. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.17 and its Current Ratio is at 1.72. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.15 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.10.

On May 02, 2024, Cantor Fitzgerald started tracking the stock assigning a Overweight rating and target price of $230.

BofA Securities Upgraded its Neutral to Buy on April 24, 2024, while the target price for the stock was maintained at $220.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jun 06 ’24 when Zhu Xiaotong sold 650 shares for $174.21 per share. The transaction valued at 113,151 led to the insider holds 65,155 shares of the business.

DENHOLM ROBYN M sold 93,705 shares of TSLA for $17,322,282 on May 06 ’24. The Director now owns 15,000 shares after completing the transaction at $184.86 per share. On Apr 01 ’24, another insider, Baglino Andrew D, who serves as the SVP Powertrain and Energy Eng. of the company, sold 10,500 shares for $176.20 each. As a result, the insider received 1,850,100 and left with 31,230 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, TSLA now has a Market Capitalization of 567709466624 and an Enterprise Value of 551558840320. As of this moment, Tesla’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 45.49, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 54.06. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 2.97. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 5.99 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 8.82. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 5.822 whereas that against EBITDA is 44.97.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, TSLA has reached a high of $299.29, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $138.80. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 3.21%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -15.10%.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 90.25M shares per day over the past 3-months and 71907770 shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 3.19B shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 2.77B. Insiders hold about 13.00% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 45.35% stake in the company. Shares short for TSLA as of 1715731200 were 104790820 with a Short Ratio of 1.12, compared to 1713139200 on 106654831. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 104790820 and a Short% of Float of 3.7699999999999996.

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