Tesla (TSLA) is leaving the current S&P 500 index’s performance in the dust

Thanks to a profitable second quarter, expectations are high that Tesla stock (NASDAQ:TSLA) will be joining the S&P 500 index. Considering the current performance of the S&P 500, it appears that the addition of Tesla would actually benefit the index, since the electric car maker has all but left it in the dust in previous […]

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Tesla (TSLA) is leaving the current S&P 500 index’s performance in the dust

Thanks to a profitable second quarter, expectations are high that Tesla stock (NASDAQ:TSLA) will be joining the S&P 500 index. Considering the current performance of the S&P 500, it appears that the addition of Tesla would actually benefit the index, since the electric car maker has all but left it in the dust in previous […]

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Tesla’s (TSLA) stock split has Jim Cramer’s support

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) has decided to split its stock, and investor and TV personality Jim Cramer is a fan of the move. Cramer, a Tesla investor, owner, and former skeptic of the company, believes the move from the electric automaker will encourage younger people to explore investing and consider buying individual equities. Tesla announced on […]

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Tesla (TSLA) declares five-for-one stock split

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) has announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 5:1 split for the company’s common stock in the form of a dividend. The move will make the ownership of TSLA stock more available for both employees and investors alike. The electric automaker stated that each stockholder of record on August 21, […]

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Tesla Giga-Texas construction kicks into overdrive with marshland prep, ground leveling, around the clock

Tesla’s newest Gigafactory under construction in Texas continues to keep pace with expectations set by the company during its other building projects in Shanghai and Berlin. In doing so, the all-electric carmaker’s construction strategy looks to be quite scalable given the size of the Texas Gigafactory region is much larger than all of Tesla’s other […]

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Tesla’s Elon Musk opens up about Giga-Texas selection, possible 3rd US factory

Tesla CEO Elon Musk opened up about his company’s decision to bring its next North American production facility to Austin, Texas, and also shared his thoughts on a third United States factory within the next few years. Musk joined Jason Stein for the second part of the Automotive News podcast, where the CEO detailed the strong […]

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Tesla, Elon Musk seek dismissal in lawsuit alleging fraud and defamation

Tesla and Elon Musk, jointly named as Defendants with Omar Qazi of the former @tesla_truth Twitter account, have filed a Motion to Dismiss an ongoing lawsuit brought by Plainsite.com owner Aaron Greenspan. Greenspan, a Tesla short seller often associated with the online “$TSLAQ” community, is seeking an injunction and damages from alleged libelous activity by […]

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Tesla (TSLA) secures Model S, 3, X bonds quickly for a steal

Tesla’s (NASDAQ: TSLA) lease-backed bonds have quickly been bought up by the company’s enthusiasts and long-term investors, and the electric automaker was able to borrow its $700 million loan at a cheaper level than anticipated initially. Earlier this week, Teslarati reported that Tesla would use leases of its Model S, Model 3, and Model X vehicles […]

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Tesla’s (TSLA) growth gets it two new price targets from Morgan Stanley

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) has received a new raised price target of $1,050 with an Underweight rating from Wall Street firm Morgan Stanley. The electric automaker also has received a revised bull case price target of $2,500 from the investment firm. Morgan Stanley’s Adam Jonas gave Tesla the increased price target based on a combination of […]

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Tesla (TSLA) uses Model S, 3, X leases to back $780 million bond deal

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) is planning to raise $779.53 million this week in the asset-backed bond market. The company’s bonds will be backed by Tesla vehicle leases, made up of mostly the Tesla Model S and Model X. The electric automaker is offering eight classes of bonds, a majority of which carry mostly top AAA ratings […]

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