Tesla: Automaker Or Tech Company? My Take And My Investing Choice


  • The big dilemma about Tesla, Inc. lies in the answer to a question: is Tesla an automaker or a tech company?
  • In this article, I would like to share how I have come to find the answer.
  • I will share my investing choice, talking about Tesla’s current valuation and potential investing alternatives.

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Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) is one of those stocks – and companies – very difficult to write about without being caught in the fight between fans and haters. This is why, though quite interested in the automotive industry, I have been hesitant to write

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Tesla Mercedes
gross profit margin 25.6% 22.5%
EBIT margin 16.8% 12.2%
Net income margin 15.4% 16.1%
Return on Equity 32.5% 16.8%

Tesla Mercedes
fwd PE 58.1 5.3
fwd EV/EBITDA 31 6.8
P/FCF 44 5

Tesla valuation

Author, with data from SA and own future forecast

Disclosure: I/we have a beneficial long position in the shares of MBGAF, STLA, RACE either through stock ownership, options, or other derivatives. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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