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Tesla is a company that designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and energy storage systems. It operates in two segments: automotive and energy generation and storage. In addition, Tesla provides electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers and installs, operates, and maintains solar and energy storage products.
TypePublic
Founded2003
HQPalo Alto, CA, US
Websitetesla.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)48,016(-1%)
Job Openings2
Revenue (FY, 2020)$31.5 B(+29%)
Share Price (Feb 2021)$675.5
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Tesla

Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Chairman, Product Architect and CEO
JB Straubel

JB Straubel

Co-Founder & CTO
Zachary Kirkhorn

Zachary Kirkhorn

CFO
Drew Baglino

Drew Baglino

SVP, Powertrain and Energy Engineering
Jerome Guillen

Jerome Guillen

President, Automotive
Vaibhav Taneja

Vaibhav Taneja

Chief Accounting Officer
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Tesla Office Locations

Tesla has offices in Palo Alto, Fremont, McCarran, St Leonards and in 8 other locations
Palo Alto, CA, US (HQ)
3500 Deer Creek Rd
Fremont, CA, US
45500 Fremont Blvd
McCarran, NV, US
Electric Ave
St Leonards, AU
33 Herbert St
Beijing, CN
8F, Tower 3 China Central Place No.77 Jianguo Road Chaoyang District
Prüm, DE
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 14
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Tesla Financials and Metrics

Tesla Revenue

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Tesla's revenue was reported to be $31.54 b in FY, 2020
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

31.5b

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

6.6b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

21%

Net income (FY, 2020)

862.0m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

2.0b

Market capitalization (26-Feb-2021)

648.4b

Closing stock price (26-Feb-2021)

675.5

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

19.4b
Tesla's current market capitalization is $648.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

7.0b11.8b21.5b24.6b31.5b

Revenue growth, %

73%68%83%15%

Cost of goods sold

5.4b9.5b17.4b20.5b24.9b

Gross profit

1.6b2.2b4.0b4.1b6.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

2.7b2.8b3.0b3.4b4.0b6.8b4.5b6.3b6.3b6.0b6.0b8.8b

Cost of goods sold

2.0b2.1b2.5b3.0b3.4b5.3b4.0b5.4b5.1b4.8b4.8b6.7b

Gross profit

667.9m666.6m449.1m456.5m618.9m1.5b565.7m921.0m1.2b1.2b1.3b2.1b

Gross profit Margin, %

25%24%15%13%15%22%12%15%19%21%21%24%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

3.4b3.4b3.7b6.3b19.4b

Accounts Receivable

499.1m515.4m949.0m1.3b1.9b

Prepaid Expenses

194.5m268.4m365.7m713.0m1.3b

Inventories

2.1b2.3b3.1b3.6b4.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

4.0b3.0b3.5b2.7b2.2b3.0b2.2b5.0b5.3b8.1b8.6b14.5b

Accounts Receivable

440.3m453.5m607.7m652.8m569.9m1.2b1.0b1.1b1.1b1.3b1.5b1.8b

Prepaid Expenses

271.7m313.5m321.4m379.4m422.0m325.2m464.9m569.7m660.0m1.0b1.2b1.2b

Inventories

2.2b2.4b2.5b2.6b3.3b3.3b3.8b3.4b3.6b4.5b4.0b4.2b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(773.0m)(2.2b)(1.1b)(775.0m)862.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

947.1m1.6b1.9b2.2b

Inventories

(2.5b)(178.8m)(1.0b)(429.0m)(422.0m)

Accounts Payable

750.6m388.2m1.7b682.0m2.1b
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

393.7k

Debt/Equity

1.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.8 x
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Tesla Operating Metrics

Tesla's Vehicles Produced was reported to be 145 k in Q3, 2020.
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Tesla Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
ATW AutomationOctober 02, 2020
DeepScaleOctober 02, 2019
Maxwell TechnologiesMay 16, 2019$207 m
PerbixNovember 06, 2017
Grohmann EngineeringJanuary 03, 2017$109.48 m
SolarCityNovember 21, 2016$2.15 b
Riviera ToolMay 08, 2015
Allegheny Solar 1, LLC
Allegheny Solar Manager 1
Allegheny Solar Manager 1, LLC
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Tesla Revenue Breakdown

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Tesla revenue breakdown by business segment: 9.1% from Services and Other, 6.2% from Energy Generation and Storage and 84.7% from Automotive

Tesla revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.5% from Netherlands, 12.1% from China, 51.5% from United States and 29.9% from Other

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Tesla Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

71/100

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Tesla Online and Social Media Presence

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Tesla Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    100/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    100/100

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Tesla News and Updates

Tesla Summoned by Chinese Regulators for Quality Concerns

Tesla, which is seeing rapid growth in China as it ramps up local manufacturing capacity, has been called upon by the Chinese government for talks over quality issues in its electric cars

Tesla Buys $1.5 Billion in Bitcoin, Plans to Accept It as Payment

Tesla announced Monday it has bought $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin

Model Y Achieves 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from NHTSA

Since the launch of Model S in 2012, we have engineered every Tesla around the same advanced architecture that maximizes occupant safety. Today, Model Y, Tesla’s mid-size Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV), is the latest Tesla vehicle to earn a 5-star safety rating in every category from the National Highw…

Electric car sales jump to record 54% market share in Norway in 2020 but Tesla loses top spot

Electric car sales jumped to a record 54% of all new-vehicle sales in Norway last year, but Tesla’s Model 3 lost its place as the country’s bestselling vehicle despite a late surge.

Tesla reigns as #2 EV maker in Norway as EVs overtake gas cars in market share

Tesla was the second-most popular EV brand in Norway in 2020 as electric cars overtook gas-cars in market share, surging to 54% of sales in the country.

Tesla hit half-million car target in 2020

Tesla (TSLA) hit its goal of building a half-million cars in 2020, a first for the company, it reported Saturday.
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Tesla Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Tesla founded?

    Tesla was founded in 2003.

  • Who are Tesla key executives?

    Tesla's key executives are Elon Musk, JB Straubel and Zachary Kirkhorn.

  • How many employees does Tesla have?

    Tesla has 48,016 employees.

  • What is Tesla revenue?

    Latest Tesla annual revenue is $31.5 b.

  • What is Tesla revenue per employee?

    Latest Tesla revenue per employee is $656.8 k.

  • Who are Tesla competitors?

    Competitors of Tesla include Nikola, Honda and Toyota Motor Corporation.

  • Where is Tesla headquarters?

    Tesla headquarters is located at 3500 Deer Creek Rd, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Tesla offices?

    Tesla has offices in Palo Alto, Fremont, McCarran, St Leonards and in 8 other locations.

  • How many offices does Tesla have?

    Tesla has 12 offices.