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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 Ratings3.8
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)70,757(+48%)
Job Openings5,488
Revenue (FY, 2020)$31.5 B(+29%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$687.2(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Tesla

Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Chairman, Product Architect and CEO
Robyn M. Denholm

Robyn M. Denholm

Director
Hiro Mizuno

Hiro Mizuno

Independent Director
Antonio J. Gracias

Antonio J. Gracias

Independent Director
Zachary Kirkhorn

Zachary Kirkhorn

CFO
Drew Baglino

Drew Baglino

SVP, Powertrain and Energy Engineering
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Tesla Office Locations

Tesla has offices in Palo Alto, Fremont, McCarran, North Sydney and in 6 other locations
Palo Alto, CA, US (HQ)
3500 Deer Creek Rd
Fremont, CA, US
45500 Fremont Blvd
McCarran, NV, US
Electric Ave
North Sydney, AU
level 14/15 Blue 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 (Q1, 2021)

10.4b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

2.2b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

21.3%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

464.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

594.0m

Market capitalization (30-Jul-2021)

662.0b

Closing stock price (30-Jul-2021)

687.2

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

19.4b
Tesla's current market capitalization is $662 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, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

2.7b2.8b3.0b3.4b4.0b6.8b4.5b6.3b6.3b6.0b6.0b8.8b10.4b

Cost of goods sold

2.0b2.1b2.5b3.0b3.4b5.3b4.0b5.4b5.1b4.8b4.8b6.7b8.2b

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

25%24%15%13%15%22%12%15%19%21%21%24%21%
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

70/100

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Tesla Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 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 profit surge driven by record car deliveries

Tesla has reported surging profits, despite shortages of semiconductor chips and congestion at ports hampering production.

Infographic: Tesla's Profit Soars Past $1 Billion

When Tesla finally joined the S&P 500 index in December 2020, the profitability criterion - an eligible company's most recent quarter’s earnings and the sum of its trailing four consecutive quarters’ earnings must be positive - was the last box to be checked by the electric car maker.

With strong sales, Tesla defines Israel as priority market

Israel has become one of Tesla's strongest export markets and the electric vehicle manufacturer has consequently defined the country as a priority market in terms of allocating new vehicles, a source in the company has told "Globes."

Tesla reports 98% increase in Q2 revenues

U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla said Monday that it earned 11.96 billion U.S. dollars in total revenues in the second quarter of fiscal 2021, up 98 percent over the previous year.

Tesla falls as chip crisis, battery doubts loom over profit beat

Tesla Inc.’s shares fell as the global chip shortage cast doubt on its sales targets for 2021, damping investor enthusiasm after the electric-vehicle maker had its first US$1 billion quarter of net income.

Tesla numbers beat expectations but supply chain struggles lead to Semi delay

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) beat Wall Street expectations with its second-quarter results and said the first cars will roll off production lines in the new Berlin and Texas gigafactories later this year, although the launch of the Semi truck programme has been pushed to 2022 as the group struggles with …
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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, Robyn M. Denholm and Hiro Mizuno.

  • How many employees does Tesla have?

    Tesla has 70,757 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 $445.7 k.

  • Who are Tesla competitors?

    Competitors of Tesla include Kia, Ford Motor and Oshkosh 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, North Sydney and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does Tesla have?

    Tesla has 12 offices.