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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 2019)48,016(-1%)
Job Openings4,988
Revenue (FY, 2020)$31.5 B(+29%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)$738.2(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

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-Apr-2021)

717.1b

Closing stock price (26-Apr-2021)

738.2

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

19.4b
Tesla's current market capitalization is $717.1 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

D

68/100

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Tesla Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

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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 hires former Reliance top exec Chithra Thomas as its HR head for India

Elon Musk’s Tesla is setting up its India operations fast and is also assembling its leadership team. The US-headquartered electric vehicle (EV) giant has hired Chithra Thomas as its human resources (HR) lead in the country.

Tesla opens Tel Aviv pop-up store

The Ramat Aviv store will remain open for three months. After several months in which Tesla's electric vehicle marketing efforts in Israel have been focused online and at a call center, the company today opened a pop-up store in the Ramat Aviv Mall in north Tel Aviv.

Tesla Vice President of Legal Al Prescott Leaves to Join Luminar, a Lidar Company

Tesla's longstanding vice president of legal and acting general counsel, Al Prescott, has left the electric vehicle and renewable energy company to join Luminar, a lidar start-up.

Tesla officially opens new service centre in Chester

TESLA has officially opened its new service centre in Chester. It is one of four new locations the electric car company has opened in the UK, the others being in Aberdeen, Cardiff, Nottingham.

Tesla Prepares For Launch In India With New Hires, Corporate Office And Showroom

Tesla Inc is currently expanding its factory in Shanghai and building two new factories in Berlin and Texas. But Tesla isn't done yet, as it looks like the company is now moving into India.

Tesla Faces Another NHTSA Investigation After Fatal Driverless Crash in Spring, Texas

On Monday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it "immediately" launched another investigation into Tesla following a fatal crash in Spring, Texas, over the weekend.
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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 Ford Motor, Oshkosh Corporation and Nikola.

  • 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.