Tesla is an automaker, energy storage company and solar panel manufacturer. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells electric vehicles and energy storage products. Tesla operates in two segments: automotive, energy generation and storage. The Company also provides electric vehicle powertrain components and systems to other manufacturers, as well as services for electric vehicles through its 135 company-owned service centers and Service Plus locations, and through Tesla Ranger mobile technicians.

Company Growth (employees)
Palo Alto, US
Size (employees)
17,782 (est)+3%
Tesla was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, US

Key People/Management at Tesla

Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Chairman, Product Architect and CEO
Deepak Ahuja

Deepak Ahuja

JB Straubel

JB Straubel

Eric Branderiz

Eric Branderiz

Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller
Andrej Karpathy

Andrej Karpathy

Director of AI and Autopilot Vision

Tesla Office Locations

Tesla has offices in Palo Alto, Fremont, Sparks, Amsterdam Zuid-Oost and in 232 other locations
Palo Alto, US (HQ)
3500 Deer Creek Rd
Fremont, US
45500 Fremont Blvd
Sparks, US
Electric Ave
Tokyo, JP
2-23-8, Minami Aoyama
Amsterdam Zuid-Oost, NL
122 Burgemeester Stramanweg
Tilburg, NL
1-7 Asteriastraat
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Tesla Financials and Metrics

Tesla Financials

Tesla's revenue was reported to be $7 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

3 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

449.1 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

(671.2 m)

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

(535.5 m)

Market capitalization (11-Dec-2017)

55 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

3.5 b
Tesla's current market capitalization is $55 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.2 b4 b7 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.1 b2.8 b5.4 b

Gross profit

1.1 b1.2 b1.6 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.9 b1.2 b3.4 b

Accounts Receivable

226.6 m169 m499.1 m


94.7 m125.2 m2.1 b

Current Assets

3.2 b2.8 b6.3 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


2.4 b2.7 b2.4 b1.5 b1.2 b1.4 b1.4 b3.2 b3.1 b4 b3 b3.5 b

Accounts Receivable

72.4 m96.6 m156.9 m200.1 m138.6 m120 m318.1 m178.6 m326.9 m440.3 m453.5 m607.7 m


450.7 m596.9 m752.5 m1.1 b1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.6 b1.6 b2.2 b2.4 b2.5 b

Current Assets

3.2 b3.4 b3.4 b2.9 b2.6 b3 b3.2 b5.2 b5.2 b7 b6.4 b7.1 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(294 m)(888.7 m)(773 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

231.9 m422.6 m947.1 m

Accounts Receivable

(180 m)46.3 m(216.6 m)

Accounts Payable

252.8 m252.8 m750.6 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

(154.2 m)(338.4 m)(568.3 m)(282.3 m)(575.5 m)(553.6 m)(397.2 m)(798.6 m)(1.5 b)

Depreciation and Amortization

77.1 m168.5 m278.9 m156.5 m339.7 m620.2 m376.6 m765.8 m1.2 b

Accounts Receivable

2.2 m62.8 m78.4 m(159.3 m)(1.4 m)(110.5 m)91.5 m77 m(105.6 m)

Accounts Payable

(43.2 m)61.3 m89.2 m60.6 m212.9 m697.5 m2.5 m13.2 m170.3 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

6 x
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Tesla Operating Metrics

Tesla's Vehicles Sold was reported to be 254.2 k in Nov, 2017. Tesla's Vehicles Produced was reported to be 271.1 k in Nov, 2017
FY, 2014FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Nov, 2017

Vehicles Produced

15.51 k18.35 k25.18 k84 k25.42 k25.71 k26.15 k271.13 k

Manufacturing Facilities


Vehicles Delivered

35 k50.58 k76.23 k

Service Centers

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Tesla Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Cardinal Blue Solar, LLC
Blue Skies Solar I, LLC
Blue Skies Solar II, LLC
Building Solutions Acquisition Corporation
Caballero Solar Managing Member II, LLC
Afton Solar, LLC
Allegheny Solar 1, LLC
Ancon Solar II Lessor, LLC
Ancon Holdings II, LLC
Ancon Solar Corporation
Ancon Solar I, LLC
Andrews County Solar, LLC
Arpad Solar Borrower, LLC
Arpad Solar Manager I, LLC
Ancon Holdings, LLC
Ancon Solar II Lessee, LLC
Arpad Solar I, LLC
AU Solar 2, LLC
Caballero Solar Managing Member I, LLC
Allegheny Solar Manager 1, LLC
Ancon Solar II Lessee Manager, LLC
Ancon Solar Managing Member I, LLC
AU Solar 1, LLC
Banyan SolarCity Manager 2010, LLC
Banyan SolarCity Owner 2010, LLC
Basking Solar I, LLC
Beatrix Solar I, LLC
Bernese Solar Manager I, LLC
PerbixNovember 06, 2017
Grohmann EngineeringNovember 08, 2016
SolarCityJune 22, 2016$2.6 b
Riviera ToolMay 08, 2015

Tesla Market Value History

Tesla Revenue Breakdown

Tesla's Web-traffic and Trends

Tesla Online and Social Media Presence

Tesla News and Updates

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