Seeking Alpha

Tesla Motors (TSLA): Q1 EPS of $0.12 beats by $0.08. Revenue of $562M (+16% Y/Y) beats by $63M....

Tesla Motors (TSLA): Q1 EPS of $0.12 beats by $0.08. Revenue of $562M (+16% Y/Y) beats by $63M. Conference call scheduled for 5:30 PM EST. Shares +8.1% AH to $60.33. (PR)
Comments (32)
  • lord_ares
    , contributor
    Comments (78) | Send Message
     
    YES! Musk did it! :-)

     

    Long $TSLA
    8 May 2013, 04:43 PM Reply Like
  • ssjoberg
    , contributor
    Comments (4) | Send Message
     
    $TSLA, knew you could do it. Keep on chugging!
    8 May 2013, 04:46 PM Reply Like
  • Dividend Pros
    , contributor
    Comments (154) | Send Message
     
    I told you people that the short squeeze has some way to go :) http://seekingalpha.co...
    8 May 2013, 04:46 PM Reply Like
  • ssjoberg
    , contributor
    Comments (4) | Send Message
     
    What's the play on in the money calls now? Hold onto them while the shorts cover? How long do you think TSLA continues to rise due to short squeeze?
    8 May 2013, 05:07 PM Reply Like
  • Dividend Pros
    , contributor
    Comments (154) | Send Message
     
    I'd wait for the next nasdaq report to get a better picture on that but the short covering can take a long tome with this one. The next event trigger could be the upcoming supercharger announcement.
    8 May 2013, 05:11 PM Reply Like
  • Retired2thDoc
    , contributor
    Comments (90) | Send Message
     
    Breathing.... breathing breathing....
    8 May 2013, 04:54 PM Reply Like
  • wipster
    , contributor
    Comments (161) | Send Message
     
    Sweet!!! I knew I bought yesterday for a reason, Elon and all the Tesla staff, you are awesome, I foresee a fine future for you and I'll be in line for one of the first S's that comeback off lease (or a Gen III... we'll have a few choices by then)!
    8 May 2013, 04:55 PM Reply Like
  • Retired2thDoc
    , contributor
    Comments (90) | Send Message
     
    Almost as tough a time as waiting for your child to be born....
    Imagine how Elon must have felt the last few days of March
    Congrats to those who had faith.. Keep it going
    8 May 2013, 04:57 PM Reply Like
  • Vico Confino
    , contributor
    Comments (179) | Send Message
     
    Warning for Elon:
    The Washington bloodsuckers are on the hunt for fresh blood.
    Tesla Motors is now in the cross hairs to extract their pound of flesh.
    Look for new obstacles to be put in place to force Tesla to turn over a chunk of its new found wealth. Sounds crazy doesn't it.
    "Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts ABSOLUTELY"
    Two ways to become wealthy in America. Acquire the knowledge to do it yourself or seize the power to take it away from someone who has.
    R.I.P. Tucker Motors, John DeLorean Motors
    Does history repeat itself? We will soon find out.
    Being poor is the new rich in America.
    THIMK!
    8 May 2013, 05:02 PM Reply Like
  • Tricky
    , contributor
    Comments (1582) | Send Message
     
    Tesla is one of the Obama administration's and Dept of Energy's poster kids (and quite possibly heading toward "shining stars"). Why would they want it to fail? They'll at least want the loan paid back to DoE first.
    8 May 2013, 05:12 PM Reply Like
  • Richard93
    , contributor
    Comments (817) | Send Message
     
    Tricky The Government may decide to inflict GM on Tesla before or after Tesla is able to pay off its Loan. Great Job Tesla!
    8 May 2013, 06:40 PM Reply Like
  • toonies
    , contributor
    Comments (393) | Send Message
     
    Wow. Going to celebrate. Tesla.
    8 May 2013, 05:04 PM Reply Like
  • kvsidhi
    , contributor
    Comments (9) | Send Message
     
    Now, its all naysayers turn to go cover all their shorts... go TSLA go..
    8 May 2013, 05:07 PM Reply Like
  • unc36
    , contributor
    Comment (1) | Send Message
     
    Up Up and away!! Continued surprise.
    8 May 2013, 05:07 PM Reply Like
  • Rabbitskin
    , contributor
    Comments (20) | Send Message
     
    I never knew short squeezez could be so much fun. Right now they are "bookending" my portfolio...nvlx and tsla!
    8 May 2013, 05:08 PM Reply Like
  • orthophonist
    , contributor
    Comments (126) | Send Message
     
    Expect further efficiencies with rapidly accelerating S sales coming from many sources: europe, asia, consumer's report next month, creative financing, word of mouth advertising in the US, etc., etc. This is truly the equity event of the year. More and more hedge funds, banks, pension plans, individuals will jump on the band wagon. Hop on and keep moving your stop loss orders up.
    8 May 2013, 05:09 PM Reply Like
  • toonies
    , contributor
    Comments (393) | Send Message
     
    Once again. Going to celebrate Tesla. Keep running billions of miles.
    8 May 2013, 05:17 PM Reply Like
  • lord_ares
    , contributor
    Comments (78) | Send Message
     
    Tesla expects to 30k/year overseas.

     

    I bet Tesla will enjoy solid demand from countries in Europe and some parts of Asia (Japan, maybe South Korea) where gas prices are much higher than here in the US. Not sure if all of Asia will join in due to frequent power cuts.

     

    But great day for Tesla and the auto industry and of course America!
    8 May 2013, 05:23 PM Reply Like
  • Hellz
    , contributor
    Comments (170) | Send Message
     
    But vehicle-tax makes the car hella expensive
    9 May 2013, 06:32 AM Reply Like
  • Richard93
    , contributor
    Comments (817) | Send Message
     
    Hellz that is a short run issue. Most folk will make there power so that's where they will cut costs of ownership.
    9 May 2013, 05:20 PM Reply Like
  • fafatooey
    , contributor
    Comments (358) | Send Message
     
    Up 30% AH.
    8 May 2013, 05:59 PM Reply Like
  • dividend_growth
    , contributor
    Comments (2878) | Send Message
     
    John Petersen won't be happy.
    8 May 2013, 06:11 PM Reply Like
  • oldpartsnrust
    , contributor
    Comments (284) | Send Message
     
    I don't think he's been happy in a long time.... this won't help. He is saying Tesla lost ~70 Million making and selling cars.
    8 May 2013, 08:17 PM Reply Like
  • ThetaDecay
    , contributor
    Comments (107) | Send Message
     
    Elon's other brainchild, SolarCity (SCTY), up 4.5% AH in sympathy.
    8 May 2013, 07:36 PM Reply Like
  • ZBNW
    , contributor
    Comments (138) | Send Message
     
    I rather enjoyed that. Tomorrow will be interesting and hopefully even more profitable with upgrades forthcoming.
    8 May 2013, 07:53 PM Reply Like
  • Michael Bryant
    , contributor
    Comments (5352) | Send Message
     
    Wow, up 23% afterhours!
    8 May 2013, 11:21 PM Reply Like
  • Mike Spelman
    , contributor
    Comments (44) | Send Message
     
    And that's what a short squeeze looks like
    8 May 2013, 11:52 PM Reply Like
  • TAS
    , contributor
    Comments (1983) | Send Message
     
    Enron, anyone?
    9 May 2013, 12:04 AM Reply Like
  • weekendmoe
    , contributor
    Comments (138) | Send Message
     
    Your arguments improve day by day :) Getting desperate?
    9 May 2013, 02:17 AM Reply Like
  • slerickson01
    , contributor
    Comments (110) | Send Message
     
    Wish I had bought a few more contracts, then I could have bought an S.
    fun fun.
    9 May 2013, 12:28 AM Reply Like
  • wadeyr
    , contributor
    Comments (199) | Send Message
     
    analysis on tesla is up almost 100% in 2 months. great call http://bit.ly/16cEET6
    9 May 2013, 01:40 AM Reply Like
  • fafatooey
    , contributor
    Comments (358) | Send Message
     
    Made lots of money..... Just booked an African safari.
    9 May 2013, 03:10 AM Reply Like
DJIA (DIA) S&P 500 (SPY)
ETF Tools
Find the right ETFs for your portfolio:
Seeking Alpha's new ETF Hub
ETF Investment Guide:
Table of Contents | One Page Summary
Read about different ETF Asset Classes:
ETF Selector

Next headline on your portfolio:

|