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Shares of Tesla Motors (TSLA +5.5%) are driving hard again after Jefferies ups its profit...

Shares of Tesla Motors (TSLA +5.5%) are driving hard again after Jefferies ups its profit estimates for the company and takes it price target up to $130. The investment firm thinks the EV seller will beat 2013 productions targets.
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  • SharkDude
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    Pathetic. Every Investment Bank trying to be Elon Musk's best buddy.
    1 Jul 2013, 09:52 AM Reply Like
  • Christopher Cowan
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    With the return they have gotten so far, why not be?
    1 Jul 2013, 11:00 AM Reply Like
  • Esekla
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    It's simply how the game is played. Pumping stocks is what analysts are for. It's part of the reason SA has become so popular.
    1 Jul 2013, 10:10 AM Reply Like
  • stealthology
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    Analysts upgrade stocks they like. What's so wrong about that?
    1 Jul 2013, 10:45 AM Reply Like
  • pat1000
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    He must know something
    1 Jul 2013, 10:31 AM Reply Like
  • winston123
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    Guys,
    I bot at 30, 40 ,50 80, 100, . Ya gotta believe in Musk.
    1 Jul 2013, 10:33 AM Reply Like
  • stealthology
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    Congrats man. Jeez it annoys me so much when people decide not to spell out "bought" though..
    1 Jul 2013, 10:46 AM Reply Like
  • Cassina Tarsia
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    Here we go again ... until the next down article or rating!
    1 Jul 2013, 11:43 AM Reply Like
  • memberlds
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    My thoughts, what a great short coming up... Patience. One of the keys Ive learned is patience and its better to invest long in companies with excellent proven products over managment. Think about Green Mountain. Was horribly managed, but the product is excellent. I see the opposite with TSLA.
    1 Jul 2013, 01:39 PM Reply Like
  • Stymie67
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    Short TSLA at considerable risk. There is a long trail of battered, bloodied and bruised (and experienced) shorters. Have you really looked into this company, thoroughly? The product is what has fueled the success that Musk navigates. It has both.
    1 Jul 2013, 02:14 PM Reply Like
  • Joe E Coyotee
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    All the shares that are shorted will have to buy back to cover soon.
    Upgrades Downgrades it comes with the territory like it or not.
    will TSLA release another Model soon to add to the line up ?
    Hmmm! maybe I should write an article about that !
    1 Jul 2013, 02:18 PM Reply Like
  • wrynot
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    Per Bloomberg, short interest peaked in March, and has been dropping since [32mm a/o 3/15, down to ~20mm a/o 6/14]...It will be interesting to see what the end of month for June number was. Might explain (at least partly) what has fueled (or should I say, jolted?) this rally. The future may bring a car for the masses, but right now the product is of limited use for all but high income folks who don't have to have a car that can go long distance with short refueling time options.
    1 Jul 2013, 04:28 PM Reply Like
  • marshgre
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    So 90 seconds to refuel for another 250 to 300 miles isn't fast enough for you?

     

    Or taking a 20 to 30 minute break after driving three hours (while your car fills up for free) is just too inconvenient for you?

     

    I don't have the money for a Tesla yet - but when I can afford one I will buy one and laugh all the way to the bank with the money saved from the reduced operating costs over my current ICE car.
    1 Jul 2013, 06:20 PM Reply Like
  • Michael Bryant
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    Is starting to look like (BBRY). Die hard fans praised the company about BB10. Analysts started to up targets. Those who didn't were attacked by an angry mob. Well, (BBRY) reported and missed estimates. Bang. Down 27%.
    2 Jul 2013, 12:35 AM Reply Like
  • PeterJA
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    Tesla will dramatically beat estimates. That's what the market is reacting to already.
    2 Jul 2013, 01:39 AM Reply Like
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