If Tesla Hit Its Production Goal, Why Did The Stock Crater 15%?

About: Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)
by: Quoth the Raven
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At the beginning of the week this week, Tesla announced it hit its run rate production goal of 5,000 Model 3s per week.

The stock popped to highs of over $360 on the news, before eventually falling about 15% over the course of the next collective 10 trading hours.

Many bulls are asking how and why this could happen.

I offer my opinion.

Tesla (TSLA) bulls must be mystified. Why? Because the sentiment-driven nature of the company's stock price appreciation may be ending. This is something I've alluded to several times over the last couple of