Tesla Discounts Could Perk Up Sales And Lay Foundation For New Models, Higher Share Price

Jan. 26, 2023 1:32 PM ETTesla, Inc. (TSLA)PYPL43 Comments
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Doron Levin


  • The 65% decline in the value of Tesla shares since late 2021 represents for investors a multifactorial puzzle to decipher, a large component of which is macroeconomic.
  • Record Q4 revenue and beat on earnings lay foundation for more capacity and path to "affordability."
  • Evidence suggests that TSLA management’s recent decision to cut prices in the face of competitive and economic forces weighing on demand is stimulating consumer interest.
  • The company and its chairman face serious legal challenges that could impede the stock’s recovery, given growing consumer interest in battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) worldwide.
  • Shares remain a hold, positive factors such as brand equity and price-cutting held at least partially neutralized by adversities.
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I am a journalist based in Detroit, having spent almost my entire career writing about business and economic subjects for The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Detroit Free Press and Bloomberg. I'm the author of two books and am an acknowledged expert on the world automotive industry.

Disclosure: I/we have a beneficial long position in the shares of TSLA either through stock ownership, options, or other derivatives. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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