Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

  • Analyst jokes Musk will make it to Mars with SpaceX before Tesla is profitable
  • One of the largest German banks, Nord/LB initiated coverage of Tesla not only with a sell rating, but with jabs at CEO Elon Musk.
  • “You have to ask yourself what will happen first: that Elon Musk will fly to Mars with SpaceX, or that he will finally operate Tesla in the black,” joked analyst Frank Schwope on Tuesday.
  • Schwope set a $270 price target, implying 15 percent downside over the next 12 months.

Tesla, Inc., formerly Tesla Motors, Inc., designs, develops, manufactures and sells fully electric vehicles, and energy storage systems, as well as installs, operates and maintains solar and energy storage products. The Company operates through two segments: Automotive, and Energy generation and storage. The Automotive segment includes the design, development, manufacturing, and sales of electric vehicles. The Energy generation and storage segment includes the design, manufacture, installation, and sale or lease of stationary energy storage products and solar energy systems to residential and commercial customers, or sale of electricity generated by its solar energy systems to customers. The Company produces and distributes two fully electric vehicles, the Model S sedan and the Model X sport utility vehicle (SUV). It also offers Model 3, a sedan designed for the mass market. It develops energy storage products for use in homes, commercial facilities and utility sites.

Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.

Short term: Prices are moving.

Intermediate term: Prices are trending.

Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside.

The projected upper bound is: 336.87.

The projected lower bound is: 295.53.

The projected closing price is: 316.20.

TESLA INC closed up 0.740 at 317.550. Volume was 89% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 38% narrower than normal.

Open           High            Low             Close          Volume
316.360      320.000      313.920      317.550      657,101

Technical Outlook
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bearish

Moving Averages: 10-period          50-period    200-period
Close:                       313.66               333.18           323.43
Volatility:                29                      40                   44
Volume:                   6,009,558       6,196,719       6,616,177

Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.

Summary
TESLA INC is currently 1.8% below its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is high as compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of TSLA.O at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on TSLA.O and have had this outlook for the last 30 periods. Our momentum oscillator has set a new 14-period high while the security price has not. This is a bullish divergence.

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.

Stochastic Oscillator

One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 67.8945. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a buy 19 period(s) ago.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 48.43. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a buy 16 period(s) ago.

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is 96. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a sell 3 period(s) ago.

MACD

The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a buy 9 period(s) ago.

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John Heffernan

John Heffernan is a Junior Analyst at HEFFX. John is studying Economics and is a contributor on equities at Live Trading News.

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