BYD Sells More Plugin Vehicles Than Tesla, But Tesla Makes ~11 Times More Profit

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2022 21:40:22 +0000

BYD is the only automaker that sells more plugin vehicles worldwide than Tesla (and a bit fewer full electrics). It’s also basically the only other profitable electric automaker in the world. In some regards, you can certainly say that BYD is leading the charge in EVs. On the other hand, in terms of pure electrics, […]

Read more

Tesla Operating Margin #1 In Industry

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 06:23:25 +0000

One of the highlights of the annual Tesla shareholder meeting held earlier today was a graph showing that Tesla has risen to #1 in the auto industry in terms of operating margin. Luxury car companies known for their solid operating margins and gross profits are solid steps below Tesla now. The brand with the second […]

Read more

Tesla Earnings In 2019 & 2020 — What Can We Learn? Plus, Happy New Year!

Credit to Author: Vijay Govindan| Date: Wed, 01 Jan 2020 16:49:01 +0000

There have been many pieces on Tesla stock’s rocket run over the last month. According to, Tesla went from a low price of 328.69 on December 2nd, 2019, to a closing price of 430.38 on December 27th, 2019 (it has dropped a bit since then). This is a phenomenal return of 30.9% gain in less than 30 days. I speculated earlier on many reasons why it happened. It turns out, though, the reason may be very simple. Wall Street analysts are expecting Tesla to earn higher profits in 2019 and 2020 compared to what they thought 3 months ago

Read more