Tesla (TSLA) Gets a Buy Rating from Mizuho Securities

Tesla (TSLAResearch Report) received a Buy rating and a $775.00 price target from Mizuho Securities analyst Vijay Rakesh today. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $668.06.

According to TipRanks.com, Rakesh is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 26.4% and a 68.7% success rate. Rakesh covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Advanced Micro Devices, Allegro MicroSystems, and Skyworks Solutions.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Tesla is a Hold with an average price target of $641.12, which is a -8.5% downside from current levels. In a report issued on March 1, Morgan Stanley also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $880.00 price target.

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Tesla’s market cap is currently $646.5B and has a P/E ratio of 899.40. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 24.90.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 65 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of TSLA in relation to earlier this year.

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Tesla, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of fully electric vehicles, energy generation and storage systems. It also provides vehicle service centers, supercharger station, and self-driving capability. The company operates through the following segments: Automotive and Energy Generation and Storage. The Automotive segment includes the design, development, manufacture and sale of electric vehicles. The Energy Generation and Storage segment includes the design, manufacture, installation, sale, and lease of stationary energy storage products and solar energy systems, and sale of electricity generated by its solar energy systems to customers. It develops energy storage products for use in homes, commercial facilities and utility sites. The company was founded by Jeffrey B. Straubel, Elon Reeve Musk, Martin Eberhard, and Marc Tarpenning on July 1, 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.