Chart Spotlight: Tesla (TSLA)

Shares of Tesla (TSLA) just split 3:1 and now trades around $300 a share.

From here, the EV stock could accelerate well above $900 again, near-term - all thanks to substantial catalysts.

According to MarketClub, the short- and intermediate-trends are positive. The RSI, Fast Stochastics, and Williams’ %R are all pivoting well off recent lows.

TSLA Chart With Trade Triangles

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Electric vehicle demand is only accelerating. Not only do global leaders want millions of EVs on the road, California is about to prohibit the sale of gas-powered cars.

In fact, “The rule, issued by the California Air Resources Board, will require that 100 percent of all new cars sold in the state by 2035 be free of the fossil fuel emissions chiefly responsible for warming the planet, up from 12 percent today. It sets interim targets requiring that 35 percent of new passenger vehicles sold in the state by 2026 produce zero emissions. That would climb to 68 percent by 2030,” according to The New York Times.

Historically, investors love TSLA stock splits. The last time TSLA split – in August 2020 – the stock price surged 60% from the day of the announcement until its execution. Continue reading "Chart Spotlight: Tesla (TSLA)"

Invest in Innovation

Daniel Cross - Contributor - Equities

There's been a huge global push for technological advancement for decades and it doesn't show any sign of slowing up. Beginning with Alan Turing, the creator of what became the modern computer to Bill Gates, the man who made the personal computer a ubiquitous household item, comes a new name: Elon Musk.

This innovator started off as co-founder of PayPal, an online payments system that's come to be accepted at virtually every online retailer. From that success, Musk has come to be associated with a number of technologically innovative companies like Tesla, SolarCity, and SpaceX.

Despite launching an electric car company -- something that had never had widespread success with other car manufacturers -- in an already saturated automotive market, Tesla has become the poster company for breakthrough technologies.

Electric car sales are exploding worldwide. From 2014 to 2015, the total number of electric cars on the road doubled and has now topped 1.3 million. Bloomberg New Energy Finance estimates that sales of electric vehicles will soar to 41 million by 2040 and make up around 35% of all light vehicle sales. While the US is currently in the lead with over 400,000 electric vehicles on the road according to the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW), the rest of the world is blazing forward with more and more investment into sustainable technologies.

The Name Brand For Innovation

Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) is a $26 billion electric auto manufacturer with vehicles on the road in over 30 countries. The company has a variety of vehicles available including a new crossover that has just been put into production. The company is a bit misleading however, although it does manufacture electric cars, the companies real value is its breakthrough lithium-ion battery technology.

Building on the company's battery technology, Tesla is constructing a gigafactory in Nevada that by 2020, will produce more lithium ion cells than the entire world's output in 2013. Battery life prior to Tesla was limiting for electric vehicles preventing them from gaining a foothold in the automotive industry, but new technologies have now expanded that range to more than 200 miles and is expected to increase in future years.

Despite Musk's penchant for innovation, Tesla's stock is one of the more heavily shorted with a short float of more than 30%. This makes the stock unusually volatile with a history of sharp ups and downs. Just take a look at its chart.

Notice the sudden dip and subsequent rise in February. While the 20-day moving average has fallen below the 50-day, it's beginning to mount a comeback – a possible bullish sign. Along with the positive MACD, this stock appears to have room to run.

Tesla isn't cash flow positive right now so it's difficult to place a hard value on it, but the company is expected to have positive earnings in the next 12 months. Over the past four quarters, Tesla has beaten estimates twice, but missed them twice as well.

As a volatile stock with volatile earnings, Tesla is a risky investment but comes with a high potential payoff. Based on next year's earnings and analyst price projections, this stock could be fairly valued at around $232 – a 15% gain.

Check back to see my next post!

Daniel Cross Contributor - Equities

Disclosure: This contributor does not own any stocks mentioned in this article. This article is the opinion of the contributor themselves. The above is a matter of opinion provided for general information purposes only and is not intended as investment advice. This contributor is not receiving compensation (other than from for their opinion.

The man with the golden touch

In today's video, I will be analyzing the the stock of Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA). Tesla is one of the newest stocks on the NASDAQ and one that's been getting a lot of attention lately. Late yesterday, they announced their earnings and to the surprise of many analysts and the market, the stock of Tesla jumped dramatically today and is currently trading 15% higher than yesterday's close.

Tesla, I believe, is one of the real success stories in the automotive scene. The company is run by Elon Musk, who is a modern day Henry Ford and an extraordinary serial entrepreneur at the same time. Elon is laser-focused on making Tesla the leading electric car company in the world. One of his other endeavors is SpaceX, which as the name implies has to do with spacecraft. SpaceX was recently awarded $1 billion from NASA to supply and act as a ferry back and forth to the space station.

Looking at the movement in the stock of Tesla, you can see why it has made a lot of investors very happy in the last 12 months. I will be analyzing Tesla using our tried and trusted Trade Triangles and showing you the results of using this approach. Continue reading "The man with the golden touch"

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