Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)’s Striking Growth, Supply Chain Problems & SolarCity Corp (SCTY)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)

Why Tesla Motors Is the Wrong Stock to Short (DailyFinance)
New York University finance professor Aswath Damodaran has done his math. By his estimates, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is worth $67.12 per share — far below its market price around $168. This is great news for investors shorting the stock, right? Not necessarily. The stock may be wildly overvalued by his calculations, but he has no plan to short the stock. …It’s intriguing that Damodaran, often referred to as the “valuation expert,” doesn’t feel compelled to short Tesla. After all, he thinks shares are trading about 2.5 times higher than they should be. Even so, two times in his latest blog post on Tesla he expressed that he would not short Tesla.

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Would Peter Lynch Buy Tesla? (DailyFinance)
In this video, Motley Fool analysts John Reeves and David Meier take a look at the incredible run that shares of Tesla Motors have been on recently, and what makes this one of the most remarkable investing stories of the year so far. They then take a look at what it would take to justify an investment in Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) at these prices and, just for fun, they speculate on whether an investment in Tesla today would match up with the investing style of Peter Lynch.

As It Increases Production, Tesla Worries About Battery Supply (NYTimes)
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’ recent growth has been striking, but at the Teslive event in northern California last July, Elon Musk, the company’s chief executive, made it plain that further expansion might be hindered by problems in the supply chain. “Our issues right now are actually not so much demand generation as they are production related,” he said. “In order for production to grow, we have to have the whole supply chain move in cadence.”

Cross-Country in an Electric Car? Elon Musk to Prove It’s Possible (DailyFinance)
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA). His roles are split in impossible proportions. SpaceX CEO, SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY) chairman, Hyperloop designer, Tesla Motors CEO, husband, and father of five children, Elon Musk is a busy man. But he’s not too busy for a good oe’ cross-country road trip — at least not for this one. This trip has a purpose. It’s official. Elon Musk and his family will travel from Los Angeles to New York in a Model S on a six-day road trip. Wait — that’s nothing new, right?

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