Really Wanna Short Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)?

The Fool Looks Ahead

Shorting a stock solely on valuation is a money losing proposition. Strong institutional ownership and a large founder’s stake are much better signals. I believe that with Tesla, similarly to Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM), these signals will be proven right, and not the high end valuation. If you wish to short a stock, I suggest you go and find yourself a better opportunity than Tesla.

Shmulik Karpf has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Amazon.com, Salesforce.com, and Tesla Motors . The Motley Fool owns shares of Amazon.com and Tesla Motors .

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