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Tesla Inc  (NAS:TSLA) Total Assets: $29,263 Mil (As of Sep. 2018)

Tesla Inc's total assets for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2018 was $29,263 Mil.

Warning Sign:

If a company builds asset at 102.5% a year, faster than its revenue growth rate of 67% over the past 5 years, it means that the company may be getting less efficent.

During the past 12 months, Tesla Inc's average Total Assets Growth Rate was 7.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Total Assets Growth Rate was 86.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Total Assets Growth Rate was 102.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Total Assets Growth Rate was 109.80% per year.

During the past 11 years, Tesla Inc's highest 3-Year average Total Assets Growth Rate was 153.30%. The lowest was 76.30%. And the median was 112.70%.

Total Assets is connected with ROA %. Tesla Inc's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2018 was 4.36%. Total Assets is also linked to Revenue through Asset Turnover. Tesla Inc's Asset Turnover for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2018 was 0.24.


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Tesla Inc Annual Data

Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Total Assets Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2,416.93 5,830.67 8,067.94 22,664.08 28,655.37

Tesla Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18
Total Assets Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 28,107.07 28,655.37 27,271.43 27,910.00 29,262.71

Competitive Comparison
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Tesla Inc Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Tesla Inc's Total Assets falls into.



Calculation

Total assets are all the assets a company owns.

From the capital sources of the assets, some of the assets are funded through shareholder's paid in capital and retained earnings of the business. Others are funded through borrowed money.

Tesla Inc's Total Assets for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2017 is calculated as

Total Assets=Total Stockholders Equity (A: Dec. 2017 )+Total Liabilities (A: Dec. 2017 )
=4237.242+23420.784
=27,658

Tesla Inc's Total Assets for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2018 is calculated as

Total Assets=Total Current Assets+Total Long Term Assets
=Total Current Assets+(Property, Plant and Equipment+Intangible Assets+Other Long Term Assets)
=7920.491+(19733.969+356.702+1251.551)
=29,263

Total Assets=Total Stockholders Equity (Q: Sep. 2018 )+Total Liabilities (Q: Sep. 2018 )
=4508.838+23960.408
=28,469

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

Total Assets is connected with Return on Assets.

{COMPANY->company}'s annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2018 is

ROA %=Net Income (Q: Sep. 2018 )/( (Total Assets (Q: Jun. 2018 )+Total Assets (Q: Sep. 2018 ))/ 2 )
=1246.064/( (27910+29262.713)/ 2 )
=1246.064/28586.3565
=4.36 %

Note: The Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Sep. 2018) net income data.

In the article Joining The Dark Side: Pirates, Spies and Short Sellers, James Montier reported that In their US sample covering the period 1968-2003, Cooper et al find that firms with low asset growth outperformed firms with high asset growth by an astounding 20% p.a. equally weighted. Even when controlling for market, size and style, low asset growth firms outperformed high asset growth firms by 13% p.a. Therefore a company with fast asset growth may underperform.

Total Assets is linked to total revenue through Asset Turnover.

Tesla Inc's Asset Turnover for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2018 is

Asset Turnover
=Sales/Average Total Assets
=Revenue (Q: Sep. 2018 )/( (Total Assets (Q: Jun. 2018 )+Total Assets (Q: Sep. 2018 ))/ 2 )
=6824.413/( (27910+29262.713)/ 2 )
=6824.413/28586.3565
=0.24

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Therefore, if a company grows its assets faster than its sales, the asset turnover will decline. This might be a warning sign for the business.

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