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Tesla Debt-to-Equity

: 0.21 (As of Mar. 2022)
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Tesla's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was $2,058 Mil. Tesla's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was $4,967 Mil. Tesla's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was $34,085 Mil. Tesla's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was 0.21.

A high debt to equity ratio generally means that a company has been aggressive in financing its growth with debt. This can result in volatile earnings as a result of the additional interest expense.

The historical rank and industry rank for Tesla's Debt-to-Equity or its related term are showing as below:

TSLA' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.02   Med: 1.66   Max: 7.06
Current: 0.21

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of Tesla was 7.06. The lowest was -17.02. And the median was 1.66.

TSLA's Debt-to-Equity is ranked better than
72.86% of 1120 companies
in the Vehicles & Parts industry
Industry Median: 0.49 vs TSLA: 0.21

Tesla Debt-to-Equity Historical Data

The historical data trend for Tesla's Debt-to-Equity can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Tesla Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Debt-to-Equity
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.86 2.81 2.21 0.60 0.29

Tesla Quarterly Data
Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
Debt-to-Equity 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 0.54 0.45 0.37 0.29 0.21

Competitive Comparison

For the Auto Manufacturers subindustry, Tesla's Debt-to-Equity, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-Equity data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Tesla Debt-to-Equity Distribution

For the Vehicles & Parts industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Tesla's Debt-to-Equity distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Tesla's Debt-to-Equity falls into.



Tesla Debt-to-Equity Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

Tesla's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Tesla's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Tesla  (NAS:TSLA) Debt-to-Equity Explanation

In the calculation of Debt to Equity, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by Total Stockholders Equity. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high ROE % companies.


Tesla Debt-to-Equity Related Terms

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Tesla Business Description

Tesla logo
Industry
Consumer Cyclical » Vehicles & Parts NAICS : 336211 SIC : 3711
Address
13101 Tesla Road, Austin, TX, USA, 78725
Founded in 2003 and based in Palo Alto, California, Tesla is a vertically integrated sustainable energy company that also aims to transition the world to electric mobility by making electric vehicles. The company sells solar panels and solar roofs for energy generation plus batteries for stationary storage for residential and commercial properties including utilities. Tesla has multiple vehicles in its fleet, which include luxury and midsize sedans and crossover SUVs. The company also plans to begin selling more affordable sedans and small SUVs, a light truck, a semi truck, and a sports car. Global deliveries in 2021 were a little over 936,000 units.
Executives
Baglino Andrew D officer: SVP Powertrain and Energy Eng. 3500 DEER CREEK ROAD FREMONT CA 94538
Kirkhorn Zachary officer: Chief Financial Officer 3500 DEER CREEK ROAD PALO ALTO CA 94304
Guillen Jerome M officer: President, Automotive 3500 DEER CREEK RD. PALO ALTO CA 94304
Taneja Vaibhav officer: Chief Accounting Officer 3500 DEER CREEK ROAD PALO ALTO CA 94304
Wilson-thompson Kathleen director PO BOX 3599 BATTLE CREEK MI 49016-3599
Musk Kimbal director C/O TESLA MOTORS, INC. 3500 DEER CREEK ROAD PALO ALTO CA 94304
Denholm Robyn M director 4150 NETWORK CIRCLE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Mizuno Hiromichi director 1-2-33-A504, KOMAZAWA SETAGAYA TOKYO M0 154-0012
Gracias Antonio J. director C/O VALOR EQUITY PARTNERS 200 SOUTH MICHIGAN AVENUE, SUITE 1020 CHICAGO IL 60604
Musk Elon director, 10 percent owner, officer: CEO C/O TESLA MOTORS, INC. 3500 DEER CREEK ROAD PALO ALTO CA 94304
Ellison Lawrence Joseph director C/O DELPHI ASSET MGMT CORPORATION 5525 KIETZKE LANE, SUITE 200 RENO NV 89511
Jurvetson Stephen T director 2882 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 150 MENLO PARK CA 94025
Straubel Jeffrey B officer: Chief Technical Officer C/O TESLA MOTORS, INC. 3500 DEER CREEK ROAD PALO ALTO CA 94304
Ehrenpreis Ira Matthew director 100 SHORELINE HWY SUITE 282, BLDG. B MILL VALLEY CA 94941
Buss Brad W director 198 CHAMPION COURT SAN JOSE CA 95134

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