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Tesla (LIM:TSLA) Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % : 1.64% (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is Tesla Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %?

Tesla's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was $557,546 Mil. Tesla's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2024 was $8,929 Mil. Tesla's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 1.64%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Tesla's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % or its related term are showing as below:

LIM:TSLA' s Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.17   Med: -0.35   Max: 3.68
Current: 1.62

During the past 13 years, the highest Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) of Tesla was 3.68%. The lowest was -4.17%. And the median was -0.35%.

LIM:TSLA's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked worse than
74.64% of 1317 companies
in the Vehicles & Parts industry
Industry Median: 6.03 vs LIM:TSLA: 1.62

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

A better indicator of the attractiveness of an investment which takes growth into account is the Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %. Tesla's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 20.52%. The Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past seven years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.


Tesla Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Tesla's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % can be seen below:

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Tesla Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Chart

Tesla Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.02 0.28 0.62 3.71 1.31

Tesla Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Get a 7-Day Free Trial 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 2.03 1.66 1.53 1.31 1.64

Competitive Comparison of Tesla's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %

For the Auto Manufacturers subindustry, Tesla's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %, along with its competitors' market caps and Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 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's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Distribution in the Vehicles & Parts Industry

For the Vehicles & Parts industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Tesla's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Tesla's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % falls into.



Tesla Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Calculation

In his book, The Little That Beat the Market, hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt defines Earnings Yield as operating income divided by enterprise value.

Teslas Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt)=EBIT/Enterprise Value
=10129/769104.5
=1.32 %

Tesla's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2024 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $8,929 Mil.



Tesla  (LIM:TSLA) Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Explanation

Joel Greenblatt defines the earnings yield using the above equation because it more accurately reflects the company's profitability relative to its stock price. Items like interest payment and tax etc. are not directly related to the company's operational profitability.

Enterprise Value instead of market cap (share price) is used in the calculation because it is the real price stock and bond investors together pay for the company.


Be Aware

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % based on Don Yacktman's definition is a better measure of the expected rate of return for a stock.


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Tesla (LIM:TSLA) Business Description

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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 2022 were a little over 1.3 million vehicles.

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