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Tesla (LIM:TSLA) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 89.61 (As of Today)
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As of today (2023-03-22), Tesla's share price is $195.00. Tesla's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2022 was $2.18. Hence, Tesla's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 89.61.

The historical rank and industry rank for Tesla's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

LIM:TSLA' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.63   Med: 147.73   Max: 544.6
Current: 90.8

During the past 13 years, Tesla's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 544.60. The lowest was 26.63. And the median was 147.73.

LIM:TSLA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked worse than
87.93% of 646 companies
in the Vehicles & Parts industry
Industry Median: 15.43 vs LIM:TSLA: 90.80

Tesla's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 was $0.41. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $2.18.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Tesla was 111.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 81.40% per year.

During the past 13 years, Tesla's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 81.40% per year. The lowest was -114.70% per year. And the median was -53.30% per year.


Tesla Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for Tesla's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only - 76.62 283.06 342.33 56.69

Tesla Quarterly Data
Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 342.33 176.68 110.52 102.41 56.69

Competitive Comparison

For the Auto Manufacturers subindustry, Tesla's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Vehicles & Parts industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Tesla's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Tesla's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



Tesla Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Tesla's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=195.00/2.176
=89.61

Tesla's Share Price of today is $195.00.
Tesla's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $2.18.

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Tesla  (LIM:TSLA) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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Tesla (LIM:TSLA) Business Description

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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 2022 were a little over 1.3 million vehicles.

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