If you would invest 28,412
in Tesla Motors Inc on September 1, 2014
and sell it today you would lose (4,429)
from holding Tesla Motors Inc or give up 15.59%
of portfolio value over 30
days. Tesla Motors Inc is currenly does not generate positive expected returns and assumes 2.4564% risk (volatility on return distribution) over the 30 days horizon. In different words, 25% of equities are less volatile than Tesla Motors Inc and 99% of traded equity instruments are projected to make higher returns than the company over the 30 days investment horizon.
Daily Expected Return (%)
Given the investment horizon of 30 days, Tesla Motors Inc is expected to under-perform the market. In addition to that, the company is 3.97 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about -0.32 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. The NYSE is currently generating roughly -0.33 per unit of volatility.
Based on recorded statements Tesla Motors Inc has Operating Margin of -4.79%. This is 15.22% lower than that of the Consumer Goods sector, and 180.12% higher than that of Auto Manufacturers - Major
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 53.5% lower than the firm.
A good Operating Margin is required for a company to be able to pay for its fixed costs or pay out its debt which implies that the higher the margin, the better. This ratio is most effective in evaluating the earning potential of a company over time when comparing it against firm's competitors.