PALO ALTO, Calif. ( TheStreet) -- An investment in electric car maker Tesla is fraught with risks, according to the company's prospectus, which lists more than six dozen of them.Some of the risks Tesla admitted include "very limited experience servicing our vehicles;" the sad truth that the range of those vehicles has shown a propensity to decrease with usage; a distribution network that includes just 12 stores in the U.S. and Europe, even though states including Texas and Kansas require manufacturers to deliver cars through dealerships; and the potential that customers may be in short supply and the company's track record of losses throughout its existence.
Tesla IPO: Riddled With Risk, Hope
Check Out Our Best Services for Investors
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.
- Model portfolio
- Stocks trading below $10
- Intraday trade alerts
Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutinyquantitative, fundamental and technical analysisto maximize profit potential and minimize risk.
Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.