2. As of noon trading, Tesla Motors ( TSLA) is up $2.83 (2.0%) to $142.50 on average volume. Thus far, 4.7 million shares of Tesla Motors exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $140.97-$143.91 after having opened the day at $141.63 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $139.67.

Tesla Motors, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and electric vehicle powertrain components. Tesla Motors has a market cap of $16.9 billion and is part of the automotive industry. Shares are up 311.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Tesla Motors a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tesla Motors as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full Tesla Motors Ratings Report now.

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