Exploring Potential S&P 500 Inclusion for Tesla

Rob Maurer

If Tesla (TSLA) -Get Report is able to post a second quarter profit when they report earnings later today, the company will become eligible to be added to the S&P 500 index. With $4.6T in assets under management tracking the index, 26 million shares of TSLA stock may need to be purchased by index-tracking funds.

The included video discusses the intricacies of a possible inclusion. Subjects discussed include:

  • Timing
  • Weighting
  • Benchmarking
  • Synthetic positions
  • Derivative positions
  • Selection committee's role

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Disclosure: Rob Maurer is long TSLA stock & derivatives

Comments (4)
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jwillis
jwillis

Elon also confirmed they were Building the Single casting machine for Model Y, so its no longer an uncertainty. That will figure a lot in bringing down the costs to build a Model Y and will simplify assembly and enhance structural integrity.

Rob_in_WI
Rob_in_WI

I love your work, Rob! I enjoyed your live stream today as well. Greetings from a fellow Iowan-turned Wisconsinite! I'm a Cyclone that ended up in western WI. I was late to the Tesla party, only getting in back in June, but I've enjoyed the ride so far and all your videos make me feel more comfortable with my decision to dip my toes in the Tesla waters with my measly handful of shares.

KrisTC
KrisTC

Great analysis, a bunch of people have been sharing this on the Tesla investors facebook group 😊

johnster
johnster

Really great analysis Rob. Keep up the great work!


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