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2012 Q4 Earnings Report thread

Discussion in 'TSLA Investor Discussions' started by carrerascott, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    Thought maybe we should create a separate thread for this?
     
  2. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    We're about to make a TSLA Discussions subforum, instead of having one massive thread. So go for it.
     
  3. dave

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    Is there an actual call that Joe Schmoe like me can call into and listen in? I am a stock holder...
     
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    Yes, there is a live webcast at Tesla - Investors Overview
     
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    Thanks guys!
     
  7. agelston

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    Good Idea

    I'm actually not holding my position into earnings. May be an awful decision but I sold out at the end of today.

    Tomorrow could be the start of an absurd run. But we just had an absurd run. Given how much the stock has risen in the last month, I'd say we're set up for the final shakeout after earnings posts tomorrow.

    Be aware that in market capitalization terms, Tesla is at all time highs. Much higher then the last time the stock hit near 40, due to more shares outstanding from their 2ndaries.

    Going to have to post absurd numbers to live up to expectations (gross margin +20%, production 20k/year, outlook is key)
     
  8. sp4rk

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    Like everyone here, I await the call with more anticipation anxiety than any other call ever!
    From a 100% irrational perspective ... I find it a little hard to believe that Elon would appear on Kimmel if he'd just delivered very bad news.
    Then again, (I'm going to catch some odd replies for this comment), Heinrick Fisker (sp?) did appear for a talk at the Chicago Auto Show and he's hardly smiling.
    7 hours to go ...
     
  9. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    [mod note: discussion on Reservation Cancellation Rate was moved to a separate thread, as I'm sure this will be a topic of conversation long after the Q4 call.]
     
  10. CarbonTax

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    Appreciate your perspective sp4rk re: the Kimmel appearance. Elon's personality is forthright and usually quite prescient!?!
    I got burned unloading CREE pre-earnings last month. So I am conversely entrenched in TSLA to pay off my S and/or reserve my Gen III soon!
     
  11. DrJohnM

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    Just as a FYI... Elon Musk will be interviewed on CNBC tomorrow "Model S Outlook & First Reaction to Q4 Earnings". Throughout the day (no specific time stated).

    Announced just now on CNBC
     
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    First profit in Q1 2013 rather than late 2013, that is unexpected for me at least.
     
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    Not bad. Gross margin 8% is disappointing but they are sticking to the 25% outlook
     
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    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    Aftermarket selloff... Down 5% into the $36s...
     
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    Stock taking a big hit after hours.
     
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    Market's reaction is exactly what I was hoping for. Score.
     
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    This is huge. The shorts are going to burn like crazy.

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    Something is wrong. The after hours page is fluctuating wildly between down 8% to now back up to where it was at close...this should be interesting.
     
  18. ckessel

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    The report is good, why would the market be selling off? The market never makes any sense to me.
     

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