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What is TSLA's Retained Earnings?

  Tesla Inc ( TSLA ) |
2008 - 2021 (14 years)

Retained Earnings is 
-$16.6B (1Y -29.8% )

TSLA Stock Price & Retained Earnings

Retained Earnings for TSLA competitors.
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Note: Stonk = Stock. Both words are used interchangeably. 🙂

Historical (All-Time) Stats for Retained Earnings

chevron_right 2021 -$5.4B +25.3x
( +26.3% / year avg)
chevron_left 2008 -$204.9M
vertical_align_top Peak -$204.9M +0.99x
vertical_align_bottom Bottom -$23.9B
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 13 13 of 14
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 1
Up Years = Positive (0%+) YoY change
Down Years = Zero or Negative (0% or less) YoY change

Key Points (Stonk Price Comparison)

  • TSLA's stock price has rallied +8,704% from $4.77 in 2008 , or +3.4x faster than it's retained earnings over the same period.
  • If TSLA grows it's stock at the same rate as it's retained earnings (+26.3%/year) , it's stock price will grow +1,032% and hit $4334.01 over the next 10 years.
  • TSLA's stock price has gone up 0 of the 13 years (0%) it's retained earnings were also up.
  • TSLA Historical Retained Earnings Table

    Year Retained Earnings YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 -5,399,000,000.0 -77.4% - -
    4/1/2020 -23,856,000,000.0 0.4% - -
    4/1/2019 -23,760,776,000.0 11.8% - -
    4/1/2018 -21,251,737,000.0 48.4% - -
    4/1/2017 -14,318,968,000.0 33.8% - -
    4/1/2016 -10,700,591,000.0 57.5% - -
    4/1/2015 -6,795,517,000.0 38.5% - -
    4/1/2014 -4,906,408,000.0 13.4% - -
    4/1/2013 -4,328,176,000.0 32.4% - -
    4/1/2012 -3,269,202,000.0 64.3% - -
    4/1/2011 -1,989,633,000.0 102.5% - -
    4/1/2010 -982,486,000.0 97.7% - -
    4/1/2009 -497,066,000.0 142.6% - -
    4/1/2008 -204,914,000.0 - - -

  • About
    Industry: Auto Manufacturers
    Sector: Consumer Cyclical
    Country: US
    IPO Date: 6/29/2010
    Stonk Exchange: NASDAQ
    • Tesla, Inc
    • engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of fully electric vehicles, energy generation and storage systems.
    • The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and currently employs 48,817 full-time employees.
    • The firm operates through two segments: Automotive, and Energy generation and storage.
    • The Automotive segment includes the design, development, manufacturing, and sales of electric vehicles.
    • The Energy generation and storage segment includes the design, manufacture, installation, and sale or lease of stationary energy storage products and solar energy systems to residential and commercial customers, or sale of electricity generated by its solar energy systems to customers.
    • The firm produces and distributes two fully electric vehicles, the Model S sedan and the Model X sport utility vehicle (SUV).
    • The company also offers Model 3, a sedan designed for the mass market.
    • The company develops energy storage products for use in homes, commercial facilities and utility sites.

  • Retained earnings (RE) is the amount of net income left over for the business after it has paid out dividends to its shareholders. A business generates earnings that can be positive (profits) or negative (losses).

    For more detailed definitions, please see Investopedia.