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What is TSLA's Acid Test Ratio?

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

Acid Test Ratio is 
1.16 (1Y +41.4% )

TSLA Stock Price & Acid Test Ratio

Acid Test Ratio for TSLA competitors.
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Note: Stonk = Stock. Both words are used interchangeably. 🙂

Historical (All-Time) Stats for Acid Test Ratio

chevron_right 2021 1.25 +16.8x
( +22.8% / year avg)
chevron_left 2008 0.07
vertical_align_top Peak 1.52 +20.5x
vertical_align_bottom Bottom 0.07
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 7 7 of 14
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 7
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 +5.12x faster than it's acid test ratio over the same period.
  • If TSLA grows it's stock at the same rate as it's acid test ratio (+22.8%/year) , it's stock price will grow +779% and hit $3272.2 over the next 10 years.
  • TSLA's stock price has gone up 0 of the 7 years (0%) it's acid test ratio were also up.
5-Year Change 🚀
+805%$41.6BNet Revenue (Sales)
+1,553%$59.2BCost of Revenue (Sales)
+777%$8.9BGross Profit Margin
-3.13%0.85Gross Profit Margin Ratio
+264%$2.7BResearch and Development (R&D)
+231%$4.2BSelling, General, and Administrative (SG&A)
+205%$112.0MOther Income/Expenses, Net
+223%$6.5BTotal Operating Expenses
+1,076%$65.6BCost & Expenses
+143%$396.0MInterest Expense/Income, Net
+296%$2.5BDepreciation & Amortization (D&A)
-1,424.0%$4.9BEBITDA
-246.2%0.47EBITDA Margin
-339.3%$2.4BOperating Income
-126.4%0.23Operating Margin
+205%$112.0MTotal Other Income/Expenses
-291.4%$2.1BPretax Income (Earnings)
-121.1%0.21Pretax Income (Earnings) Margin
+1,694%$276.0MProvision For Income Taxes
-264.4%$1.9BNet Income (Earnings)
-118.1%0.18Net Profit Margin
-216.7%1.99Earnings Per Share (EPS)
-216.7%1.99Earnings Per Share (EPS) Diluted
+40.6%$3.7BShares Outstanding
+63.3%$4.3BShares Outstanding (Diluted)
+1,088%$68.6BCash and Cash Equivalents
+1,088%$68.6BCash And Short-Term Investments
+217%$16.5BInventory
+662%$98.8BTotal Current Assets
+137%$55.5BPP&E
+476%$211.9BTotal Assets
+555%$26.6BAccounts Payables
+186%$7.3BShort-term Debt
+75.3%$6.4BDeferred Revenue
+2,403%$19.3BOther Current Liabilities
+366%$59.5BTotal Current Liabilities
+258%$36.2BLong-term Debt
+63.4%$13.1BOther Non-Current Liabilities
+145%$49.3BTotal Non-Current Liabilities
+246%$114.0BTotal Liabilities
+646%$4.0MCommon Stock
+921%$572.0MAccumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss
+2,271%$92.1BTotal Shareholders Equity
+476%$211.9BTotal Liabilities & Stockholders Equity
+243%$43.5BTotal Debt
-464.4%-$25.1BNet Debt
+584%$2.5BStock-Based Compensation (SBC)
-3,550.0%-$10.6BChange in Working Capital
-84.9%-$96.0MAccounts Receivables
-757.4%$6.6BNet Cash Provided by Operating Activities
+521%-$5.4BInvestments in PP&E
+1,004%-$10.3BNet Cash used for Investing Activities
-242.0%-$4.1BNet Cash Used Provided by Financing Activities
-989.4%-$8.7BNet Change in Cash
+1,129%$70.9BCash at End of Period
+1,562%$79.6BCash at Beginning of Period
-757.4%$6.6BOperating Cash Flow
+521%-$5.4BCapital Expenditure (capex)
-162.8%$1.2BFree Cash Flow
  • TSLA Historical Acid Test Ratio Table

    Year Acid Test Ratio YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 1.25 67.3% - -
    4/1/2020 0.75 81.1% - -
    4/1/2019 0.41 33.9% - -
    4/1/2018 0.31 -43.9% - -
    4/1/2017 0.55 -10.2% - -
    4/1/2016 0.61 -6.9% - -
    4/1/2015 0.66 -56.1% - -
    4/1/2014 1.5 79.6% - -
    4/1/2013 0.84 -4.5% - -
    4/1/2012 0.87 -42.4% - -
    4/1/2011 1.52 49.2% - -
    4/1/2010 1.02 -31.6% - -
    4/1/2009 1.49 2007.7% - -
    4/1/2008 0.07 - - -

  • 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.
  • Acid Test Ratio = Quick Assets ÷ Current Liabilities
    Also known as 'quick ratio', it measures the ability of a company to pay short-term obligations using the more liquid types of current assets or 'quick assets' (cash, marketable securities, and current receivables).

    For more detailed definitions, please see Investopedia.
    Year Acid Test Ratio YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price) total current liabilities quick assets math
    4/1/2021 1.25 67.3% 58250.00 72798.00
    4/1/2020 0.75 81.1% 48225.00 36727.00
    4/1/2019 0.41 33.9% 38969.71 16215.90
    4/1/2018 0.31 -43.9% 35241.71 10632.42
    4/1/2017 0.55 -10.2% 25087.74 13754.07
    4/1/2016 0.61 -6.9% 13852.77 8826.64
    4/1/2015 0.66 -56.1% 9237.71 5996.39
    4/1/2014 1.50 79.6% 5504.26 8364.20
    4/1/2013 0.84 -4.5% 2730.74 2155.38
    4/1/2012 0.87 -42.4% 1099.39 829.24
    4/1/2011 1.52 49.2% 491.46 787.79
    4/1/2010 1.02 -31.6% 262.76 267.78
    4/1/2009 1.49 2007.7% 236.98 354.46
    4/1/2008 0.07 351.74 24.81