SCTY : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Tesla Earnings a Referendum on CEO Musk

    October 19, 2016
    Skeptical market players are ready to act on the growing divide between Tesla's colorful CEO and actual quarterly metrics.
  2. Tesla Announces Solar Panel Collaboration With Panasonic, Delays ...

    October 17, 2016
    Tesla's "unexpected" product launch will have to wait two more days.
  3. Combined Tesla, SolarCity Entity Will Need $12.5 billion Over ...

    October 14, 2016
    The news comes four days after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company will not be raising capital from debt or equity markets ...
  4. Tesla Shareholders Vote on SolarCity Merger Nov. 17 (TSLA, SCTY)

    October 12, 2016
    Will shareholders approve the controversial merger?
  5. Tesla to Announce New "Unexpected By Most" Product Next Week ...

    October 10, 2016
    The electric car maker will also not be raising additional cash through equity offerings or corporate debt in the next quarter. ...
  6. Tesla Shares Fall After Goldman Downgrade (TSLA, SCTY)

    October 7, 2016
    The investment bank had upgraded the stock earlier this year, just before it underwrote Tesla's secondary offering in May. ...
  7. Tesla Reports Its Biggest Quarterly Sales (TSLA, SCTY)

    October 3, 2016
    In a press release on Sunday, Tesla Motors Inc. said it had delivered 24,500 vehicles in the third quarter of this year, ...
  8. 5 of the Stock Market's Biggest Losers This Year (SCTY, MYL)

    September 29, 2016
    Both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones have hit record highs this year and the Fed announced it will keep interest rates unchanged. ...
  9. Tesla to Unveil Solar Roof for Homes Next Month (TSLA, SCTY)

    September 24, 2016
    In the first test for its controversial merger with solar panel company SolarCity, the electric car maker will unveil a new ...
  10. Four Lawsuits Filed Against Tesla SolarCity merger

    September 19, 2016
    The controversial merger between Elon Musk's two companies hits another roadblock after it became the subject of four lawsuits. ...
  11. Tesla Wins Largest Lithium Ion Battery Storage in the World (TSLA, ...

    September 15, 2016
    The project will use Tesla's Powerpack to supplement electricity requirements for Southern California Edison's peak grid ...
  12. Short Seller Chanos Warns Tesla Could Go Bankrupt

    September 13, 2016
    Famed short-seller Jim Chanos, who is short Tesla and SolarCity, said he ran a Z-score, a predictor of bankruptcy, and Tesla ...
  13. How Does Tesla Compare Against Competition On Key Indicators?

    September 12, 2016
    Tesla is expensive and lacks safety features, or so the electric car maker's say. Here are two graphics that take a look ...
  14. Tesla Down After Bearish Analyst Take

    September 9, 2016
    Cowen & Co. initiates coverage of the stock with an "Underperform" rating.
  15. Tesla Stock Drops on Cowen Sell Rating (TSLA, SCTY)

    September 8, 2016
    Shares of Tesla remained under severe pressure Thursday, seemingly still reeling from the company's weak cash position.
  16. Deutsche Bank Extends Tesla $300M Credit Line (TSLA, SCTY)

    September 7, 2016
    Tesla has entered into an agreement with Deutsche Bank to borrow up to $300 million for its vehicle leasing program.
  17. Tesla CEO Elon Musk Is Aiming For GAAP Profitability This Quarter ...

    September 7, 2016
    Last week Elon Musk told employees that he wanted to "throw a pie in the face of" his company's detractors by reporting GAAP ...
  18. Driver Dies In Netherlands After Tesla Model S Catches Fire

    September 7, 2016
    This is the second instance in Europe of a Tesla Model S catching fire.
  19. Tesla Stock Rises as Musk Looks to Cut Costs (TSLA, SCTY)

    September 6, 2016
    After several weeks of declines, shares of Tesla drove higher Tuesday on reports that CEO Elon Musk is looking for ways to ...
  20. Tesla Stock Decline a Buying Opportunity: Analyst (TSLA, SCTY)

    September 5, 2016
    Analysts at Robert W. Baird believe investors should be greedy with Tesla shares.
  21. 2 M&A Deals That Burned Hedge Fund Short Positions (SCTY, TSLA)

    September 2, 2016
    SolarCity Corp. and Green Mountain Coffee merger deals burned two of the most prominent hedge fund short sellers and caused ...
  22. Tesla to Raise More Capital (TSLA, SCTY)

    September 2, 2016
    Near-term expenses will impact Tesla's continuity of business operations, if it fails to raise more capital.
  23. Tesla Stock Plunges Amid SolarCity Merger Concerns (TSLA, SCTY)

    September 1, 2016
    Concerns about Tesla's ability to pay for its proposed acquisition of solar energy company SolarCity continue to impact Tesla ...
  24. Tesla Wins Antitrust Approval to Acquire SolarCity

    August 26, 2016
    Elon Musk is one big step closer to achieving his goal of creating a cohesive, carbon-free energy and transportation company. ...
  25. Tesla's Cash Burn Not Always Bad Thing (TSLA, SCTY)

    August 25, 2016
    When cash is the sole metric by which an investment thesis is applied for certain companies, some massive stock gains can ...
  26. Tesla's New Auto Platform Can Boost Cash Flow (TSLA, SCTY)

    August 24, 2016
    From the standpoint of risk and Tesla's cash flow, the company's new vehicle platform will help tremendously.
  27. Elon Musk Personally Finances SolarCity’s Bond Offering (TSLA, ...

    August 24, 2016
    Elon Musk continues to financially support SolarCity in his personal capacity
  28. SolarCity Announces Layoffs (SCTY, TSLA)

    August 17, 2016
    The company highlighted in its filing that it will set aside $3-$5 million for this restructuring plan, which will be used ...
  29. SolarCity Blames Tesla Deal for Delays in Project Financings

    August 10, 2016
    Solar panel maker says delayed financings adversely affected 2Q earnings, but should aid 3Q results.
  30. What to Expect for SolarCity Q2 Earnings

    August 8, 2016
    The Elon Musk-backed alternative energy company has become a hot topic, buoyed by Tesla's $2.8 billion acquisition.
  31. Tesla Posts Wider Q2 Loss But Beats Production Target

    August 3, 2016
    The electric car maker reported a wider-than-expected second quarter loss - its thirteen straight losing quarter .
  32. Tesla Q2 Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect? (TSLA, SCTY)

    August 2, 2016
    Balancing production and profitability has proven to be a greater challenge than Musk realized, as evidenced by the company's ...
  33. Tesla Motors Price Levels to Watch After Earnings

    August 2, 2016
    Tesla Motors has retained intense shareholder loyalty while the stock has transitioned from market darling to perennial laggard.
  34. Tesla to Acquire Solar City for $2.6 billion (TSLA, SCTY)

    August 1, 2016
    Tesla has said it will buy Solar City for $2.6 billion.
  35. Elon Musk Unveils Tesla's New 'Master Plan'

    July 20, 2016
    Tesla's revised master plan expands the company's focus to becoming a one-stop shop for various green energy endeavors, not ...
  36. Tesla Stock Higher Despite Production Fears (TSLA, SCTY)

    July 11, 2016
    Tesla saw its price target reduced by analysts at RBC Capital Markets, who cited production and delivery concerns for the ...
  37. Is Tesla Trying to 'Steal' SolarCity? (SCTY, TSLA)

    July 5, 2016
    Credit Suisse believes that Tesla Motors, which offered a $2.8 billion bid to acquire the alternative energy company, would ...
  38. SolarCity Appoints Directors to Study Tesla Offer (SCTY, TSLA)

    June 28, 2016
    SolarCity has named two board members to evaluate the offer from Elon Musk and Tesla as well as other alternatives.
  39. SolarCity Seen Benefiting From Brexit (SCTY,TSLA)

    June 27, 2016
    Not every company is expected to struggle from the effects of Brexit.
  40. Tesla's Bid for Musk's SolarCity: 'Blindingly Obvious'

    June 22, 2016
    As Musk himself would say, the deal is "blindingly obvious."
  41. SolarCity Stock Rises Despite Barclays Downgrade (SCTY)

    June 21, 2016
    SCTY share rose 5.5% Monday, reaching a session high of $22.50 despite the alternative energy company receiving a downgrade ...
  42. Solar: a Sea of Short Sales (FSLR, SCTY)

    June 16, 2016
    Solar stocks are breaking first quarter lows and heading into major downtrends.
  43. 3 Billionaires Who Graduated From the University of Pennsylvania ...

    May 25, 2016
    Learn more about three of the most high-profile billionaires to graduate from the University of Pennsylvania: Donald Trump, ...
  44. SolarCity vs. Sungevity: A Financial Comparison (SCTY, APO)

    May 24, 2016
    Compare the investment potential of two solar energy companies: SolarCity Corporation and Sungevity. Consider how global ...
  45. Solar ETFs: Why SunEdison May Cause Contagion Risk (SUNEQ)

    May 23, 2016
    Learn about SunEdison's bankruptcy and enormous debt, and why solar companies and exchange-traded funds may be subject to ...
  46. Tesla Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (TSLA)

    May 20, 2016
    Discover more information about five key customers for Tesla's electric automotive parts and energy storage batteries that ...
  47. Home Depot Stock: Analyzing 3 Key Customers (HD)

    May 13, 2016
    Find out which companies pay significant portions of their operating budgets to Home Depot and why their relationships are ...
  48. SolarCity Stock Plunges Ahead of Q1 Earnings (SCTY)

    May 9, 2016
    While Wall Street expects strong revenue growth this quarter, profits are nowhere in sight.
  49. Solar Wars: Solar City vs. Verengo Solar vs. Sungevity

    April 28, 2016
    Read about three important players in the growing solar-energy services market, and learn more about their business operations ...
  50. Can SolarCity Leverage New Law in San Francisco?

    April 22, 2016
    San Francisco's reputation as a home to tech innovators is about to get an upgrade. Or a downgrade, depending on how you ...
  51. Can SolarCity Really Charge Every Tesla On Earth? (SCTY, TSLA)

    April 11, 2016
    How credible is the claim? More importantly, does it matter?
  52. The Economics of Whole Foods' Rooftop Solar Plan (WFM)

    March 21, 2016
    Whole Foods hopes that installing solar panels in 100 of its stores will lessen its carbon footprint and make economic sense ...
  53. Elon Musk's 5 Best Investments (TSLA, PYPL)

    March 13, 2016
    Read about some of the most important and impressive investment victories for Elon Musk, the visionary engineer and technology ...
  54. This Is What Elon Musk's Portfolio Looks Like (TSLA, SCTY)

    March 11, 2016
    Read about the narrow and ambitious investment portfolio of Elon Musk, the enigmatic and genius founder of Tesla Motors, ...
  55. Analyzing Solar City's Return on Equity (SCTY, SPWR)

    March 6, 2016
    Learn why SolarCity has had years of negative ROEs and what has caused the loss of earnings. Also understand how its future ...
  56. The World's Top 5 Alternative Energy Companies (FSLR, NEE)

    February 29, 2016
    Obtain information on five of the leading alternative energy companies to use when considering exposure to the market sector
  57. SolarCity Stock Flames Out on Weak Earnings (SCTY)

    February 11, 2016
    Investors will have to reconcile that the company's once ultra-high growth days are coming to end.
  58. SolarCity's Pain Spreads Across Solar Stocks (SCTY)

    February 10, 2016
    Solar stocks are falling due to a decline in SolarCity's earnings
  59. Will SolarCity Start to Shine Again? (SCTY)

    December 4, 2015
    Does SolarCity's recent spike in its stock price mean it will start to shine again?
  60. 3 Solar Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio (SCTY, SPWR)

    October 5, 2015
    Understand the growth and challenges of the renewable energy market and its success in 2015. Learn about the top three energy ...
  61. Analyzing the Future of Oil Prices: When Should You Invest? (BP, ...

    September 28, 2015
    In January, oil bottomed out at less than half its price in June. What caused the plunge, and how should long-term investors ...
  62. SolarCity Expands Into Mexico With New Acquisition (SCTY)

    August 7, 2015
    SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY) is pushing into sunny Mexico. The company announced this week that it has signed a definitive agreement ...
  63. 1 Sign of SolarCity's Success (SCTY)

    June 18, 2015
    While SolarCity's (NASDAQ: SCTY) stock has been trending downward over the past 12 months, falling 12% over that period, ...
  64. How Elon Musk Became A Superstar

    June 10, 2015
    An overview of the early life and education of Elon Musk, one of the great innovators of our time.
  65. Is Vivint Solar's Blackstone Commercial & Industrial Announcement ...

    June 5, 2015
    Here is why solar short sellers should be paying particularly close attention to the latest news. On June 4, Vivint Solar ...
  66. SolarCity's Impressive Growth in 3 Charts (SCTY)

    May 29, 2015
    Solar energy system company SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY) went from being a small, risky business to a substantial industry player ...
  67. 5 Thought-Provoking Statements From Solar City (SCTY, TSLA)

    May 18, 2015
    SolarCity's (NASDAQ: SCTY) continuing breakneck expansion provided for several interesting disclosures during the company's ...
  68. Distinguish A Stock Price Correction With A Price Trend

    May 11, 2015
    We explain how you can use trend lines to help avoid market corrections.
  69. SolarCity Earnings Call - 2 Analysts With 2 Different Views

    May 7, 2015
    After the market close on May 5, SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ: SCTY) announced Q1 results, and discussed new metrics, including: ...
  70. Solar City Wants to Own This Trend (SCTY, FSLR)

    April 30, 2015
    Are investors waking up to solar's potential in the commercial and industrial segment? In February, First Solar (NASDAQ: ...
  71. Watch These Stocks for a Breakout

    April 27, 2015
    These stocks are are tight and will eventually breakout out. Here ways to trade them.
  72. How To Profit From Solar Energy

    April 23, 2015
    Once regarded as too expensive and inefficient, solar energy is now becoming a more viable option for consumers and businesses ...
  73. Could SolarCity Crush Its Own Ambitious Goals? (SCTY)

    April 3, 2015
    Back at the end of 2012, when SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY) went public, it seemed almost outrageous that the company would have ...
  74. Will Big Utilities Kill SolarCity? (SCTY)

    March 31, 2015
    Across the nation, SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY) has made residential solar power systems more popular than ever, with its efforts ...
  75. Cheaper Solar Power Gets Some Major Backers

    March 4, 2015
    While solar hasn’t lived up its potential, the times are changing. New investment has surged. For investors, this could be ...
  76. Why Is SolarCity A Growing Stock?

    March 3, 2015
    SolarCity's stock may be down about 40% in the last 12 months, but its underlying business is growing rapidly.
  77. Controversial Clean Energy Stock has Massive Upside Potential

    February 27, 2015
    Boom or bust. Those are the contrasting views investors seem to hold for clean energy provider SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY). The ...
  78. Oil Picks For Bulls And Bears

    January 15, 2015
    Everyone thought the biggest economic news of 2014 was going to fall somewhere between the end of quantitative easing, some ...
  79. Insiders At These 4 Companies Are Buying Stock -- Should You?

    November 30, 2014
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