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Tesla’s Secret Sauce For Financial Success

on Tuesday, Nov. 5th

Tesla’s stock is up in anticipation of a positive quarterly earnings report, as expected by analysts.

Not that all the news will be good for the short term, as Angelo Young frames in this International Business Times report:

Gross profit margin is seen edging down to 22.4 percent from 25.1 percent, but this reduction might reflect Tesla’s reduced dependence on the sale of California’s zero-emission vehicle credits to other automakers rather than less profitability from the sale of its cars. If it sells fewer ZEV credits but more cars, gross margin could decline even if the company sees more profit from just auto sales.

Those ZEV credits are the secret sauce of Tesla’s continued growth: providing a cash injection as the auto maker establishes its retail reach.

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