Bernstein's Sacconaghi and RBC's Spak both rate Tesla shares the equivalent of hold. "Excuse me, next", Musk dismissed the question.
Elon Musk: We're going to go to YouTube, sorry. He decided instead to take questions from a Tesla investor and Musk acolyte. First of all, even though short sellers take the position that a stock is headed lower, by most definitions, they are "investors".
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The deal must prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear threat, with stronger provisions in place to force them to keep their word. The report says two US officials believe that the shipments are intended for Iranian ground forces that would attack Israel.
Musk himself acknowledged during Wednesday's call that Tesla stock isn't for the faint of heart. "Do not buy it if volatility is scary". "No", he said. "I specifically don't want to".
During Wednesday's call, Spak asked about customer reservations for the Model 3 sedan, while Sacconaghi wanted to know about Tesla's capital requirements. "Please sell our stock and don't buy it". Yet some investors are concerned that the company will need to raise additional capital by the end of the year.
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It fall, as 23 investors sold ScS Group plc shares while 53 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. The Customer Acquisition segment sells a range of equipment, such as mobile phone handsets and wireless Internet routers.
Spiegel is not the only one betting against Tesla, with the stock listed as the biggest US equity short, according to financial analytics firm S3 Partners.
In response to RBC's "absurd" question regarding the percentage of Model 3 reservations that Tesla had started to configure, Musk said that Tesla has roughly a half a million reservations, despite no advertising and no cars in showrooms.
He explained that the question from Bernstein's Sacconaghi was "boneheaded" because the topic had already been covered in a shareholder letter.
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This would, in all probability, allow Beijing to further project its power in the South China Sea. And it's in their interest to ensure that there's a free navigation of global waters, she said.
However, his justification for calling out the other analyst speaks to how much work Tesla still has in front of it. Musk argues it would be impossible to fulfill existing Model 3 orders even if production goals are met, due to high demand. "Flamethrowers should arrive just in time".