Is Tesla Motors a Risky Stock?

There's no doubt that Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA  ) is an investment that comes with some risks. But what are those risks? In this video, Fool.com contributor John Rosevear looks at the risks that Tesla is still facing as it prepares to report its first profit -- and the key things that any investor (or potential investor) in Tesla should be watching closely.

Isn't it too late to buy Tesla now?
Not necessarily. Near-faultless execution has led Tesla Motors to the brink of success, but the road ahead remains a hard one. Despite progress, a looming question remains: Will Tesla be able to fend off its big-name competitors? The Motley Fool answers this question and more in our most in-depth Tesla research available for smart investors like you. Thousands have already claimed their own premium ticker coverage, and you can gain instant access to your own by clicking here now.


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  • Report this Comment On April 23, 2013, at 3:04 PM, adamsmithhimself wrote:

    Do you think that it could a real possibility that Tesla would allow acquisition by the likes of a Toyota or GM in the same way that Elon sold Paypal to Ebay? Or do you think Tesla's in it for the long haul?

  • Report this Comment On April 23, 2013, at 3:27 PM, whyaduck1128 wrote:

    I'm not all that interested in whether Tesla is in it for the long haul, because I didn't buy it with that in mind. The NYT hack wrote his attack article (the kind that shows premeditation), the stock went down, I saw the decline as an opportunity and bought as a speculation. It's worked out quite nicely so far. I've set a sell price both high and low, with the high being a very nice profit and the low still being in the black.

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