Tesla, Sirius, Nvidia: Buy, Sell, or Hold?

We'll give you a list of three stocks related to the automobile industry. You must choose one to buy, one to sell, and one to hold. Ready? Automaker Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA  ) , satellite-radio provider Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI  ) , and Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA  ) , whose high-performance chips are moving into more automobiles every day.

Give us your answers below, and then check out this edition of Motor Money to see how analysts Rex Moore and John Rosevear answered the question.

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  • Report this Comment On October 06, 2013, at 7:07 PM, Austin77478 wrote:

    Disclosure after the video: "People on the show may have interests in the stocks they talk about and The Motley Fool may have formal recommendations for or against. Don't buy or sell stocks solely on what you hear."

  • Report this Comment On October 06, 2013, at 8:01 PM, tjtoretire wrote:

    Yes I am a loyal Sirius listener and yes you deserve some heat for your misguiding opinion. Sirius is the leader in premium no commercial excellent content radio all for a low cost. You have it in your car at $150 year. I have it in my cars, boat, house and yard. Everyone loves the product. You are not comparing apples to apples. FOOLish article overall. Just out of curiosity...do you own Pandora stock? Or just a Sirius short. C'mon man!

  • Report this Comment On October 06, 2013, at 8:06 PM, tjtoretire wrote:

    Buy sirius

    Sell Tesla

    Hold Nvidia

  • Report this Comment On October 06, 2013, at 8:07 PM, tjtoretire wrote:

    BUY SIRIUS!

  • Report this Comment On October 06, 2013, at 8:14 PM, tjtoretire wrote:

    Sirius to report earnings October 28th. Car sales are up so earnings will be up as well. Don't miss out!

  • Report this Comment On October 06, 2013, at 9:22 PM, highgrowthcarson wrote:

    Buy Tesla (most disruptive company in many, many years)

    Sell sirius (no long-term shot, no music genome)

    Hold Nvidia

  • Report this Comment On October 06, 2013, at 9:41 PM, tjtoretire wrote:

    Buy Sirius...international and connected car access long term

    Who cares about Tesla and Nvidia. Buy, hold or sell all good to me

  • Report this Comment On October 06, 2013, at 10:33 PM, ianisaacson wrote:

    TSLA -buy

    SIRI - hold

    Navidia - sell

  • Report this Comment On October 07, 2013, at 3:26 AM, TurbulentTime wrote:

    TSLA - Strong Buy. Wall Street didn't see Amazon coming for a decade or more ......

    The characteristics of most disruptive companies in this World are usually met with extreme disbelief by companies that have already existed for along time. Even Walmart did not see the competition from Amazon coming until 2006. By then, it was too late to fight Amazon. I owned Amazon stocks at $7 per share in 2001.

    SIRI - Sell. It is not a disruptive company. It is a service good for those who can afford it. For those who say, many cannot afford a $80,000 Model S, the same goes for many people who cannot afford $150 per year for music which are otherwise FREE on FM radios. Many local radios rock!!!!! They have wonderful DJs.

    Navia - Hold. It could continue its great relationship with Tesla Motors and thrift this way.

  • Report this Comment On October 07, 2013, at 3:27 AM, TurbulentTime wrote:

    Navidia - typo.

  • Report this Comment On October 07, 2013, at 4:10 PM, BillFromNY wrote:

    Odd. I thought Motley Fool made all columnists disclose their status with any stock on which they made a recommendation.

    He has it in his own car and loves it, so presumably he knows of all the content. He doesn't mention content when he gives his recommendation.

    He does make a good point about price. Young potential Sirius subscribers that are mainly interested in the music will look at the annual price of over $175 and will go for free instead. And adding Sirius Internet radio to the package, so you can listen in places other than your auto, adds around another $40. Sirius will lose some of these.

    Basically this is just some guy with no special expertise in the segment, so his opinion really doesn't matter much.

  • Report this Comment On October 07, 2013, at 6:59 PM, Lamley2 wrote:

    Buy Sirius

    Hold NVDIA

    Sell Tesla

  • Report this Comment On October 08, 2013, at 10:38 AM, 67vair wrote:

    BUY Sirius! It just hit a new 52 week high today of $4 per share. Going even higher from here. Don't listen to these guys.

  • Report this Comment On October 08, 2013, at 3:03 PM, Lamley2 wrote:

    Tesla - 124 x earnings. That's unsustainable. Sell

    NVDIA - good financials, good product. Hold

    Sirius - Liberty is about to leverage the services offered. Buy

  • Report this Comment On October 08, 2013, at 3:10 PM, TMFRhino wrote:

    BillFromNY,

    Ownership stakes are disclosed, that section was added because we distribute videos on different sites where the disclosure may not be visible.

    From this article.... "Neither Fool contributor John Rosevear nor Rex Moore has a position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends NVIDIA and Tesla Motors and owns shares of Tesla Motors. "

    Thanks for reading,

    Eric

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