In today's edition, industrials editor and analyst Brendan Byrnes discusses a recent upgrade for Tesla from Morgan Stanley's Adam Jonas, who now rates Tesla stock as "overweight" and gives it a price target of $50. Tesla has been doing pretty much everything right with its flagship Model S sedan, and Jonas wrote that worries that the Model S production are ramping up too slowly are "overdone." Still, Tesla remains a speculative play. Watch the following video for more on why Brendan wouldn't bet against Elon Musk and Tesla, but why it's still too early to hop on board.
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