Amid all the euphoria over Tesla’s /quotes/zigman/118681/quotes/nls/tsla TSLA +10.61% stellar results, some analysts cautioned that there are still speed bumps ahead.
“To date, Tesla’s strong performance has been a function of its impressive factory ramp and marketing plan, but also two years of pent-up demand and the sale of lucrative ZEV [zero-emission-vehicle] credits,” Ben Schuman, an analyst at Pacific Crest, wrote in a note on Thursday.
“Going forward, the company needs to ramp to 25% gross margins from 5% (excluding ZEV credits) and demonstrate sustainable demand. This can be done, but we do not think the current valuation adequately reflects execution risk.”
AAPL)Apple margin decline concerns overblown, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray believes concern ...Piper Jaffray believes concern that Apple's margins will drop below 30% in the next two years is overblown. Piper continues to expect Apple will announce its TV product late in 2013 with shipment in 2014. The firm thinks shares will move higher as new products come into focus and keeps an Overweight rating on Apple, despite lowering its price target for shares to $655 from $688.
FSLR)First Solar downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
Raymond James downgraded First ...
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Cover Story: This Means War
Priceline's lofty shares could slip as online-travel rivals invade its lucrative turf. Expedia and Orbitz face a bumpy ride, too, according to Barron's
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