Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)went down -1.04% during trading on the US exchange where it had a trading capacity of 3.45M shares. The company’s shares were closed at $248.59 . The stock has an operating margin of -9.50% and a net profit margin of -9.60% This appreciation has taken its price 39.51% above the 52-week low. The stock hit 1-yearhigh at $287.39 and a low of $178.19 in the same period.

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Earnings Recap & Outlook

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) last announced results for quarter ended on 31 Dec 2016, disclosing EPS of $-0.69 The reported earnings per share topped the analyst’s consensus by $-0.26 with the percentage difference between estimated and actual earnings arriving at -60.50%. Price changes resulting from an earnings surprise can be felt immediately. Studies indicate that the stock prices of firms with significant positive earnings surprises show above-average performance, while those with negative surprises have below-average performance. The mean revenue estimate for the current fiscal period ending March 2017 is $2.47B by 12 brokerage firms. The average revenue estimate for the year ending December 2017 is $11.58B by 14 analysts.

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Flood of Opinions

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) right now sits at consensus rating of 2.80 while 3 analysts have advocated the shares as ‘BUY’, 3 calls it an ‘OUTPERFORM’ and 8 suggest ‘HOLD’. The mean PT for this stock is at $244.38 while the max. level suggested by the brokerage firms is $375.00 and min. PT is $155.00. The mean PT is calculated considering the consensus of 16 analysts.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) went down -1.96% during trading on the US exchange when it had traded 3.41M shares. The company’s shares were closed at 50.15. The stock has a quick ratio of 0.70 and a current ratio of 1.50. This appreciation has taken its price 60.44% above the 52-week low. The stock hit 1-yearhigh at $54.20 and a low of $31.26 in the same period.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) Analyst’s Consensus Price Estimates

It is widely believed that the more practical proxy for the market’s expectations is analyst’s consensus price estimates. The mean PT for this stock is at $62.47 while the max. level suggested by the brokerage firms is $72.00 and min. PT is $48.00. The mean PT is calculated considering the consensus of 16 analysts. MPC right now sits at consensus rating of 1.70 while 9 analysts have advocated the shares as ‘BUY’, 8 calls it an ‘OUTPERFORM’ and 2 suggest ‘HOLD’.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC): Past & Future Earnings

The mean revenue estimate for the current fiscal period ending March 2017 is $17.02B by 5 brokerage firms. The average revenue estimate for the year ending December 2017 is $78.12B by 8 analysts. Wall Street is forward looking. Therefore, stock prices are sometime established based on the expectations that prospective investors have for the future earnings power of the firm. In a similar way, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) last announced results for quarter ended on 31 Dec 2016, disclosing EPS of $0.43. The reported earnings per share topped the analyst’s consensus by $0.17 with the percentage difference between estimated and actual earnings arriving at 65.40%.