Comparing Tesla to the other major auto manufacturers

Tesla has reached a ridiculous market valuation that is more than +10% greater than the market valuation of all other auto manufacturers combined.

Market Cap ($ Billion)
Tesla = 1020.10
Total Other 13 = 894.25

Yes, the market cap of Tesla is now bigger than these 14 other major auto companies combined:
Volkswagen
Toyota
Daimler
Ford
Honda
GM
BMW
Nissan
Stellantis
Volvo
Tata
Mazda
Subaru
Hyundai (removed from the individual analysis because I could not get the data) (I could not also get the data for Kia)

However, Tesla cannot possibly compare on a conventional valuation basis. In fact, look at these outlandish comparative valuations.

SALES & BOOK VALUE

Annual Sales ($ Billion)
Tesla =31.5
Total Other 13 = 1476.6

Price / Sales
Tesla = 32.23
Average Other 13 = 0.58 [Note: By far the biggest of these others is Volvo at 1.30]

Cash Flow/share
Tesla = $4.74
Average Other 13 = $9.95 [Note: Toyota, Daimler/Mercedes, and BMW average $27.75]

Price / Cash Flow
Tesla = 216.54
Average Other 13 = 5.29 [Note: Toyota, Daimler/Mercedes, and BMW average 4.41]

Book Value/share
Tesla = $24.34
Average Other 13 = $40.73 [Note: Toyota, Daimler/Mercedes, and BMW average $111.25]

Price / Book
Tesla = 42.18
Average Other 13 = 1.36 [Note: Toyota, Daimler/Mercedes, and BMW average 1.04]

PROFITABILITY

EPS (Most Recent FY)
Tesla =$0.64
Average Other 13 =$2.46 [Note: Toyota is at $14.99]

Net Income ($ Billion)
Tesla =0.69
Average Other 13 =3.54 [Note: Daimler and BMW not available, but Volkswagen, Toyota, and GM averaged $12.56 Billion]

Net Margins
Tesla = 5.21%
Average Other 13 = 4.10% [Note: Volkswagen+Toyota average =8.31%]

Return on Equity
Tesla = 9.75%
Average Other 13 = 12.72% [Note: GM and Ford averaged 24.69%]

Return on Assets
Tesla = 4.24%
Average Other 13 = 3.36% [Note: Volvo, GM, and Toyota are all over 5.0%]

PRICE-TO-EARNINGS

Trailing P/E Ratio
Tesla =534.69
Average Other 13=21.54 [Note: Volkswagen+Toyota +Daimler+BMW average =7.04]

Forward P/E Ratio
Tesla = 302.83
Average Other 13 =14.54 [Note: Volkswagen+Toyota +Daimler+BMW average =7.63]

MISCELLANEOUS

Employees
Tesla = 70,757
Total Other 13 = 1,973,730

***Now you have the facts.


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