Tesla reported a loss of $2.90 per share for Q1, a massive miss from expectations of 69 cents. pic.twitter.com/LsIXclUBUU
— CNBC (@CNBC) April 24, 2019
- GAAP operating loss of $522M, GAAP net loss of $702M, including $188M of non-recurring charges
- Cash and cash equivalents of $2.2B at Q1-end
- Model 3 gross margin ~20% in Q1
- Produced roughly 63,000 Model 3 vehicles in Q1, which was approximately 3% more than the previous quarter
- Deliveries of Model S and Model X declined to 12,100 vehicles in Q1 compared to our two-year run rate of roughly 25,000 units per quarter.
- In Q1, we recognized $15 million in revenue from ZEV credit sales compared to less than $1 million in Q4 2018.
- Approximately 2% of our vehicle deliveries were subject to lease accounting.
- Model S and Model X gross margin declined in Q1 predominantly due to reduced volume and pricing actions.
- Energy generation and storage revenue in Q1 decreased by 13% over Q4 2018.
- GAAP gross margin of the Energy generation and storage business in Q1 dropped to 2.4% compared to Q4 primarily due to reduced volume in the solar retrofit business.
- Service and Other revenue in Q1 decreased by 7% compared to Q4. This was predominantly due to decreased used car sales which move directionally with total new vehicle deliveries.
- Service and Other gross margin in Q4 declined sequentially to negative 39%.
- Our total GAAP operating expenses increased to $1.09 billion in Q1, which was 6% more than in Q4 2018.
- Gains attributable to non-controlling interests impacted our income statement negatively by $35 million in Q1.
- Interest and Other expenses were $123 million in Q1 compared to $182 million in Q4.
- Non-cash items accounted for $66 million of total interest expense.
- Our cash position decreased from $3.7 billion to $2.2 billion mainly due to a $920 million repayment of convertible notes, of which $188 million negatively impacted operating cash flow.
- Gigafactory Shanghai will be almost fully funded through local debt. Thus far, we have secured an approximately $522 million (as at March 31, 2019) credit line from local banks.
- Our capital expenditures were $280 million in Q1 including early investments for Gigafactory Shanghai.
- We reaffirm our prior guidance of 360,000 to 400,000 vehicle deliveries in 2019, representing an increase of approximately 45% to 65% compared to 2018.