1 Automaker's Big Surprise

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The following video is from Monday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Jeff Fischer and Jason Moser dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

Shares of Tesla Motors rose today after the company said it will be profitable in the first quarter, marking the first time the electric-car maker has turned a quarterly profit. Will Tesla be able to maintain its profitable ways? What does Tesla's success mean for automakers Ford and General Motors ?

In this installment of Investor Beat, we talk about the future of Tesla.


Near-faultless execution has led Tesla Motors to the brink of success, but the road ahead remains a hard one. Despite progress, a looming question remains: Will Tesla be able to fend off its big-name competitors? The Motley Fool answers this question and more in our most in-depth Tesla research available for smart investors like you. Thousands have already claimed their own premium ticker coverage, and you can gain instant access to your own by clicking here now.

The relevant video segment can be found between 0:14 and 2:13.

The article 1 Automaker's Big Surprise originally appeared on Fool.com.

Chris Hill, Jason Moser, and Jeff Fischer have no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Ford, General Motors, and Tesla Motors and owns shares of Ford and Tesla Motors. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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