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Re: Tesla [TSLA] Has A Warranty Accounting Mystery — Exploring The Goodwill Theory

July 18th, 2020 | by Frugal Moogal

My recent article on "Tesla's Warranty Accounting Mystery" got a lot of comments, and to reply correctly, I feel as if I should share some further research. In this article, I'm going to specifically discuss the "goodwill" warranty claims that keep coming up, what I know about them, and what I think I think about them


Tesla [TSLA] Has A Warranty Accounting Mystery

July 10th, 2020 | by Frugal Moogal

Back in January, I explored the popular short seller thesis that Tesla is unfairly cooking its books by not accruing enough money for its warranty work. Digging into the problem, I found the site WarrantyWeek.com, an incredible resource for those interested in the world of warranties and how they work


Tesla [TSLA] FUD: This Guy Again?

July 1st, 2020 | by Frugal Moogal

Since Tesla stock has been on a rapid rise since November, there hasn't been nearly as much FUD running across my feeds, but without fail there are a few analysts that are certain it's about to all fall apart


Tesla [TSLA] FUD: Warranty Claims

January 30th, 2020 | by Frugal Moogal

I wrote a lot of this article about two months ago. After the prior earnings call, a number of bears dug into the 10-Q and decided that Tesla had played with warranty numbers to attempt to show a profit. I ended up not publishing it because by the time I had done all of the research to feel pretty solid in my conclusion, it seemed like no one was pushing that Tesla had inappropriately played with its warranty accrual numbers anymore



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