Tesla Deliveries Miss Estimates. Is the EV Market at Risk?

Third-quarter deliveries for Tesla came in lower than analysts were expecting, but the company is still in solid shape heading into Q4.

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Tesla (TSLA, $242.40) reported its third-quarter production and delivery numbers this past Sunday. Investors were disappointed by the figures, and TSLA stock lost more than 8% in Monday trading.

How bad were they?

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Will Ashworth
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Will has written professionally for investment and finance publications in both the U.S. and Canada since 2004. A native of Toronto, Canada, his sole objective is to help people become better and more informed investors. Fascinated by how companies make money, he's a keen student of business history. Married and now living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, he's also got an interest in equity and debt crowdfunding.