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One of the more notable Tesla bears, Ronnie Moas of Standpoint Research, blasted Tesla's offer as being a "bail-out" for the solar company that just 24 hours prior was on "life support."
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Moas, O'Leary Agree: Tesla's Valuation Is 'Ridiculous'
Standpoint Research's Ronnie Moas appeared on CNBC, explaining he doesn't agree with Goldman.
After reading Goldman's report, Moas
didn't agree at all.
"There is no way I could look at Tesla
and agree with the fact that it has a valuation right now that is the equivalent of Mazda, Fiat, Ferrari and Porsche combined," he
Implying that Tesla and General Motors Company
(NYSE: GM) - with its $150 billion in revenue and $5 billion in profit - are at the same level is "ridiculous," talking about valuation.
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maintained a Sell rating and $180 price target on Tesla
Round 2: O'Leary Vs.
O'Leary then weighed in. Agreeing with Moas, the investor argued that "gravity will visit Tesla one day."
To this, Moas
added while German automakers may have given Tesla
a headstart, they wont' sit on the sidelines.
By 2020 or 2022, Tesla
will face intense competition, he
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Ronnie has two other websites: moas-photo.com and philanthropyandphilosophy.com More than 25,000 are expected at his first photo exhibit/show in Miami December 2-6, 2015.
Ronnie Moas on CNBC 1/15/14
Ronnie Moas on Fox 1/17/14
Ronnie Moas on Bloomberg 1/17/14
Ronnie Moas at WSJ 1/16/14
Ronnie Moas in the Media
Standpoint Research Founder Ronnie Moas is currently ranked # 10 in this article versus 3,500 analysts.
The top ten ranking covers more than 500 recommendations that were time-stamped since 2008.
is the fourth website since 2004 to rank Ronnie
in the top ten
Ronnie Moas (CEO, Standpoint Research) receiving an award from Patrick Shea (Executive Director, Investorside Research Association).
has made multiple appearances on CNBC and Bloomberg television, and has been quoted in The Wall St. Journal, The New York Times, BusinessWeek and Barron's
Ronnie, shown above on the right side, founded Standpoint Research in 2003 after spending several years developing a proprietary 155-variable valuation and diagnostic model to assist him in generating equity investment ideas.
In addition to his
quantitative model, Ronnie
team also use proven fundamental and subjective overlays in their research before issuing a recommendation.
Standpoint Research CEO Ronnie Moas with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg television November 19, 2013
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Standpoint Research, Inc.
Ronnie Moas is the Founder & Director of Research at Standpoint Research.
The company currently advises and sells its research to pension funds, hedge funds, day-traders and asset management firms.
Mr. Moas began his career on Wall Street as an analyst and market strategist at leading Nasdaq market maker Herzog Heine Geduld.
He was responsible for making sector, industry and stock recommendations, identifying arbitrage opportunities and hedging strategies.
During his years at HHG, he demonstrated remarkable accuracy with his market forecasts and stock recommendations.
Mr. Moas left HHG in late 2000 (before the sale of HHG to Merrill Lynch was finalized) in order to start his own firm -- a few months after correctly forecasting the Nasdaq collapse in a timely manner.
spent the next few years developing and back-testing a 155-variable equity valuation and diagnostic model.
The model has been run more than 700 times since development was completed in June 2003.
The model has since then built an exceptional track record of more than 600 recommendations.
has authored, published and distribu
ted more than 900 research reports to-date.
In 2002, he
wrote a 284-page research report back-testing more than one-dozen different trading strategies on 20 years of data.
In 2003, Mr. Moas
was one of the first analysts on Wall Street to forecast bull markets in commodities, Brazil, Russia, India and China.
also exited (mid-2007) and re-entered (late-2008) in a timely manner.
has issued more than 400 stock recommendations since 2008.
According to briefing.com, Motley Fool and Yahoo! Finance, Standpoint Research
is the only firm to beat the S&P-500 by at least 500 bps with more than 68% of their recommendations versus more than 150 active competitors with a statistically significant sample size of recommendations on file.
They have been tracking Standpoint Research
since October 2008 and have the 371 recommendations on file time-stamped that the firm made since then ... 65 are open, and 306 were closed (as of January 11, 2014).
See rankings table on 'Home' page (center) and track record document on the 'Performance' page.
is now widely recognized as one of the top equity research firms in the US and Internationally.
has made multiple appearances on Bloomberg, Fox and CNBC and has been featured/quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Fortune magazine, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, streetinsider.com, benzinga.com and Barron's
Mr. Moas received a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Business with Honors from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and a Masters degree in Finance and Investments from Baruch College, City University of New York.
Mr. Moas was born in New York and lived in Israel from 1983-1994.
returned to New York after completing a three-year Israeli military service in artillery and intelligence with rank of Sergeant.
Before returning to the United States in 1994, Ronnie worked at Shuki Weiss Int'l Concert Productions where a few of his production credits included the Haifa Seaport Blues Festival, Bob Dylan, Radiohead, Buddy Guy and Suede.
Ronnie has traveled to more than 50 countries since 2002, he designed this web site, is the owner of an articulate African Grey Parrot and a very large music collection of 1,500 cds.