Tesla Rally Compared to ‘Biggest Bubbles in History’ Except Bitcoin
Many analysts are now comparing the â��insane runâ�� of Tesla stock (NASDAQ: TSLA) to the â��biggest bubblesâ�� in recent historyâ��with the notable exception of Bitcoin.
Tesla Stock â��Defying the Laws of Physicsâ��, Bitcoin Says â��Cuteâ��
Tesla stock (TSLA) has started the year on a parabolic tear thatâs leaving Wall Street catching its breath. Elon Muskâs electronic car company has risen from the near-ashes of bankruptcy to become the second most valuable auto company on earth.
It now has a valuation of $164 billion, placing it behind Toyota at $227 billion. Although some analysts are calling for a $1.3 trillion valuation in less than five years.
According to CNN Business, the massive run on Tesla stock âappears to be defying the laws of physics.â This is thanks to it more than quadrupling in price since June. Even with a slight pullback this week, TSLA is now up a massive 75% YTD.
We may be used to such dizzying percentage points in the crypto space but this type of action is not so prevalent in the stock market.
In fact, both TSLA and BTC closed January on a par up 32% YTD. Yet TSLA has now blasted past even Bitcoin which is registering a 35.88% YTD return at the time of writing.
Tesla Rally on Par to Become Record Bubble
Yet plenty of analysts, including teams at Bank of America, Wedbush, and Bespoke Investment Group are calling Teslaâs roaring success another classic bubble. They point to an excess of liquidity and âeasy moneyâ from central banks fueling Teslaâs fire.
They see the rise of TSLA as reminiscent of stock market gains in the 1990s, as it lurches past most tech stocks during the dot.com bubble. In fact, with the notable exception of the infamous rise of Yahoo and Cisco, Tesla has blasted past even homebuilders and biotech stocks in their heyday.
While TSLA may not suffer the same boom-bust fate, most analysts believe that based on prior experience of parabolic breakouts like these, Tesla will run out of steamâand probably in a dramatic fashion. In other words, itâs a bubble and