The following video is from Thursday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Bryan Hinmon and Jeff Fischer discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.

Tesla Motors reported its first-ever quarterly profit. Shares of the car maker were up sharply on the news and hit an all-time high on Thursday. Has Tesla turned the corner? How does Tesla's valuation compare to other automakers? What are the biggest challenges facing the company? In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts talk about the road ahead for 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 0:41 and 8:16.

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The article Time to Buy Tesla? originally appeared on Fool.com.

Bryan Hinmon, CFA has no position in any stocks mentioned. Chris Hill has no position in any stocks mentioned. Jeff Fischer has the following options: Short Jun 2013 $45 Puts on Tesla Motors and Short Jun 2013 $45 Puts on Tesla Motors . The Motley Fool recommends Ford and Tesla Motors . The Motley Fool owns shares of Ford and Tesla Motors . Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not 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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