Market Watch After eight years as a public company, Tesla still has teething problems July 1 2018 EXCERPT: "But Tesla’s stock rally has stalled over the past year as analysts remain divided about the company and the colorful Musk, who has taken an increasingly aggressive stance against perceived detractors in recent months. The stock has lost 3.3% over the past 12 months, and has shed nearly 10% since the Sept. 18, 2017, record close of $385. Meanwhile, Ford shares have edged up 0.7%, GM’s stock has run up 15% and the S&P 500 has climbed 13% over the past year." and his debt continues to grow, "Tesla’s free cash flow ballooned to a negative $1 billion in the first quarter from a negative $277 million in the fourth quarter. Analysts were expecting negative free cash flow of $889 million. "