Shares of Tesla Inc.
slipped 8.06% to $682.22 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index
falling 3.52% to 13,119.43 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 1.75% to 31,402.01. Tesla Inc. closed $218.18 below its 52-week high ($900.40), which the company reached on January 25th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Toyota Motor Corp. ADR
fell 2.09% to $149.26, General Motors Co.
fell 4.35% to $50.60, and Honda Motor Co. Ltd. ADR
fell 2.05% to $28.21. Trading volume (38.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 37.6 M.