Financial analysis of General Motors and Tesla

You are an investment analyst considering the relative merits of investing in GM and Tesla. You have been asked to prepare a report for a group of institutional investors which identifies the relative merits of the two companies and concludes with a recommendation to invest in GM, Tesla, both or neither.

Provide a brief summary of the history and business activities of GM and Tesla (20%) Present a brief analysis of the historical accounts, focusing upon revenue, profitability and investment and the company funding structure. This analysis should be over at least 3 years. (25%) Present an analysis of future expectations for both companies, focusing upon revenue and profitability, identifying relative business strengths, weaknesses, issues and the fundamental differences between the two companies. (35%) In conclusion, present a recommendation for investment – Tesla, GM, both or neither (20%)