Tesla stock ends at best in nearly 8 weeks, jumps more than 8%

Shares of Tesla Inc.

rallied 8.6% Tuesday to end at their highest since Feb. 19, when they closed at $781.30. Tuesday’s advance was the largest one-day percentage gain since March 9, when the stock rose 19.6%. Tesla is scheduled to report first-quarter earnings on Monday, April 26, a departure from its usual Wednesday announcements. The Silicon Valley car maker plans on hosting a question-and-answer session after the results at 5:30 p.m. Eastern.