Gordon Johnson

Gordon Johnson

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Gordon Johnson is a Wall Street investor and analyst known for his anti-Tesla stance. He has been called the biggest bear on Tesla by Bloomberg and CNBC, and had the lowest price target on the street for the electric car manufacturer. Gordon is the Founder and CEO of GLJ Research, a differentiated Research boutique committed to identifying unique investment opportunities across a variety of sectors. He has over 10 years of experience as an equity Research analyst and was recently ranked by Bloomberg among the top stock pickers in the steel, iron ore, graphite electrode, electric vehicle, and solar spaces since initiating coverage in 2008. He has also been recognized for his accurate stock picks in numerous publications including Bloomberg, Barron’s, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, The Financial Times, and Prior to focusing on the solar sector, he covered semiconductor technology and solar companies at Lehman Brothers.

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  • GLJ targets relatively unresearched businesses in its quest to help investors add alpha.

  • GLJ covers 14 stocks in the solar, bulk commodity, rail, electric car, Li-Ion, and Cannabis sectors.

  • GLJ intends on developing home-grown/talented analysts focused on providing truly unique/value-added analysis to our institutional clients.



  • Gordon has also had numerous appearances on Bloomberg, BNN News Network and CNBC.

  • He has been profiled in Barron's, Bloomberg, and Black Enterprise Magazine.

  • He has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision.