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Canadian Solar (CSIQ) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.40 (+2.23%)
(As of 06/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.47 million shs
Average Volume
1.58 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.22 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Canadian Solar MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.33 Rating Score
57.3% Upside
$28.89 Price Target
Short Interest
14.26% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
News Sentiment
0.69mentions of Canadian Solar in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $2.07 to $2.69 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.84 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

8th out of 235 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

4th out of 87 stocks

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About Canadian Solar Stock (NASDAQ:CSIQ)

Canadian Solar Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides solar energy and battery energy storage products and solutions in in Asia, the Americas, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, CSI Solar and Recurrent Energy. The CSI Solar segment designs, develops, and manufactures solar ingots, wafers, cells, modules, and other solar power and battery storage products. It offers standard solar modules and battery storage solutions; solar system kits, such as inverters, racking systems, and other accessories; power electronic products; and engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services, as well as operates battery energy storage projects. The Recurrent Energy segment engages in the development, construction, maintenance, and sale of solar power and battery storage projects; and operation of solar power plants; and sale of electricity. This segment provides operation and maintenance (O&M) services, including monitoring, inspections, repair, and replacement of plant equipment; and site management and administrative support services for solar projects, as well as asset management services. It has a fleet of solar and battery energy storage plants in operation with an aggregate capacity of approximately 1,005 MWp and 600 MWh. It serves distributors, system integrators, project developers, and installers/EPC companies, as well as utility companies or grid operators, public utilities, licensed suppliers, corporate offtakers, and commercial, industrial or government end users. It sells its products primarily under its Canadian Solar brand name. Canadian Solar Inc. was incorporated in 2001 and is based in Guelph, Canada.

CSIQ Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Semiconductors & related devices
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
9 Analysts


Net Income
$274.19 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.61 billion
Cash Flow
$9.14 per share
Book Value
$56.01 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$1.22 billion

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Key Executives

  • Dr. Xiaohua Qu (Age 60)
    Chairman, President & CEO
  • Dr. Huifeng Chang (Age 58)
    Senior VP, CFO & Director
  • Wina Huang
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Jeffrey Kalikow
    Interim Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Yan Zhuang (Age 60)
  • Mr. Ed Job CFA
    M.Sc., Managing Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Ismael Guerrero Arias (Age 49)
    Chief Executive Officer of Recurrent Energy
  • Mr. Kah Locke Tham
    Corporate Secretary & Corporate Controller
  • Ms. Mary Ma
    Senior Supervisor of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Zhang Zhang (Age 30)
    Director of Investor Relations & Strategic Analysis

CSIQ Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Canadian Solar stock right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian Solar in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" CSIQ shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CSIQ, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Canadian Solar's stock price target for 2024?

9 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Canadian Solar's stock. Their CSIQ share price targets range from $21.00 to $51.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $28.89 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 57.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have CSIQ shares performed in 2024?

Canadian Solar's stock was trading at $26.23 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, CSIQ stock has decreased by 30.0% and is now trading at $18.37.
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Are investors shorting Canadian Solar?

Canadian Solar saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,680,000 shares, a drop of 13.4% from the May 15th total of 7,710,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,860,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.6 days. Approximately 14.3% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Canadian Solar's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 27th 2024.
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How were Canadian Solar's earnings last quarter?

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 9th. The solar energy provider reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.01) by $0.20. The solar energy provider earned $1.34 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.35 billion. Canadian Solar had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.61% and a net margin of 2.80%. Canadian Solar's quarterly revenue was down 21.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.19 earnings per share.

What guidance has Canadian Solar issued on next quarter's earnings?

Canadian Solar issued an update on its second quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.5 billion-$1.7 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.1 billion.

What is Shawn X. Qu's approval rating as Canadian Solar's CEO?

55 employees have rated Canadian Solar Chief Executive Officer Shawn X. Qu on Shawn X. Qu has an approval rating of 74% among the company's employees. 58.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Canadian Solar to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of Canadian Solar own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Canadian Solar investors own include Micron Technology (MU), First Solar (FSLR), Tesla (TSLA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and SunPower (SPWR).

Who are Canadian Solar's major shareholders?

Canadian Solar's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (2.96%), Guinness Asset Management LTD (1.66%), Robotti Robert (0.48%), Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc. (0.32%), BNP Paribas Financial Markets (0.30%) and Quantbot Technologies LP (0.19%).

How do I buy shares of Canadian Solar?

Shares of CSIQ stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Canadian Solar have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Canadian Solar: CSI Cells (Yancheng) Co., CSI Cells Co., CSI Investment Management (SuZhou) Co., CSI Modules (DaFeng) Co., CSI Modules (JiaXing) Co., CSI New Energy Holding Co., CSI Solar Power Group Co., CSI Solar Technologies Inc., CSI Solartronics (Changshu) Co., CSI Wafer (LuoYang) Co., CSI&GCL Solar Manufacturing (Yan Cheng) Inc., CSUK Energy Systems Construction and Generation JSC, Canadian Solar (Australia) Pty Limited, Canadian Solar (USA) Inc., Canadian Solar Argentina Investment Holding Ltd., Canadian Solar Asset Management LLC, Canadian Solar Brazil Commerce, Canadian Solar Construction (Australia) Pty Ltd, Canadian Solar Construction (USA) LLC, Canadian Solar EMEA GmbH, Canadian Solar Energy Holding Company Limited, Canadian Solar Energy Holding Singapore Pte. Ltd., Canadian Solar Energy Private Limited, Canadian Solar Energy Singapore Pte. Ltd., Canadian Solar International Limited, Canadian Solar Japan K.K., Canadian Solar MSS (Australia) Pty Ltd, Canadian Solar Manufacturing (Changshu) Inc., Canadian Solar Manufacturing (Luoyang) Inc., Canadian Solar Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Canadian Solar Manufacturing Taiwan Co., Canadian Solar Manufacturing Vietnam Co., Canadian Solar Middle East DMCC, Canadian Solar Netherlands Cooperative U.A., Canadian Solar New Energy Holding Company Limited, Canadian Solar O and M (Ontario) Inc., Canadian Solar Projects K.K., Canadian Solar SSES (Canada) Inc., Canadian Solar SSES (UK) Ltd, Canadian Solar SSES (US) Inc., Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., Canadian Solar South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Canadian Solar South East Asia Pte. Ltd., Canadian Solar Sunenergy (Baotou) Co., Canadian Solar Sunenergy (Suzhou) Co., Canadian Solar UK Ltd., Canadian Solar UK Projects Ltd., Changshu Tegu New Material Technology Co., Changshu Tlian Co., PT. Canadian Solar Indonesia, Recurrent Energy, Recurrent Energy, Recurrent Energy Group Inc., Suzhou Gaochuangte New Energy Development Co., and Suzhou Sanysolar Materials Technology Co..
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This page (NASDAQ:CSIQ) was last updated on 6/13/2024 by Staff

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