NASDAQ:CSIQ - Canadian Solar Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$12.91 -0.16 (-1.22 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 02:31 PM ET)
Previous Close$13.08
Today's Range$12.85 - $13.09
52-Week Range$11.37 - $19.09
Volume18,358 shs
Average Volume694,727 shs
Market Capitalization$744.18 million
P/E Ratio12.49
Dividend YieldN/A
Canadian Solar logoCanadian Solar Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and sells solar ingots, wafers, cells, modules, and other solar power products primarily under the Canadian Solar brand name. The company operates through two segments, Module and System Solutions, and Energy. Its products include various solar modules that are used in residential, commercial, and industrial solar power generation systems. The company also provides specialty solar products consisting of Andes Solar Home System, an off-grid solar system that provides an economical source of electricity to homes and communities without access to grid; and Maple Solar System, a clean energy solution for families, as well as solar system kits, which are a ready-to-install packages that consist inverters, racking systems, and other accessories. In addition, it develops, builds, and sells solar power projects; performs engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) work for solar power projects; and offers operation and maintenance services that include inspection, repair, and replacement of plant equipment, site management, and administrative support services. Further, the company generates and sells electricity through its solar plants with an aggregate capacity of approximately 1,211.1 megawatts. Canadian Solar Inc. offers its products to distributors, system integrators, project developers, and installers/EPC companies. The company has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Australia, and Asia. Canadian Solar Inc. was founded in 2001 and is based in Guelph, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Semiconductors & related devices


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.29
Current Ratio0.94
Quick Ratio0.83


Trailing P/E Ratio12.49
Forward P/E Ratio6.55
P/E Growth0.25

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.39 billion
Price / Sales0.22
Cash Flow$2.7585 per share
Price / Cash4.68
Book Value$18.27 per share
Price / Book0.71


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.04
Net Income$99.57 million
Net Margins3.78%
Return on Equity10.51%
Return on Assets1.90%


Outstanding Shares58,000,000
Market Cap$744.18

Canadian Solar (NASDAQ:CSIQ) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Canadian Solar's stock symbol?

Canadian Solar trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CSIQ."

How were Canadian Solar's earnings last quarter?

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 16th. The solar energy provider reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.34. The solar energy provider earned $1.42 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.38 billion. Canadian Solar had a net margin of 3.78% and a return on equity of 10.51%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 110.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.23) EPS. View Canadian Solar's Earnings History.

When is Canadian Solar's next earnings date?

Canadian Solar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August, 13th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Canadian Solar.

What price target have analysts set for CSIQ?

10 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Canadian Solar's stock. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect Canadian Solar's stock price to reach $17.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Canadian Solar.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Canadian Solar?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian Solar in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Are investors shorting Canadian Solar?

Canadian Solar saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,924,754 shares, an increase of 134.4% from the May 31st total of 1,247,598 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,417,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.2 days. Approximately 6.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Canadian Solar's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Canadian Solar's key competitors?

Who are Canadian Solar's key executives?

Canadian Solar's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Xiaohua Qu, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Arthur Chien, Sr. VP, Chief Strategy Officer & Pres of Energy Bus. (Age 57)
  • Mr. Yan Zhuang, Sr. VP, Chief Commercial Officer and Pres of Modules & Systems Solutions Bus. (Age 54)
  • Dr. Huifeng Chang, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Guangchun Zhang, Sr. VP & COO (Age 61)

Has Canadian Solar been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about CSIQ stock have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Canadian Solar earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the solar energy provider an impact score of 46.52 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Canadian Solar's major shareholders?

Canadian Solar's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include DnB Asset Management AS (2.35%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Canadian Solar.

Which major investors are selling Canadian Solar stock?

CSIQ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DnB Asset Management AS. View Insider Buying and Selling for Canadian Solar.

How do I buy shares of Canadian Solar?

Shares of CSIQ can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Canadian Solar's stock price today?

One share of CSIQ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.90.

How big of a company is Canadian Solar?

Canadian Solar has a market capitalization of $744.18 million and generates $3.39 billion in revenue each year. The solar energy provider earns $99.57 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.04 on an earnings per share basis. Canadian Solar employs 9,724 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Canadian Solar?

Canadian Solar's mailing address is 545 SPEEDVALE AVENUE WEST GUELPH, ONTARIO A6, 215129. The solar energy provider can be reached via phone at 519-837-1881 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Canadian Solar (NASDAQ CSIQ)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  420 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  527 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  947
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Canadian Solar and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CSIQ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CSIQ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/20/2018 by Staff

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