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NASDAQ:FSLRFirst Solar Stock Price, Forecast & News

$72.93
+8.47 (+13.14 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$68.95
Now: $72.93
$78.54
50-Day Range
$48.76
MA: $56.34
$65.73
52-Week Range
$28.47
Now: $72.93
$78.54
Volume5.48 million shs
Average Volume1.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.72 billion
P/E Ratio182.33
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.32
First Solar, Inc. provides photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Modules and Systems. The Components segment designs, manufactures, and sells cadmium telluride solar modules that convert sunlight into electricity. This segment offers its products to integrators and operators of PV solar power systems. The Systems segment provides turn-key PV solar power systems or solar solutions, such as project development; engineering, procurement, and construction; and operating and maintenance services to utilities, independent power producers, commercial and industrial companies, and other system owners. The company was formerly known as First Solar Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to First Solar, Inc. in 2006. First Solar, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.19 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustrySemiconductors
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FSLR
CUSIP33643310
Phone602-414-9300

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.06 billion
Cash Flow$3.82 per share
Book Value$48.35 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-114,930,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees6,600
Market Cap$7.72 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$72.93
+8.47 (+13.14 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has First Solar's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

First Solar's stock was trading at $37.23 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FSLR shares have increased by 95.9% and is now trading at $72.93.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of First Solar?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Solar in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is First Solar's next earnings date?

First Solar is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were First Solar's earnings last quarter?

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 6th. The solar cell manufacturer reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.07. The solar cell manufacturer had revenue of $642.41 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $490.53 million. First Solar had a net margin of 1.42% and a return on equity of 6.13%. First Solar's revenue for the quarter was up 9.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.18) EPS.
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What price target have analysts set for FSLR?

15 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for First Solar's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $76.00. On average, they expect First Solar's stock price to reach $61.69 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 15.4%.
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Has First Solar been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about FSLR stock have been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. First Solar earned a coverage optimism score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the solar cell manufacturer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting First Solar?

First Solar saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 11,490,000 shares, an increase of 7.9% from the July 15th total of 10,650,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,370,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 8.4 days. Approximately 15.2% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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Who are some of First Solar's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of First Solar own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First Solar investors own include Puma Biotechnology (PBYI), Medivation (MDVN), BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN), Incyte (INCY), Micron Technology (MU), Tesla (TSLA), United Continental (UAL), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are First Solar's key executives?

First Solar's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Mark R. Widmar, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Alexander R. Bradley, Chief Financial Officer (Age 38)
  • Mr. Philip Tymen deJong, Chief Operating Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Raffi Garabedian, Chief Technology Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Georges J. Antoun, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 56)

What is First Solar's stock symbol?

First Solar trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FSLR."

Who are First Solar's major shareholders?

First Solar's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Polunin Capital Partners Ltd (0.87%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.42%), Trillium Asset Management LLC (0.42%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.27%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.24%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.22%). Company insiders that own First Solar stock include Alexander R Bradley, Byron Michael Jeffers, Christopher Bueter, Georges Antoun, Mark R Widmar, Paul J Kaleta, Philip Dejong, R Craig Kennedy and Raffi Garabedian.
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Which major investors are selling First Solar stock?

FSLR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robecosam AG, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have sold First Solar company stock in the last year include Alexander R Bradley, Byron Michael Jeffers, Georges Antoun, Mark R Widmar, Philip Dejong, and Raffi Garabedian.
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Which major investors are buying First Solar stock?

FSLR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Duality Advisers LP, Swiss National Bank, Trillium Asset Management LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, BI Asset Management Fondsmaeglerselskab A S, BTC Capital Management Inc., and K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc.
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How do I buy shares of First Solar?

Shares of FSLR 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is First Solar's stock price today?

One share of FSLR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $72.93.

How big of a company is First Solar?

First Solar has a market capitalization of $7.72 billion and generates $3.06 billion in revenue each year. The solar cell manufacturer earns $-114,930,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.48 on an earnings per share basis. First Solar employs 6,600 workers across the globe.

What is First Solar's official website?

The official website for First Solar is www.firstsolar.com.

How can I contact First Solar?

First Solar's mailing address is 350 WEST WASHINGTON STREET SUITE 600, TEMPE AZ, 85281. The solar cell manufacturer can be reached via phone at 602-414-9300 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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