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NASDAQ:FSLR - First Solar Stock Price, Forecast & News

$33.44
-2.62 (-7.27 %)
(As of 04/2/2020 01:50 AM ET)
Today's Range
$33.00
Now: $33.44
$34.90
50-Day Range
$30.20
MA: $43.07
$59.32
52-Week Range
$28.47
Now: $33.44
$69.24
Volume1.00 million shs
Average Volume1.98 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.53 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.05
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.06 billion
Cash Flow$3.19 per share
Book Value$48.35 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-114,930,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees6,600
Market Cap$3.53 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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. Since then, FSLR stock has decreased by 10.2% and is now trading at $33.44. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of First Solar?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Solar in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for First Solar.

When is First Solar's next earnings date?

First Solar is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 7th 2020. View our earnings forecast for First Solar.

How were First Solar's earnings last quarter?

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 20th. The solar cell manufacturer reported $2.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.87 by $0.85. The solar cell manufacturer earned $1.40 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.86 billion. First Solar had a positive return on equity of 3.06% and a negative net margin of 3.75%. First Solar's revenue was up 102.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.49 earnings per share. View First Solar's earnings history.

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

First Solar issued an update on its FY 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 20th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 3.25-3.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.56. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.7-2.9 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.37 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FSLR?

14 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for First Solar's stock. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate First Solar's share price to reach $63.54 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 90.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for First Solar.

Has First Solar been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about FSLR stock have been trending very negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Solar earned a daily sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the solar cell manufacturer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutFirst Solar.

Are investors shorting First Solar?

First Solar saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 12,340,000 shares, an increase of 8.9% from the February 13th total of 11,330,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,670,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.4 days. Approximately 16.7% of the company's stock are sold short. View First Solar's Current Options Chain.

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), BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN), Medivation (MDVN), Incyte (INCY), Micron Technology (MU), Tesla (TSLA), Netflix (NFLX), United Continental (UAL), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

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."

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 $33.44.

How big of a company is First Solar?

First Solar has a market capitalization of $3.53 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. View additional information about First Solar.

What is First Solar's official website?

The official website for First Solar is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for First Solar (NASDAQ FSLR)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  992 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,396 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,388
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Solar and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FSLR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FSLR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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