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NASDAQ:FSLR

First Solar - FSLR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$170.78
-8.57 (-4.78%)
(As of 01/30/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$170.14
$179.00
50-Day Range
$145.46
$180.19
52-Week Range
$59.60
$185.28
Volume
1.49 million shs
Average Volume
2.37 million shs
Market Capitalization
$18.21 billion
P/E Ratio
194.07
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$177.63

First Solar MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.70 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.0% Upside
$177.63 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.20% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.14
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.91mentions of First Solar in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
Growing
From ($0.52) to $5.06 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.24 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

108th out of 241 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

27th out of 92 stocks


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About First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) Stock

First Solar, Inc. provides photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions in the United State, Japan, France, Canada, India, Australia, and internationally. The company designs, manufactures, and sells cadmium telluride solar modules that converts sunlight into electricity. It serves developers and operators of systems, 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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FSLR Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/04/2021
Today
1/30/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/07/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-Industry
Semiconductors
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:FSLR
CUSIP
33643310
Employees
4,800
Year Founded
1999

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$177.63
High Stock Price Forecast
$233.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$70.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+4.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.70
Research Coverage
20 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$468.69 million
Pretax Margin
7.22%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.92 billion
Cash Flow
$6.53 per share
Book Value
$56.05 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
106,030,000
Market Cap
$18.21 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.30

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Mark R. WidmarMr. Mark R. Widmar (Age 57)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.84M
  • Mr. Alexander R. BradleyMr. Alexander R. Bradley (Age 42)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $879.36k
  • Mr. Jason E. DymbortMr. Jason E. Dymbort (Age 45)
    Gen. Counsel & Sec.
    Comp: $693.65k
  • Ms. Caroline Stockdale (Age 60)
    Chief People & Communications Officer
    Comp: $750.38k
  • Mr. Georges J. AntounMr. Georges J. Antoun (Age 60)
    Chief Commercial Officer
    Comp: $1.07M
  • Mr. Byron Michael JeffersMr. Byron Michael Jeffers (Age 40)
    Global Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Markus GloecklerMr. Markus Gloeckler (Age 50)
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. Mitchell Ennis
    Mang. of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Michael KoralewskiMr. Michael Koralewski (Age 51)
    Chief Manufacturing Operations Officer
  • Mr. Jigish Trivedi
    Sr. VP of Technology













FSLR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell First Solar stock right now?

20 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Solar in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" FSLR shares.
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What is First Solar's stock price forecast for 2023?

20 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for First Solar's stock. Their FSLR share price forecasts range from $70.00 to $233.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $177.63 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have FSLR shares performed in 2023?

First Solar's stock was trading at $149.79 at the start of the year. Since then, FSLR stock has increased by 14.0% and is now trading at $170.78.
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Are investors shorting First Solar?

First Solar saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,190,000 shares, an increase of 5.5% from the December 31st total of 3,970,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,960,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.4 days. Currently, 4.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is First Solar's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 7th 2023.
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How were First Solar's earnings last quarter?

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 4th. The solar cell manufacturer reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.18. The solar cell manufacturer had revenue of $583.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $688.10 million. First Solar had a net margin of 3.75% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.61%. First Solar's quarterly revenue was down 37.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.45 earnings per share.

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

First Solar issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of -$0.65--$0.35 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of -$0.10. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.60 billion-$2.70 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.62 billion.

What is Mark Widmar's approval rating as First Solar's CEO?

182 employees have rated First Solar Chief Executive Officer Mark Widmar on Glassdoor.com. Mark Widmar has an approval rating of 96% among the company's employees. This puts Mark Widmar in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies. 75.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at First Solar to a friend.

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), (MDVN) (MDVN), Incyte (INCY), Micron Technology (MU), Tesla (TSLA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA) and United Airlines (UAL).

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 Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.23%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.17%), AEGON ASSET MANAGEMENT UK Plc (0.16%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.10%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.09%) and Strs Ohio (0.09%). Insiders that own company stock include Alexander R Bradley, Byron Michael Jeffers, George A Hambro, Georges Antoun, Jason E Dymbort, Kuntal Kumar Verma, Lukas T Walton, Mark R Widmar, Markus Gloeckler, Michael Koralewski, Michael T Sweeney, Patrick James Buehler, Philip Dejong, R Craig Kennedy and Raffi Garabedian.
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How do I buy shares of First Solar?

Shares of FSLR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is First Solar's stock price today?

One share of FSLR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $170.78.

How much money does First Solar make?

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) has a market capitalization of $18.21 billion and generates $2.92 billion in revenue each year. The solar cell manufacturer earns $468.69 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.88 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Solar have?

The company employs 4,800 workers across the globe.

Does First Solar have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of First Solar: Enki Technology Inc, FS India Solar Ventures Private Limited, First Solar Development LLC, First Solar Electric (California) Inc., First Solar Electric LLC, First Solar Energía Limitada, First Solar FE Holdings Pte. Ltd., First Solar GmbH, First Solar Holdings GmbH, First Solar Japan GK, First Solar Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., First Solar Manufacturing GmbH, First Solar Power India Private Limited, First Solar Vietnam Holdings Pte. Ltd., First Solar Vietnam Manufacturing Co Ltd, NextLight Renewable Power, Parque Solar Fotovoltaico Luz del Norte SpA, RayTracker, Solar Chile S.A., TetraSun Inc., and Turner Renewable Energy LLC.
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How can I contact First Solar?

First Solar's mailing address is 350 WEST WASHINGTON STREET SUITE 600, TEMPE AZ, 85281. The official website for the company is www.firstsolar.com. The solar cell manufacturer can be reached via phone at (602) 662-6899, via email at investor@firstsolar.com, or via fax at 602-414-9400.

This page (NASDAQ:FSLR) was last updated on 1/31/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff