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NASDAQ:FSLR

First Solar Stock Forecast, Price & News

$89.26
+0.34 (+0.38 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$88.47
Now: $89.26
$91.56
50-Day Range
$79.78
MA: $86.06
$94.70
52-Week Range
$28.47
Now: $89.26
$98.46
Volume1.77 million shs
Average Volume2.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.46 billion
P/E Ratio42.71
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.28
First Solar, Inc. provides photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Modules and Systems. The Modules segment designs, manufactures, and sells cadmium telluride solar modules that convert sunlight into electricity to integrators and operators of PV solar power systems. The Systems segment provides power plant 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: 2.1Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.00 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustrySemiconductors
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FSLR
CUSIP33643310
Phone602-414-9300
Employees6,600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.06 billion
Cash Flow$3.32 per share
Book Value$50.92 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-114,930,000.00

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$9.46 billion
Next Earnings Date2/18/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$89.26
+0.34 (+0.38 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM 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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FSLR stock has increased by 139.8% and is now trading at $89.26.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of First Solar?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Solar in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than First Solar?

Wall Street analysts have given First Solar a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but First Solar wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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, February 18th 2021.
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How were First Solar's earnings last quarter?

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 27th. The solar cell manufacturer reported $1.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.85. The solar cell manufacturer had revenue of $927.57 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $707.70 million. First Solar had a net margin of 6.38% and a return on equity of 9.49%.
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What guidance has First Solar issued on next quarter's earnings?

First Solar issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.00-1.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.07. The company issued revenue guidance of $540-790 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $861.29 million.

What price target have analysts set for FSLR?

16 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for First Solar's stock. Their forecasts range from $51.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect First Solar's share price to reach $80.86 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.4%.
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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), BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN), (MDVN) (MDVN), Incyte (INCY), Micron Technology (MU), Tesla (TSLA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA) and United Airlines (UAL).

Who are First Solar's key executives?

First Solar's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Mark R. Widmar, CEO & Director (Age 54, Pay $2.52M)
  • Mr. Alexander R. Bradley, Chief Financial Officer (Age 39, Pay $1.06M)
  • Mr. Philip Tymen deJong, Chief Operating Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.31M)
  • Mr. Raffi Garabedian, Exec. Officer (Age 53, Pay $1.33M)
  • Mr. Georges J. Antoun, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 57, Pay $1.33M)
  • Mr. Byron Michael Jeffers, Global Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 37)
  • Mr. Markus Gloeckler, Chief Technology Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Mitchell Ennis, Mang. of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Jason E. Dymbort, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 42)
  • Ms. Caroline Stockdale, Chief People & Communications Officer (Age 57)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.92%), State Street Corp (2.08%), Caas Capital Management LP (0.94%), Lansdowne Partners UK LLP (0.84%), Polunin Capital Partners Ltd (0.83%) and Mirova (0.59%). Company insiders that own First Solar stock include Alexander R Bradley, Byron Michael Jeffers, Christopher Bueter, Georges Antoun, Lukas T Walton, 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 Captrust Financial Advisors, AQR Capital Management LLC, Ninety One UK Ltd, AXA S.A., DNB Asset Management AS, Morgan Stanley, Polunin Capital Partners Ltd, and Windsor Creek Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold First Solar company stock in the last year include Alexander R Bradley, Byron Michael Jeffers, Georges Antoun, Lukas T Walton, Mark R Widmar, Philip Dejong, R Craig Kennedy, 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 Caas Capital Management LP, BlackRock Inc., Lansdowne Partners UK LLP, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Columbus Circle Investors, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, and JPMorgan Chase & Co..
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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 $89.26.

How big of a company is First Solar?

First Solar has a market capitalization of $9.46 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 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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