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First Solar Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.36 (-2.18%)
(As of 11/26/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
843,413 shs
Average Volume
2.14 million shs
Market Capitalization
$11.26 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About First Solar

First Solar, Inc. engages in designing, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of photovoltaic solar power systems and solar modules. It operates through the Modules and Systems segments. The Modules segment involves in the design, manufacture, and sale of cadmium telluride solar modules, which convert sunlight into electricity. The Systems segment offers development, construction, operation, and maintenance of photovoltaic solar power systems. The company was founded by Michael J. Ahearn in 1999 and is headquartered in Tempe, AZ.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Semiconductors & related devices
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.71 billion
Cash Flow
$5.83 per share
Book Value
$54.83 per share


Net Income
$398.36 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$11.26 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

1.70 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

216th out of 354 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

89th out of 119 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is First Solar a buy right now?

21 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Solar in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 12 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" First Solar stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in FSLR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has First Solar's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

First Solar's stock was trading at $37.23 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FSLR stock has increased by 184.5% and is now trading at $105.92.
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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 24th 2022.
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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 for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.18. The solar cell manufacturer earned $583.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $688.10 million. First Solar had a net margin of 17.26% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.94%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 37.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.45 earnings per share.
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What guidance has First Solar issued on next quarter's earnings?

First Solar issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.000-$4.600 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.140. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.88 billion-$3.10 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.92 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FSLR?

21 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for First Solar's stock. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $141.00. On average, they expect First Solar's stock price to reach $107.61 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are First Solar's key executives?

First Solar's management team includes the following people:

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

118 employees have rated First Solar CEO Mark Widmar on Glassdoor.com. Mark Widmar has an approval rating of 96% among First Solar's employees. This puts Mark Widmar in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.17%), Wellington Management Group LLP (9.08%), Invesco Ltd. (3.92%), Citadel Advisors LLC (0.00%), Barclays PLC (0.00%) and Schroder Investment Management Group (1.39%). Company insiders that own First Solar stock include Alexander R Bradley, Byron Michael Jeffers, George A Hambro, Georges Antoun, Jason E Dymbort, Lukas T Walton, Mark R Widmar, Markus Gloeckler, Michael Koralewski, 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 Schroder Investment Management Group, Invesco Ltd., Jane Street Group LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Morgan Stanley, Marshall Wace LLP, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, and Royal Bank of Canada. Company insiders that have sold First Solar company stock in the last year include Alexander R Bradley, Byron Michael Jeffers, George A Hambro, Georges Antoun, Jason E Dymbort, Markus Gloeckler, Michael Koralewski, Philip Dejong, R Craig Kennedy, and Raffi Garabedian.
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Which major investors are buying First Solar stock?

FSLR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Schweiz AG, BlackRock Inc., Wellington Management Group LLP, Barclays PLC, Millennium Management LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Citadel Advisors LLC, and PEAK6 Investments LLC.
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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 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 $105.92.

How much money does First Solar make?

First Solar has a market capitalization of $11.26 billion and generates $2.71 billion in revenue each year. The solar cell manufacturer earns $398.36 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.23 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does First Solar have?

First Solar employs 5,100 workers across the globe.

Does First Solar have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of First Solar: First Solar (Australia) Pty Ltd, First Solar Asset Management LLC, First Solar Development (Canada) Inc., 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, OptiSolar R&D, Parque Solar Fotovoltaico Luz del Norte SpA, PrimeStar Solar, and RayTracker.

When was First Solar founded?

First Solar was founded in 1999.

What is First Solar's official website?

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

Where are First Solar's headquarters?

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) 662-6899, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 602-414-9400.

This page was last updated on 11/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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