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First Solar Stock Forecast, Price & News

-9.46 (-8.92 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 08:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $96.58
50-Day Range
MA: $96.18
52-Week Range
Now: $96.58
Volume273,119 shs
Average Volume3.71 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.24 billion
P/E Ratio46.21
Dividend YieldN/A
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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Overall MarketRank

1.15 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FSLR



Sales & Book Value

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


Net Income$-114,930,000.00


Market Cap$10.24 billion
Next Earnings Date2/18/2021 (Estimated)
-9.46 (-8.92 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 08:00 PM ET)
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First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has First Solar's stock price 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 (WHO). Since then, FSLR stock has increased by 159.4% and is now trading at $96.58.
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Is First Solar a buy right now?

19 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Solar in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 6 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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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 past winning trading ideas 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) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 27th. The solar cell manufacturer reported $1.45 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' 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 updated 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 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?

19 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for First Solar's shares. Their forecasts range from $51.00 to $135.00. On average, they anticipate First Solar's share price to reach $86.22 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.7%.
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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 55, Pay $2.52M)
  • Mr. Alexander R. Bradley, Chief Financial Officer (Age 40, Pay $1.06M)
  • Mr. Philip Tymen deJong, Chief Operating Officer (Age 61, Pay $1.31M)
  • Mr. Georges J. Antoun, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 58, Pay $1.33M)
  • Mr. Byron Michael Jeffers, Global Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 38)
  • Mr. Markus Gloeckler, Chief Technology Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Mitchell Ennis, Mang. of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Jason E. Dymbort, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 43)
  • Ms. Caroline Stockdale, Chief People & Communications Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Michael Koralewski, Chief Manufacturing Operations Officer (Age 50)

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 shareholders include Harrington Investments INC (0.01%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%), Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.01%), Tatro Capital LLC (0.01%) and Symphony Financial Ltd. Co. (0.00%). 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 Harrington Investments INC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Cullinan Associates Inc.. 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 Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., City Holding Co., Tatro Capital LLC, Symphony Financial Ltd. Co., and Boston Trust Walden Corp.
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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.

What is First Solar's stock price today?

One share of FSLR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $96.58.

How big of a company is First Solar?

First Solar has a market capitalization of $10.24 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 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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