First Solar Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.12 (+2.61 %)
(As of 07/28/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume2.11 million shs
Average Volume2.36 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.87 billion
P/E Ratio17.25
Dividend YieldN/A
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About First Solar

First Solar, Inc. provides photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions in the United State, Japan, France, Canada, India, Australia, 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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1.78 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

165th out of 711 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

60th out of 151 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is First Solar a buy right now?

16 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Solar in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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?

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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, July 29th 2021.
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How can I listen to First Solar's earnings call?

First Solar will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, July 29th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 416-621-4642 with passcode "4994223".

How were First Solar's earnings last quarter?

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) posted its earnings results on Thursday, April, 29th. The solar cell manufacturer reported $1.96 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.96. The solar cell manufacturer had revenue of $803.37 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $694.80 million. First Solar had a net margin of 17.34% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.48%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.85 earnings per share.
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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 shares have increased by 124.2% and is now trading at $83.48.
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What guidance has First Solar issued on next quarter's earnings?

First Solar updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 4.050-4.750 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.370. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.85 billion-$3.03 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.94 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FSLR?

16 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for First Solar's shares. Their forecasts range from $53.00 to $141.00. On average, they expect First Solar's share price to reach $96.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.9% 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:
  • Mr. Mark R. Widmar, CEO & Director (Age 55, Pay $2.32M)
  • Mr. Alexander R. Bradley, Chief Financial Officer (Age 40, Pay $1.02M)
  • Ms. Caroline Stockdale, Chief People & Communications Officer (Age 58, Pay $867.1k)
  • Mr. Georges J. Antoun, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 58, Pay $1.2M)
  • 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)
  • Mr. Michael Koralewski, Chief Manufacturing Operations Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Jigish Trivedi, Sr. VP of Technology

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

118 employees have rated First Solar CEO Mark Widmar on 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.

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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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include LaFleur & Godfrey LLC (0.11%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.03%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (0.02%), New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (0.02%), Clean Yield Group (0.01%) and Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. (0.01%). Company insiders that own First Solar stock include Alexander R Bradley, Byron Michael Jeffers, George A Hambro, Georges Antoun, Lukas T Walton, Mark R Widmar, Markus Gloeckler, Michael Koralewski, Philip Dejong, R Craig Kennedy and Raffi Garabedian.
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Which institutional investors are selling First Solar stock?

FSLR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd., and DAVENPORT & Co LLC. 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, Lukas T Walton, Mark R Widmar, Markus Gloeckler, Michael Koralewski, Philip Dejong, R Craig Kennedy, and Raffi Garabedian.
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Which institutional investors are buying First Solar stock?

FSLR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LaFleur & Godfrey LLC, Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, Compagnie Lombard Odier SCmA, New England Research & Management Inc., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, and Clean Yield Group.
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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 $83.48.

How much money does First Solar make?

First Solar has a market capitalization of $8.87 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 $3.73 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

Where are First Solar's headquarters?

First Solar is headquartered at 350 WEST WASHINGTON STREET SUITE 600, TEMPE AZ, 85281.

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/29/2021 by Staff
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