NASDAQ:FSLR - First Solar Stock Price, News & Analysis

$67.08
+1.33 (+2.02 %)
(As of 09/19/2019 02:48 PM ET)
Today's Range
$65.91
Now: $67.0850
$67.90
50-Day Range
$59.30
MA: $63.00
$66.80
52-Week Range
$36.51
Now: $67.0850
$69.24
Volume643,496 shs
Average Volume769,847 shs
Market Capitalization$7.07 billion
P/E Ratio49.33
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 Components segment designs, manufactures, and sells cadmium telluride solar modules that convert sunlight into electricity. This segment offers its products to integrators and operators of PV solar power systems. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustrySemiconductors
SectorOils/Energy
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FSLR
CUSIP33643310
Phone602-414-9300

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.24 billion
Cash Flow$2.7755 per share
Book Value$49.73 per share

Profitability

Net Income$144.33 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,400
Market Cap$7.07 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Solar's stock symbol?

First Solar trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FSLR."

How were First Solar's earnings last quarter?

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 1st. The solar cell manufacturer reported ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.20. The solar cell manufacturer earned $585 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $656.80 million. First Solar had a net margin of 0.95% and a return on equity of 0.46%. First Solar's quarterly revenue was up 89.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($0.46) earnings per share. View First Solar's Earnings History.

When is First Solar's next earnings date?

First Solar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for First Solar.

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

First Solar issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.25-2.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.45. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.5-3.7 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.53 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FSLR?

14 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for First Solar's shares. Their predictions range from $56.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate First Solar's share price to reach $70.1111 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for First Solar.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for First Solar?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for First Solar in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for First Solar.

Has First Solar been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about FSLR stock has trended negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. First Solar earned a news impact score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the solar cell manufacturer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for First Solar.

Are investors shorting First Solar?

First Solar saw a decline in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 10,193,000 shares, a decline of 5.2% from the July 31st total of 10,754,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,080,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 9.4 days. Approximately 13.5% of the company's shares are short sold. View First Solar's Current Options Chain.

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), Medivation (MDVN), BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN), Incyte (INCY), Micron Technology (MU), Tesla (TSLA), United Continental (UAL), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Freeport-McMoRan (FCX).

Who are First Solar's key executives?

First Solar's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mark R. Widmar, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Alexander R. Bradley, Chief Financial Officer (Age 38)
  • Mr. Philip Tymen deJong, Chief Operating Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Raffi Garabedian, Chief Technology Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Georges J. Antoun, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 56)

Who are First Solar's major shareholders?

First Solar's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.62%), BlackRock Inc. (7.62%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.62%), Invesco Ltd. (2.55%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.19%) and Lansdowne Partners UK LLP (1.01%). Company insiders that own First Solar stock include Alexander R Bradley, Bryan Robert Schumaker, Byron Michael Jeffers, Christopher Bueter, George A Hambro, Georges Antoun, Mark R Widmar, Paul J Kaleta, Philip Dejong, R Craig Kennedy and Raffi Garabedian. View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Solar.

Which major investors are selling First Solar stock?

FSLR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Park West Asset Management LLC, Quest Capital Management Inc. ADV, Morgan Stanley, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Kempen Capital Management N.V. and DNB Asset Management AS. Company insiders that have sold First Solar company stock in the last year include Alexander R Bradley, Byron Michael Jeffers, Christopher Bueter, Georges Antoun, Mark R Widmar, Paul J Kaleta, Philip Dejong, R Craig Kennedy and Raffi Garabedian. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Solar.

Which major investors are buying First Solar stock?

FSLR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, South Texas Money Management Ltd., UBS Group AG, Schroder Investment Management Group, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale and Bowen Hanes & Co. Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Solar.

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 $67.32.

How big of a company is First Solar?

First Solar has a market capitalization of $7.09 billion and generates $2.24 billion in revenue each year. The solar cell manufacturer earns $144.33 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.36 on an earnings per share basis. First Solar employs 6,400 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About First Solar.

What is First Solar's official website?

The official website for First Solar is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for First Solar (NASDAQ FSLR)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  920 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,291 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,211
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Solar and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FSLR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FSLR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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