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$84.89
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$82.00
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MA: $99.14
$107.53
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$28.47
Now: $84.89
$112.50
Volume2.49 million shs
Average Volume2.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.00 billion
P/E Ratio40.62
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.27

Competitors

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) Vs. NVDA, INTC, AVGO, TXN, MU, and ADI

Should you be buying FSLR stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "semiconductors" are considered alternatives and competitors to First Solar, including NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Broadcom (AVGO), Texas Instruments (TXN), Micron Technology (MU), and Analog Devices (ADI).

NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) and First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and risk.

Profitability

This table compares NVIDIA and First Solar's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NVIDIA25.89%32.61%19.20%
First Solar6.38%9.49%6.95%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

65.7% of NVIDIA shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.7% of First Solar shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.5% of NVIDIA shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of First Solar shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

NVIDIA has a beta of 1.45, suggesting that its share price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First Solar has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares NVIDIA and First Solar's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NVIDIA$10.92 billion31.39$2.80 billion$4.59120.63
First Solar$3.06 billion2.94$-114,930,000.00$1.4857.36

NVIDIA has higher revenue and earnings than First Solar. First Solar is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than NVIDIA, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for NVIDIA and First Solar, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NVIDIA342802.71
First Solar77301.76

NVIDIA presently has a consensus target price of $584.1944, suggesting a potential upside of 5.51%. First Solar has a consensus target price of $92.6250, suggesting a potential upside of 9.11%. Given First Solar's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe First Solar is more favorable than NVIDIA.

Summary

NVIDIA beats First Solar on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) and First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Intel and First Solar's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Intel28.10%29.44%15.70%
First Solar6.38%9.49%6.95%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

63.3% of Intel shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.7% of First Solar shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Intel shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of First Solar shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Intel has a beta of 0.74, suggesting that its stock price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First Solar has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Intel and First Solar's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Intel$71.97 billion3.55$21.05 billion$4.8712.91
First Solar$3.06 billion2.94$-114,930,000.00$1.4857.36

Intel has higher revenue and earnings than First Solar. Intel is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than First Solar, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Intel and First Solar, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Intel11141502.10
First Solar77301.76

Intel currently has a consensus target price of $61.7714, indicating a potential downside of 1.76%. First Solar has a consensus target price of $92.6250, indicating a potential upside of 9.11%. Given First Solar's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe First Solar is more favorable than Intel.

Summary

Intel beats First Solar on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Broadcom (NASDAQ:AVGO) and First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.6% of Broadcom shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.7% of First Solar shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.0% of Broadcom shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of First Solar shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Broadcom and First Solar's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Broadcom$23.89 billion8.37$2.96 billion$18.4526.54
First Solar$3.06 billion2.94$-114,930,000.00$1.4857.36

Broadcom has higher revenue and earnings than First Solar. Broadcom is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than First Solar, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Broadcom has a beta of 1.05, suggesting that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First Solar has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Broadcom and First Solar, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Broadcom052302.82
First Solar77301.76

Broadcom currently has a consensus target price of $428.9231, indicating a potential downside of 12.39%. First Solar has a consensus target price of $92.6250, indicating a potential upside of 9.11%. Given First Solar's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe First Solar is more favorable than Broadcom.

Profitability

This table compares Broadcom and First Solar's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Broadcom12.39%35.23%10.61%
First Solar6.38%9.49%6.95%

Summary

Broadcom beats First Solar on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) and Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

67.7% of First Solar shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.1% of Texas Instruments shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of First Solar shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Texas Instruments shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares First Solar and Texas Instruments' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
First Solar$3.06 billion2.94$-114,930,000.00$1.4857.36
Texas Instruments$14.38 billion11.37$5.02 billion$5.2433.91

Texas Instruments has higher revenue and earnings than First Solar. Texas Instruments is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than First Solar, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

First Solar has a beta of 1.27, indicating that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Texas Instruments has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for First Solar and Texas Instruments, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
First Solar77301.76
Texas Instruments4101402.36

First Solar currently has a consensus price target of $92.6250, indicating a potential upside of 9.11%. Texas Instruments has a consensus price target of $166.5185, indicating a potential downside of 6.28%. Given First Solar's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe First Solar is more favorable than Texas Instruments.

Profitability

This table compares First Solar and Texas Instruments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
First Solar6.38%9.49%6.95%
Texas Instruments36.24%61.05%28.06%

Summary

Texas Instruments beats First Solar on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) and Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares First Solar and Micron Technology's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
First Solar6.38%9.49%6.95%
Micron Technology13.59%8.46%6.22%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for First Solar and Micron Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
First Solar77301.76
Micron Technology162712.80

First Solar currently has a consensus price target of $92.6250, indicating a potential upside of 9.11%. Micron Technology has a consensus price target of $90.2727, indicating a potential downside of 4.74%. Given First Solar's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe First Solar is more favorable than Micron Technology.

Volatility & Risk

First Solar has a beta of 1.27, indicating that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Micron Technology has a beta of 1.37, indicating that its stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares First Solar and Micron Technology's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
First Solar$3.06 billion2.94$-114,930,000.00$1.4857.36
Micron Technology$21.44 billion4.95$2.69 billion$2.5537.16

Micron Technology has higher revenue and earnings than First Solar. Micron Technology is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than First Solar, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

67.7% of First Solar shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.4% of Micron Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of First Solar shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Micron Technology shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Micron Technology beats First Solar on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI) and First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.9% of Analog Devices shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.7% of First Solar shares are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of Analog Devices shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of First Solar shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Analog Devices and First Solar's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Analog Devices21.79%15.51%8.50%
First Solar6.38%9.49%6.95%

Risk and Volatility

Analog Devices has a beta of 1.31, meaning that its share price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First Solar has a beta of 1.27, meaning that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Analog Devices and First Solar, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Analog Devices071702.71
First Solar77301.76

Analog Devices presently has a consensus price target of $154.50, indicating a potential downside of 2.58%. First Solar has a consensus price target of $92.6250, indicating a potential upside of 9.11%. Given First Solar's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe First Solar is more favorable than Analog Devices.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Analog Devices and First Solar's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Analog Devices$5.60 billion10.44$1.22 billion$4.9132.30
First Solar$3.06 billion2.94$-114,930,000.00$1.4857.36

Analog Devices has higher revenue and earnings than First Solar. Analog Devices is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than First Solar, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Analog Devices beats First Solar on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


First Solar Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
NVIDIA logo
NVDA
NVIDIA
2.1$553.67+0.9%$342.72 billion$10.92 billion90.62Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Intel logo
INTC
Intel
2.2$62.88+3.3%$255.48 billion$71.97 billion12.33
Broadcom logo
AVGO
Broadcom
2.2$489.58+4.0%$199.85 billion$23.89 billion77.83Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Gap Down
Texas Instruments logo
TXN
Texas Instruments
2.3$177.67+3.0%$163.50 billion$14.38 billion33.59Analyst Upgrade
Micron Technology logo
MU
Micron Technology
2.0$94.76+3.4%$106.01 billion$21.44 billion35.76Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Down
Analog Devices logo
ADI
Analog Devices
2.2$158.59+1.7%$58.50 billion$5.60 billion48.35
Microchip Technology logo
MCHP
Microchip Technology
2.4$158.10+3.5%$42.57 billion$5.27 billion67.56
Marvell Technology Group logo
MRVL
Marvell Technology Group
2.3$49.52+2.5%$33.27 billion$2.70 billion22.72Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Xilinx logo
XLNX
Xilinx
1.9$133.79+2.6%$32.82 billion$3.16 billion52.26Increase in Short Interest
Skyworks Solutions logo
SWKS
Skyworks Solutions
2.5$186.46+4.6%$30.75 billion$3.36 billion38.93
Maxim Integrated Products logo
MXIM
Maxim Integrated Products
1.4$95.18+2.1%$25.51 billion$2.19 billion37.77
Monolithic Power Systems logo
MPWR
Monolithic Power Systems
2.0$389.05+3.7%$17.54 billion$627.92 million118.25Insider Selling
Increase in Short Interest
Cree logo
CREE
Cree
1.1$118.44+4.2%$13.15 billion$903.90 million-38.21Analyst Report
Gap Down
Silicon Laboratories logo
SLAB
Silicon Laboratories
1.7$162.10+3.9%$7.12 billion$837.55 million540.33Analyst Report
Lattice Semiconductor logo
LSCC
Lattice Semiconductor
1.4$51.28+6.2%$6.98 billion$404.09 million155.39
SunPower logo
SPWR
SunPower
1.2$38.19+9.0%$6.51 billion$1.86 billion103.22Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Down
Power Integrations logo
POWI
Power Integrations
1.9$91.35+3.3%$5.49 billion$420.67 million27.15Gap Down
Semtech logo
SMTC
Semtech
1.8$76.38+4.0%$4.96 billion$547.51 million107.58Gap Down
Cirrus Logic logo
CRUS
Cirrus Logic
2.0$83.33+1.9%$4.84 billion$1.28 billion32.17
MACOM Technology Solutions logo
MTSI
MACOM Technology Solutions
1.8$68.87+6.6%$4.71 billion$530.04 million-80.08
Altair Engineering logo
ALTR
Altair Engineering
0.9$63.27+2.7%$4.66 billion$458.92 million-316.35Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Gap Down
Ambarella logo
AMBA
Ambarella
1.5$118.80+5.3%$4.18 billion$228.73 million-67.50Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Gap Down
Diodes logo
DIOD
Diodes
1.6$81.94+4.2%$3.63 billion$1.25 billion37.42Gap Down
MaxLinear logo
MXL
MaxLinear
1.6$41.10+3.2%$3.06 billion$317.18 million-36.70
Rambus logo
RMBS
Rambus
1.0$21.57+2.7%$2.46 billion$224.03 million-59.92Unusual Options Activity
CEVA logo
CEVA
CEVA
1.7$64.31+4.8%$1.43 billion$87.15 million6,431.00Gap Down
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor logo
AOSL
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor
1.2$37.85+7.0%$975.43 million$464.91 million630.83Gap Down
NeoPhotonics logo
NPTN
NeoPhotonics
1.6$9.42+2.0%$472.38 million$356.80 million55.42Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Gap Down
DSP Group logo
DSPG
DSP Group
1.7$15.87+1.9%$374.48 million$117.61 million-66.13
NVE logo
NVEC
NVE
1.3$74.33+5.2%$359.24 million$25.41 million30.71Gap Down
GSI Technology logo
GSIT
GSI Technology
0.5$7.67+4.3%$182.53 million$43.34 million-9.13Increase in Short Interest
QuickLogic logo
QUIK
QuickLogic
1.2$8.83+0.8%$97.73 million$10.31 million-6.84Increase in Short Interest
MoSys logo
MOSY
MoSys
0.5$5.30+5.5%$23.95 million$10.09 million-3.68Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
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