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First Solar (FSLR) Competitors

$182.48
-1.96 (-1.06%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

FSLR vs. ENPH, PBA, CTRA, EQT, CQP, OVV, ASX, PR, WES, and TPL

Should you be buying First Solar stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of First Solar include Enphase Energy (ENPH), Pembina Pipeline (PBA), Coterra Energy (CTRA), EQT (EQT), Cheniere Energy Partners (CQP), Ovintiv (OVV), ASE Technology (ASX), Permian Resources (PR), Western Midstream Partners (WES), and Texas Pacific Land (TPL).

First Solar vs.

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) and Enphase Energy (NASDAQ:ENPH) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, community ranking, valuation, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, media sentiment, risk and dividends.

First Solar has a beta of 1.41, suggesting that its stock price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Enphase Energy has a beta of 1.47, suggesting that its stock price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, First Solar had 10 more articles in the media than Enphase Energy. MarketBeat recorded 34 mentions for First Solar and 24 mentions for Enphase Energy. Enphase Energy's average media sentiment score of 0.89 beat First Solar's score of 0.85 indicating that Enphase Energy is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
First Solar
14 Very Positive mention(s)
8 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Enphase Energy
12 Very Positive mention(s)
6 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

First Solar has a net margin of 25.03% compared to Enphase Energy's net margin of 19.16%. Enphase Energy's return on equity of 47.73% beat First Solar's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
First Solar25.03% 13.80% 9.16%
Enphase Energy 19.16%47.73%13.65%

First Solar received 320 more outperform votes than Enphase Energy when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 65.06% of users gave Enphase Energy an outperform vote while only 55.14% of users gave First Solar an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
First SolarOutperform Votes
1078
55.14%
Underperform Votes
877
44.86%
Enphase EnergyOutperform Votes
758
65.06%
Underperform Votes
407
34.94%

92.1% of First Solar shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.1% of Enphase Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of First Solar shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.8% of Enphase Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
First Solar$3.32B5.89$830.78M$7.7423.58
Enphase Energy$2.29B6.95$438.94M$3.0638.24

First Solar presently has a consensus price target of $227.96, suggesting a potential upside of 24.92%. Enphase Energy has a consensus price target of $151.03, suggesting a potential upside of 29.07%. Given Enphase Energy's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Enphase Energy is more favorable than First Solar.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
First Solar
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
19 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.86
Enphase Energy
1 Sell rating(s)
12 Hold rating(s)
16 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.52

Summary

First Solar and Enphase Energy tied by winning 9 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding FSLR and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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FSLR vs. The Competition

MetricFirst SolarSemiconductors & related devices IndustryEnergy SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$19.53B$46.39B$8.04B$7.70B
Dividend YieldN/A2.00%11.77%3.91%
P/E Ratio23.5831.4617.9919.30
Price / Sales5.8913.9854.5091.59
Price / Cash17.3921.7710.6531.65
Price / Book2.925.173.694.29
Net Income$830.78M$939.05M$900.61M$214.87M
7 Day Performance4.51%-4.28%-1.07%-2.31%
1 Month Performance15.46%-7.18%5.94%-1.59%
1 Year Performance-13.62%14.69%3.52%7.82%

First Solar Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ENPH
Enphase Energy
4.888 of 5 stars
$115.24
+2.6%
$151.03
+31.1%
-40.3%$15.67B$2.29B37.663,157News Coverage
PBA
Pembina Pipeline
3.2381 of 5 stars
$35.90
+0.2%
$40.67
+13.3%
+3.6%$20.80B$6.70B16.242,837Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
CTRA
Coterra Energy
4.3568 of 5 stars
$28.03
-1.1%
$31.46
+12.3%
+7.3%$21.07B$5.91B13.10894Analyst Report
Short Interest ↑
EQT
EQT
4.259 of 5 stars
$36.83
+1.0%
$43.29
+17.5%
+14.1%$16.22B$6.91B8.67881Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
CQP
Cheniere Energy Partners
0.985 of 5 stars
$47.90
-1.1%
$50.25
+4.9%
-1.7%$23.19B$9.66B6.891,605Positive News
OVV
Ovintiv
3.8662 of 5 stars
$55.36
+0.1%
$54.00
-2.4%
+39.9%$14.89B$10.88B7.021,743Analyst Report
ASX
ASE Technology
2.546 of 5 stars
$10.96
-1.4%
$7.84
-28.5%
+44.3%$23.93B$18.69B23.3297,079
PR
Permian Resources
4.1573 of 5 stars
$17.79
-0.8%
$18.00
+1.2%
+57.5%$13.73B$3.12B15.34461Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
WES
Western Midstream Partners
2.3651 of 5 stars
$35.97
+0.6%
$30.75
-14.5%
+27.2%$13.69B$3.11B13.831,377Short Interest ↓
TPL
Texas Pacific Land
3.6252 of 5 stars
$579.81
-2.8%
$694.17
+19.7%
+4.8%$13.34B$631.59M32.97100

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This page (NASDAQ:FSLR) was last updated on 4/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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