SolarCity Corp Company Profile (NASDAQ:SCTY)

About SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)

SolarCity Corp logoSolarCity Corporation is a United States-based solar provider. The Company is primarily engaged in the design, manufacture, installation and sale or lease of solar energy systems to residential and commercial customers, or sale of electricity generated by solar energy systems to customers. It operates through solar energy products and services segment. It integrates the sales, engineering, manufacturing, installation, monitoring, maintenance and financing of its distributed solar energy systems. It offers its customers the option to either purchase and own solar energy systems or to purchase the energy that its solar energy systems produce through various contractual arrangements. It installs solar energy system at its customer's premises and charge the customer a monthly fee for the power that its system produces. Its products, services and technologies include solar energy systems, customer agreements, grid control/energy storage systems, Zep Solar mounting systems and software.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Energy
  • Industry: Photovoltaic Solar Systems & Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Electrical Components & Equipment
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:SCTY
  • CUSIP: 83416T10
  • Web:
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $19.91
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $21.59
  • 52 Week Range: $16.20 - $58.87
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -2.56
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Net Margins: -112.36%
  • Return on Equity: 22.92%
  • Return on Assets: -10.69%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.72%
  • Current Ratio: 0.58%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.40%
  • Average Volume: 3.64 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.98

Frequently Asked Questions for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)

What is SolarCity Corp's stock symbol?

SolarCity Corp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SCTY."

How were SolarCity Corp's earnings last quarter?

SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 9th. The company reported ($2.27) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($2.29) by $0.02. The business earned $200.55 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $167.54 million. SolarCity Corp had a negative net margin of 112.36% and a positive return on equity of 22.92%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 76.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($0.20) EPS. View SolarCity Corp's Earnings History.

Where is SolarCity Corp's stock going? Where will SolarCity Corp's stock price be in 2017?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for SolarCity Corp's shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate SolarCity Corp's stock price to reach $20.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for SolarCity Corp.

Who are some of SolarCity Corp's key competitors?

How do I buy SolarCity Corp stock?

Shares of SolarCity Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is SolarCity Corp's stock price today?

One share of SolarCity Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.34.

MarketBeat Community Rating for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ SCTY)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  511 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  400 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  911
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about SolarCity Corp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.33)
Consensus Price Target: $20.50 (0.79% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)
Price Target History for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)
Analysts' Ratings History for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/16/2016Axiom SecuritiesDowngradeHold -> Sell$16.00N/AView Rating Details
11/10/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweightN/AView Rating Details
10/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutral$25.00N/AView Rating Details
9/26/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$25.00N/AView Rating Details
9/13/2016Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
9/12/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoSet Price TargetHold$25.00 -> $21.00N/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016Cowen and CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$50.00N/AView Rating Details
8/11/2016Roth CapitalSet Price TargetHold$25.00N/AView Rating Details
8/3/2016Avondale PartnersDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
8/2/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
8/1/2016GuggenheimDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
7/1/2016Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$38.00 -> $27.00N/AView Rating Details
6/23/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$34.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
6/22/2016Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$32.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
6/22/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
6/22/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$16.31 -> $24.16N/AView Rating Details
6/21/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$27.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
5/10/2016Bank of America CorporationDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$34.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
2/10/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperform$62.00N/AView Rating Details
2/10/2016Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetBuy$48.00 -> $40.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)


Earnings History for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)
Earnings by Quarter for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)
Earnings History by Quarter for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ SCTY)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/9/2016Q3 2016($2.29)($2.27)$167.54 million$200.55 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q216($2.44)($2.32)$141.57 million$185.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q1($2.34)($2.56)$108.44 million$122.57 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q415($2.59)($2.37)$106.43 million$115.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315($1.95)($2.10)$111.43 million$113.86 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215($1.57)($1.61)$90.18 million$102.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115($1.60)($1.52)$57.70 million$67.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q414($1.27)($0.04)$71.80 million$71.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314($1.11)$0.19$60.20 million$58.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214($0.99)($0.52)$63.24 million$61.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114($0.74)($0.26)$53.39 million$63.54 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/18/2014Q413($0.55)($0.46)$45.27 million$37.45 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313($0.47)($0.43)$41.40 million$48.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013($0.38)($0.43)$27.44 million$46.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/13/2013Q1 2013($0.31)($0.31)$29.08 million$29.98 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2013Q4 2012($0.44)($1.10)$36.67 million$25.27 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($10.54)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($2.79)($2.79)($2.79)
Q2 20171($2.60)($2.60)($2.60)
Q3 20171($2.56)($2.56)($2.56)
Q4 20171($2.59)($2.59)($2.59)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 36.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 40.00%
Insider Trades by Quarter for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)
Insider Trades by Quarter for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/16/2016Seth R WeissmanEVPSell2,883$19.72$56,852.76View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Seth R WeissmanEVPSell4,420$23.89$105,593.80View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Tanguy SerraCFOSell2,724$23.72$64,613.28View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Hayden BarnardCROSell3,428$20.35$69,759.80View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Seth R WeissmanEVPSell940$20.35$19,129.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Tanguy SerraCFOSell2,617$20.51$53,674.67View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Hayden BarnardCROSell3,570$18.67$66,651.90View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Seth R. WeissmanEVPSell971$18.67$18,128.57View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Tanguy SerraCFOSell2,898$18.67$54,105.66View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Elon MuskDirectorBuy569,680$17.56$10,003,580.80View SEC Filing  
12/17/2015Nancy E PfundDirectorSell50,000$55.58$2,779,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Elon MuskDirectorBuy198,615$26.45$5,253,366.75View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Hayden BarnardCROSell4,915$26.59$130,689.85View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Tanguy SerraCOOSell3,443$26.57$91,480.51View SEC Filing  
11/13/2015Elon MuskDirectorBuy307,152$25.35$7,786,303.20View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Elon MuskDirectorBuy123,510$40.49$5,000,919.90View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Brad W BussCFOSell10,645$48.13$512,343.85View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Hayden BarnardCROSell7,206$47.76$344,158.56View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Seth R WeissmanEVPSell1,938$47.49$92,035.62View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Tanguy SerraCOOSell5,399$47.85$258,342.15View SEC Filing  
7/20/2015Nancy E PfundDirectorSell12,500$55.01$687,625.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Brad W BussCFOBuy6,000$54.87$329,220.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2015Seth R WeissmanEVPSell7,000$61.65$431,550.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Seth R WeissmanEVPSell7,000$60.07$420,490.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Seth R WeissmanEVPSell26,462$51.56$1,364,380.72View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Antonio J GraciasDirectorSell100,000$53.34$5,334,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015Seth R WeissmanEVPSell26,463$51.75$1,369,460.25View SEC Filing  
1/9/2015Seth R WeissmanEVPSell26,463$49.86$1,319,445.18View SEC Filing  
12/24/2014Lyndon R RiveCEOSell100,000$56.61$5,661,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2014Peter J RiveCTOSell125,000$50.43$6,303,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Brad W BussCFOBuy6,000$55.32$331,920.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Seth R WeissmanEVPSell7,000$51.46$360,220.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Lyndon R RiveCEOSell100,000$53.41$5,341,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/6/2014Lyndon R RiveCEOSell100,000$57.92$5,792,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014John M StantonEVPSell1,500$59.07$88,605.00View SEC Filing  
9/29/2014Seth R WeissmanEVPSell7,000$61.16$428,120.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2014Peter J RiveInsiderSell125,000$69.63$8,703,750.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014John M StantonEVPSell1,500$69.38$104,070.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Lyndon R RiveCEOSell100,000$67.70$6,770,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014John H N FisherDirectorSell30,000$71.24$2,137,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Seth R WeissmanEVPSell7,000$71.79$502,530.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Lyndon R RiveCEOSell100,000$72.45$7,245,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014Peter J RiveCTOSell125,000$75.43$9,428,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014John M StantonEVPSell1,500$70.59$105,885.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2014Peter J RiveCTOSell135,000$74.00$9,990,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2014Seth R WeissmanEVPSell7,000$65.15$456,050.00View SEC Filing  
7/3/2014Lyndon R RiveCEOSell43,275$71.58$3,097,624.50View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014John M StantonEVPSell1,500$70.72$106,080.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014Lyndon R RiveCEOSell76,725$70.76$5,429,061.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014Seth R WeissmanEVPSell7,000$70.80$495,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014John M StantonVPSell1,500$52.74$79,110.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2014Seth WeissmanEVPSell7,000$48.85$341,950.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Lyndon RiveCEOSell120,000$54.16$6,499,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014John StantonVPSell1,500$52.97$79,455.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Linda KealaEVPSell4,000$53.38$213,520.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Lyndon RiveCEOSell160,000$52.25$8,360,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2014Seth WeissmanEVPSell7,000$59.97$419,790.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2014John StantonVPSell10,000$63.61$636,100.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2014Linda KealaEVPSell4,786$62.95$301,278.70View SEC Filing  
3/28/2014Seth WeissmanEVPSell7,000$62.59$438,130.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014John StantonVPSell10,000$73.59$735,900.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014Linda KealaEVPSell20,000$73.62$1,472,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2014Seth WeissmanEVPSell7,000$70.09$490,630.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014John StantonVPSell10,000$74.72$747,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2014Seth WeissmanEVPSell7,000$66.58$466,060.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014John StantonVPSell10,000$57.86$578,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2013Linda KealaEVPSell3,230$57.39$185,369.70View SEC Filing  
12/19/2013Peter RiveCOOSell40,000$56.02$2,240,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Robert Douglas KellyCFOSell20,000$50.32$1,006,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Seth WeissmanEVPSell35,000$51.75$1,811,250.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013John StantonVPSell20,000$54.18$1,083,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013John StantonVPSell20,000$51.51$1,030,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013John StantonVPSell5,986$50.89$304,627.54View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013Elon MuskDirectorBuy214,869$46.54$10,000,003.26View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013Lyndon R RiveCEOBuy107,434$46.54$4,999,978.36View SEC Filing  
12/27/2012Elon MuskDirectorBuy88,970$11.12$989,346.40View SEC Filing  
12/18/2012Donald R Kendall JrDirectorBuy25,000$8.00$200,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)
Latest Headlines for SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY)
DateHeadline logoTesla fires hundreds as part of annual employee review - October 17 at 7:08 AM logoTesla Execs Bail As Cash Flow Hits Record Lows - October 17 at 7:08 AM logoIt's Time For Tesla To Stop Paying SolarCity's Debts - October 17 at 7:08 AM logoTesla lays off hundreds of employees amid Model 3 'production hell' - October 14 at 7:41 AM logoTesla Fires Hundreds of Workers After Their Annual Performance Review - October 14 at 7:41 AM logoShould SolarCity Be Renamed Investigation City? - September 27 at 5:55 PM logoSolarCity Will Pay $29.5 Million To The US Justice Department - September 23 at 5:43 AM
News IconSolarCity, which is now owned by Tesla, will pay $29.5 million to settle allegations that it tried to cheat the government - September 23 at 5:43 AM logoSome Observations On Tesla's Senior Note Issuance - September 16 at 8:30 AM logoJim Chanos says he's still betting against Elon Musk's Tesla: It's a 'cult stock' - September 13 at 8:57 AM logoThe Way Humans Get Electricity Is About to Change Forever - September 13 at 8:57 AM logoTesla To Eliminate Dozens Of Positions At California SolarCity Office - September 12 at 9:36 AM logoTesla to lay off 63 in Roseville, in addition to 141 at SolarCity - September 12 at 9:36 AM
News IconHere's everything Tesla is working on right now - September 10 at 7:23 AM logoTesla Trucks: Just One More Distraction? - September 7 at 8:47 AM logoFrom Software to Staffers, Tesla and SpaceX Share More Than Musk - September 7 at 8:47 AM
News Icon6 inspiring Elon Musk quotes - September 4 at 6:32 AM logoTesla's Warranty Expense: Something's Badly Amiss - September 1 at 8:27 AM logoTesla Should Not Merge With Uber - August 23 at 8:33 PM logoYet Another Capital Raise On The Horizon For Tesla - August 22 at 6:33 AM logoTesla Skipping Green Bond Label Keeps Fledgling Market Small - August 16 at 4:30 PM logoContrasting SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY) & First Solar (FSLR) - August 13 at 9:00 AM logoTesla Successfully Raises Funds As Cash Bleed Continues - August 11 at 8:22 AM logoSome Thoughts About Tesla's Latest Bond Offering - August 11 at 8:22 AM logoCanadian Solar (CSIQ) versus SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY) Critical Comparison - August 10 at 10:24 PM logoSolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY) versus First Solar (FSLR) Head-To-Head Comparison - August 9 at 8:26 PM
News IconTesla is making a risky move by issuing $1.5 billion in debt - August 7 at 10:25 AM logoDoes Tesla Have Enough Cash for Model 3 Production? - August 6 at 5:45 AM logoTesla's Most Unexpected Solar Competitor: IKEA - Benzinga - August 4 at 8:01 AM logoTesla's Most Unexpected Solar Competitor: IKEA - August 4 at 8:01 AM
News IconTesla says it has started solar roof installations for employees — but demand is unclear - August 2 at 10:28 PM logoTesla loses its longtime battery chief, the ninth exec to exit so far this year - August 2 at 4:17 PM logoMany of Those Billion-Dollar Startups You Hear So Much About Are Ridiculously Overvalued - August 2 at 4:17 PM logoHead to Head Survey: SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY) & Enphase Energy (ENPH) - July 29 at 4:24 PM logoReview: ‘An Inconvenient Sequel,’ With Al Gore Keeping the Pressure On - July 28 at 7:47 AM
News IconHere's everything Tesla wants to accomplish by 2020 - July 27 at 7:14 AM logoWhy SolarCity Has Become a Shell of Its Former Self Since Tesla Buyout - July 22 at 8:33 AM logoComparing SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY) and Enphase Energy (ENPH) - July 20 at 5:21 PM logoBoth SolarCity founders have now quit Tesla, just months after $2.6B acquisition closed - July 20 at 7:32 AM logoSolarCity co-founder Peter Rive to leave Tesla - July 19 at 10:56 AM logoTesla adds a Murdoch and a Johnson on board to balance out the Musks - July 19 at 7:37 AM
News IconSolarCity cofounder Peter Rive is leaving Tesla months after multibillion acquisition - July 19 at 7:37 AM logoGerman luxury carmaker challenges Tesla with move into energy storage - July 12 at 7:46 AM
News IconTesla's massive batteries could power 50,000 homes in Australia — here are 15 other ways they're already being used - July 9 at 12:24 AM logoTesla Motors, Inc.'s Most Brilliant Moves in 2017 So Far - June 28 at 8:22 AM logoTesla, Inc. Starts Selling Tesla-Branded Solar Panels in Its Stores - June 27 at 7:48 PM logoSpaceX is a more attractive Elon Musk company than Tesla or SolarCity - June 27 at 8:11 AM logoReport details years of trouble and changes at Buffalo solar factory - June 27 at 8:11 AM logoOp-Ed: SpaceX is a more attractive Elon Musk company than Tesla or SolarCity - June 26 at 12:46 PM
News IconA startup founded by SolarCity and Google alums wants to tell you your 'fertility age' — here's what that means - June 23 at 9:51 AM



SolarCity Corp (SCTY) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

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