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First Solar, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E15.04 EPS (ttm)3.73 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand100.19M Perf Week-0.30%
Market Cap5.62B Forward P/E12.22 EPS next Y4.59 Insider Trans-11.49% Shs Float73.31M Perf Month-11.94%
Income376.80M PEG- EPS next Q0.64 Inst Own61.10% Short Float12.32% Perf Quarter-9.56%
Sales3.53B P/S1.59 EPS this Y433.30% Inst Trans2.02% Short Ratio3.86 Perf Half Y-17.54%
Book/sh46.61 P/B1.20 EPS next Y76.20% ROA5.60% Target Price67.00 Perf Year9.14%
Cash/sh13.46 P/C4.17 EPS next 5Y-0.70% ROE8.30% 52W Range47.04 - 74.84 Perf YTD2.67%
Dividend- P/FCF43.71 EPS past 5Y-2.70% ROI7.30% 52W High-25.04% Beta1.88
Dividend %- Quick Ratio2.30 Sales past 5Y21.60% Gross Margin25.00% 52W Low19.26% ATR2.58
Employees4850 Current Ratio2.60 Sales Q/Q4.70% Oper. Margin13.90% RSI (14)42.73 Volatility4.29% 4.96%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.04 EPS Q/Q-89.20% Profit Margin10.70% Rel Volume0.86 Prev Close56.16
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.03 EarningsOct 29 AMC Payout0.00% Avg Volume2.34M Price56.10
Recom2.50 SMA20-0.91% SMA50-13.10% SMA200-11.13% Volume2,017,809 Change-0.11%
06-Aug-14Upgrade Needham Hold → Buy
09-Jul-14Reiterated Argus Buy $81 → $79
28-May-14Resumed Stifel Buy $75
22-Apr-14Initiated Brean Capital Buy $83
17-Apr-14Reiterated Argus Buy $70 → $81
20-Mar-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $55 → $72
20-Mar-14Reiterated Northland Capital Under Perform $31 → $54
20-Mar-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $50 → $70
27-Feb-14Upgrade Robert W. Baird Neutral → Outperform $62 → $67
19-Feb-14Initiated FBR Capital Mkt Perform $55
01-Nov-13Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $34 → $40
09-Aug-13Reiterated Argus Buy $55 → $51
07-Aug-13Reiterated Northland Capital Under Perform $35 → $31
28-Jun-13Upgrade Argus Hold → Buy $55
24-Jun-13Upgrade Maxim Group Sell → Hold
05-Jun-13Resumed Maxim Group Sell $42
30-Apr-13Downgrade Standpoint Research Buy → Hold
11-Apr-13Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $17 → $30
10-Apr-13Reiterated UBS Neutral $31 → $40
10-Apr-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $27 → $34
30-Oct-14 01:31PM  SunEdison's Plan To Go Big In China at Forbes
12:51PM  Haunted October stocks: URBN, NFLX, BHI & FSLR CNBC
29-Oct-14 04:47PM  Solar ETFs Struggle To Regain Footing Benzinga
12:20PM  Video: SunPower Q3 EPS Tops Views; Q4 Outlook Tepid at Investor's Business Daily
28-Oct-14 03:03PM  First Solar, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter Financial Results on November 6, 2014 Business Wire +5.69%
02:06PM  Low oil = solar slowdown? CNBC
12:10PM  Vivint Solar rakes in key buy ratings at MarketWatch
12:08AM  Acme, First Solar Submit Lowest Bids in India Auction at Bloomberg
27-Oct-14 04:00PM  Stocks end little moved as oil back above $80 a barrel at CNBC
03:24PM  First Solar Bids On India Projects, Sells U.S. Plant at Investor's Business Daily
07:47AM  After GT Advanced Technologies, Where Do Solar Shorts Go? Benzinga
07:45AM  Short Interest in Solar Stocks Rises Even as Share Prices Drop at 24/7 Wall St.
24-Oct-14 04:51PM  What to expect from First Solar earnings at MarketWatch
23-Oct-14 11:20AM  Southern Company subsidiary to top 300 MW of total solar generating capacity with acquisition of new California facility PR Newswire
17-Oct-14 07:00PM  Where Cramer stands on Apple CNBC
07:00PM  [video] Where Cramer stands on Apple at CNBC
06:00PM  Cramer: Importance of next week's earnings CNBC
04:59PM  First Solar Installs Inaugural Panel at South Americas Largest PV Plant Business Wire
14-Oct-14 06:20PM  Canadian Solar to Supply Solar Modules for EDF RE Project Zacks
06:00AM  'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Morgan Stanley Is Great but Watch Out at TheStreet
05:30AM  J.P. Morgan, Citi, Wells Fargo earnings in focus at MarketWatch
13-Oct-14 03:44PM  Have Solar Stocks Sold Off Too Much? at 24/7 Wall St. -5.98%
10-Oct-14 01:07PM  [video] Wild market swings at CNBC
09-Oct-14 05:27PM  Today's Market Thorns, Roses, and All Time Highs... Yahoo Finance Blogs -9.17%
07:30AM  #PreMarket Primer: Thursday, October 9: Fed Worries That Waning Global Economy Could Hurt US Progress Benzinga
06:00AM  'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Buy, Buy, Buy Buffalo Wild Wings at TheStreet
08-Oct-14 11:00AM  [video] Residential solar heats up at CNBC
07-Oct-14 01:18PM  Residential solar on fire CNBC
01:18PM  [video] Residential solar on fire at CNBC
06-Oct-14 04:27PM  U.S. equities opened the session stronger Yahoo Finance Blogs
01:38PM  Top picks in solar CNBC
01:38PM  [video] Top picks in solar at CNBC
01:36PM  Should you install solar panels in your home? CNBC
01:36PM  [video] Should you install solar panels in your home? at CNBC
03-Oct-14 03:33PM  SunPower: J.P. Morgan Ups to Buy; Yieldco Among Catalysts at Barrons.com
01:01PM  Stocks now: Friday check CNBC
12:52PM  SunPower Gets Upgrade On Possible Yieldco, Growth at Investor's Business Daily
02-Oct-14 03:53PM  First Solar: Don't Hold Your Breath for a Yieldco, Says Axiom at Barrons.com
06:10AM  10 companies that missed earnings estimates by the widest margin at MarketWatch
30-Sep-14 01:20PM  Your first trade for Wednesday at CNBC
12:58PM  [video] FMHR Final Trade: FSLR, CP, CMCSA & DOW at CNBC
25-Sep-14 09:40AM  Key Short Interest Changes in Solar Stocks 24/7 Wall St.
24-Sep-14 06:07PM  Your first trade for Thursday at CNBC
05:58PM  Fast Money Final Trade: TLT, FSLR, GOOGL &JBL CNBC
05:58PM  [video] Fast Money Final Trade: TLT, FSLR, GOOGL &JBL at CNBC
05:50PM  Duke Energy Buys NC Solar Farm, Wind Project in the Cards Zacks
03:30PM  Canadian Solar Completes 1.2-MW Solar PV Farm in Japan Zacks
23-Sep-14 09:08AM  HelioSage Announces 40 Megawatt Project Sale to Duke Energy PR Newswire
18-Sep-14 09:00PM  Preparing Your Portfolio For Climate Change at Investopedia
03:23PM  Coal vs Solar Yahoo Finance Blogs
08:16AM  Star Bulk Carriers, SkyWest, First Solar, JinkoSolar Holding and Trina Solar highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Zacks
17-Sep-14 06:11PM  Canadian Solar et al.: Solar Lifts on Pipelines, China Prospects at Barrons.com
04:25PM  Canadian Solar's 1.5 MW Modules to Power Jordan University Zacks
16-Sep-14 10:37AM  How First Solars Big U.S. Expansion Will Push Shares Higher TheStreet
10:37AM  How First Solars Big U.S. Expansion Will Push Shares Higher at TheStreet
15-Sep-14 12:52PM  [video] GSM Founder: Auto, Solar Markets Spurring Silicon Metal Demand at TheStreet
12-Sep-14 06:20PM  Advance Of Three China Solar Stocks Breaks Tradition at Investor's Business Daily
01:03PM  Trina Solar, Other Solar Stocks Up On Capacity Report at Investor's Business Daily
10:30AM  [video] Today's S&P winners: BBY, FSLR & more at CNBC
06:00AM  'Mad Money' Lightning Round: You Should Be Buying AIG Now at TheStreet
11-Sep-14 08:29AM  Short Sellers Retreat From Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., First Solar, Inc. & GT Advanced Technologies Inc Benzinga
05-Sep-14 08:59PM  Warnings Issued for Keryx Dialysis Drug at New York Times
08:56PM  Construction Starts on a Solar Plant at New York Times
02:41PM  Work begins on $1 billion solar plant in Nevada AP
12:17PM  U.S. solar power advances 21% on year at MarketWatch
03-Sep-14 01:03PM  Electronics Stocks On The Rise With Help From 3 Stocks at TheStreet
29-Aug-14 05:51PM  Solar Trade Wars Create Uncertainty, Alter Economics at Investor's Business Daily
28-Aug-14 04:16PM  FIRST SOLAR, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events EDGAR Online
09:29AM  The Sun Never Sets On Blackstone Group LP Benzinga
09:00AM  Yingli Green Energy Down on Wider-than-Expected Q2 Loss Zacks
27-Aug-14 10:10AM  Arizona Primary Clouds Solar Power at The Wall Street Journal
09:35AM  Short Interest in Solar Stocks on the Rise Again 24/7 Wall St.
08:43AM  These 3 Solar Stocks Catch The Eye Of Short Sellers Benzinga
01:33AM  First Solar Developing 250MW of Projects in Japan in Energy Push at Bloomberg
26-Aug-14 04:42PM  S&P 500 Closes Above 2,000; Dow Hits New All-Time High As Markets Continue To Rally Benzinga
25-Aug-14 02:41PM  Video: Verizon, SunPower Ink Deal For New Solar Sites at Investor's Business Daily
20-Aug-14 06:00AM  'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Buy, Buy, Buy St. Jude Medical at TheStreet
19-Aug-14 02:09PM  SolarCity Downgraded On Escalating Stock, Competition at Investor's Business Daily
05:10AM  JinkoSolar: Q3 Softer Margin; Why YieldCo Is Unlikley at Barrons.com
18-Aug-14 07:01PM  Solar Boom Driving First Global Panel Shortage Since 2006 Bloomberg
07:01PM  Solar Boom Driving First Global Panel Shortage Since 2006 at Bloomberg
03:06PM  JinkoSolars Margins Turn Off Traders Despite Q2 Beat StockTwits
14-Aug-14 12:28PM  Video: SolarCity's Energy, Financing Rivals May Gain at Investor's Business Daily
12-Aug-14 04:44PM  [video] The Top Ten Stocks for Aug. 12 at Bloomberg
02:17PM  First Solar Still the One to Beat in the Solar Sector at TheStreet
01:04PM  FIRST SOLAR, INC. Financials EDGAR Online Financials
09:04AM  Solar Stocks Short Interest Heating Up Again at 24/7 Wall St.
08-Aug-14 01:37PM  SolarCity Losses Escalate On Higher Costs, Stock Down at Investor's Business Daily
12:58PM  [video] FMHR Final Trade: TJX, CHK & more at CNBC
06:00AM  'Mad Money' Lightning Round: I'd Take Disney Over World Wrestling Entertainment at TheStreet
07-Aug-14 05:50PM  [video] Behind SolarCity's performance at CNBC
02:35PM  Why Is The Sun Dimming For Solar Power Stocks? at TheStreet
01:59PM  SunEdison's Surprise Q2 Earnings Send Stock Soaring at Investor's Business Daily
01:12PM  Netflix gains on CEOs Facebook post; Fox up on results at MarketWatch
01:03PM  3 Electronics Stocks Pushing Industry Growth at TheStreet
07:00AM  4 Stocks Breaking Out on Big Volume at TheStreet
06-Aug-14 02:33PM  First Solar Up, Q2 Miss Attributed To Project Delays at Investor's Business Daily
11:46AM  First Solar Slips, But Street Fixated on MLP-Like Prospect; Needham Ups to Buy at Barrons.com
11:18AM  First Solar shares fall on earnings miss at MarketWatch
09:34AM  Why First Solar (FSLR) Stock Is Down Today at TheStreet
First Solar, Inc. provides solar energy solutions worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Components and Systems. The Components segment designs, manufactures, and sells solar modules, such as CdTe modules that convert sunlight into electricity for project developers, system integrators, and operators of photovoltaic (PV) solar power systems. The Systems segment provides turn-key PV solar power systems or solar solutions, such as project development; engineering, procurement, and construction; operating and maintenance; and project finance services to investor owned utilities, independent power developers and producers, commercial and industrial companies, and PV solar power 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.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Kishkill JosephChief Commercial OfficerSep 09Option Exercise0.002,94202,942Sep 11 04:02 PM
ANTOUN GEORGESChief Operating OfficerJul 02Option Exercise0.0016,362016,362Jul 03 04:07 PM
HUGHES JAMES ALTONChief Executive OfficerMay 08Sale64.1216,0001,025,976554May 09 07:07 PM
Widmar Mark RChief Financial Officer/CAOMay 08Sale64.1110,000641,12834,095May 09 07:05 PM
ANTOUN GEORGESChief Operating OfficerMay 08Sale65.0319,9581,297,7920May 09 07:03 PM
Widmar Mark RChief Financial Officer/CAOApr 04Option Exercise0.0028,146048,683Apr 07 04:16 PM
HUGHES JAMES ALTONChief Executive OfficerMar 19Option Exercise0.0010,464024,201Mar 21 04:37 PM
HUGHES JAMES ALTONChief Executive OfficerMar 13Option Exercise0.0018,588022,102Mar 17 07:09 PM
ANTOUN GEORGESChief Operating OfficerMar 13Option Exercise0.0013,941024,993Mar 17 07:05 PM
Widmar Mark RChief Financial Officer/CAOMar 13Option Exercise0.008,365031,419Mar 17 07:01 PM
Campbell CarolEVP, Human ResourcesJan 21Sale51.3912,070620,2770Jan 23 04:39 PM
Campbell CarolEVP, Human ResourcesNov 12Sale62.886,303396,33312,070Nov 13 07:30 PM
Widmar Mark RChief Financial Officer/CAONov 04Sale61.563,596221,37023,054Nov 06 09:04 AM