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First Solar, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E25.15 EPS (ttm)2.19 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand100.82M Perf Week-2.91%
Market Cap5.55B Forward P/E16.18 EPS next Y3.40 Insider Trans-13.93% Shs Float73.90M Perf Month-14.95%
Income222.60M PEG- EPS next Q0.43 Inst Own55.60% Short Float8.95% Perf Quarter10.94%
Sales2.91B P/S1.91 EPS this Y5.70% Inst Trans-6.77% Short Ratio2.59 Perf Half Y12.80%
Book/sh49.68 P/B1.11 EPS next Y38.66% ROA3.40% Target Price64.31 Perf Year-9.17%
Cash/sh14.73 P/C3.74 EPS next 5Y-0.70% ROE4.60% 52W Range39.18 - 73.78 Perf YTD23.48%
Dividend- P/FCF17.39 EPS past 5Y-12.30% ROI7.50% 52W High-25.36% Beta1.89
Dividend %- Quick Ratio2.70 Sales past 5Y10.40% Gross Margin21.60% 52W Low40.56% ATR1.46
Employees4870 Current Ratio3.20 Sales Q/Q-50.60% Oper. Margin7.40% RSI (14)34.90 Volatility2.18% 2.65%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.05 EPS Q/Q-156.40% Profit Margin7.60% Rel Volume0.46 Prev Close55.89
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.04 EarningsApr 30 AMC Payout0.00% Avg Volume2.56M Price55.07
Recom2.40 SMA20-4.69% SMA50-8.07% SMA200-2.20% Volume1,185,663 Change-1.47%
May-01-15Reiterated Needham Buy $75 → $69
Feb-25-15Upgrade Northland Capital Under Perform → Market Perform $46 → $51
Feb-25-15Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $50 → $54
Feb-25-15Reiterated Needham Buy $70 → $75
Feb-24-15Upgrade Deutsche Bank Hold → Buy $60 → $68
Jan-06-15Upgrade Standpoint Research Hold → Buy
Nov-07-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $70 → $60
Nov-07-14Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $56 → $50
Nov-07-14Reiterated Northland Capital Under Perform $54 → $46
Nov-07-14Reiterated Needham Buy $75 → $70
Aug-06-14Upgrade Needham Hold → Buy
Jul-09-14Reiterated Argus Buy $81 → $79
May-28-14Resumed Stifel Buy $75
Apr-22-14Initiated Brean Capital Buy $83
Apr-17-14Reiterated Argus Buy $70 → $81
Mar-20-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $55 → $72
Mar-20-14Reiterated Northland Capital Under Perform $31 → $54
Mar-20-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $50 → $70
Feb-27-14Upgrade Robert W. Baird Neutral → Outperform $62 → $67
Feb-19-14Initiated FBR Capital Mkt Perform $55
May-22-15 06:05AM  FIRST SOLAR, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
May-20-15 10:10AM  JA Solar Q1 Earnings Miss Estimates, Shares Drop 7% - Analyst Blog
May-13-15 11:37AM  Unicorns that earn billions by making real things at CNBC
10:24AM  Short Interest In Solar Stocks Continues To Dwindle Benzinga
May-12-15 09:40AM  Did Short Sellers Call a Bottom in Solar Stocks? at 24/7 Wall St.
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12:07PM  Apple to protect yaks, forests in China with green projects at Investor's Business Daily
May-08-15 09:40AM  SunEdison's Q1 Loss Increases, Shares Up on Yieldco News - Analyst Blog
May-07-15 04:50PM  Introducing SunEdison The Hydropower Plant Owner at Forbes
01:07PM  SunEdison Q1 Misses; Stock Up On 2nd Yieldco Filing at Investor's Business Daily
01:01PM  Video: Traders eye 20 level in VIX
12:03PM  Bulls looking for burst in First Solar optionMONSTER
11:28AM  Canadian Solar Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates on Higher Shipments - Analyst Blog
May-06-15 01:04PM  FIRST SOLAR, INC. Financials
11:00AM  Will Solar ETFs Continue to Shine Post Q1 Results? - ETF News And Commentary
May-05-15 05:50PM  5 Solar Stocks That Should Be On Your Radar
05:10PM  Canadian Solar (CSIQ): Will it Miss this Earnings Season? - Analyst Blog
12:25PM  Why First Solar YieldCo Will Dominate at 24/7 Wall St.
11:42AM  Silicon Ranch Selects First Solar Technology for Aerojet Rocketdyne Project at noodls
11:00AM  Silicon Ranch Selects First Solar Technology for Aerojet Rocketdyne Project Business Wire
May-04-15 06:01PM  Will SolarCity (SCTY) Miss Q1 Earnings on Mounting Costs? - Analyst Blog
12:58PM  SunPower, First Solar Transitioning To YieldCo
08:02AM  Weak Q1 Earnings Have Some Investors Worried.......Should You Be?
May-03-15 08:13PM  10-Q for First Solar, Inc. at Company Spotlight
May-01-15 02:07PM  Elon Musk says batteries suck; Pro says no
11:25AM  Neither First Solar nor SunPower Earnings as Bad as They Looked at 24/7 Wall St.
10:45AM  SunPower Misses Q1 Earnings Estimates on Weak Revenues - Analyst Blog
10:12AM  First Solar Loss Wider than Expected, Hurt by Soft Revenues - Analyst Blog
10:11AM  Energy and The US Dollar
09:26AM  First Solar (FSLR) Earnings Report: Q1 2015 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
07:53AM  Early movers: NWL, MCO, VFC, CVS, LNKD & more at CNBC
07:40AM  Yieldco Venture Hammers First Solar Earnings; Caterpillar Deal Boosts Spirits at 24/7 Wall St.
06:27AM  FIRST SOLAR, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
Apr-30-15 07:59PM  First Solar Swings to a Loss at The Wall Street Journal
07:49PM  First Solar's Disappointing Earnings and Budding Relationship With Caterpillar at Forbes
07:41PM  LinkedIn Checks Out, Solars Eclipsed, Tesla Powers Up at Investor's Business Daily
07:39PM  SunPower, First Solar post loss ahead of spinoff of some plants Reuters
06:39PM  First Solar, SunPower Q1 Sales Take Tougher Path To Yieldco
06:39PM  First Solar Q1 Misses Badly But SunPower EPS Beats at Investor's Business Daily
05:30PM  FIRST SOLAR, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibit
05:23PM  Earnings playbook: GILD, FEYE & FSLR
05:22PM  First Solar reports 1Q loss AP
05:17PM  Southern Company subsidiary tops 1,000 megawatts of renewable energy development with North Star solar acquisition at noodls
05:17PM  First Solar, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results at noodls
05:17PM  Caterpillar Expands Renewable Power Generation Offerings in Conjunction with First Solar at noodls
05:08PM  First Solar swings to loss, as sales fall at MarketWatch
05:02PM  Solar panel maker First Solar reports quarterly loss Reuters
04:56PM  First Solar Posts First Loss Since 2012 as Yieldco Reduces Sales at Bloomberg
04:52PM  First Solar, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results Business Wire
04:50PM  SunPower Swings to Loss on Costs at The Wall Street Journal
04:47PM  Caterpillar Expands Renewable Power Generation Offerings in Conjunction with First Solar at noodls
04:30PM  Caterpillar Expands Renewable Power Generation Offerings in Conjunction with First Solar PR Newswire
04:30PM  Caterpillar Expands Renewable Power Generation Offerings in Conjunction with First Solar Business Wire
04:18PM  Solar panel maker SunPower reports quarterly loss Reuters
04:01PM  Southern Company subsidiary tops 1,000 megawatts of renewable energy development with North Star solar acquisition PR Newswire
02:21PM  What's Coming For First Solar? Benzinga
01:05PM  First Solar, Others Still Shine Despite Ties to Depressed Oil Prices at TheStreet
10:53AM  First Solar Wins Approval for 369-Megawatt Solar Farm in Chile at Bloomberg
07:07AM  Q1 2015 First Solar Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close
Apr-29-15 05:33PM  Market digs for next clue for data dependent Fed at CNBC
03:39PM  Will First Solar (FSLR) Surpass Estimates This Earnings? - Analyst Blog
01:14PM  First Solar, SunPower Yieldco Plan May Impact Q1 at Investor's Business Daily
Apr-27-15 08:25AM  More Declines in Solar, Alt Energy Short Interest at 24/7 Wall St.
08:18AM  Short Sellers Still Retreating From Solar Stocks
Apr-24-15 05:09PM  Apple To Tesla: What To Expect In The Coming Week
03:11PM  First Solar's Huge Apple Project: A Glimpse Into The Future? Benzinga
Apr-23-15 05:46PM  SunPower At 30: Why It's Still The Most Interesting Company In Solar at Forbes
10:57AM  The Guggenheim Solar ETF Extends Its Gains on April 22 Market Realist
10:28AM  How To Profit From Solar Energy at Investopedia
Apr-22-15 07:05PM  Cramer Remix: No search needed! Winner of the web at CNBC
06:34PM  Cramer's epic Earth Day green energy plays at CNBC
06:15PM  Cramer: Green energy sector ripe for consolidation
02:29PM  First Solar, Inc. To Announce First Quarter Financial Results on April 30, 2015 at noodls
02:19PM  First Solar, Inc. To Announce First Quarter Financial Results on April 30, 2015 Business Wire
10:12AM  Trina Solar and Canadian Solar See Gains on April 21 Market Realist
08:02AM  Tesla To Unveil Home, Utility-Scale Batteries April 30 at Investor's Business Daily
Apr-20-15 09:25AM  Apple Highlights Eco-Friendly Achievements With New Video at TheStreet
Apr-17-15 02:37PM  First Solar installs final module at Nyngan Solar Plant at noodls
Apr-16-15 10:53AM  Southern Company subsidiary acquires fourth California solar project; 32-megawatt Lost Hills-Blackwell at noodls
10:39AM  Apple, SunPower Partner On China Solar Power Projects at Investor's Business Daily
10:20AM  Apples Clean Energy Footprint Grows on China Deal With SunPower at 24/7 Wall St.
09:00AM  Southern Company subsidiary acquires fourth California solar project; 32-megawatt Lost Hills-Blackwell PR Newswire
08:47AM  Why Apple Is Placing Such a Big Emphasis on Going Green at TheStreet
Apr-14-15 10:58PM  Hanergy: Thin-Film Technology Not Commercially Viable, Says Citi at
11:01AM  Top 10 Alternative Energy Stocks for 2015 at Investopedia
03:05AM  Retired engineers share hands-on STEM knowledge with Valley students at
Apr-13-15 12:49PM  Solar Shakeout Seen As Bigger Module Makers Gain at Investor's Business Daily
08:15AM  Want More Wind And Solar Energy? Invest A Lot More In The Grid at Forbes
08:10AM  Where Has Solar, Alt Energy Short Interest Gone? at 24/7 Wall St.
Apr-11-15 07:43PM  Have Short Sellers Given Up On Solar Stocks? Benzinga
Apr-09-15 08:11PM  By 2016, All Solar Investors Will Know The Name '8point3' Benzinga
12:40PM  SunEdison Initiates Solar Power Project Construction in Utah - Analyst Blog
Apr-08-15 07:42PM  Lightning Round: This market is hot right now at CNBC
01:54PM  Solar Will Triumph by 2018, Breaking The Subsidy Dependence, Says Bernstein at
Apr-07-15 10:01AM  Stock Market 2015 Scoreboard: Year's No. 1 Industry Exploded 35%; Can It Continue To Shine? at Forbes
Apr-06-15 01:51PM  Representantes del CDEC-SIC y CDEC-SING Conocen Accionar de First Solar at noodls
01:51PM  Chilean Grid Operators Observe First Solar in Action at noodls
01:44PM  Luxor Capital Adds New Position in SunEdison
Apr-02-15 12:14PM  How $95 million kept Hearst Castle alone on a hill at CNBC
Apr-01-15 04:35PM  These 10 Tech Stocks Were the Best S&P 500 Performers Last Quarter at TheStreet
First Solar, Inc. provides solar energy solutions worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Components and Systems. The Components segment designs, manufactures, and sells solar modules that convert sunlight into electricity. This segment manufactures cadmium telluride and crystalline silicon modules for project developers and system integrators, as well as owners and operators of photovoltaic (PV) solar power systems. The Systems segment provides turn-key PV solar power systems or solar solutions, such as project development; engineering, procurement, and construction; operating and maintenance; and project finance services to investor owned utilities, independent power developers and producers, commercial and industrial companies, and PV solar power system owners. First Solar, Inc. has strategic alliance with Caterpillar Inc. to develop an integrated photovoltaic solar solution for microgrid applications. The company was formerly known as First Solar Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to First Solar, Inc. in 2006. First Solar, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Sweeney Michael TDirectorMay 20Buy55.304,000221,20018,239May 22 04:22 PM
HUGHES JAMES ALTONChief Executive OfficerMay 04Sale56.7115,000850,6504,274May 06 05:06 PM
PRESBY J THOMASDirectorMay 04Sale57.203,498200,0865,082May 06 04:56 PM
Widmar Mark RChief Financial Officer/CAOApr 04Option Exercise0.0028,146051,463Apr 07 04:06 PM
ANTOUN GEORGESChief Operating OfficerMar 16Sale59.688,150486,39210,987Mar 17 05:04 PM
ANTOUN GEORGESChief Operating OfficerMar 13Option Exercise0.0013,941024,928Mar 17 05:04 PM
HUGHES JAMES ALTONChief Executive OfficerMar 13Option Exercise0.0018,588025,036Mar 17 04:58 PM
Widmar Mark RChief Financial Officer/CAOMar 13Option Exercise0.008,365034,815Mar 17 04:42 PM
ANTOUN GEORGESChief Operating OfficerMar 05Option Exercise0.003,440012,103Mar 09 08:51 PM
Kishkill JosephChief Commercial OfficerMar 05Option Exercise0.002,62304,680Mar 09 08:48 PM
HUGHES JAMES ALTONChief Executive OfficerMar 05Option Exercise0.008,59909,153Mar 09 08:43 PM
Widmar Mark RChief Financial Officer/CAOMar 05Option Exercise0.003,440027,535Mar 09 08:40 PM
KALETA PAUL JEVP, General CounselMar 03Option Exercise0.003,12803,128Mar 05 05:11 PM
Widmar Mark RChief Financial Officer/CAOFeb 27Sale60.0010,000600,00024,095Mar 03 04:10 PM
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