First Solar, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E16.05 EPS (ttm)2.66 Insider Own0.10% Shs Outstand100.21M Perf Week3.14%
Market Cap4.28B Forward P/E9.46 EPS next Y4.52 Insider Trans0.00% Shs Float73.32M Perf Month-3.70%
Income270.20M PEG- EPS next Q0.75 Inst Own62.30% Short Float10.90% Perf Quarter-21.35%
Sales3.15B P/S1.36 EPS this Y433.30% Inst Trans0.00% Short Ratio3.13 Perf Half Y-34.70%
Book/sh47.84 P/B0.89 EPS next Y63.65% ROA4.10% Target Price59.00 Perf Year-15.21%
Cash/sh11.13 P/C3.84 EPS next 5Y-0.70% ROE5.80% 52W Range39.18 - 74.84 Perf YTD-4.26%
Dividend- P/FCF- EPS past 5Y-2.70% ROI7.30% 52W High-42.94% Beta1.83
Dividend %- Quick Ratio2.90 Sales past 5Y21.60% Gross Margin22.50% 52W Low8.98% ATR1.79
Employees4850 Current Ratio3.50 Sales Q/Q-29.70% Oper. Margin9.80% RSI (14)45.72 Volatility4.14% 4.16%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.05 EPS Q/Q-55.20% Profit Margin8.60% Rel Volume0.85 Prev Close43.72
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.03 EarningsFeb 23 AMC Payout0.00% Avg Volume2.55M Price42.70
Recom2.50 SMA200.16% SMA50-4.60% SMA200-28.34% Volume2,175,700 Change-2.33%
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
Nov-01-13Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $34 → $40
Aug-09-13Reiterated Argus Buy $55 → $51
Aug-07-13Reiterated Northland Capital Under Perform $35 → $31
Jun-28-13Upgrade Argus Hold → Buy $55
Jun-24-13Upgrade Maxim Group Sell → Hold
Jan-21-15 04:06PM  Toshiba names CEO for new subsidiary that will be based in Charlotte at American City Business Journals
Jan-20-15 06:09PM  SunEdison Inc. (SUNE) Raises Capital to Fund Acquisition - Analyst Blog Zacks
Jan-19-15 08:00PM  First Solar Moves Into Silicon: Why Efficiency Is Back at Forbes
07:31AM  Mizuho-Led Group Finances Jordans Largest Solar Project at Bloomberg
02:05AM  First Solar Launches Industrys First PV Project Assessment Application at WFES 2015 Business Wire
02:01AM  First Solar Marks New Milestone with 10 Gigawatts of Installed PV Capacity Business Wire
Jan-16-15 09:17AM  This Firm Sees 'Considerable Downside' To Solar In 2015 Benzinga
07:45AM  Brean Capital's Top 4 Utility Stocks Benzinga
Jan-14-15 04:40PM  Wild Swings In Solar Short Interest Benzinga
12:05PM  The major sub-industries of the global power equipment industry Market Realist
10:05AM  A closer look at the key fuels in global power plants Market Realist
Jan-13-15 09:40AM  One Massive Move in Solar and Alt Energy Short Interest to End 2014 at 24/7 Wall St.
Jan-12-15 01:16PM  SunEdison Plans To Build A $4B Mega Solar Factory In India at Forbes
Jan-07-15 08:10AM  Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ADP, Cigna, First Solar, Garmin, LINN, Synchrony and More at 24/7 Wall St.
Jan-06-15 03:23PM  First Solar upgraded by Standpoint Research
Jan-05-15 02:47PM  First Solar's price target lowered by Baird at MarketWatch -6.11%
Jan-02-15 01:40PM  Solar Stocks Plummet With Oil Prices at Investor's Business Daily
Dec-30-14 05:00AM  'Fast Money' Recap: Is Billionaire David Tepper Right About the Stock Market? at TheStreet
Dec-29-14 06:12PM  Your first trade for Tuesday, December 30 at CNBC
05:58PM  Fast Money Final Trade: STZ, FSLR, JJC & BBY CNBC
01:05PM  3 Solar Stocks With Short Interest Worth Watching Benzinga
Dec-23-14 07:40PM  China Solar: Polysilicon Prices To Sharply Correct Lower, Says Axiom at
Dec-22-14 09:40AM  EuroSite's CHP Systems Reduce Energy Dependence Accesswire
Dec-17-14 11:18AM  Southern Planning to Develop 131-Megawatt Solar Farm in Georgia at Bloomberg
Dec-16-14 12:19PM  SunPower Upgraded As Yieldco Strategy Seen Likely at Investor's Business Daily
Dec-15-14 05:55PM  The Race Is On For Solar Companies To Woo Utilities at Forbes
Dec-14-14 08:02AM  Solar Stocks Dive With Oil Prices; CEOs See No Link at Investor's Business Daily
Dec-12-14 03:07PM  SolarCity Shares Rise on Bank of America Financing Zacks
11:46AM  Solar Stocks Fall Into Bargain Territory as Oil Prices Plunge at TheStreet
10:48AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: First Solar, SolarCity, SunPower and Google Zacks
Dec-11-14 02:00PM  First Solar Inc. (FSLR) to Focus on Residential Solar Market Zacks
Dec-10-14 01:51PM  U.S. Solar Energy Expansion Remained Strong In Q3 at Investor's Business Daily
12:31PM  An energy source NOT threatened by falling oil at CNBC
11:25AM  First Solar Gives U.S. Residential Market Another Try at Forbes
08:00AM  First Solar Enters Residential Market with Strategic Investment in Clean Energy Collective Business Wire
Dec-08-14 04:25PM  US Equity Markets Ended Lower, led by weakness in energy Yahoo Finance Blogs
Dec-05-14 08:17PM  Canada Probes Chinese Solar Imports For Possible Dumping Violations at Forbes
Dec-03-14 06:08PM  Guess Who Are The Top 10 Solar Panel Makers In the World? at Forbes
Dec-01-14 10:43AM  S&P 500 set for biggest drop in weeks at MarketWatch -6.23%
Nov-28-14 01:12PM  Solar stocks move in tandem with oil CNBC -5.30%
12:58AM  The world's largest solar power plant is now up and running at Engadget
Nov-26-14 12:25PM  SunEdison & Renova Unite to Build 1GW Solar Plant in Brazil Zacks
Nov-25-14 09:41AM  Shedding Light On Solar Yieldcos Yahoo Finance Blogs
Nov-20-14 01:08PM  Jinko Q3 EPS Beats, Sales Miss As Module Prices Dip at Investor's Business Daily
Nov-18-14 05:00PM  SunEdison and TerraForm to Buy First Wind for $2.4B Zacks
Nov-17-14 07:54PM  Major Wind Acquisition Makes SunEdison World's Largest Renewable Energy Developer at Forbes
Nov-14-14 01:04PM  FIRST SOLAR, INC. Financials EDGAR Online Financials
08:10AM  STR Holdings Q3 Loss In Line, Revenues Miss on Lower Price Zacks
06:00AM  Why First Solar, TripAdvisor Are Ideal for Short Selling at TheStreet
Nov-13-14 02:55PM  Crude Oil Tumbles Along With Solar Energy Stocks at Investor's Business Daily
02:27PM  SunPower Guidance Light For 2015, Sending Stock Down at Investor's Business Daily
09:50AM  SunPower 2015 Guidance Puts Solar Stocks in the Shade at 24/7 Wall St.
Nov-12-14 04:30PM  First Solar (FSLR) Stock Declined Today After Rival Provided Light Fourth Quarter Guidance at TheStreet
04:25PM  Nasdaq Up For Third Session; Alibaba Rebounds at Investor's Business Daily
02:51PM  Stocks Stay Mixed; NetEase Rises Ahead Of Earnings at Investor's Business Daily
01:41PM  Stock Movers: Solar Sells Off Despite U.S.-China Pact at Investor's Business Daily
01:19PM  Solar Energy Stocks Fade As Crude Oil Hits 4-Year Low at Investor's Business Daily
12:45PM  Why Analyst Still Sees Over 50% Upside in First Solar at 24/7 Wall St.
12:36PM  Canadian Solar Guidance Disappoints And Stock Tumbles at Investor's Business Daily
10:25AM  Oil Hits 4-Year Low; Solar Stocks Tumble Benzinga
08:29AM  Canadian Solar Beats on Q3 Earnings as Revenues Soar Zacks
Nov-11-14 09:03PM  Abbott Government Renewable Energy Plan Rejected by Opposition at Bloomberg
Nov-10-14 07:08PM  10-Q for First Solar, Inc. Company Spotlight
04:29PM  Taking Stock: Winners and Losers, Stock of the Day at Bloomberg
03:01PM  Vivint Solar rises ahead of first earnings at MarketWatch
Nov-07-14 05:31PM  Solar Firms Increasingly Take A Shine To Yieldcos at Investor's Business Daily -10.85%
04:28PM  Another lackluster session for major equities Yahoo Finance Blogs
04:23PM  Taking Stock: Winners and Losers on Wall Street at Bloomberg
03:35PM  Analysts: Right Move On YieldCo For First Solar Benzinga
03:30PM  Major Upgrades And Downgrades In Friday's Market Action Benzinga
01:47PM  First Solar Q3 Highlights Benzinga
01:20PM  First Solar Misses Earnings on Tough Comparison, View Cut Zacks
12:46PM  US STOCKS-Wall St flat after payrolls; Dow, S&P at records Reuters
12:45PM  Stocks little moved at or near records after payrolls at CNBC
12:37PM  4 Stocks, 4 trades: FSLR, TGT, RIG & NEM CNBC
11:52AM  US STOCKS-Wall St flat after payrolls; Dow, S&P hit new records Reuters
11:34AM  First Solar stock punished as company dashes yieldco hopes at MarketWatch
11:25AM  First Solar Slides on Decision to Avoid Forming Yieldco at Bloomberg
11:15AM  US STOCKS-Wall St flat after payrolls but uptrend seen intact Reuters
10:49AM  First Solar (FSLR) Stock Falling Today After Earnings Miss at TheStreet
10:46AM  First Solar Drops 11%: No YieldCo., Spooky Capacity Remarks at
10:31AM  Updates, advisories and surprises at MarketWatch
10:16AM  First Solar down 9% on earnings miss at MarketWatch
08:43AM  Sears leaps on REIT talk; Abercrombie sinks at MarketWatch
07:50AM  #PreMarket Primer: Friday, November 7: Boehner Reveals Intentions To Modify Obamacare Benzinga
07:14AM  First Solar (FSLR) Earnings Report: Q3 2014 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
06:03AM  FIRST SOLAR, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report EDGAR Online
Nov-06-14 05:50PM  First Solar won't spin off solar assets, stock drops Reuters
05:45PM  Earnings playbook: LGF, FSLR & TKMR CNBC
05:32PM  Disney shares slide as in-line earnings lack magic at MarketWatch
05:18PM  First Solar Misses Q3 Revenue Views, Cuts Outlook Benzinga
04:42PM  [$$] First Solar Revenue Decline Sharper Than Expected at The Wall Street Journal
04:31PM  First Solar Earnings Rise on Tax Benefit, Revenues Fall Short at 24/7 Wall St.
04:30PM  First Solar Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 4:30 pm ET today CCBN
04:23PM  First Solar third-quarter earnings, sales fall Reuters
04:19PM  First Solar beats on earnings, but misses on sales at MarketWatch
04:18PM  First Solar misses Street 3Q forecasts AP
04:16PM  FIRST SOLAR, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibit EDGAR Online
04:11PM  First Solar Profit Slumps as Utility Project Sizes Shrink at Bloomberg
04:05PM  First Solar, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results Business Wire
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