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First Solar, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E15.84 EPS (ttm)3.91 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand100.79M Perf Week1.04%
Market Cap6.24B Forward P/E17.73 EPS next Y3.49 Insider Trans-8.26% Shs Float73.88M Perf Month0.83%
Income396.90M PEG- EPS next Q-0.29 Inst Own60.70% Short Float10.81% Perf Quarter54.23%
Sales3.39B P/S1.84 EPS this Y5.70% Inst Trans0.72% Short Ratio2.63 Perf Half Y16.34%
Book/sh50.15 P/B1.24 EPS next Y17.81% ROA6.10% Target Price64.62 Perf Year-8.36%
Cash/sh19.75 P/C3.14 EPS next 5Y-0.70% ROE8.30% 52W Range39.18 - 73.78 Perf YTD38.88%
Dividend- P/FCF14.74 EPS past 5Y-12.30% ROI7.50% 52W High-16.05% Beta1.95
Dividend %- Quick Ratio2.70 Sales past 5Y10.40% Gross Margin24.40% 52W Low58.09% ATR1.55
Employees4870 Current Ratio3.20 Sales Q/Q31.20% Oper. Margin12.50% RSI (14)60.28 Volatility2.65% 2.63%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.04 EPS Q/Q195.30% Profit Margin11.70% Rel Volume0.59 Prev Close62.89
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.03 EarningsMay 05 AMC Payout0.00% Avg Volume3.03M Price61.94
Recom2.40 SMA201.50% SMA507.94% SMA2008.65% Volume1,796,758 Change-1.51%
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
Nov-01-13Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $34 → $40
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
01:32PM  ETF Winners from the First Quarter - ETF News And Commentary
06:00AM  Jim Cramer's Top Takeaways: Kraft, Actavis, Skyworks, Boston Scientific, First Solar at TheStreet
Mar-31-15 07:05PM  Brookfield Renewable Energy: Biggest Yieldco by Asset Base
07:05PM  8point3 Energy: First Solar and SunPower Joint Yieldco
06:11PM  Cramer: Problem feeding all investing decisions now at CNBC
06:00PM  Market leaves sour taste in Cramer's mouth
Mar-30-15 01:59PM  First Solar and UQ Launch Australia's Largest Solar Photovoltaic Systems Research Facility at noodls
10:45AM  How First Solar Can Keep Its Stellar Stock Gains Going at 24/7 Wall St.
10:05AM  Hanergy Thin Film revenues triple on sales in China at Financial Times
Mar-29-15 10:32AM  The Best Performing Stocks of 2015 in the S&P 500 at 24/7 Wall St.
Mar-27-15 03:56PM  ECO:nomics: Apple Discusses Solar Power Purchase at MarketWatch
10:30AM  Switch to Green Energy ETFs Ahead of Earth Hour - ETF News And Commentary
10:03AM  How Apple is making money off of its landmark solar deal at Fortune
Mar-26-15 10:46PM  SolarEdge Shines in IPO at Forbes
03:58PM  New ETF From BlackRock And Edelman
01:05AM  Yieldco: A Green Investment Option That Pays
Mar-25-15 08:52PM  Oil Downturn Slows Progress in Bringing Solar Power to Mines at Bloomberg
01:18PM  SunEdison: Solving The Rural Electrification Puzzle at Forbes
10:10AM  Company News for March 25, 2015 - Corporate Summary
08:20AM  California First to Generate 5% of Electricity from Utility-Scale Solar at 24/7 Wall St.
07:30AM  Short Sellers Fight Higher Solar and Alternative Energy Stock Prices at 24/7 Wall St.
Mar-24-15 10:48PM  Is Hanergy's Stock Manipulated? FT Investigates at
07:57PM  This Solar Stock Has Gained 40% In 2015 at Investor's Business Daily
06:00PM  Hanergy: The 10-minute trade at Financial Times
04:44PM  Stocks Finish Moderately Lower As Volume Rises at Investor's Business Daily
03:40PM  SolarCity's MyPower Plan is Now for Maryland Homeowners - Analyst Blog
02:06PM  First Solar has plenty of room to growbut will it grow? Market Realist
01:51PM  First Solar Launches New Service, Stock Heats Up at Investor's Business Daily
12:58PM  Trades for 2nd half: ITB, FSLR, LNKD & WHR
06:55AM  Will India Be the Next Major Driver for Alternative Energy? at 24/7 Wall St.
Mar-23-15 04:07PM  Equity Sub-Asset Class Basics for Retail Investors
02:14PM  First Solar Ready To Resume Higher
Mar-22-15 07:53PM  China Thin-Film Solar Leader Hanergy Opens 60 Stores, Centers Across Country at Forbes
Mar-20-15 01:00PM  SunEdison Poised on Growth Initiatives: Should You Consider? - Analyst Blog
Mar-19-15 02:27PM  Apple Watch, gold miners and how to hedge your portfolio at MarketWatch
11:05AM  First Solars stock, FSLR, gained over 25% in the last month
11:05AM  First Solar shines, trading at a discount to solar power peers Market Realist
11:05AM  First Solar faces some must-know challenges Market Realist
11:05AM  First Solars outlook: A game changer on the horizon
11:05AM  First Solars strong balance sheet sets it apart from its peers Market Realist
Mar-17-15 09:05PM  First Solars net profit rises in 2014 as its cash flows reduce
08:05PM  First Solars 2014 gross margins fall due to increased costs Market Realist
07:11PM  Lightning Round: Why I don't like solar stocks at CNBC
07:05PM  First Solars strong Systems segment offsets a fall in Components Market Realist
06:35PM  S&P 500 companies with the largest off-balance sheet tax liabilities
06:00PM  Cramer: What to buy ahead of the Fed
05:59PM  Biotech, Small-Cap ETFs Stand Out Among March Winners at Investor's Business Daily
04:01PM  First Solar and SunPower Announce Public Filing of Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering of a YieldCo at noodls
04:00PM  SolarCity (SCTY) Unveils Eco-friendly Microgrid Service - Analyst Blog
11:04AM  Clean Energy Stocks in Focus for St. Patrick's Day - Analyst Blog
Mar-16-15 04:01AM  Combined Wind + Solar Are a Powerful Force
Mar-14-15 12:05PM  SouthernCo and NextEra Energy are key First Solar customers
Mar-13-15 07:05PM  SunPower and First Solar announce plans for a joint yieldco
06:56PM  Cramer's Top 10 performers from the past 10 years at CNBC
06:37PM  Top 10 stocks for the last 10 years
05:00PM  Trina Solar to Supply 48 MW Modules for Projects in India - Analyst Blog
11:05AM  Why India could become First Solars second-biggest market Market Realist
Mar-12-15 05:06PM  First Solars global footprint: The US and other key markets Market Realist
04:00PM  SolarCity Ties Up with DIRECTV to Expand Customer Base - Analyst Blog
01:07PM  First Solar, Vivint Solar Lead Short Interest Trend Benzinga
01:05PM  How First Solar helped Apple top a $700 billion market cap
12:29PM  5 Questions First Solar And SunPower Investors Should Ask About The Coming YieldCo Benzinga
10:37AM  Solar Stocks To Watch Following JA Solar's Q4 Report Benzinga
01:03AM  Southern Hemisphere's Largest Solar Power Plant Set to Start
Mar-11-15 07:05PM  First Solar leads in the development of solar power plants
04:20PM  First Solar & SunPower File for IPO of Joint Yieldco 8point3 - Analyst Blog
03:42PM  Analyst: IPO Document Sketchy For 8point3 Energy Partners LP
03:06PM  First Solars place in the solar industry: The thin-film leader Market Realist
02:26PM  IPO Stock Watch: SolarEdge Joins Field Of Solar IPOs at Investor's Business Daily
11:06AM  First Solars operations: A quick investor overview Market Realist
09:10AM  Share Price Increases Boost Short Interest in Solar, Alt Energy Stocks at 24/7 Wall St.
Mar-10-15 04:54PM  Solar Energy Market On Record As Hottest Year Ever at Investor's Business Daily
04:08PM  First Solar: A key player in the global solar power industry Market Realist
11:46AM  King dollar kicks stocks lower, Lumber Liquidators plans call & solar IPO ahead Yahoo Finance
11:15AM  Why First Solar and SunPower Had to Form 8point3 at 24/7 Wall St.
11:05AM  First Solar, SunPower Joint Venture Will Own Rooftop Systems at Bloomberg
10:37AM  First Solar, SunPower plan 8point3 IPO at MarketWatch
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. 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
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
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