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FSLR First Solar, Inc. daily Stock Chart
First Solar, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E6.62 EPS (ttm)4.89 Insider Own23.80% Shs Outstand103.88M Perf Week3.99%
Market Cap3.36B Forward P/E60.58 EPS next Y0.53 Insider Trans-2.42% Shs Float76.66M Perf Month-6.26%
Income502.30M PEG- EPS next Q0.95 Inst Own62.10% Short Float23.17% Perf Quarter-17.01%
Sales3.41B P/S0.98 EPS this Y37.80% Inst Trans2.04% Short Ratio4.89 Perf Half Y-36.00%
Book/sh57.54 P/B0.56 EPS next Y-88.63% ROA6.60% Target Price34.30 Perf Year-45.94%
Cash/sh20.12 P/C1.61 EPS next 5Y- ROE8.70% 52W Range28.60 - 74.29 Perf YTD-50.98%
Dividend- P/FCF- EPS past 5Y-6.90% ROI9.00% 52W High-56.45% Beta2.05
Dividend %- Quick Ratio2.20 Sales past 5Y6.90% Gross Margin25.50% 52W Low13.11% ATR1.51
Employees6350 Current Ratio2.50 Sales Q/Q-45.90% Oper. Margin11.60% RSI (14)47.57 Volatility4.53% 4.47%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.13 EPS Q/Q-56.50% Profit Margin14.70% Rel Volume1.32 Prev Close30.15
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.03 EarningsNov 02 AMC Payout0.00% Avg Volume3.63M Price32.35
Recom2.80 SMA203.29% SMA50-10.67% SMA200-32.50% Volume4,767,900 Change7.30%
Nov-23-16Downgrade Macquarie Outperform → Neutral
Nov-18-16Downgrade UBS Neutral → Sell $45 → $25
Nov-17-16Upgrade JMP Securities Mkt Underperform → Mkt Perform
Nov-17-16Reiterated Mizuho Neutral $46 → $30
Nov-17-16Downgrade Avondale Mkt Perform → Mkt Underperform
Nov-03-16Downgrade ROTH Capital Buy → Neutral
Oct-10-16Initiated Piper Jaffray Neutral $43
Oct-07-16Downgrade Goldman Buy → Neutral
Sep-30-16Initiated Williams Capital Group Buy $50
Sep-08-16Initiated JMP Securities Mkt Underperform
Aug-10-16Reiterated Mizuho Neutral $67 → $46
Aug-10-16Reiterated Barclays Overweight $68 → $50
Jul-07-16Downgrade Deutsche Bank Buy → Hold $80 → $44
Jun-02-16Initiated Wells Fargo Market Perform
Apr-29-16Upgrade Standpoint Research Hold → Buy
Apr-29-16Reiterated Barclays Overweight $90 → $68
Apr-13-16Initiated Guggenheim Buy
Apr-06-16Reiterated Mizuho Neutral $71 → $67
Mar-31-16Initiated Mizuho Neutral $71
Mar-01-16Downgrade JP Morgan Overweight → Neutral
Dec-05-16 04:57PM  Solar, 3D Printing Top Industries As Small Caps Outpace Advance +7.30%
04:50PM  The Hot Stock: First Solar Soars 7.3% at
Dec-03-16 09:09AM  What Hedge Funds Think About These 5 Solar Stocks at Insider Monkey
Nov-29-16 07:03PM  SEC wants earnings to comply with its rules and it wont take no for an answer at MarketWatch
02:32PM  SEC hammers Tesla over accounting practices at MarketWatch
09:20AM  Is First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) A Good Stock To Buy? at Insider Monkey
Nov-28-16 06:23PM  Thinking Solar? Look at These Two (FSLR, VSLR) at Investopedia
12:10PM  First Solar (FSLR) is Trading Higher Monday, But a Demand Slowdown Looms at TheStreet
10:05AM  How Did Trina Solars Costs Affect Its Gross Margin in 3Q16? at Market Realist
07:20AM  Why Short Interest in Solar Stocks Soared at 24/7 Wall St.
Nov-26-16 09:17AM  3 Top Solar Stocks to Buy Now at Motley Fool
Nov-25-16 12:13PM  Blue Chips Hold Narrow Lead In Stock Market; Oil Takes Hit
10:04AM  What to Expect from Canadian Solars Future Earnings at Market Realist
Nov-24-16 11:02AM  3 Stocks That Have Been Complete Turkeys in 2016 at Motley Fool
10:04AM  Canadian Solar Beat Analysts 3Q16 Net Income Estimates at Market Realist
Nov-23-16 06:04PM  Why Canadian Solar Missed Analysts 3Q16 Revenue Estimates at Market Realist
04:08PM  First Solar Downgraded; Urban Outfitters Cut On Miss; Veeva Touted After Earnings
12:51PM  Trades gone 'fowl': Big losers in large cap S&P
08:54AM  Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Analog Devices, First Solar, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Intel, Urban Outfitters and More at 24/7 Wall St.
08:41AM  Trending Stocks: First Solar, Inc. (FSLR), Eli Lilly and Co (LLY), and More at Insider Monkey
08:12AM  JA Solar (JASO) Q3 Results Impressive, Competition Rife
07:04AM  First Solar downgraded by Macquarie
Nov-21-16 04:00PM  Investors Shouldn't Fear First Solar Decline (FSLR) at Investopedia
02:33PM  Canadian Solar (CSIQ) Q3 Earnings Meet Estimates, Down Y/Y
10:40AM  First Solar Faces Challenging Times, but the Stock Still Has Long-Term Potential at TheStreet
Nov-20-16 11:30AM  Solar Energy Is Cheaper Than You Think at Motley Fool
Nov-19-16 10:52AM  3 Dividend Stocks I'd Buy Right Now at Motley Fool
Nov-18-16 08:51PM  Why Abercrombie & Fitch, First Solar, and Hibbett Sports Slumped Today at Motley Fool -6.26%
05:00PM  Layoffs: Meritage Homes, Univision join First Solar, Gannett, Volkswagen with job cuts at
02:54PM  First Solar Taking Bold (and Painful) Steps to Maintain Leadership in Solar Energy at Motley Fool
01:15PM  First Solar Initiates Restructuring Plans to Place it at Back on Top of Industry (FSLR) at Investopedia
08:57AM  Sell First Solar: UBS Says Cash Burn Will Continue Into 2018
Nov-17-16 06:11PM  First Solar plans massive layoffs, restructures operations at -5.06%
05:43PM  US solar panel maker to cut 1,600 jobs, 450 at plant in Ohio
05:26PM  The Latest: Ohio solar panel plant will lose 450 jobs
04:04PM  First Solar, Stage Stores Dive into Thursdays 52-Week Low Club at 24/7 Wall St.
02:10PM  First Solar (FSLR) Shares Tumble as Firm Provides Stormy Forecast at TheStreet
01:37PM  First Solar is taking some bitter medicine. Here's why it could work at CNBC
12:37PM  First Solar Guidance Looks Bad, But Investor Sentiment May Have Already Bottomed
11:52AM  After-hours buzz: NTAP, CSCO, FSLR & more at CNBC
11:50AM  First Solar Plans to Lay Off 27%, Stock Plunges at Investopedia
11:38AM  Will Operation Restructuring Impact First Solar? at Market Realist
11:38AM  First Solar Will Focus on Accelerating Its Series 6 Product at Market Realist
11:04AM  Investors Should Keep an Eye on Canadian Solars Project Pipeline at Market Realist
09:19AM  Tech Today: Cisco's Lack of Levers, First Solar's New Normal, China Smartphones at
09:12AM  First Solar Turnaround Will Require 'Near Flawless' Execution
09:05AM  Early movers: WMT, BBY, SJM, SPLS, AMZN, AAPL, GOOGL, FB & more at CNBC
08:23AM  JA Solar (JASO) Beats on Q3 Earnings, China Shipments Down
08:05AM  What Do Analysts Expect for Canadian Solars Margins in 3Q16? at Market Realist
07:49AM  JinkoSolar (JKS) Tops on Q3 Earnings, Ups Shipment View
Nov-16-16 07:39PM  First Solar Adjusts Guidance, Stock Falls (FSLR) at Investopedia
06:04PM  Why Analysts Expect Canadian Solars Revenue to Fall in 3Q16 at Market Realist
05:32PM  [$$] First Solar to Cut More Than a Quarter of Staff at The Wall Street Journal
04:39PM  First Solar gives weak 2017 guidance
04:29PM  First Solar shares halted after panel maker raises adjusted earnings forecast at MarketWatch
04:28PM  Forget Trump: This Is Whats Really Hurting Solar Stock Prices at Motley Fool
04:25PM  First Solar Drops 11%: Will Restructure Amidst 'Challenging Market Conditions' at
04:24PM  First Solar to slash 1,600 jobs Reuters
04:09PM  FIRST SOLAR, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Costs Associated with Exit or Disposal Activities, Material Impairments, Regula
04:05PM  First Solar, Inc. Announces Acceleration of Series 6 Solar Module Production to 2018; Restructures Operations; Updates 2016 Guidance & Provides 2017 Guidance Business Wire
02:33PM  What to Expect from Canadian Solars 3Q16 Earnings at Market Realist
09:12AM  These Popular Stocks Could Prove Toxic for Your Portfolio at Motley Fool
Nov-15-16 05:34PM  Whats Ahead for First Solar? (FSLR) at Investopedia
04:56PM  8point3 Buys Stake in Solar Project (CAFD, FSLR) at Investopedia
08:43AM  8point3 (CAFD) to Acquire Interest in 300MW Solar Project
Nov-14-16 04:05PM  8point3 Energy Partners Enters Into Agreement to Acquire 34 Percent Stake in 300-MW Stateline Solar Project PR Newswire
11:10AM  SunPower Corporation Going Into Survival Mode at Motley Fool
Nov-13-16 11:17AM  How Will a Trump Presidency Affect Solar Stocks? at Motley Fool
Nov-12-16 04:37PM  This Week in Tech: Amazon, Tesla, SunPower, and More at Insider Monkey
Nov-10-16 10:17AM  What President Trump Means for the Energy Sector
07:35AM  Why Short Interest in Solar Stocks May Jump Following Presidential Election at 24/7 Wall St.
Nov-09-16 04:08PM  Solar Stocks Plunge On Coal-Champion Trump's Surprise Win
01:04PM  FIRST SOLAR, INC. Financials
12:21PM  Trump, GOP victory 'injects new risk' for Tesla, clean tech companies, says analyst at CNBC
12:15PM  Renewable Energy Suffers From Trump Win (FSLR) at Investopedia
11:36AM  Clouds Blow In Over First Solar, Others as Renewables Retreat Under After Trump Victory at TheStreet
10:34AM  Solar Stocks Red As Trump Win Turns Sector Bearish, SunPower Downgraded
10:07AM  Heres Why Apple, Walgreens, SunPower, and More Are in the Spotlight at Insider Monkey
10:05AM  9 Big Losers From Hillary Clinton Not Winning the White House at 24/7 Wall St.
09:52AM  3 Solar Giants May See Very Different Futures at Motley Fool
09:47AM  Stock market sees modest move lower after Trump presidential victory at MarketWatch
09:25AM  U.S. Energy Stocks a Mixed Bag Following Trump Victory
09:22AM  5 Stocks to Watch After the Market Closes Today
Nov-08-16 10:51AM  Investors Bullish on Gold and Facebook but Bearish on First Solar
08:42AM  3 Value Stocks Near 52-Week Lows Worth Buying at Motley Fool
08:04AM  Will Transition to Series 6 Products Bolster First Solars Earnings? at Market Realist
Nov-07-16 06:50PM  Cramer turns sour on this stock after it pushed back $1 billion in business at CNBC
12:43PM  First Solar to Announce 2017 Financial Guidance on November 16, 2016 Business Wire
12:26PM  ETFs with exposure to First Solar, Inc. : November 7, 2016
11:04AM  A Closer Look at First Solars Project Pipeline and Liquidity Position at Market Realist
10:04AM  Heres Why First Solar Beat 3Q16 Net Income Estimates at Market Realist
08:06AM  How Were First Solars Key Operating Metrics in 3Q16? at Market Realist
Nov-05-16 10:05AM  8 Companies That Destroyed Shareholders This Week at 24/7 Wall St.
Nov-04-16 08:00PM  OPEC Chaos Sees Oil Prices Fall -5.88%
06:04PM  How Did First Solars Costs in 3Q16 Affect Its Gross Margin? at Market Realist
04:04PM  Why Did First Solar Miss Analysts 3Q16 Revenue Estimates? at Market Realist
02:23PM  Why First Solar Stock Tumbled after 3Q16 Results at Market Realist
02:00PM  Looking Under the Hood at Why These 3 Stocks Flopped on Thursday
10:56AM  First Solar, Inc. :FSLR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 4, 2016
09:36AM  First Solar Approaching Solar Glut With Level Head at Motley Fool
First Solar, Inc. provides solar energy solutions in the United States and internationally. It 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 system integrators and operators. The Systems segment provides turn-key photovoltaic solar power systems or solar solutions, such as project development; engineering, procurement, and construction; and operating and maintenance services to utilities, independent power producers, and commercial and industrial companies. It also commissions a 52.5 megawatt Shams Ma'an solar power plant in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. 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
HUGHES JAMES ALTONDirectorSep 01Option Exercise0.0045,7630132,503Sep 06 04:00 PM
Bradley Alexander R.Chief Financial OfficerAug 09Sale43.7756624,7740Aug 09 09:11 PM
Bradley Alexander R.Chief Financial OfficerAug 05Option Exercise0.009640964Aug 09 09:11 PM
Schumaker Bryan RobertChief Accounting OfficerAug 05Option Exercise0.004820482Aug 09 09:02 PM
Garabedian RaffiChief Technology OfficerAug 05Sale43.8037,9941,664,1372,007Aug 08 08:07 PM
DeJong PhilipChief Operating OfficerAug 05Sale43.8022,750996,45022,749Aug 08 08:09 PM
HUGHES JAMES ALTONDirectorAug 05Sale43.8025,5961,121,10586,740Aug 08 08:01 PM
ANTOUN GEORGESChief Commercial OfficerAug 05Sale43.9652,4042,303,68052,403Aug 08 07:52 PM
Bueter ChristopherEVP, Human ResourcesAug 05Sale43.8012,197534,2295,521Aug 08 08:04 PM
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Kishkill JosephPresident, InternationalJun 30Option Exercise0.0013,055043,137Jul 05 07:56 PM
HUGHES JAMES ALTONChief Executive OfficerMay 02Sale55.4312,884714,13023,096May 03 05:06 PM
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Garabedian RaffiChief Technology OfficerApr 13Sale61.252,467151,1042,007Apr 14 05:25 PM
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Widmar Mark RChief Financial OfficerApr 04Option Exercise0.0024,401049,403Apr 06 05:36 PM
Schumaker Bryan RobertChief Accounting OfficerMar 22Sale70.645,001353,2710Mar 23 06:40 PM
Bueter ChristopherEVP, Human ResourcesMar 22Sale70.634,716333,0911,572Mar 23 04:28 PM
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Schumaker Bryan RobertChief Accounting OfficerMar 21Option Exercise0.003,13805,973Mar 23 06:40 PM
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DeJong PhilipChief Operating OfficerMar 16Sale70.152,600182,3900Mar 17 06:06 PM
Garabedian RaffiChief Technology OfficerMar 15Sale70.252,468173,3774,474Mar 15 05:06 PM
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Bueter ChristopherEVP, Human ResourcesMar 14Option Exercise0.002,60205,268Mar 15 05:04 PM
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Widmar Mark RChief Financial OfficerMar 14Option Exercise0.008,364035,536Mar 15 04:58 PM
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Kishkill JosephPresident, InternationalMar 08Sale67.1053135,63030,082Mar 10 05:31 PM
Garabedian RaffiChief Technology OfficerMar 08Sale68.061,34291,3392,007Mar 10 05:26 PM
DeJong PhilipChief Operating OfficerMar 08Sale67.842,711183,9050Mar 10 05:28 PM
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Kishkill JosephPresident, InternationalMar 05Option Exercise0.005,616032,150Mar 08 05:06 PM
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Bueter ChristopherEVP, Human ResourcesMar 05Option Exercise0.003,94703,947Mar 08 05:26 PM
DeJong PhilipChief Operating OfficerMar 05Option Exercise0.003,87703,877Mar 08 05:23 PM
Widmar Mark RChief Financial OfficerMar 05Option Exercise0.006,980029,760Mar 08 05:22 PM
HUGHES JAMES ALTONChief Executive OfficerMar 05Option Exercise0.0016,708030,866Mar 08 05:20 PM
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KALETA PAUL JEVP, General CounselMar 03Option Exercise0.003,127011,796Mar 07 05:38 PM
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ANTOUN GEORGESPresident, USDec 16Sale64.858,663561,7960Dec 17 04:17 PM
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