First Solar Inc (NASDAQ: FSLR)

Last Updated: Sep-29-2016 10:19:16

FSLR News & Stock Updates

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  • Shares of First Solar Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) Up Nearly 6%

    6/16/15 FSLR: Shares of First Solar Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) were up nearly 6% today on news that the company had announced record-breaking efficiency levels for its thin-film solar cells. Solar companies like FSLR are working to accomplish grid parity against other generators of electricity.

  • Why First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR) Stock Is Oversold

    It's not as dark for FSLR stock as it looks.

    First Solar Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) stock took a 7.28% hit Tuesday after a brutal downgrade by RBC Capital Markets. FSLR shares closed at $51.06, down $4.01 on the day.

    RBC analyst Mahesh Sanganeria warned that Tempe, Ariz.-based First Solar would not meet its revenue and profit targets this year and next. And he whacked his 12-month price target from $54 to $34.

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  • Why First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR) Stock Is Up 21% Today, and Where It's Headed Now

    Shares of First Solar Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) are up more than 17% today (Wednesday) after the company released its guidance figures for 2014, 2015, and 2016 at its annual "Analyst Day" meeting.

    First Solar expects full-year revenue in 2014 between $3.7 billion and $4 billion, and earnings per share (EPS) between $2.20 and $2.60. This time last year, the company had projected EPS between $2.50 and $4 for 2014.

    For 2015, the company expects revenue between $3.8 billion and $4.3 billion, which is on the low end of analysts' estimates of $4.24 billion. FSLR projects 2015 EPS between $4.50 and $4.60, which is above the consensus estimate of $3.82.

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First Solar Inc (NASDAQ: FSLR) Profile

Prior Close$39.08
Market Cap$4.05 B
PE Ratio4.92
FIRST SOLAR INC. manufactures solar modules with an advanced thin film semiconductor process that significantly lowers solar electricity costs. By enabling clean renewable electricity at affordable prices First Solar provides an economic alternative to peak conventional electricity and the related fossil fuel dependence greenhouse gas emissions and peak time grid constraints.
SymbolCompanyMarket cap
SCTYSolarcity Corporatio$1.93 B
SPWRSunpower Corporation$1.18 B
TSLTrina Solar Ltd$0.97 B
CSIQCanadian Solar Inc$0.75 B
SEDGSolaredge Tech Cmn$0.67 B
RUNSunrun Inc Cmn Stk$0.61 B
JKSJinkosolar Holding Company Ltd$0.48 B
VSLRVivint Solar Inc$0.33 B
CAFD8Point3 Energy Cl A$0.3 B
JASOJA Solar Holdings$0.29 B

FSLR Earnings

1st Quarter Earnings$0.87 (2016-08-03)
2nd Quarter Earnings$1.66 (2016-04-27)
3rd Quarter Earnings$1.6 (2016-02-23)
4th Quarter Earnings$3.38 (2015-10-29)
PE Ratio5.18
EPS Growth-13.42%
Recent Earnings$0.87
Annual EPS$7.54
Market Capitalization$4.05 B
Insider Shareholder %0.004%
Annual Revenue$4 B
Number of Shares Outstanding102,250 Shares
Institutional Shareholder %57.5%
Annual Net Income$0.7B
TTM Net Profit Margin$17.47
One Year Return-8.58%
Three Year Return-2.64%
Five Year Return-32.5%
Five Year Revenue Growth39.61%
Five Year Earnings Growth-35.42%
Five Year Dividend Growth0%
Last Quarter EPS$0.87
Annual EPS$7.54
Annual Dividend$0
Annual Dividend Yield0%
Change in EPS YTD-13.42%
PE Ratio4.92
Recent Earnings$0.87
Dividends per Share$
Stock Split Ratio

FSLR Key Stats

Last Price$39.63
Net Change$0.55 (1.41%)
Ask Price$39.64
Open Price$39.06
Previous Close Price$39.08
High Price$40.33
Low Price$39.01
Number of Trades6,162
Fifty Two Week High$74.29 (2016-03-18)
Fifty Two Week Low$33.74 (2016-09-20)
Average Daily Volume2,566,923
Share Outstanding102,250 Shares
Total Dividend Payout$0/yr
Dividend Yield0%