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First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 7.6 years of data (i.e. since Dec 21, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

First Solar trades on the NasdaqGS exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the sector.

Current Status of First Solar

It is currently trading at $60.84 ($59.55 the previous day).


The next reporting date is in 3 days (2020 08 07).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $0.28 per share ($478.1M). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.3395.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $10582998 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 7.8% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 5.12. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year54.0477231343283- Below Average
2 year52.457368421053-14- Below Average
3 year61.00021008403471.3+ Above Average
4 year35.617918367347-35.3- Below Average
5 year55.0888212927760.6- Below Average
First Solar is projected by analysts to get to $60.00 within the next 12 months (-1.4%), but preticted targets range from as high as $75.00 (23.3%) and as low as $35(-42.5%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -64.4%. It has a shape to the stock curve, which means

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With an average increase of 7.8% year over year, if First Solar is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 99.1 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 149.85.

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First Solar (FSLR) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Weekand's Release

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 16:33:04 First Solar (FSLR) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.... Read Full Article

First Solar Announces COO Tymen deJong to Retire and Senior Leadership Changes

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 20:30:00 TEMPE, Ariz., July 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that Philip Tymen deJong, Chief Operating Officer (COO), has decided to retire from the Company, effective April 2021. In addition, First Solar announced a series of senior leadership ...... Read Full Article

Clean Energy ETFs Soaring Ahead of Q2 Earnings

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 16:05:04 While the major players in the clean energy space seem to have less chances of beating earnings estimates, investors could still bet on Q2 earnings via ETFs.... Read Full Article

First Solar, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results on August 6, 2020

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 13:05:00 TEMPE, Ariz., July 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) will report financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020, after the market closes on Thursday, August 6, 2020. The Company will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss these results ...... Read Full Article

Goldman Sachs Renewable Power LLC Acquires 123MW Project from First Solar

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 12:15:00 American Kings Solar project backed by 15-year PPA with a California utility Lowest Carbon Solar American Kings will be powered by First Solar’s Series 6 photovoltaic (PV) modules, designed and developed at the Company’s research and development (RandD) centers ...... Read Full Article

Did Hedge Funds Make The Right Call On First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) ?

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 00:25:25 The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey have plowed through 821 13F filings that hedge funds and well-known value investors are required to file by the SEC. The 13F filings show the fundsand' and investorsand' portfolio ...... Read Full Article

One-Third of U.S. Solar Projects Relied on Rule That’s Changing

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 11:00:00 (Bloomberg) -- A landmark 40-year-old law that’s been key to the growth of renewable energy in the U.S. is being effectively overhauled, threatening to curb demand for solar projects.Federal regulators on Thursday imposed new limits on which ...... Read Full Article

Charting a bull-trend whipsaw, SandP 500 nails next resistance

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:35:00 Technically speaking, the U.S. benchmarks have registered a mid-July market whipsaw, writes Michael Ashbaugh, pressured at least briefly amid the month’s first real selling pressure.... Read Full Article

Is First Solar Stock a Buy?

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 11:27:00 The solar industry continues to grow around the world, yet solar companies continue to struggle to make consistent profits. Despite the potential impact, First Solar (NASDAQ: FSLR) remains one of the industry's leaders, with a rock-solid balance sheet and reliably ...... Read Full Article

Topaz Solar Farms LLC -- Moodyand's upgrades Topaz Solar to Ba2 from B3 and revises outlook to stable

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:57:07 Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") upgraded Topaz Solar Farms LLC's (Topaz Solar) senior secured debt to Ba2 from B3 and revised the project's outlook from review for upgrade to stable. The upgrade of Topaz Solar's senior secured bonds to Ba2 from ...... Read Full Article

JinkoSolar to Supply Over 300 Modules for Chileand's Solar Park

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:19:12 For 2020, JinkoSolar (JKS) projects total solar module shipments of 18-20 GW, indicating an improvement of 35% year over year.... Read Full Article

CSIQ vs. FSLR: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now?

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:40:03 CSIQ vs. FSLR: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?... Read Full Article

First Solar (FSLR) in Focus: Stock Moves 7.1% Higher

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 13:43:01 First Solar (FSLR) saw a big move last session, as its shares jumped more than 7% on the day, amid huge volumes.... Read Full Article

Solar Stocks at Cusp of Long-Term Uptrend

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:59:27 The state is now underpinning a steady sector bid, with a new law that mandates solar energy for all new construction. The stock posted an all-time high at $18.71 during the first public session in October 2014 and rolled into a brutal ...... Read Full Article

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Canadian Solar, First Solar, Bloom Energy and Enphase Energy

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 17:16:05 The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Canadian Solar, First Solar, Bloom Energy and Enphase Energy... Read Full Article

First Solar, Dow Ink Deal to Promote Solar Energy in Texas

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 14:55:02 First Solarand's (FSLR) Horizon solar project set to supply energy to Dowand's petrochemical site in Texas... Read Full Article

CSIQ or FSLR: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 15:40:03 CSIQ vs. FSLR: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?... Read Full Article

First Solar to Support Dow Gulf Coast Operations in Texas with Lowest Carbon Solar

Thu, 18 Jun 2020 12:15:10 First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) today announced that it had signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Dow, Inc. (DOW) for its Gulf Coast operations. Dow’s Texas Operations is the largest petrochemical site in the western hemisphere. First Solar ...... Read Full Article

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR): Hedge Funds Taking Some Chips Off The Table

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 01:34:30 Before we spend countless hours researching a company, we like to analyze what insiders, hedge funds and billionaire investors think of the stock first. This is a necessary first step in our investment process because our research has shown that ...... Read Full Article

FSLR Investor Alert: Kyros Law is Filing Legal Claims on Behalf of First Solar Inc (NASDAQ: FSLR) Investors

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 11:36:00 Kyros Law Offices is alerting investors of First Solar Inc (NASDAQ: FSLR) that it is filing legal claims against the company on behalf of investors.... Read Full Article