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Prev. Close* 173.95
Open* 173.95
1-Year Change* -20.57%
Day's Range* 173.95 - 178.65
52 wk Range 129.22-232.00
Average Volume (10 days) 1.66M
Average Volume (3 months) 48.24M
Market Cap 15.75B
P/E Ratio 33.41
Shares Outstanding 106.84M
Revenue 3.16B
EPS 4.41
Dividend (Yield %) N/A
Beta 1.43
Next Earnings Date Feb 26, 2024

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Date Close Change Change (%) Open High Low
Apr 18, 2024 173.95 -4.01 -2.25% 177.96 179.70 173.15
Apr 17, 2024 176.80 3.77 2.18% 173.03 183.44 172.11
Apr 16, 2024 171.96 -2.07 -1.19% 174.03 175.54 171.95
Apr 15, 2024 175.00 -6.95 -3.82% 181.95 183.15 174.95
Apr 12, 2024 181.95 -0.32 -0.18% 182.27 187.74 180.98
Apr 11, 2024 182.05 -3.90 -2.10% 185.95 187.66 179.49
Apr 10, 2024 184.10 -1.35 -0.73% 185.45 186.28 177.15
Apr 9, 2024 184.23 4.60 2.56% 179.63 186.85 177.17
Apr 8, 2024 179.47 5.68 3.27% 173.79 181.90 172.95
Apr 5, 2024 173.98 2.03 1.18% 171.95 176.16 166.12
Apr 4, 2024 171.70 5.26 3.16% 166.44 177.24 165.55
Apr 3, 2024 166.95 1.00 0.60% 165.95 167.45 162.20
Apr 2, 2024 166.07 -3.88 -2.28% 169.95 171.82 165.51
Apr 1, 2024 170.45 0.50 0.29% 169.95 172.11 167.35
Mar 28, 2024 168.15 2.76 1.67% 165.39 172.85 165.38
Mar 27, 2024 166.45 13.22 8.63% 153.23 167.67 151.95
Mar 26, 2024 153.08 -1.80 -1.16% 154.88 157.25 151.95
Mar 25, 2024 153.55 0.29 0.19% 153.26 155.95 151.15
Mar 22, 2024 152.43 -0.02 -0.01% 152.45 153.51 151.17
Mar 21, 2024 152.63 0.84 0.55% 151.79 156.19 150.97

First Solar Inc Events

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Wednesday, May 1, 2024

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2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
Total revenue 2619.32 2923.38 2711.33 3063.12 2244.04
Revenue 2619.32 2923.38 2711.33 3063.12 2244.04
Cost of Revenue, Total 2491.66 2193.42 2030.66 2513.91 1851.87
Gross Profit 127.658 729.954 680.673 549.212 392.177
Total Operating Expense 2646.55 2336.63 2393.84 3224.9 2203.93
Selling/General/Admin. Expenses, Total 237.801 191.372 263.446 251.386 267.592
Research & Development 112.804 99.115 93.738 96.611 84.472
Unusual Expense (Income) -195.711 -147.284 6 363 0
Operating Income -27.236 586.751 317.489 -161.785 40.113
Interest Income (Expense), Net Non-Operating 4.645 -14.903 -12.367 24.111 33.797
Other, Net 31.189 0.314 -11.932 17.545 39.237
Net Income Before Taxes 8.598 572.162 293.19 -120.129 113.147
Net Income After Taxes -44.166 468.693 400.484 -114.649 99.306
Equity In Affiliates 0 0 -2.129 -0.284 34.62
Net Income Before Extra. Items -44.166 468.693 398.355 -114.933 133.926
Net Income -44.166 468.693 398.355 -114.933 144.326
Income Available to Common Excl. Extra. Items -44.166 468.693 398.355 -114.933 133.926
Income Available to Common Incl. Extra. Items -44.166 468.693 398.355 -114.933 144.326
Diluted Net Income -44.166 468.693 398.355 -114.933 144.326
Diluted Weighted Average Shares 106.551 106.924 106.686 105.31 106.113
Diluted EPS Excluding Extraordinary Items -0.41451 4.38342 3.7339 -1.09138 1.26211
Diluted Normalized EPS -1.60841 3.25506 3.77046 1.14915 1.26211
Total Extraordinary Items 10.4
Jun 2023 Mar 2023 Dec 2022 Sep 2022 Jun 2022
Total revenue 810.673 548.286 1002.39 628.933 620.955
Revenue 810.673 548.286 1002.39 628.933 620.955
Cost of Revenue, Total 500.253 436.235 941.778 607.951 586.355
Gross Profit 310.42 112.051 60.613 20.982 34.6
Total Operating Expense 642.158 530.284 1048.3 697.286 476.128
Selling/General/Admin. Expenses, Total 69.705 63.522 75.474 66.136 52.125
Research & Development 36.745 30.51 31.284 29.183 25.229
Unusual Expense (Income) 35.455 0.017 -0.239 -5.984 -187.581
Operating Income 168.515 18.002 -45.906 -68.353 144.827
Interest Income (Expense), Net Non-Operating 18.959 19.127 10.824 1.899 -3.34
Other, Net 0.997 -1.456 28.51 4.774 -1.883
Net Income Before Taxes 188.471 35.673 -6.572 -61.68 139.604
Net Income After Taxes 170.579 42.561 -7.548 -49.168 55.805
Equity In Affiliates
Net Income Before Extra. Items 170.579 42.561 -7.548 -49.168 55.805
Net Income 170.579 42.561 -7.548 -49.168 55.805
Income Available to Common Excl. Extra. Items 170.579 42.561 -7.548 -49.168 55.805
Income Available to Common Incl. Extra. Items 170.579 42.561 -7.548 -49.168 55.805
Diluted Net Income 170.579 42.561 -7.548 -49.168 55.805
Diluted Weighted Average Shares 107.278 107.154 106.608 106.596 107.056
Diluted EPS Excluding Extraordinary Items 1.59007 0.39719 -0.0708 -0.46126 0.52127
Dividends per Share - Common Stock Primary Issue 0 0 0 0
Diluted Normalized EPS 1.88919 0.3973 -0.07226 -0.49774 -0.61765
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2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
Total Current Assets 3791.42 3191.24 3014.53 3599.83 3859.52
Cash and Short Term Investments 2577.98 1826.04 1747.07 2164.25 2547.27
Cash & Equivalents 4.324 0 0.002 7.322 200.788
Short Term Investments 1096.71 375.389 520.066 811.506 1143.7
Total Receivables, Net 354.991 454.709 294.283 712.293 612.775
Accounts Receivable - Trade, Net 354.991 454.709 292.456 658.512 586.448
Total Inventory 621.376 666.299 567.587 443.513 387.912
Prepaid Expenses 213.496 222.715 231.585 185.738 150.3
Other Current Assets, Total 23.577 21.477 174.012 94.043 161.27
Total Assets 8251.23 7413.75 7108.93 7515.69 7121.36
Property/Plant/Equipment, Total - Net 3636.33 3074.42 2872.34 2803.84 2064.85
Property/Plant/Equipment, Total - Gross 5104.45 4370.31 4022.14 4242.95 3384.13
Accumulated Depreciation, Total -1468.12 -1295.89 -1149.79 -1439.11 -1319.28
Goodwill, Net 14.462 14.462 14.462 14.462 14.462
Intangibles, Net 31.106 45.509 56.138 64.543 74.162
Long Term Investments 182.07 244.726 2.812 3.186
Note Receivable - Long Term 70.114 103.868 15.235 21.746 35.293
Other Long Term Assets, Total 525.726 739.514 1136.22 1008.46 1069.89
Total Current Liabilities 1038.05 726.878 847.398 1318.21 845.457
Accounts Payable 341.409 193.374 183.349 218.081 233.287
Accrued Expenses 382.5 295.756 302.195 705.071 413.923
Notes Payable/Short Term Debt 0 0 0 0 0
Current Port. of LT Debt/Capital Leases 0 3.896 41.54 17.51 5.57
Other Current Liabilities, Total 314.139 233.852 320.314 377.546 192.677
Total Liabilities 2415.17 1454.19 1588 2418.92 1908.96
Total Long Term Debt 184.349 236.005 237.691 454.187 461.221
Long Term Debt 184.349 236.005 237.691 454.187 461.221
Other Liabilities, Total 1163.85 463.613 502.914 646.527 602.281
Total Equity 5836.06 5959.55 5520.93 5096.77 5212.4
Common Stock 0.107 0.106 0.106 0.105 0.105
Additional Paid-In Capital 2887.48 2871.35 2866.79 2849.38 2825.21
Retained Earnings (Accumulated Deficit) 3140.29 3184.46 2715.76 2326.62 2441.55
Unrealized Gain (Loss) -64.78 -8.036 16.63 -5.029 10.641
Other Equity, Total -127.037 -88.326 -78.356 -74.305 -65.107
Total Liabilities & Shareholders’ Equity 8251.23 7413.75 7108.93 7515.69 7121.36
Total Common Shares Outstanding 106.609 106.332 105.98 105.449 104.885
Cash 1476.94 1450.65 1227 1345.42 1202.77
Deferred Income Tax 28.929 27.699
Sep 2023 Jun 2023 Mar 2023 Dec 2022 Sep 2022
Total Current Assets 3824 3660.73 3619.86 3791.42 3338.75
Cash and Short Term Investments 1822.47 1883.96 2271.24 2577.98 1927.19
Cash 1034.68 826.635 899.537 1476.94 1150.79
Cash & Equivalents 458.274 3.278 7.097 4.324 0.195
Short Term Investments 329.516 1054.04 1364.61 1096.71 776.213
Total Receivables, Net 787.123 668.419 324.514 354.991 360.57
Accounts Receivable - Trade, Net 787.123 668.419 324.514 354.991 360.57
Total Inventory 882.787 756.173 751.407 621.376 810.66
Prepaid Expenses 275.037 311.79 238.034 213.496 217.093
Other Current Assets, Total 56.581 40.391 34.668 23.577 23.232
Total Assets 9582.64 8997.17 8564.6 8251.23 7492.82
Property/Plant/Equipment, Total - Net 4154.37 4109.92 3949.89 3636.33 3375.85
Property/Plant/Equipment, Total - Gross 5838.82 5715.36 5478.68 5104.45 4843.64
Accumulated Depreciation, Total -1684.45 -1605.43 -1528.79 -1468.12 -1467.78
Goodwill, Net 28.473 28.646 14.462 14.462 14.462
Intangibles, Net 66.379 70.435 28.477 31.106 36.631
Long Term Investments 183.7 194.65 196.591 182.07 182.208
Note Receivable - Long Term 75.509 75.047 67.104 70.114 68.719
Other Long Term Assets, Total 1250.21 857.733 688.212 525.726 476.192
Total Current Liabilities 1199.1 1090.61 1174.17 1038.05 816.268
Accounts Payable 110.795 245.834 285.76 341.409 188.28
Accrued Expenses 624.221 390.662 392.219 382.5 332.821
Notes Payable/Short Term Debt 0 0 0 0 0
Current Port. of LT Debt/Capital Leases 35.409 0 5.435
Other Current Liabilities, Total 428.68 454.118 496.194 314.139 289.732
Total Liabilities 3280.27 2957.53 2695.87 2415.17 1664.48
Total Long Term Debt 464.04 437.41 320.378 184.349 254.224
Long Term Debt 464.04 437.41 320.378 184.349 254.224
Deferred Income Tax 47.632 43.812 32.5 28.929 24.812
Other Liabilities, Total 1569.49 1385.69 1168.82 1163.85 569.176
Total Equity 6302.38 6039.64 5868.73 5836.06 5828.34
Common Stock 0.107 0.107 0.107 0.107 0.107
Additional Paid-In Capital 2879.41 2872.15 2865.75 2887.48 2880.24
Retained Earnings (Accumulated Deficit) 3621.83 3353.43 3182.85 3140.29 3147.84
Unrealized Gain (Loss) -67.825 -59.129 -57.814 -64.78 -61.408
Other Equity, Total -131.145 -126.922 -122.168 -127.037 -138.442
Total Liabilities & Shareholders’ Equity 9582.64 8997.17 8564.6 8251.23 7492.82
Total Common Shares Outstanding 106.844 106.831 106.825 106.609 106.606
  • Annual
  • Quarterly
2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
Cash From Operating Activities 873.369 237.559 37.12 174.201 -146.904
Cash From Operating Activities 269.724 259.9 232.925 205.475 130.736
Deferred Taxes -12.799 49.847 36.013 -59.917 -10.112
Non-Cash Items -338.028 -204.176 -67.721 -81.703 -265.416
Cash Taxes Paid -43.592 13.062 177.431 -8.035 49.169
Changes in Working Capital 998.638 -336.705 -562.452 225.279 -2.112
Cash From Investing Activities -1192.57 -99.04 -131.227 -362.298 -682.714
Capital Expenditures -903.605 -540.291 -416.635 -668.717 -739.838
Other Investing Cash Flow Items, Total -288.969 441.251 285.408 306.419 57.124
Cash From Financing Activities 309.392 40.55 -82.587 74.943 255.228
Financing Cash Flow Items -12.092 -15.989 -13.922 -15.09 -16.76
Issuance (Retirement) of Debt, Net 321.484 56.539 -68.665 90.033 271.988
Foreign Exchange Effects 47.438 3.174 3.778 -2.959 -13.558
Net Change in Cash 37.625 182.243 -172.916 -116.113 -767.853
Net income/Starting Line -44.166 468.693 398.355 -114.933
Mar 2023 Dec 2022 Sep 2022 Jun 2022 Mar 2022
Cash From Operating Activities -34.598 873.369 78.154 -50.821 -138.839
Cash From Operating Activities 68.855 269.724 199.183 131.76 65.207
Deferred Taxes -55.282 -12.799 -4.6 -5.576 1.083
Non-Cash Items 5.919 -338.028 -176.356 -175.725 3.761
Cash Taxes Paid -43.646 -43.592 -40.902 -42.679 23.502
Changes in Working Capital -96.651 998.638 96.545 -13.83 -165.635
Cash From Investing Activities -645.227 -1192.57 -622.519 138.287 -2.944
Capital Expenditures -370.961 -903.605 -576.704 -353.448 -154.761
Other Investing Cash Flow Items, Total -274.266 -288.969 -45.815 491.735 151.817
Cash From Financing Activities 107.686 309.392 209.461 125.616 5.764
Financing Cash Flow Items -28.314 -12.092 -12.048 -11.591 -11.505
Issuance (Retirement) of Debt, Net 136 321.484 221.509 137.207 17.269
Foreign Exchange Effects 1.495 47.438 39.866 39.934 15.162
Net Change in Cash -570.644 37.625 -295.038 253.016 -120.857
Net income/Starting Line 42.561 -44.166 -36.618 12.55 -43.255

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First Solar Company profile

What is First Solar?

First Solar (FSLR) is a leading American manufacturer and provider of eco-efficient photovoltaic (PV) solutions. With vast experience across the solar value chain, the company has designed, engineered and constructed the world’s biggest grid-connected PV power plants. The company’s solutions can generate energy at a competitive price with the smallest environmental impact. The company’s mission is to make clean solar electricity more affordable.

First Solar says it leads all PV manufacturers in R&D investment, maintaining a rate of innovation that enables efficiency gains three times faster than multi-crystalline silicon technology. With over 17GW of modules sold to date, First Solar prides itself on its history of financial stability and manufacturing success. As of 5 April 2018, the company had a market capitalisation of around $7.43 billion.

Who are the key people at First Solar?

Mark Widmar has been Chief Executive Officer of First Solar since July 2016, having previously served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Other key figures at First Solar include Alexander R. Bradley (Chief Financial Officer since July 2016) and Georges Antoun (Chief Commercial Officer since July 2016).

What is the modern history of First Solar?

The company traces its roots back to 1990, when inventor Harold McMaster founded Solar Cells, Inc. In 1999 the business was acquired by True North Partners, LLC, who rebranded it as First Solar, Inc. The company went public in 2006. In 2009, First Solar became the first solar panel manufacturing company to reduce its manufacturing cost to $1 per watt. In 2012, the company announced it was restructuring global operations. Almost a third of First Solar’s workforce was laid off, in a move the firm blamed on market volatility and lower demand.

What are the latest developments at First Solar?

In its full year 2017 financial results, First Solar reported a record 7.7GW of new business in the year. Non-GAAP earnings per share were $2.59 and operating cash flows exceeded $1.3 billion.The company raised its 2018 revenue, EPS and net cash guidance for the year, and CEO Mark Widmar said: “We enter 2018 with an unwavering focus on profitably, scaling our modules business, executing on our systems project portfolio, and delivering on our financial commitments.”

The First Solar share price, which peaked at $311 in May 2008, crashed to just $92 in November of that year. The shares staged a modest recovery and managed to stay above $100 for a few years, but then headed south again until they reached a new low of $12 in June 2012. Thereafter they moved up and down in a band between around $25 and $75, starting 2018 at just over $70. To find out how the shares are doing right now, follow Capital.com. Our FSLR chart puts all the information at your fingertips.

Where does First Solar operate?

First Solar is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona and has offices in Houston, New Jersey, San Francisco, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Dubai, Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney and Mumbai among other locations. Its manufacturing facilities are located in Perrysburg, Ohio; Kulim, Malaysia; and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The company partnered with natural gas provider Enbridge to build the world’s biggest PV solar energy farm in Sarnia, Ontario.

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