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Trade First Solar Inc - FSLR CFD

174.06
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Low: 167.36
High: 176.6
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Margin 20%
Stock exchange United States of America
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Key Stats
Prev. Close* 168.81
Open* 167.36
1-Year Change* 121.73%
Day's Range* 167.36 - 176.6
52 wk Range 59.60-168.17
Average Volume (10 days) 2.26M
Average Volume (3 months) 66.90M
Market Cap 17.87B
P/E Ratio 190.39
Shares Outstanding 106.61M
Revenue 2.52B
EPS 0.88
Dividend (Yield %) N/A
Beta 1.27
Next Earnings Date Feb 27, 2023

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  • Last Week
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Date Close Change Change (%) Open High Low
Jan 25, 2023 168.81 -0.62 -0.37% 169.43 169.58 163.76
Jan 24, 2023 171.46 -4.55 -2.59% 176.01 176.46 170.13
Jan 23, 2023 176.03 8.76 5.24% 167.27 177.28 166.14
Jan 20, 2023 166.96 1.21 0.73% 165.75 168.34 162.71
Jan 19, 2023 165.75 -11.41 -6.44% 177.16 177.76 164.10
Jan 18, 2023 176.99 -0.02 -0.01% 177.01 180.66 172.80
Jan 17, 2023 177.01 -2.59 -1.44% 179.60 185.11 176.32
Jan 13, 2023 179.72 0.75 0.42% 178.97 182.41 175.02
Jan 12, 2023 178.97 6.91 4.02% 172.06 179.26 170.42
Jan 11, 2023 171.98 1.22 0.71% 170.76 177.51 169.84
Jan 10, 2023 170.76 12.10 7.63% 158.66 171.46 157.86
Jan 9, 2023 158.66 2.50 1.60% 156.16 162.18 155.09
Jan 6, 2023 156.03 10.92 7.53% 145.11 157.07 143.61
Jan 5, 2023 145.12 -0.85 -0.58% 145.97 146.99 141.72
Jan 4, 2023 145.97 0.51 0.35% 145.46 147.56 144.47
Jan 3, 2023 144.97 -5.70 -3.78% 150.67 152.32 144.72
Dec 30, 2022 149.76 1.18 0.79% 148.58 150.01 144.02
Dec 29, 2022 148.58 2.75 1.89% 145.83 149.56 144.66
Dec 28, 2022 145.97 -4.00 -2.67% 149.97 150.98 142.32
Dec 27, 2022 149.97 -6.23 -3.99% 156.20 157.48 149.97

First Solar Inc Events

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  • Annual
  • Quarterly
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total revenue 2904.56 2941.32 2244.04 3063.12 2711.33 2923.38
Revenue 2904.56 2941.32 2244.04 3063.12 2711.33 2923.38
Cost of Revenue, Total 2266.15 2392.38 1851.87 2513.91 2030.66 2193.42
Gross Profit 638.418 548.947 392.177 549.212 680.673 729.954
Total Operating Expense 3472.71 2763.47 2203.93 3224.9 2393.84 2336.63
Selling/General/Admin. Expenses, Total 263.015 245.342 267.592 251.386 263.446 191.372
Research & Development 124.762 88.573 84.472 96.611 93.738 99.115
Unusual Expense (Income) 818.792 37.181 0 363 6 -147.284
Operating Income -568.151 177.851 40.113 -161.785 317.489 586.751
Interest Income (Expense), Net Non-Operating -9.352 1.199 33.797 24.111 -12.367 -14.903
Other, Net 40.252 23.065 39.237 17.545 -11.932 0.314
Net Income Before Taxes -537.251 202.115 113.147 -120.129 293.19 572.162
Net Income After Taxes -560.418 238.209 99.306 -114.649 400.484 468.693
Equity In Affiliates 144.306 4.266 34.62 -0.284 -2.129 0
Net Income Before Extra. Items -416.112 242.475 133.926 -114.933 398.355 468.693
Net Income -416.112 -165.615 144.326 -114.933 398.355 468.693
Income Available to Common Excl. Extra. Items -416.112 242.475 133.926 -114.933 398.355 468.693
Income Available to Common Incl. Extra. Items -416.112 -165.615 144.326 -114.933 398.355 468.693
Diluted Net Income -416.112 -165.615 144.326 -114.933 398.355 468.693
Diluted Weighted Average Shares 102.866 104.328 106.113 105.31 106.686 106.924
Diluted EPS Excluding Extraordinary Items -4.04518 2.32416 1.26211 -1.09138 3.7339 4.38342
Diluted Normalized EPS 1.12868 2.55581 1.26211 1.14915 3.77046 3.25506
Total Extraordinary Items -408.09 10.4
Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021 Q4 2021 Q1 2022
Total revenue 803.374 629.18 583.504 907.319 367.04
Revenue 803.374 629.18 583.504 907.319 367.04
Cost of Revenue, Total 618.607 455.062 458.924 660.83 355.577
Gross Profit 184.767 174.118 124.58 246.489 11.463
Total Operating Expense 551.026 518.803 532.637 734.16 424.844
Selling/General/Admin. Expenses, Total 63.441 38.061 46.421 43.449 44.066
Research & Development 19.873 23.935 25.426 29.881 27.108
Unusual Expense (Income) -150.895 1.745 1.866 0 -1.907
Operating Income 252.348 110.377 50.867 173.159 -57.804
Interest Income (Expense), Net Non-Operating -4.635 -4.335 -2.224 -3.709 -4.738
Other, Net 8.448 -3.247 -2.603 -2.284 -0.212
Net Income Before Taxes 256.161 102.795 46.04 167.166 -62.754
Net Income After Taxes 209.671 82.449 45.203 131.37 -43.255
Equity In Affiliates 0 0 0 0
Net Income Before Extra. Items 209.671 82.449 45.203 131.37 -43.255
Net Income 209.671 82.449 45.203 131.37 -43.255
Income Available to Common Excl. Extra. Items 209.671 82.449 45.203 131.37 -43.255
Income Available to Common Incl. Extra. Items 209.671 82.449 45.203 131.37 -43.255
Diluted Net Income 209.671 82.449 45.203 131.37 -43.255
Diluted Weighted Average Shares 106.89 106.836 106.899 107.059 106.412
Diluted EPS Excluding Extraordinary Items 1.96156 0.77173 0.42286 1.22708 -0.40649
Dividends per Share - Common Stock Primary Issue 0 0 0 0
Diluted Normalized EPS 0.80608 0.78483 0.44 1.22708 -0.41813
  • Annual
  • Quarterly
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Current Assets 3787.83 3832.77 3859.52 3599.83 3014.53 3191.24
Cash and Short Term Investments 1955.15 2988.91 2547.27 2164.25 1747.07 1826.04
Cash & Equivalents 1347.16 2268.53 200.788 7.322 0.002 0
Short Term Investments 607.991 720.379 1143.7 811.506 520.066 375.389
Total Receivables, Net 510.734 419.048 612.775 712.293 294.283 454.709
Accounts Receivable - Trade, Net 473.426 386.405 586.448 658.512 292.456 454.709
Total Inventory 363.219 172.37 387.912 443.513 567.587 666.299
Prepaid Expenses 77.343 73.391 150.3 185.738 231.585 222.715
Other Current Assets, Total 881.387 179.05 161.27 94.043 174.012 21.477
Total Assets 6824.37 6864.5 7121.36 7515.69 7108.93 7413.75
Property/Plant/Equipment, Total - Net 1077.74 1571.65 2064.85 2803.84 2872.34 3074.42
Property/Plant/Equipment, Total - Gross 2608.39 2790.32 3384.13 4242.95 4022.14 4370.31
Accumulated Depreciation, Total -1530.64 -1218.68 -1319.28 -1439.11 -1149.79 -1295.89
Goodwill, Net 14.462 14.462 14.462 14.462 14.462 14.462
Intangibles, Net 87.97 80.227 74.162 64.543 56.138 45.509
Long Term Investments 605.917 644.286 3.186 2.812 244.726
Note Receivable - Long Term 66.352 63.319 35.293 21.746 15.235 103.868
Other Long Term Assets, Total 1184.09 657.79 1069.89 1008.46 1136.22 739.514
Total Current Liabilities 907.881 650.276 845.457 1318.21 847.398 726.878
Accounts Payable 148.73 120.22 233.287 218.081 183.349 193.374
Accrued Expenses 222.898 338.06 413.923 705.071 302.195 287.633
Notes Payable/Short Term Debt 0 0 0 0 0 0
Current Port. of LT Debt/Capital Leases 27.966 13.075 5.57 17.51 41.54 3.896
Other Current Liabilities, Total 508.287 178.921 192.677 377.546 320.314 241.975
Total Liabilities 1606.02 1765.8 1908.96 2418.92 1588 1454.19
Total Long Term Debt 187.001 423.861 461.221 454.187 237.691 236.005
Long Term Debt 187.001 423.861 461.221 454.187 237.691 236.005
Other Liabilities, Total 511.137 691.667 602.281 646.527 502.914 463.613
Total Equity 5218.35 5098.7 5212.4 5096.77 5520.93 5959.55
Common Stock 0.104 0.104 0.105 0.105 0.106 0.106
Additional Paid-In Capital 2765.31 2799.11 2825.21 2849.38 2866.79 2871.35
Retained Earnings (Accumulated Deficit) 2462.84 2297.23 2441.55 2326.62 2715.76 3184.46
Unrealized Gain (Loss) 65.171 68.388 10.641 -5.029 16.63 -8.036
Other Equity, Total -75.078 -66.129 -65.107 -74.305 -78.356 -88.326
Total Liabilities & Shareholders’ Equity 6824.37 6864.5 7121.36 7515.69 7108.93 7413.75
Total Common Shares Outstanding 104.035 104.468 104.885 105.449 105.98 106.332
Cash 1202.77 1345.42 1227 1450.65
Deferred Income Tax 27.699
Mar 2021 Jun 2021 Sep 2021 Dec 2021 Mar 2022
Total Current Assets 3136.89 3155.48 3046.32 3191.24 2994.99
Cash and Short Term Investments 1535.61 1765.39 1922.06 1826.04 1549.45
Cash 972.877 1346.89 1367.46 1450.65 1326.36
Cash & Equivalents 0.002 0.002 0.002 0
Short Term Investments 562.735 418.505 554.601 375.389 223.091
Total Receivables, Net 817.1 597.624 273.343 454.709 322.121
Accounts Receivable - Trade, Net 817.1 597.624 273.343 454.709 322.121
Total Inventory 550.27 603.057 647.439 666.299 840.75
Prepaid Expenses 201.159 170.512 178.318 222.715 247.438
Other Current Assets, Total 32.747 18.89 25.16 21.477 35.23
Total Assets 7108.91 7248.47 7268.63 7413.75 7399.23
Property/Plant/Equipment, Total - Net 2855.09 2847.64 2974.85 3074.42 3197.27
Property/Plant/Equipment, Total - Gross 4061.95 4027.23 4210.77 4370.31 4552.56
Accumulated Depreciation, Total -1206.86 -1179.59 -1235.92 -1295.89 -1355.3
Goodwill, Net 14.462 14.462 14.462 14.462 14.462
Intangibles, Net 53.404 50.669 47.935 45.509 42.769
Long Term Investments 0 0 251.379 244.726 220.167
Note Receivable - Long Term 17.476 61.489 111.785 103.868 97.605
Other Long Term Assets, Total 1031.59 1118.74 821.892 739.514 831.961
Total Current Liabilities 669.341 660.923 715.236 726.878 734.99
Accounts Payable 186.087 148.326 170.041 193.374 146.233
Accrued Expenses 212.189 212.927 227.977 287.633 336
Notes Payable/Short Term Debt 0 0 0 0 0
Current Port. of LT Debt/Capital Leases 2.453 3.239 37.129 3.896 4.701
Other Current Liabilities, Total 268.612 296.431 280.089 241.975 248.056
Total Liabilities 1414.13 1464.84 1438.56 1454.19 1524.05
Total Long Term Debt 254.447 276.084 241.483 236.005 247.354
Long Term Debt 254.447 276.084 241.483 236.005 247.354
Deferred Income Tax 14.668 14.611 14.305 27.699 30.117
Other Liabilities, Total 475.674 513.22 467.531 463.613 511.589
Total Equity 5694.78 5783.63 5830.08 5959.55 5875.17
Common Stock 0.106 0.106 0.106 0.106 0.107
Additional Paid-In Capital 2853.89 2859.11 2865.63 2871.35 2863.32
Retained Earnings (Accumulated Deficit) 2925.43 3007.88 3053.08 3184.46 3141.2
Unrealized Gain (Loss) 0.04 0.155 -3.331 -8.036 -30.557
Other Equity, Total -84.69 -83.616 -85.413 -88.326 -98.893
Total Liabilities & Shareholders’ Equity 7108.91 7248.47 7268.63 7413.75 7399.23
Total Common Shares Outstanding 106.311 106.319 106.326 106.332 106.583
  • Annual
  • Quarterly
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Cash From Operating Activities 497.333 1286.91 -146.904 371.641 447.476 237.559
Cash From Operating Activities 230.94 115.313 130.736 205.475 232.925 259.9
Deferred Taxes 123.864 173.368 -10.112 -59.917 36.013 49.847
Non-Cash Items 839.41 48.572 -251.93 -82.906 -71.209 -204.176
Cash Taxes Paid 59.64 -169.079 49.169 -8.035 177.431 13.062
Changes in Working Capital -696.881 949.658 -15.598 308.989 249.747 -336.705
Cash From Investing Activities 144.52 -626.802 -682.714 -362.298 -131.227 -99.04
Capital Expenditures -229.452 -514.357 -739.838 -668.717 -416.635 -540.291
Other Investing Cash Flow Items, Total 373.972 -112.445 57.124 306.419 285.408 441.251
Cash From Financing Activities -136.393 192.045 255.228 74.943 -82.587 40.55
Financing Cash Flow Items -20.566 5.926 -16.76 -15.09 -13.922 -15.989
Issuance (Retirement) of Debt, Net -115.827 186.119 271.988 90.033 -68.665 56.539
Foreign Exchange Effects -6.306 8.866 -13.558 -2.959 3.778 3.174
Net Change in Cash 208.574 914.786 -767.853 -116.113 -172.916 182.243
Net income/Starting Line 468.693
Mar 2021 Jun 2021 Sep 2021 Dec 2021 Mar 2022
Cash From Operating Activities -249.551 -10.474 375.083 237.559 -138.839
Cash From Operating Activities 63.205 128.913 194.606 259.9 65.207
Deferred Taxes -11.538 -12.317 -13.45 49.847 1.083
Non-Cash Items -153.563 -148.496 -137.832 -204.176 3.761
Cash Taxes Paid -33.278 -37.158 -22.615 13.062 23.502
Changes in Working Capital -147.655 21.426 331.759 -336.705 -165.635
Cash From Investing Activities 271.838 470.088 -83.289 -99.04 -2.944
Capital Expenditures -90.155 -180.782 -345.399 -540.291 -154.761
Other Investing Cash Flow Items, Total 361.993 650.87 262.11 441.251 151.817
Cash From Financing Activities -31.451 -9.09 -9.21 40.55 5.764
Financing Cash Flow Items -15.689 -15.81 -15.877 -15.989 -11.505
Issuance (Retirement) of Debt, Net -15.762 6.72 6.667 56.539 17.269
Foreign Exchange Effects -0.652 0.906 1.687 3.174 15.162
Net Change in Cash -39.743 359.675 112.28 182.243 -120.857
Net income/Starting Line 468.693 -43.255
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Wellington Management Company, LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund 4.0532 4320970 643076 2022-09-30 LOW
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Jane Street Capital, L.L.C. Research Firm 1.5439 1645841 1296688 2022-09-30 HIGH
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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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First Solar is traded on the NASDAQ and included in the S&P 500 index. Check out Capital.com for the latest FSLR chart. We’ll keep you up to date and in the picture.

Industry: Photovoltaic Solar Systems & Equipment

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