First Solar, Inc. (FSLR): Price and Financial Metrics

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR): $64.59

-1.47 (-2.23%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where FSLR ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 53.46% of US stocks.
  • FSLR's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • FSLR's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 16.85% of US stocks).

FSLR Stock Summary

  • FSLR has a market capitalization of $8,994,773,097 -- more than approximately 79.99% of US stocks.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for First Solar Inc is higher than 85.95% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • FSLR's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of only 14.95% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to FSLR, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ONTO, MDRX, EBS, NATI, and RNWK.
  • Visit FSLR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

FSLR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, FSLR's price/earnings ratio is 54.36% lower, now standing at 17.8.
  • Over the past 180 months, FSLR's price/sales ratio has gone down 14.5.
  • FSLR's price/sales ratio has moved down 14.5 over the prior 180 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FSLR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FSLR 2021-09-01 3.4 1.7 17.8 14.3
FSLR 2021-08-31 3.4 1.7 17.8 14.3
FSLR 2021-08-30 3.4 1.8 18.1 14.6
FSLR 2021-08-27 3.4 1.7 17.8 14.4
FSLR 2021-08-26 3.4 1.7 17.7 14.3
FSLR 2021-08-25 3.4 1.7 17.7 14.3

FSLR Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at -44.2%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -5.78%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at -22.61%.
FSLR's revenue has moved down $1,034,893,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows FSLR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 2,923.377 237.559 468.693
2021-09-30 2,625.29 389.41 453.026
2021-06-30 2,969.351 291.986 562.86
2021-03-31 2,982.582 262.506 517.322
2020-12-31 2,711.332 37.12 398.355
2020-09-30 3,501.477 632.495 223.244

FSLR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • FSLR has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 66.61% of graded US stocks.
  • FSLR's asset turnover comes in at 0.417 -- ranking 156th of 208 Electronic Equipment stocks.
  • APH, BELFA, and JCS are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with FSLR.

The table below shows FSLR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.417 0.273 0.116
2021-03-31 0.422 0.260 0.104
2020-12-31 0.386 0.251 0.058
2020-09-30 0.491 0.244 0.033
2020-06-30 0.437 0.224 0.004
2020-03-31 0.428 0.209 -0.005

FSLR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of FSLR, see our FSLR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $98.05 Average Broker Recommendation 1.84 (Hold)

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FSLR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $64.59 52-week high $123.13
Prev. close $66.06 52-week low $59.60
Day low $63.83 Volume 1,100,675
Day high $65.61 Avg. volume 1,629,501
50-day MA $74.66 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $87.95 Market Cap 6.88B

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) Company Bio

First Solar designs, manufactures and sells photovoltaic solar modules, and also develops, designs, constructs and sells PV solar power solutions. The Company operates through two segments: components and systems. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Tempe, Arizona.

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Latest FSLR News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about First Solar Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate FSLR as an investment opportunity.

What's in the Cards for First Solar (FSLR) in Q4 Earnings?

First Solar's (FSLR) Q4 results are likely to reflect solid demand for CadTel technology and higher shipments along with the impacts of higher freight costs.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors That Class Action Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against KE Holdings, Meta Materials, Bright Health, and First Solar and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm, reminds investors that class actions have been commenced on behalf of stockholders of KE Holdings (NYSE: BEKE), Meta Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: MMAT), Bright Health Group, Inc. (NYSE: BHG), and First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR). Stockholders have until the deadlines below to petition the court to serve as lead plaintiff. Additional information about each case can be found at the link provided.

GlobeNewswire | February 23, 2022

Sunnova Energy (NOVA) Reports Q4 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates

Sunnova Energy (NOVA) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 24.32% and 0.56%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

First Solar (FSLR) Stock Moves -1.44%: What You Should Know

First Solar (FSLR) closed the most recent trading day at $64.90, moving -1.44% from the previous trading session.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Analysts Are Recommending These 10 Green Energy Stocks for the Future

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Yahoo | February 22, 2022

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FSLR Price Returns

1-mo -10.75%
3-mo -0.48%
6-mo N/A
1-year -14.31%
3-year 12.70%
5-year 70.24%
YTD -25.89%
2021 -11.89%
2020 76.77%
2019 31.81%
2018 -37.12%
2017 110.41%

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