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

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR): $168.19

-0.48 (-0.28%)

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  • FSLR scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 46.04% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for FSLR is in Sentiment, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • FSLR ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 9th percentile.

FSLR Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $17,981,168,239, FIRST SOLAR INC has a greater market value than 88.41% of US stocks.
  • FSLR's current price/earnings ratio is 189.77, which is higher than 97.62% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for FSLR is currently 159.66, higher than 97.57% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to FSLR, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are VICR, NBIX, DXCM, NOVT, and PCTI.
  • FSLR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit FIRST SOLAR INC's official web site, go to

FSLR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, FSLR's EV/EBIT ratio is 367.34% higher, now standing at 93.
  • FSLR's price/earnings ratio has moved up 352.1 over the prior 197 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FSLR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FSLR 2023-01-31 7.5 3.2 199.8 93.0
FSLR 2023-01-30 7.2 3.1 192.1 89.3
FSLR 2023-01-27 7.6 3.3 201.8 94.0
FSLR 2023-01-26 7.4 3.2 197.4 91.8
FSLR 2023-01-25 7.1 3.1 189.3 87.9
FSLR 2023-01-24 7.2 3.1 192.9 89.7

FSLR Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 108.35%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -58.29%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -16.61%.
Over the past 67 months, FSLR's revenue has gone down $470,388,000.

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
2022-09-30 2,524.247 112.621 94.752
2022-06-30 2,478.818 288.967 189.123
2022-03-31 2,487.043 378.198 215.767
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

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 $168.19 52-week high $185.28
Prev. close $168.67 52-week low $59.60
Day low $165.11 Volume 1,752,700
Day high $168.86 Avg. volume 2,330,709
50-day MA $163.50 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $117.66 Market Cap 17.93B

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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FSLR Price Returns

1-mo 7.26%
3-mo 14.22%
6-mo 54.29%
1-year 136.89%
3-year 219.45%
5-year 164.95%
YTD 12.28%
2022 71.86%
2021 -11.89%
2020 76.77%
2019 31.81%
2018 -37.12%

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