First Solar Inc (FSLR)

FSLR (NASDAQ:Electronics)
pos +0.78
Today's Range: 68.55 - 70.74 | FSLR Avg Daily Volume: 2,491,400
Last Update: 09/16/14 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 1,543,494
YTD Performance: 27.96%
Open: $69.70
Previous Close: $69.92
52 Week Range: $38.03 - $74.84
Oustanding Shares: 100,193,196
Market Cap: 7,292,060,805
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for FSLR
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 5 5 5 5
Moderate Buy 1 1 0 0
Hold 5 5 6 7
Moderate Sell 1 1 1 1
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.38 2.38 2.46 2.50
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: 19.10
Price Earnings Comparisons:
FSLR Sector Avg. S&P 500
19.10 19.60 28.67
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
8.45% 82.93% -22.80%
Revenue -1.80 0.29 0.09
Net Income 0.00 -0.47 -0.19
EPS 0.00 -0.52 -0.21
Earnings for FSLR:
Revenue 3.31B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $0.66 $0.81 $2.63 $4.72
Number of Analysts 9 8 11 11
High Estimate $0.99 $1.00 $2.78 $5.35
Low Estimate $0.51 $0.53 $2.44 $2.66
Prior Year $2.28 $0.89 $4.35 $2.63
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -71.15% -9.55% -39.46% 79.25%
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This stock has been a good short-term mover when the company reports.
Aug 06, 2014 | 8:00 AM EDT
FSLR was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Needham said. $75 price target. Company could split up the business, to increase shareholder value....

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A pair of earnings trades in First Solar and Zillow.
Zillow, First Solar and Solar City report their earnings next week.
After spending a day at the trade show Intersolar, I remain bullish on the group.
Federal and state governments are huge beneficiaries of the growth of solar.

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