First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR)

About the company

First Solar, Inc. engages in designing, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of photovoltaic solar power systems and solar modules. It operates through the Modules and Systems segments. The Modules segment involves in the design, manufacture, and sale of cadmium telluride solar modules, which convert sunlight into electricity. The Systems segment offers development, construction, operation, and maintenance of photovoltaic solar power systems. The company was founded by Michael J. Ahearn in 1999 and is headquartered in Tempe, AZ.

Sector

Electronic Technology

Industry

Electronic Components

Employees

6600

CEO

Mark R. Widmar

Exchange

NASDAQ

Website

http://www.firstsolar.com

$3B

Total Revenue

7K

Employees

$5B

Market Capitalization

124.70

Price/Earning ratio

Stock price

Gross Margin (in %)

Total gross margin

$640M

Operating Margin (in %)

Total operating margin

$279M

Net Margin (in %)

Total net margin

$43M

Dividend Yield (in %)

Dividend per share

$0

Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
Amphenol Corp. APH 29432.09 8128.00 6.47 26.12 13.90
TE Connectivity Ltd. TEL 27337.44 13269.00 2.94 17.21 5.36
Corning, Inc. GLW 22412.00 11082.00 2.00 76.47 2.41
Universal Display Corp. OLED 7028.38 430.00 8.32 48.87 33.48
Cree, Inc. CREE 6292.67 950.00 3.28 -21.94 -30.11
First Solar, Inc. FSLR 5287.28 3063.00 1.02 124.70 1.42
Flex Ltd. FLEX 5094.40 24210.00 1.75 58.53 0.36
Jabil, Inc. JBL 4937.65 26340.00 2.90 36.57 0.51
AVX Corp. AVX 3660.54 1562.00 1.49 17.90 13.15
nVent Electric Plc NVT 3206.25 2187.00 1.24 17.36 8.45
Vicor Corp. VICR 3047.94 261.00 15.09 362.85 3.10
Plug Power, Inc. PLUG 2347.80 249.00 27.58 -26.76 -36.88
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. VSH 2156.15 2536.00 1.47 18.59 4.56
Plexus Corp. PLXS 1968.00 3230.00 2.15 18.85 3.27
Sanmina Corp. SANM 1783.44 7350.00 1.04 16.97 1.44
KEMET Corp. KEM 1605.39 1261.00 2.46 38.87 3.28
Knowles Corp. KN 1431.62 838.00 1.11 33.11 5.09
TTM Technologies, Inc. TTMI 1266.70 2651.00 0.99 29.15 1.64
Methode Electronics, Inc. MEI 1117.58 1079.00 1.41 9.58 10.74
Benchmark Electronics, Inc. BHE 777.10 2180.00 0.75 56.81 0.62
NeoPhotonics Corp. NPTN 420.48 375.00 2.55 146.00 0.89
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. VPG 329.14 275.00 1.34 18.66 6.27
Bel Fuse, Inc. BELFA 121.68 471.00 0.77 -9.14 -2.90
Bel Fuse, Inc. BELFB 118.68 471.00 0.75 -8.91 -2.90
IEC Electronics Corp. IEC 102.85 173.00 2.85 17.31 3.28
LightPath Technologies, Inc. LPTH 89.10 35.00 2.52 -66.00 -4.48
SMTC Corp. SMTX 85.59 365.00 2.13 -12.68 -1.76
Resonant, Inc. RESN 81.51 1.00 4.41 -2.63 None
Senseonics Holdings, Inc. SENS 70.59 18.00 -1.65 -0.56 -718.86
Key Tronic Corp. KTCC 65.23 439.00 0.56 15.61 0.93
RF Industries Ltd. RFIL 46.00 54.00 1.42 27.06 3.09
Espey Manufacturing & Electronics Corp. ESP 34.84 31.00 1.37 30.56 4.34
Perceptron, Inc. PRCP 32.90 68.00 0.81 -2.91 -16.08
SemiLEDs Corp. LEDS 13.40 6.00 5.58 -6.98 -26.70
SigmaTron International, Inc. SGMA 12.88 290.00 0.23 7.49 0.62
Nortech Systems, Inc. NSYS 12.42 116.00 0.55 -15.33 -0.63

Latest insider transactions

Date Role Name Transaction Quantity Quantity Owned After

First Solar, Dow Ink Deal to Promote Solar Energy in Texas

12d ago, source: YAHOO!

First Solar Inc. FSLR recently unveiled its 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with diversified chemical products ...

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) Shares Purchased by AQR Capital Management LLC

5d ago, source: theenterpriseleader.com

AQR Capital Management LLC lifted its position in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) by 1,432.5% in the 1st quarter, according ...

Solar Stocks at Cusp of Long-Term Uptrend

3d ago, source: Investopedia

Solar tariffs against China have also bolstered sales and installations by local operators that include Arizona's First Solar ...

Hedge Funds Have Never Been More Bullish On Vivint Solar Inc (VSLR)

7d ago, source: YAHOO!

In this article we will check out the progression of hedge fund sentiment towards Vivint Solar Inc (NYSE:VSLR) and determine ...

First Solar to Support Dow Gulf Coast Operations in Texas with Lowest Carbon Solar

17d ago, source: MarketWatch

First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it had signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Dow, Inc. (NYSE: DOW) for its Gulf Coast operations. Dow's Texas Operations is the ...

Some clean energy ETFs shine in brutal first half for fossil fuels

3d ago, source: Seeking Alpha

The energy sector is the worst performing stock market sector in the first half, with plunging oil prices and consumer demand alongside heavy debt loads among the driving factors.The broader Energy Se ...

Silicon Ranch, PCL Commence Construction for 20-Megawatt Solar Project in Colquitt County, Georgia to Help Power Facebook Data Center

1d ago, source: PR Newswire

PCL Construction Services, Inc., one of the largest contractors in North America, today announced that the company has begun ...



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