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First Solar, Inc.

FSLRNASDAQ

68.15

USD
+0.02
(+0.03%)
Market Closed
33.91P/E
33Forward P/E
1.75P/E to S&P500
7.264BMarket CAP
- -Div Yield
Upcoming Earnings
27 Jul-1 Aug
Shares Short
6/15/22
4.17M
Short % of Float
4.51%
Short % of Shares Outs.
3.91%
% Held by Insiders
10.73%
% Held by Institutions
79.74%
Beta
1.38
PEG Ratio
142.38
52w. high/low
123.13/59.60
Avg. Daily Volume
1.39M
Return %
Stock
S&P 500
1 year
(24.82)
(11.88)
3 years
2.51
28.07
5 years
68.94
57.17
Scale: |
High
Low
283.00
27.54
317.00
85.28
207.51
100.90
153.30
98.71
175.45
29.87
50.20
11.43
65.99
24.46
74.84
40.54
67.80
39.18
74.29
28.60
71.80
25.56
81.72
36.51
69.23
41.41
109.09
28.47
123.13
67.71
91.36
59.60
Currency: USD
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
TTM
Revenue per share
2.40
6.75
15.54
24.74
30.20
32.14
38.78
35.32
33.90
35.48
28.69
28.19
21.42
29.09
25.61
27.50
23.39
Earnings per share
0.07
- -
4.34
7.67
7.82
(0.46)
(1.11)
3.77
3.97
5.42
(3.48)
(1.59)
1.38
(1.09)
3.76
4.41
2.04
FCF per share
(2.73)
(0.49)
0.05
4.73
1.37
(8.89)
4.41
6.12
4.23
(5.23)
(0.22)
7.92
(10.18)
(4.70)
(3.58)
(2.85)
(2.13)
Dividends per share
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
CAPEX per share
2.72
3.24
5.73
3.35
6.94
8.50
4.37
3.02
2.57
1.65
2.23
4.93
7.06
6.35
3.94
5.08
5.69
Book Value per sh.
7.31
14.69
18.87
31.77
40.70
42.34
41.51
48.06
50.25
55.00
50.67
48.87
49.76
48.40
52.15
56.05
55.14
Comm.Shares outs.
56
75
80
84
85
86
87
94
100
101
103
104
105
105
106
106
106
Avg. annual P/E ratio
385.6
Infinity
49.8
19.1
16.3
(237.9)
(22.3)
11.5
15.3
9.6
(14.3)
(27.2)
41.8
(52.5)
16.4
20.9
33.9
P/E to S&P500
21.3
Infinity
2.3
0.3
0.8
(14.6)
(1.5)
0.7
0.8
0.5
(0.6)
(1.2)
1.7
(2.2)
0.4
0.7
1.8
Avg. annual div. yield
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
Revenue (m)
135
504
1,246
2,066
2,564
2,766
3,369
3,309
3,392
3,579
2,951
2,941
2,244
3,063
2,711
2,923
2,487
Operating margin
2.1%
27.2%
35.2%
32.9%
29.2%
(2.5)%
(1.1)%
11.1%
12.5%
14.4%
(17.0)%
6.0%
1.8%
(5.3)%
11.7%
20.1%
7.4%
Depreciation (m)
10
24
61
130
156
235
263
234
246
258
231
115
131
205
233
260
197
Net profit (m)
4
- -
348
640
664
(39)
(96)
353
397
546
(358)
(166)
144
(115)
398
469
216
Income tax rate
56.7%
100.0%
24.9%
6.7%
12.8%
26.5%
(142.0)%
6.7%
7.0%
(1.2)%
(12.3)%
184.1%
3.0%
4.6%
36.6%
18.1%
18.5%
Net profit margin
2.9%
- -
27.9%
31.0%
25.9%
(1.4)%
(2.9)%
10.7%
11.7%
15.3%
(12.1)%
(5.6)%
6.4%
(3.8)%
14.7%
16.0%
5.9%
Working capital (m)
336
621
696
956
1,115
1,640
1,731
2,205
2,189
2,385
2,887
3,182
3,014
2,282
2,167
2,464
2,260
Long-term debt (m)
61
69
164
146
211
619
500
163
165
251
160
424
461
454
42
236
247
Equity (m)
411
1,097
1,513
2,653
3,455
3,644
3,606
4,503
5,027
5,548
5,213
5,099
5,212
5,097
5,521
5,960
5,875
ROIC
0.8%
- -
20.1%
21.8%
17.0%
(0.8)%
(1.2)%
6.7%
7.0%
8.7%
(5.3)%
(3.1)%
2.7%
(1.4)%
5.4%
7.2%
3.3%
Return on capital
1.6%
8.2%
21.9%
20.6%
17.4%
(0.9)%
(0.4)%
5.5%
6.4%
7.5%
(4.1)%
3.4%
2.4%
(1.2)%
7.5%
7.9%
3.6%
Return on equity
1.0%
- -
23.0%
24.1%
19.2%
(1.1)%
(2.7)%
7.8%
7.9%
9.8%
(6.9)%
(3.2)%
2.8%
(2.3)%
7.2%
7.9%
3.7%
Plowback ratio
100.0%
- -
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
Div.&Repurch./FCF
196.9%
1,032.8%
(422.4)%
- -
- -
- -
- -
(74.7)%
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
Capital Structure
29 Apr · 2022 | Q1
All numbers in millions
Total liabilities
$ 1,524
Total assets
$ 7,399
Long-term debt
$ 247
Cash and equiv.
$ 1,326
Goodwill
$ 14
Retained earnings
$ 3,141
Common stock
106
Enterprise Value
$ 6,185
Working Capital
Currency: USD, in millions
2019
2020
2021
Cash & Investments
2,164
1,492
1,826
Receivables
712
269
455
Inventory
497
568
666
Other
226
560
342
Current assets
3,600
3,015
3,191
Acc. Payable
218
183
193
Debt due
29
56
4
Other
1,072
609
530
Current liabilities
1,318
847
727
Annual growth rates
(avg. rate of change)
1 year
5 years
10 years
Revenue
7.82%
2.28%
(0.28)%
Cash flow
(20.23)%
(81.55)%
(484.80)%
Earnings
17.66%
(198.93)%
(159.04)%
Dividends
- -
- -
- -
Book value
7.94%
4.07%
6.10%
Insider Trading
Type
Shares
Date
Allen Sharon L.
Award
588
06/30/22
Ahearn Michael J
Award
863
06/30/22
Chapman Richard D
Award
588
06/30/22
George Anita M.
Award
588
06/30/22
Kennedy R Craig
Award
588
06/30/22
Quarterly Revenue
Currency: USD, in millions
Year
1Q
2Q
3Q
4Q
Total
2020
532
642
928
609
2,711
2021
803
629
584
907
2,923
2022
367
- -
- -
- -
- -
Earnings per share
Currency: USD
Year
1Q
2Q
3Q
4Q
Total
2020
0.86
0.35
1.46
1.09
3.76
2021
1.97
0.78
0.43
1.24
4.41
2022
(0.41)
- -
- -
- -
- -
Quarterly dividends paid
Currency: USD
Year
1Q
2Q
3Q
4Q
Total
2020
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
2021
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
2022
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
Company Description
Sector:
Technology
Industry:
Solar
CEO:
Mr. Mark Widmar
Full-time employees:
4,800
City:
Tempe
Address:
350 W Washington St Ste 600
IPO:
Nov 17, 2006
First Solar, Inc. provides photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions in the United State, Japan, France, Canada, India, Australia, and internationally. The company designs, manufactures, and sells cadmium telluride solar modules that converts sunlight into electricity. It serves developers and operators of systems, utilities, independent power producers, commercial and industrial companies, and other system owners. The company was formerly known as First Solar Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to First Solar, Inc. in 2006. First Solar, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.