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  • Price (USD)101.64
  • Today's Change-1.96 / -1.89%
  • Shares traded1.32m
  • 1 Year change+11.62%
  • Beta1.4340
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About the company

First Solar, Inc is a provider of photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions. The Company designs, manufactures and sells PV solar modules with a thin-film semiconductor technology. The Company also develops, designs, constructs and sells PV solar power systems that primarily use the modules it manufactures and provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services to system owners. It operates through two segments: modules and systems. The modules segment is involved in the design, manufacture, and sale of CdTe solar modules, which convert sunlight into electricity. The systems segment provides power plant solutions in certain markets, which include project development, engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services, and O&M services. Its customers include utilities, independent power producers, commercial and industrial companies, and other system owners.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)2.63bn
  • Net income in USD453.03m
  • Incorporated2003
  • Employees5.10k
  • Location
    First Solar Inc350 W Washington St Ste 600TEMPE 85281-1496United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (602) 414-9300
  • Fax+1 (602) 414-9400
  • Websitehttp://www.firstsolar.com
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
Revenue
(YOY change %)
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(5 yr growth rate)
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(YOY change %)
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(5 yr growth rate)
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(5 yr growth rate)
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(5 yr growth rate)
Semtech Corporation674.13m90.58m5.52bn1.39k62.017.7945.938.181.381.3810.2611.000.62592.8710.81483,594.708.296.089.236.8561.5460.4513.2510.923.2822.090.19840.008.693.9587.9539.1120.24--
SiTime Corp183.34m14.41m5.75bn187.00444.8317.63268.5631.350.6710.6719.5216.930.74064.307.38980,433.105.82--6.49--59.13--7.86--9.07--0.00--38.16---41.85------
Allegro MicroSystems Inc721.31m64.40m5.92bn3.87k92.829.0452.278.210.33650.33653.783.460.91143.978.17186,192.308.16--9.43--49.65--8.95--4.1617.760.0367---9.06---51.44------
Power Integrations Inc681.32m150.99m6.03bn725.0040.696.6432.658.862.462.4611.0915.060.72443.4619.95939,746.2016.0513.4517.2714.5750.1250.2122.1620.459.26--0.0021.8916.087.22-63.2112.7026.5511.84
Ambarella Inc267.69m-47.54m6.58bn786.00--13.08--24.59-1.34-1.347.5113.730.46823.098.70340,575.10-8.32-2.20-9.44-2.4661.9362.18-17.76-4.375.75--0.00---2.51-6.76-33.47--18.84--
II-VI, Inc.3.17bn277.88m6.64bn23.00k26.062.2012.002.092.402.4027.3939.520.52942.785.11137,953.005.443.706.324.2439.2637.9410.275.892.249.670.2471--30.5030.29488.3731.7920.26--
Universal Display Corporation548.82m190.99m6.74bn349.0035.466.5828.9612.284.034.0311.5921.730.41371.105.611,572,553.0014.4911.2616.7912.7179.3778.9135.0330.505.18--0.0013.175.8517.55-3.5255.2540.61--
Silicon Laboratories Inc755.10m-54.44m7.89bn1.84k--3.01845.1210.45-1.2349.0617.0965.300.27055.049.87410,825.30-1.953.30-2.193.7058.2159.99-7.216.046.24-1.020.1439--5.876.58-34.95-15.7912.63--
Brooks Automation, Inc513.70m-28.87m8.41bn2.90k--6.34230.6016.37-0.38891.496.9117.830.30415.534.20177,139.00-1.710.6373-2.050.76447.4641.42-5.621.392.08-7.120.0364369.1632.213.43-9.51--32.670.00
Jabil Inc29.29bn696.00m8.53bn238.00k12.763.955.420.29114.584.58192.7414.781.897.147.24123,046.204.502.1712.365.768.067.842.381.130.6058.600.573919.277.409.801,190.9922.334.630.00
IPG Photonics Corporation1.43bn262.67m8.75bn6.06k33.763.2024.476.114.864.8626.5351.390.48261.885.51236,472.408.8312.149.6413.2547.2651.5618.3022.156.45--0.01270.00-8.665.91-11.46-8.004.58--
Sunrun Inc1.50bn-210.22m9.53bn3.80k--1.53--6.37-1.08-1.087.3630.080.13354.0012.65393,455.50-8.54-6.96-10.45-8.4816.8122.31-63.98-52.240.896-2.250.44970.007.4124.80-758.42--9.79--
Lattice Semiconductor Corp480.71m83.38m10.40bn746.00129.1626.4697.0921.630.58790.58793.392.870.6932.955.90644,376.7012.02-1.7413.94-2.0561.4657.6217.35-2.902.7630.890.2922--0.99660.10598.96---7.82--
First Solar, Inc.2.63bn453.03m11.02bn5.10k24.461.8915.524.204.244.2424.5554.830.36843.269.04514,762.806.390.17717.110.203624.5020.2617.340.45393.3522.970.04560.00-11.48-7.99446.60-7.6620.14--
Wolfspeed Inc566.70m-336.10m14.25bn3.47k--6.99--25.15-2.98-3.635.0217.550.17792.105.27163,502.60-10.55-5.34-11.79-5.9131.5033.14-59.31-19.633.29-13.490.2949--11.66-20.13-72.72--33.79--
Data as of Dec 01 2021. Currency figures normalised to First Solar Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

40.07%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 30 Sep 20219.66m9.08%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Sep 20219.23m8.68%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Sep 20218.90m8.37%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Sep 20213.01m2.83%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 20202.90m2.73%
Invesco Capital Management LLCas of 30 Sep 20212.83m2.66%
BNP Paribas Asset Management USA, Inc.as of 30 Sep 20211.79m1.68%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 30 Sep 20211.57m1.48%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Ltd.as of 30 Sep 20211.40m1.32%
Invesco Advisers, Inc.as of 30 Sep 20211.31m1.23%
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