First Solar, Inc.  

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-0.95 (-1.51%)
Apr 17 - Close
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Currency in USD
Range 61.28 - 62.84
52 week 39.18 - 73.78
Open 62.34
Vol / Avg. 1.80M/1.91M
Mkt cap 6,243.02M
P/E 15.85
Div/yield     -
EPS 3.91
Shares 100.29M
Beta 1.95
Inst. own 61%
May 20, 2015
First Solar Inc Annual Shareholders Meeting - 11:00am GMT-4 - Add to calendar
May 4, 2015
Q1 2015 First Solar Inc Earnings Release (Estimated) - 4:00pm GMT-4 - Add to calendar
Feb 24, 2015
Q4 2014 First Solar Inc Earnings Call - Webcast
Feb 24, 2015
Q4 2014 First Solar Inc Earnings Release
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Key stats and ratios

Q4 (Dec '14) 2014
Net profit margin 19.53% 11.85%
Operating margin 19.76% 12.51%
EBITD margin - 19.76%
Return on average assets 12.00% 5.91%
Return on average equity 15.68% 8.33%
Employees 4,870 -
CDP Score - 87 C


350 W Washington St Ste 600
TEMPE, AZ 85281-1496
United States - Map
+1-602-4149300 (Phone)
+1-602-4149400 (Fax)

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External links

Analyst Estimates - MarketWatch
SEC Filings - EDGAR Online
Major Holders - MSN Money


First Solar, Inc. manufactures and sells photovoltaic (PV) solar modules with a thin-film semiconductor technology, and it designs, constructs, and sells PV solar power systems. It is a thin-film PV solar module manufacturer and a PV solar module manufacturer. It operates its business in two segments: components segment and systems segment. Its components segment involves the design, manufacture, and sale of solar modules, which convert sunlight into electricity. Its systems business involves the sale of its solar modules coupled with the engineering, procurement and construction of the solar PV power plant. Each solar module is a glass laminate approximately 2 feet x 4 feet (60 centimeters x 120 centimeters) in size that encapsulates a cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin-film semiconductor. Through integrated systems business, it provides a solar power system solution using its solar modules, which may include project development, EPC services, O&M services, and project finance.

Officers and directors

James A. Hughes Chief Executive Officer, Director
Age: 53
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Mark R. Widmar Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer
Age: 49
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Georges J. Antoun Chief Operating Officer
Age: 52
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Paul J. Kaleta Executive Vice President, General Counsel
Age: 59
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Joseph Kishkill Chief Commercial Officer
Age: 50
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Michael J. Ahearn Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Age: 57
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Sharon L. Allen Director
Age: 62
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Richard D. Chapman Independent Director
Age: 60
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
George A. Hambro Independent Director
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Craig Kennedy Independent Director
Age: 62
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters