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First Solar Inc
NASDAQ:FSLR

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First Solar Inc
NASDAQ:FSLR
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Price: 154.74 USD -1.73% Market Closed
Updated: Dec 8, 2022

Intrinsic Value

The intrinsic value of one FSLR stock under the Base Case scenario is 98.46 USD. Compared to the current market price of 154.74 USD, First Solar Inc is Overvalued by 36%.

The Intrinsic Value is calculated as the average of the two valuation methods:

FSLR Intrinsic Value
Base Case
98.46 USD
Overvaluation 36%
Intrinsic Value
Price
Worst Case
Base Case
Best Case

Fundamental Analysis

FSLR Profitability Score
Profitability Due Diligence

First Solar Inc's profitability score is 45/100. The higher the profitability score, the more profitable the company is.

Negative Free Cash Flow
Low 3-Year Average ROE
Negative ROIC
Low ROE
45/100
Profitability
Score

First Solar Inc's profitability score is 45/100. The higher the profitability score, the more profitable the company is.

FSLR Solvency Score
Solvency Due Diligence

First Solar Inc's solvency score is 87/100. The higher the solvency score, the more solvent the company is.

Low D/E
Short-Term Liabilities
Long-Term Liabilities
Negative Net Debt
87/100
Solvency
Score

First Solar Inc's solvency score is 87/100. The higher the solvency score, the more solvent the company is.

Financials
Efficiency
10%
Gross Margin
-2%
Operating Margin
4%
Net Margin
-20%
FCF Margin
2%
ROE
-1%
ROIC
Other

FSLR Capital Structure
First Solar Inc

Market Capitalization 16.5B USD
Total Debt 254M USD
Minority Interest 0 USD
Preferred Equity 0 USD
Cash and Equivalents 1.2B USD
Short-Term Investments 776M USD
Enterprise Value 14.8B USD

Wall St
Price Targets

FSLR Price Targets Summary
First Solar Inc

Wall Street analysts forecast FSLR stock price to rise over the next 12 months.

According to Wall Street analysts, the average 1-year price target for FSLR is 163.97 USD with a low forecast of 75.75 USD and a high forecast of 244.65 USD.

Lowest
Price Target
75.75 USD
51% Downside
Average
Price Target
163.97 USD
6% Upside
Highest
Price Target
244.65 USD
58% Upside
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Competitive Landscape

FSLR Competitors
First Solar Inc

FSLR Suppliers & Customers
First Solar Inc

First Solar Inc has 6 key suppliers from 4 countries and 4 industries. The majority of these suppliers are located in Japan, with the largest number of suppliers in the Semiconductors industry.

First Solar Inc has 7 key customers from 4 countries and 4 industries. The majority of these customers are located in the United States of America, with the largest number of customers in the Utilities industry.

Ownership

FSLR Insider Trading
Buy and sell transactions by insiders

First Solar Inc insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 12 months.

During the last 12 months First Solar Inc insiders bought 1.2M USD , and sold 10.1M USD worth of shares. The last transaction was made on Dec 8, 2022 by Kennedy R Craig (Director), who sold 75.4k USD worth of FSLR shares.

Sold
0-3
months
156k USD
1
3-6
months
4.7M USD
7
6-9
months
1.9M USD
5
9-12
months
3.2M USD
5
Bought
0-3
months
0
0 USD
3-6
months
3
1.2M USD
6-9
months
0
0 USD
9-12
months
0
0 USD
Cumulative Transactions Amount
Period Sold Bought Net
3 Months
156k USD
N/A
-156.2k
6 Months
4.9M USD
1.2M USD
-3.7M
9 Months
6.8M USD
1.2M USD
-5.6M
12 Months
10.1M USD
1.2M USD
-8.8M
Purchases
14
Sales
388
Why is insider trading important?

Shareholder Return

FSLR Price
First Solar Inc

1M 1M
+5%
6M 6M
+116%
1Y 1Y
+54%
3Y 3Y
+195%
5Y 5Y
+121%
Annual Price Range
154.74
52w Low
61.4
52w High
172.53
Price Metrics
Average Annual Return 18.1%
Standard Deviation of Annual Returns 49.51%
Max Drawdown -61%
Shares Statistics
Market Capitalization 16.5B USD
Shares Outstanding 106 606 000
Percentage of Shares Shorted 4.3%

Company Profile

First Solar Inc

Country

United States of America

Industry

Semiconductors

Market Cap

16.5B USD

Dividend Yield

0%

Description

First Solar, Inc. engages in designing, manufacturing, marketing, and the distribution of photovoltaic solar power systems and solar modules. The company is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona and currently employs 4,800 full-time employees. The company went IPO on 2006-11-17. The firm manufactures and sells PV solar modules with a semiconductor technology, which provides an alternative to conventional crystalline silicone PV solar modules. The firm operates through two segments: Modules Business and Other. Its Modules Business segment is involved in the designing, manufacturing, and selling of CdTe solar modules, which convert sunlight into electricity. Third-party customers of modules business segment include developers and operators of PV solar power systems. Its Other segment is engaged in residual business operations, which includes project development activities, and operations and maintenance (O&M) services. Its residual business is primarily concentrated in Japan, as well as the results of operations from PV solar power systems it owns and operates in certain international regions.

Contact

ARIZONA
Tempe
350 W Washington St Ste 600
+16024149300.0
http://www.firstsolar.com/

IPO

2006-11-17

Employees

4 800

Officers

CEO & Director
Mr. Mark R. Widmar
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Alexander R. Bradley
Gen. Counsel & Sec.
Mr. Jason E. Dymbort
Chief People & Communications Officer
Ms. Caroline Stockdale
Chief Commercial Officer
Mr. Georges J. Antoun
Global Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. Byron Michael Jeffers
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Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Markus Gloeckler
Mang. of Investor Relations
Mr. Mitchell Ennis
Chief Manufacturing Operations Officer
Mr. Michael Koralewski
Sr. VP of Technology
Mr. Jigish Trivedi
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What is the Intrinsic Value of one FSLR stock?

The intrinsic value of one FSLR stock under the Base Case scenario is 98.46 USD.

Is FSLR stock undervalued or overvalued?

Compared to the current market price of 154.74 USD, First Solar Inc is Overvalued by 36%.