Most Active Stock Update: First Solar, Inc. (FSLR)


First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) belonging to the Oils-Energy sector has declined -3.49% and closed its last trading session at $31.83.

The company reported its EPS on 02/21/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $34.83.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.79. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 2.79 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.68 and 2.7 respectively.

First Solar, Inc. on 02/21/2017 reported its EPS as $1.24 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.97. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.27. This shows a surprise factor of 27.8%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on First Solar, Inc. Earnings, with 16 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $-0.08.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.33 and $-0.28 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $1.66.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for First Solar, Inc. as $673.51 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 15 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 1.2 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 239.4 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 848.48 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for First Solar, Inc. is -104.8%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -103.4%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 3.99% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is -37.33%.

The Company got Downgrade by Credit Suisse on 22-Feb-17 from Neutral to Underperform.

Insider Trades for First Solar, Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 12 Mar 2017 where Bradley (Alexander R.), the Chief Financial Officer completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 2904 shares were traded at a price of $0.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 1 transaction in which 4000 shares were traded. 4 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 30995 shares traded.

19 analysts projected Price Targets for First Solar, Inc.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $56. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $20 and the Mean Price Target is $34.83.

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) has the market capitalization of $3.31 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $72.62 on Mar 21, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $28.6 on Nov 17, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -4.8 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -6.3% and Return on Investment (ROI) of -10.4 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -0.81 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 2.3 and ATR value of 1.33. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 3.40% and 4.41%.