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Stock Information

Price (Prev Close) 29.44 Median Price Target 33.38
Price - 52 Week High 57.21 Diff from Prev Close 3.93
Price - 52 Week Low 25.56 % Difference 13.37%
Price Date (Latest) Apr 28, 2017    


Analyst Ratings

1-Strong Buy 3
2-Buy 2
3-Hold 15
4-Underperform 1
5-Sell 1

Mean Recommendation: 2.77



Reference Information

Last Actual (FY0) 5.37
FY0 End Date Dec '15
Ind. Annual Div. N/A
Hist (5 Yr) Growth % -12.49 %
Hist (5 Yr) Stability % 153.06 %
Yield (%) N/A


Analyst Forecasts

Last Month Revisions
Fiscal Period Mean High Low Median # of Estimates #Up #Down Mean % Change
Annual Dec '18 1.27 3.18 0.37 1.01 17 0 0 -1.37 %
Annual Dec '17 0.41 0.83 0.16 0.39 20 0 2 -6.76 %
Annual Dec '16 4.70 4.78 4.57 4.70 16 0 1 -  
Quarterly Dec '16 0.96 1.31 0.61 0.96 18 0 1 -  
Quarterly Mar '17 0.12 0.51 -0.28 0.13 15 0 2 -16.75 %
Quarterly Jun '17 0.06 0.21 -0.12 0.03 15 1 1 -10.72 %
Quarterly Sep '17 0.08 0.27 -0.27 0.11 15 0 2 -9.67 %
Long Term Growth N/A -30.50 -11.00 -43.40 -33.79 4 0 0 -  

Actuals

Fiscal Period   Reported EPS Mean Estimate Surprise % Change
Annual Dec '15 5.37 4.51 18.97 %
Quarterly Dec '15 1.60 0.76 109.18 %
Quarterly Mar '16 1.66 0.93 79.37 %
Quarterly Jun '16 0.87 0.54 59.72 %
Quarterly Sep '16 1.22 0.74 64.25 %
Annual Dec '14 3.91 2.78 40.43 %
Annual Dec '13 4.35 4.41 -1.38 %

P/E Ratios

P/E Ratios First Solar, Inc. alternative energy Ind. Relative
FY0 7.11 N/A N/A
FY1 8.13 17.37 0.47
FY2 93.83 36.11 2.60

EPS Growth Rates

Growth Rates First Solar, Inc. alternative energy Ind. Relative
FY1/FY0 -12.52 548.67 0.13
FY2/FY1 -91.34 -44.52 0.16
FY3/FY2 211.42 131.63 1.34

Disclaimer: Mean earnings estimates are calculated by First Call based on their earnings projections made by the analysts who cover First Solar, Inc.. Please note that any opinions, estimates or forecasts regarding First Solar, Inc.'s performance made by these analysts (and therefore the average estimate numbers) are theirs and do not represent opinions, forecasts or predictions of First Solar, Inc. or its management. First Solar, Inc. does not by its reference above or distribution imply its endorsement of or concurrence with such information, conclusions or recommendations.

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