First Solar Overview

  • Founded
  • 1999
Founded
  • Status
  • Public
  • Employees
  • 5,100
Employees
  • Stock Symbol
  • FSLR
Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 28
  • Share Price
  • $80.21
  • (As of Monday Closing)

First Solar General Information

Description

First Solar designs and manufactures solar photovoltaic panels, modules, and systems for use in utility-scale development projects. The company's solar modules use cadmium telluride to convert sunlight into electricity. This is commonly called thin-film technology. First Solar is the world's largest thin-film solar module manufacturer. It has production lines in Vietnam, Malaysia, and Ohio.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
First Solar Holdings
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Alternative Energy Equipment
Other Industries
Other Commercial Products
Electric Utilities
Stock Exchange
NAS
Primary Office
  • 350 West Washington Street
  • Suite 600
  • Tempe, AZ 85281
  • United States
+1 (419) 000-0000
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First Solar Stock Performance

(As of Monday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$80.21 $80.14 $37.92 - $112.50 $8.53B 106M 2.42M $3.76

First Solar Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 31-Dec-2020 FY 2020 31-Dec-2020 FY 2019 31-Dec-2019 FY 2018 31-Dec-2018
EV 9,312,551 9,312,551 4,991,797 2,186,091
Revenue 2,711,332 2,711,332 3,063,117 2,244,044
EBITDA 529,967 529,967 63,351 213,580
Net Income 398,355 398,355 (114,933) 144,326
Total Assets 7,108,931 7,108,931 7,515,689 7,121,362
Total Debt 482,271 482,271 595,314 466,791
Public Fundamental Data provided by Morningstar, Inc. disclaimer

First Solar Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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First Solar Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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First Solar Competitors (27)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
SunPower Corporation San Jose, CA 0000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
00000000 00000 Formerly VC-backed Guelph, Canada 00000 0000 000000&0
000000000 00000000 Formerly VC-backed Herziliya Pituach, Israel 0000 00000 000000 - 000 00000
000000 Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 0000 00.000 000000 - 000 00.000
000000 00000 00000 Corporation Thornton, CO 00 00000 000000000 00000
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First Solar Executive Team (32)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Mark Widmar Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Alexander Bradley Chief Financial Officer, Finance
Philip Tymen deJong Chief Operating Officer
Markus Gloeckler Chief Technology Officer, Technology
Byron Jeffers Chief Accounting Officer, Accounting & Controller, Finance
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First Solar Board Members (13)

Name Representing Role Since
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First Solar Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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First Solar Investments & Acquisitions (28)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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0000 0000000000 01-Oct-2016 000000000000000000 000.00 Alternative Energy Equipment
00000000 07-Dec-2015 00 000000000000000 000.00 Alternative Energy Equipment 00000 0000000000
0000000 000000 000 01-Mar-2015 00000 0000000 Energy Production 0000 000000
First Solar (California Flats Solar Project) 10-Feb-2015 Corporate Asset Purchase Other Energy 000000 00000000
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First Solar Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
00000000 Distributors/Wholesale San Jose, CA 0000
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First Solar Exits (11)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000000 07-Dec-2015 00 000000000000000 000.00 Completed
  • 2 buyers
0000000 000000 000 01-Mar-2015 00000 0000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
00000 00000 (00000 10-Feb-2015 000000000 00000 00 Completed
  • 2 buyers
00000 000000 00000 10-Dec-2014 000000000 0000 Completed
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Skytron Energy 03-Jun-2014 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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