First Solar (Nasdaq:FSLR) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $54.50, above its previous 52-week high of $52.69 with 9.9 million shares traded as of 3:06 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 7.2 million shares over the past 30 days.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $54.50, above its previous 52-week high of $52.69 with 9.9 million shares traded as of 3:06 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 7.2 million shares over the past 30 days. First Solar has a market cap of $4.25 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 56.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. First Solar, Inc. provides solar energy solutions. It operates in two segments, Components and Systems. The Components segment engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of solar modules that convert sunlight into electricity. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates First Solar as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full First Solar Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.