First Solar (FSLR) - FREE Research Report

Garabedian Raffi who is Chief Technology Officer at First Solar sold 262 shares at $40.39 on Oct. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Technology Officer owned 807 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.51% with the 262 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.17, up $2.78, or 6.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for First Solar go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,362
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,362
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,810

The average volume for First Solar has been 4.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. First Solar has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 26.52% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate First Solar a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates First Solar as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full First Solar Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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