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First Solar Posts Update on Stock

Zacks analysts issued a short term buy rating on First Solar Inc. and settled in a rank of 2. On average, the firm was given a rating of 1.88 by 17 Wall Street Analysts. Moreover, 10 analysts of which restated a strong buy, 1 reassigned a buy rating, 5 reiterated a hold, and 1 has given a strong sell rating.

Many analysts issued ratings on the First Solar stock. Deutsche Bank maintained its rating on the company’s stock. The average rating of the stock settled at a Buy. Analysts cut down their price objective from $4.59 to $4.49 per share.

Company shares of the company are anticipated to settle at $64.14 in the short term. 14 analysts have voted and agreed on this short term price objective. On the other hand, the expected standard deviation of short term is valued at 11.04. On the higher end of the target price, it could settle at $81 and posted a $38 on the lower end.


A strong volatility was seen in First Solar Inc. on Tuesday, which led share prices to swing. After the opening bell, the shares traded at $56.6 and hit $58.29 on the upside. The stock settled at $58.18 in the last session, with gains of 2.96% or 1.67 points. The strong volatility witnessed trading volume to reach 1,608,135 shares. First Solar posted a 52-week high of $65.5, and recorded a 52-week low of $39.18. Overall, the market cap of the company stands at $5,872 million.

Other reports stated, that the company disclosed its insider buying and selling activities with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). On the November 10th transaction, the SEC revealed that First Solar’s officer (EVP, General Counsel) Kaleta Paul J unloaded 8,461 shares. The average price of the shares unloaded stands at $55.17, with a total transaction value of $466,793.

First Solar, Inc shares rose by 21.74% prior its one-year high price. Shares recorded a one-year high of $65.50 on Apr 24, 2015 and a one-year low on Jan 20, 2015. The company’s 50-day moving average registered a $53.91 record, while its 200-day moving average hit $49.52. In other news, the company Insiders currently own 0.3 percent of First Solar shares. The net percent change was adjusted by the company Insiders to 73.46% in the past twelve weeks. Furthermore, about 52.78% of First Solar shares are owned by the Institutional Investors. The net percent change witnessed adjustments of 66.47% held by insiders during the past six months.

Based on recent reports, the company is tagged by Zacks Research as a value stock.


First Solar, Inc. is a manufacturer and a seller of photovoltaic solar modules along with an advanced thin-film semiconductor technology. It primarily designs, constructs and sells PV solar power systems. The company is a manufacturer of both thin-film PV solar module and a PV solar module.

Its business is operating in two segments which comprises of components segment and systems segments. The component segment is engaged in designs, manufacturing, sale of solar modules that converts sunlight to produce electricity. On the other hand, its systems segment includes the selling of its solar modules tied to the engineering, procurement and the solar PV power plant construction.

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