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First Solar, Inc stake added 14.75%

Company shares of First Solar, Inc rallied 14.75% last week and hit 16.48% in a 4-week basis. In the last 4 weeks, it has outperformed the S&P 500 by 15.14%, and the outperformance added to 10.64%.

On Friday, the First Solar Inc has seen a drop in the market cap, which led shares to decline by 1.66% or 1.07 points. After the opening bell, the shares traded at $63.84 and witnessed hitting a peak level of $65.342 and $63.29 as its lowest level. The stock settled at $63.41 in the last session, and daily volume reached about 3,311,472 shares. It posted a 52-week high of $66.65, and recorded a 52-week low of $39.18. Overall, the market cap of the firm stands at $6,399 million and registered an outstanding shares of 100,920,115. 


Amid its last 3-month period, the company posted gains of 40.47%. Year-to-Date the stock performance settles at 42.17%. Shares of the company jumped 44.64% in the past 52-weeks. It posted a one-year high of $66.65 seen on December 17, 2015 and a one-year low of $39.18 witnessed on January 20, 2015. First Solar, Inc had a record of $57.43 for its 50-day moving average and a 200-day moving average of $50.23. Moreover, amid the past 52-weeks, the S&P 500 increased 3.51%. 

Other reports stated, Insiders currently own First Solar, Inc shares of 0.3%. The net percent change witnessed adjustments of 73.46% held by the company insiders during the past twelve-weeks. About 52.78% First Solar shares are owned by the Institutional Investors. The net percent change has seen adjustments of 66.47% during the past six-month period. In other news, First Solar disclosed its insider buying and selling activities with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). On the December 16th transaction, the SEC revealed in a Form 4 Filing that the officer (President, US) of the firm Antoun Georges sold 8,663 shares amounting to $561,796. The average price of shares sold stands at $64.85.

14 analysts of which voted a short term price objective of $64.36 in First Solar, Inc. On the other hand, the share price appears to fluctuate by $10.76 from the forecasted price as it is suggested by its reading of standard deviation. The higher estimate on the price objective settled at $79, while a lower price estimate touched $38.


On a different note, the company shares rallied 3.11% amid trading session on Wednesday and settled at $65.38. Its trading volume jumped to 1,927,814 shares. It posted a 52-week low of $39.18 and recorded a 52-week high of $66.65. Overall, the market cap of the firm stands at $6.60 billion along with an 11.53 PE ratio. It has seen a $57.43 on its 50-day moving average and a 200-day moving average price of $50.23.

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. The 250 megawatt (MW)AC photovoltaic Moapa Solar Project in Nevada, K Road Power Holdings LLC, issued the acquisition of the First Solar in September 2013. 

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