More notable recent First Solar, Inc. The institutional investors in our partner's database now own: 73.13 million shares, up from 62.07 million shares in 2017Q1. After having $0.64 EPS previously, First Solar, Inc.'s analysts see 23.44 % EPS growth. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. lifted its stake in shares of First Solar by 57.6% in the 2nd quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 2,600 shares of the solar cell manufacturer's stock valued at $104,000 after purchasing an additional 950 shares during the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc restated a neutral rating on shares of First Solar in a report on Friday, February 10th. Public Employees Retirement System of OH now owns 42,052 shares of the solar cell manufacturer's stock valued at $1,140,000 after buying an additional 1,477 shares during the period. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 107,454 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,216,891.70.
In related news, CFO Alexander R. Bradley sold 566 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.56, for a total value of $29,466.80. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 963 shares in the company, valued at $46,859.58. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, COO Philip Dejong sold 21,091 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 1st. The volume of FSLR witnessed a shift from 1.07 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 2.27 million shares. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 94,674 shares of company stock worth $4,655,846. Insiders own 0.40% of the company's stock.
Several other equities research analysts have also commented on FSLR. (NASDAQ:FSLR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "SHU Portfolio: About That $110 Price Target For First Solar From Deutsche Bank" on October 04, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "SHU Portfolio; FSLR, An Interesting Risk/Reward Situation" published on October 02, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "First Solar, Inc.: Suniva 201 Petition Ruling Due September 22nd" on September 14, 2017.
Ratings analysis reveals 36% of First Solar Inc.'s analysts are positive. (NASDAQ:FSLR) has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Thursday, November 17 by JMP Securities. TheStreet raised First Solar from a "d+" rating to a "c" rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Vetr now has $53.04 price target on the solar cell manufacturer's stock.
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JMP Securities upgraded shares of First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) opened at 47.67 on Wednesday.
First Solar criticized the trade group, of which it's a member, saying it has "not engaged constructively" on the tariff issue. The company's market capitalization is $4.95 billion.
First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. Out of 25 Wall Street analysts rating First Solar Inc., 9 give it "Buy", 4 "Sell" rating, while 12 recommend "Hold". The business had revenue of $623.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $591.55 million. About 28,602 shares traded. First Solar's revenue was down 38.7% on a year-over-year basis.
First Solar, Inc. most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.64 for the June 2017 versus $0.87 in the same quarter past year, representing -26% growth.
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First Solar Inc (NASDAQ:FSLR) institutional sentiment increased to 1.56 in Q2 2017.
First Solar, Inc.is a provider of photovoltaic solar energy solutions.
First Solar uses thin-film technology that's different from the conventional polysilicon panels that dominate the industry.
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