First Solar Inc

$ 66.59 0.06 (0.09%)
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Volume: 882,332 Avg Vol (1m): 1,122,458
Market Cap $: 7.02 Bil Enterprise Value $: 5.47 Bil
P/E (TTM): 0.00 P/B: 1.38
Earnings Power Value 4.19
Net Current Asset Value 14.61
Tangible Book 48.01
Projected FCF 36.79
Median P/S Value 40.16
Graham Number 0
Peter Lynch Value -13.25
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 6.4/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 3.71
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.04, Med: 4.49, Max: 9.33
Current: 3.71
0.04
9.33
Equity-to-Asset 0.71
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.13, Med: 0.74, Max: 0.83
Current: 0.71
0.13
0.83
Debt-to-Equity 0.11
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.35, Med: 0.09, Max: 3.71
Current: 0.11
-1.35
3.71
Debt-to-EBITDA 4.26
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.75, Med: 0.34, Max: 4.26
Current: 4.26
-0.75
4.26
Piotroski F-Score 2
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3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 3.18
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -1.36
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC -3.06%
WACC 9.01%

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % -5.02
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -5.02, Med: 13.32, Max: 32.89
Current: -5.02
-5.02
32.89
Net Margin % -0.28
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -14.33, Med: 8.52, Max: 30.98
Current: -0.28
-14.33
30.98
ROE % -0.12
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: -7.73, Med: 5.57, Max: 30.73
Current: -0.12
-7.73
30.73
ROA % -0.09
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: -5.89, Med: 3.68, Max: 23.43
Current: -0.09
-5.89
23.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -1.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -28.35, Med: 18.46, Max: 68.08
Current: -1.04
-28.35
68.08
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate -18.30
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 16.9, Max: 378.2
Current: -19.4
0
378.2
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate -35.30
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: -15.2, Max: 250.6
Current: -36.2
0
250.6
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate -38.40
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0, Max: 375.6
Current: -38.4
0
375.6

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Business Description

Industry Semiconductors » Semiconductors    NAICS : 334413    SIC : 3674
Compare SZSE:002506 HKSE:00968 NAS:SEDG NAS:RUN SZSE:002531 NAS:SPWR NAS:CSIQ HKSE:01799 XTER:S92 NYSE:VSLR NYSE:JKS NAS:HQCL SHSE:603105 TPE:3576 XMAD:SLR SHSE:601126 SHSE:600537 SHSE:600163 SZSE:002218 SZSE:300125
Traded in other countries FSLR34.Brazil F3A.Germany 0R06.UK
Address 350 West Washington Street, Suite 600, Tempe, AZ, USA, 85281
First Solar designs and manufactures photovoltaic solar modules; develops, designs, and constructs utility-scale solar systems using the company's modules; and provides operating services for the system owners. The company's solar modules use cadmium telluride to convert sunlight into electricity. This is commonly called thin-film technology. First Solar is the world's largest thin-film solar module manufacturer. It has production lines in Vietnam, Malaysia and Ohio.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
Forward PE Ratio 25.13
N/A
PB Ratio 1.38
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.3, Med: 1.15, Max: 14.16
Current: 1.38
0.3
14.16
PS Ratio 3.14
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.33, Med: 1.92, Max: 19.56
Current: 3.14
0.33
19.56
EV-to-EBIT -258.73
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: -262.08, Med: 11, Max: 57.4
Current: -258.73
-262.08
57.4
EV-to-EBITDA 40.81
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: -9.9, Med: 8.9, Max: 46
Current: 40.81
-9.9
46
EV-to-Revenue 2.44
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.2, Med: 1.3, Max: 19.1
Current: 2.44
0.2
19.1
Shiller PE Ratio 29.42
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.51, Med: 18.1, Max: 29.71
Current: 29.42
7.51
29.71
Current Ratio 4.38
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.78, Med: 3.4, Max: 7.46
Current: 4.38
0.78
7.46
Quick Ratio 3.76
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.58, Med: 2.94, Max: 7.14
Current: 3.76
0.58
7.14
Days Inventory 68.17
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 46.16, Med: 72.04, Max: 81.99
Current: 68.17
46.16
81.99
Days Sales Outstanding 49.85
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 14.58, Med: 36.8, Max: 59.98
Current: 49.85
14.58
59.98
Days Payable 40.69
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 18.34, Med: 33.21, Max: 50.81
Current: 40.69
18.34
50.81

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -1.40
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -26.2, Med: -3, Max: 6.5
Current: -1.4
-26.2
6.5

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.39
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.4, Med: 1.34, Max: 19.73
Current: 1.39
0.4
19.73
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.81
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.53, Med: 1.11, Max: 8.58
Current: 1.81
0.53
8.58
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.66
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.22, Med: 1.09, Max: 21.79
Current: 1.66
0.22
21.79
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % -0.39
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -101.6, Med: 6.1, Max: 40.6
Current: -0.39
-101.6
40.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 19.04
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.7, Med: 1.3, Max: 20.5
Current: 19.04
-1.7
20.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 2,208.76
EPS (TTM) $ -0.07
Beta 1.25
Volatility % 34.52
52-Week Range $ 36.51 - 67.99
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 105.35

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 2
Positive ROA N
Positive CFROA N
Higher ROA yoy Y
CFROA > ROA N
Lower Leverage yoy N
Higher Current Ratio yoy N
Less Shares Outstanding yoy Y
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy N