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First Solar (NAS:FSLR) Days Sales Outstanding

: 78.87 (As of Sep. 2023)
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First Solar's average Accounts Receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2023 was $692 Mil. First Solar's Revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2023 was $801 Mil. Hence, First Solar's Days Sales Outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2023 was 78.87.

The historical rank and industry rank for First Solar's Days Sales Outstanding or its related term are showing as below:

FSLR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.63   Med: 37   Max: 53.86
Current: 53.86

During the past 13 years, First Solar's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 53.86. The lowest was 14.63. And the median was 37.00.

FSLR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked better than
62.58% of 946 companies
in the Semiconductors industry
Industry Median: 64.00 vs FSLR: 53.86

First Solar's Days Sales Outstanding increased from Sep. 2022 (56.57) to Sep. 2023 (78.87).


First Solar Days Sales Outstanding Historical Data

The historical data trend for First Solar's Days Sales Outstanding can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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First Solar Annual Data
Trend Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22
Days Sales Outstanding
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 27.66 35.95 49.89 43.42 52.52

First Solar Quarterly Data
Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23
Days Sales Outstanding Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 56.57 29.57 51.84 52.34 78.87

Competitive Comparison

For the Solar subindustry, First Solar's Days Sales Outstanding, along with its competitors' market caps and Days Sales Outstanding data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


First Solar Days Sales Outstanding Distribution

For the Semiconductors industry and Technology sector, First Solar's Days Sales Outstanding distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where First Solar's Days Sales Outstanding falls into.



First Solar Days Sales Outstanding Calculation

Days Sales Outstanding measures the average number of days that a company takes to collect revenue after a sale has been made. It is a financial ratio that illustrates how well a company's Accounts Receivable are being managed.

Accounts Receivable can be measured by Days Sales Outstanding.

First Solar's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2022 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding (A: Dec. 2022 )
=Average Accounts Receivable /Revenue*Days in Period
=( (Accounts Receivable (A: Dec. 2021 ) + Accounts Receivable (A: Dec. 2022 )) / count ) / Revenue (A: Dec. 2022 )*Days in Period
=( (429.436 + 324.337) / 2 ) / 2619.319*365
=376.8865 / 2619.319*365
=52.52

First Solar's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2023 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding (Q: Sep. 2023 )
=Average Accounts Receivable /Revenue*Days in Period
=( (Accounts Receivable (A: Jun. 2023 ) + Accounts Receivable (A: Sep. 2023 )) / count ) / Revenue (A: Sep. 2023 )*Days in Period
=( (631.335 + 753.52) / 2 ) / 801.09*365 / 4
=692.4275 / 801.09*365 / 4
=78.87

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


First Solar  (NAS:FSLR) Days Sales Outstanding Explanation

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First Solar (NAS:FSLR) Business Description

Address
350 West Washington Street, Suite 600, Tempe, AZ, USA, 85281
First Solar designs and manufactures solar photovoltaic panels, modules, and systems for use in utility-scale development projects. 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, the United States, and India.
Executives
Norman L. Wright director 26335 N. 104TH WAY, SCOTTSDALE AZ 85255
Lisa A Kro director 3700 WELLS FARGO CENTER, 90 SOUTH 7TH STREET, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55402
Anita M. George director 4/5 SHANTINIKETAN, NEW DELHI K7 110 021
Kathryn A Hollister director 331 OREGON STREET, CINCINNATI OH 45202
Michael Koralewski officer: Chief Mfg. Operations Officer 28101 CEDAR PARK BLVD., PERRYSBURG OH 43551
Kuntal Kumar Verma officer: Chief Mfg. Engineering Officer 28101 CEDAR PARK BLVD., PERRYSBURG OH 43551
Patrick James Buehler officer: Chief Quality and Rel. Officer 28101 CEDAR PARK BLVD., PERRYSBURG OH 43551
Markus Gloeckler officer: Co-Chief Technology Officer 28101 CEDAR PARK BLVD., PERRYSBURG OH 43551
Jason E. Dymbort officer: General Counsel, Interim 77 RIO ROBLES, SAN JOSE CA 95134
Caroline Stockdale officer: EVP, HR & Communications C/O WARNER MUSIC GROUP, 75 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA, NEW YORK NY 10019
Byron Michael Jeffers officer: CAO, Interim 350 WEST WASHINGTON ST., TEMPE AZ 85281
Molly Joseph director 9209 GRAND SUMMIT BLVD, DRIPPING SPRINGS TX 78620
Jtw Trust No. 1 Uad 9/19/02 other: Member of Group(1) P.O. BOX 1860, BENTONVILLE AR 72712
Jcl Holdings Llc 10 percent owner PO BOX 1860, BENTONVILLE AR 72712
Lukas T Walton 10 percent owner C/O CRAVATH, SWAINE & MOORE LLP, 825 EIGHTH AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10019