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First Solar (NAS:FSLR) Interest Expense

: $-9 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2023)
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Interest Expense is the amount reported by a company or individual as an expense for borrowed money. First Solar's interest expense for the three months ended in Sep. 2023 was $ -4 Mil. Its interest expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2023 was $-9 Mil.

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income(EBIT) by its Interest Expense. First Solar's Operating Income for the three months ended in Sep. 2023 was $ 273 Mil. First Solar's Interest Expense for the three months ended in Sep. 2023 was $ -4 Mil. First Solar's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2023 was 73.05. The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is. Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.


First Solar Interest Expense Historical Data

The historical data trend for First Solar's Interest Expense 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
Interest Expense
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -25.92 -27.07 -24.04 -13.11 -12.23

First Solar Quarterly Data
Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23
Interest Expense 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 -2.99 -3.13 -0.75 -1.42 -3.73

First Solar Interest Expense Calculation

Interest Expense is the amount reported by a company or individual as an expense for borrowed money.

Interest Expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $-9 Mil.

* 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) Interest Expense Explanation

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense. The higher, the better.

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

First Solar's Interest Expense for the three months ended in Sep. 2023 was $-4 Mil. Its Operating Income for the three months ended in Sep. 2023 was $273 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the three months ended in Sep. 2023 was $498 Mil.

First Solar's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2023 is calculated as

Interest Coverage=-1* Operating Income (Q: Sep. 2023 )/Interest Expense (Q: Sep. 2023 )
=-1*272.754/-3.734
=73.05

* 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.

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.


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
Georges Antoun officer: Chief Operating Officer C/O FIRST SOLAR, INC., 350 WEST WASHINGTON ST., SUITE 600, TEMPE AZ 85281
Kuntal Kumar Verma officer: Chief Mfg. Engineering Officer 28101 CEDAR PARK BLVD., PERRYSBURG OH 43551
Alexander R. Bradley officer: Chief Financial Officer 77 RIO ROBLES, SAN JOSE CA 95134
Markus Gloeckler officer: Co-Chief Technology Officer 28101 CEDAR PARK BLVD., PERRYSBURG OH 43551
R Craig Kennedy director 1844 "R" STREET, NW, WASHINGTON DC 20009
Mark R Widmar officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O GRAFTECH INTERNATIONAL LTD, 12900 SNOW ROAD, PARMA OH 44130
Michael T Sweeney director GOLDNER HAWN, 3700 WELLS FARGO CENTER, 90 SOUTH 7TH ST, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55402
William J Post director 400 NORTH FIFTH STREET, ., PHOENIX AZ 85004
Paul H Stebbins director C/O WORLD FUEL SERVICES CORP, 9800 N.W. 41ST STREET, SUITE 400, MIAMI FL 33178
Byron Michael Jeffers officer: CAO, Interim 350 WEST WASHINGTON ST., TEMPE AZ 85281
Richard D Chapman director 350 WEST WASHINGTON STREET, SUITE 600, TEMPE AZ 85281
Jason E. Dymbort officer: General Counsel, Interim 77 RIO ROBLES, SAN JOSE CA 95134
Norman L. Wright director 26335 N. 104TH WAY, SCOTTSDALE AZ 85255
Patrick James Buehler officer: Chief Quality and Rel. Officer 28101 CEDAR PARK BLVD., PERRYSBURG OH 43551
Michael Koralewski officer: Chief Mfg. Operations Officer 28101 CEDAR PARK BLVD., PERRYSBURG OH 43551