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First Solar (NAS:FSLR) Total Assets

: $9,583 Mil (As of Sep. 2023)
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First Solar's Total Assets for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2023 was $9,583 Mil.

During the past 12 months, First Solar's average Total Assets Growth Rate was 39.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Total Assets Growth Rate was 2.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Total Assets Growth Rate was 7.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Total Assets Growth Rate was 0.80% per year.

During the past 13 years, First Solar's highest 3-Year average Total Assets Growth Rate was 168.40%. The lowest was -6.40%. And the median was 12.75%.

Total Assets is connected with ROA %. First Solar's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2023 was 11.56%. Total Assets is also linked to Revenue through Asset Turnover. First Solar's Asset Turnover for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2023 was 0.09.


First Solar Total Assets Historical Data

The historical data trend for First Solar's Total Assets 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
Total Assets
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 7,121.36 7,515.69 7,108.93 7,413.75 8,251.23

First Solar Quarterly Data
Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23
Total Assets 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 7,492.82 8,251.23 8,564.60 8,997.17 9,582.65

First Solar Total Assets Calculation

Total Assets are all the assets a company owns.

From the capital sources of the assets, some of the assets are funded through shareholder's paid in capital and retained earnings of the business. Others are funded through borrowed money.

First Solar's Total Assets for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2022 is calculated as

Total Assets=Total Equity (A: Dec. 2022 )+Total Liabilities (A: Dec. 2022 )
=5836.055+2415.173
=8,251

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

Total Assets=Total Equity (Q: Sep. 2023 )+Total Liabilities (Q: Sep. 2023 )
=6302.376+3280.269
=9,583

* 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) Total Assets Explanation

Total Assets is connected with ROA %.

First Solar's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2023 is

ROA %=Net Income (Q: Sep. 2023 )/( (Total Assets (Q: Jun. 2023 )+Total Assets (Q: Sep. 2023 ))/ count )
=1073.592/( (8997.166+9582.645)/ 2 )
=1073.592/9289.9055
=11.56 %

Note: The Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Sep. 2023) data.

In the article Joining The Dark Side: Pirates, Spies and Short Sellers, James Montier reported that In their US sample covering the period 1968-2003, Cooper et al find that firms with low asset growth outperformed firms with high asset growth by an astounding 20% p.a. equally weighted. Even when controlling for market, size and style, low asset growth firms outperformed high asset growth firms by 13% p.a. Therefore a company with fast asset growth may underperform.

Total Assets is linked to total revenue through Asset Turnover.

First Solar's Asset Turnover for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2023 is

Asset Turnover
=Revenue (Q: Sep. 2023 )/( (Total Assets (Q: Jun. 2023 )+Total Assets (Q: Sep. 2023 ))/ count )
=801.09/( (8997.166+9582.645)/ 2 )
=801.09/9289.9055
=0.09

* 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.

Therefore, if a company grows its Total Assets faster than its Revenue, the Asset Turnover will decline. This might be a warning sign for the business.

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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
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