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First Solar (NAS:FSLR) Net Debt Paydown Yield %

: -1.07% (As of Today)
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Net Debt Paydown Yield % is a metric that evaluates the total amount of debt a company has paid in relation to its market capitalization. It is a measure of a company's willingness and ability to reduce its debt. As of today, First Solar's Net Debt Paydown Yield % was -1.07%.


First Solar Net Debt Paydown Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for First Solar's Net Debt Paydown Yield % 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 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Net Debt Paydown Yield %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -3.15 0.81 1.19 0.95 -1.14

First Solar Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Net Debt Paydown Yield % 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 0.95 0.63 0.12 -0.41 -1.14

Competitive Comparison

For the Solar subindustry, First Solar's Net Debt Paydown Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Net Debt Paydown Yield % 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 Net Debt Paydown Yield % Distribution

For the Semiconductors industry and Technology sector, First Solar's Net Debt Paydown Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where First Solar's Net Debt Paydown Yield % falls into.



First Solar Net Debt Paydown Yield % Calculation

First Solar's Net Debt Paydown Yield % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

Net Debt Paydown Yield %
=( TTM Average Debt   (1-Year Ago))-TTM Average Debt )/Market Cap
=( 295.28-504.8 )/18407.60116
=-1.14 %

* 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.

* All the data are calculated by TTM values. Note that if a companies is traded in several exchanges, then we calculate the company level data for Net Debt Paydown Yield % using the primary share class stock data. The calculation result in definition page is for demonstration purpose only, and it's showing the share class level data. Therefore, the numbers in the calculation may differ from elsewhere if the stock is not a primary share.


First Solar  (NAS:FSLR) Net Debt Paydown Yield % Explanation

Net Debt Paydown Yield % is the change in average of four quarters of company's total debt over a company's market cap. Assuming the total value of a company remains that same, shareholder value is increased as debt is reduced. In other words, it is a measure of the willingness and ability of a firm's management to pay down debt. Companies that have high debt paydown yields indicate that they are more aggressive with paying down debt.

In the calculation of Net Debt Paydown Yield %, we use the reductions of TTM average total debt one-year-ago and TTM average total debt at present, divided by its Market Cap.

We calculating the TTM average debt by adding up the total debt, calculated by the sum of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation, in the trailing twelve months(TTM) divided by the counts of the total debt, accoring to the company's report frequency.


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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

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