Loading: 100%
FIRST SOLAR, INC. logo
no logo available
General Information
Investor relations pageIR page no data available
Founding year no data available
Headquarter Tempe, United States of AmericaTempe, United States of Americano data available
Employees 5,400 (as per Q1 2017)no data available
Sector Semiconductors, TechnologySemiconductors, Technologyno data available
Ticker FSLRno data available
Financial year endsFY ends End of Decemberno data available
Stock Information (historical prices adjusted for splits and dividends)
Adj. Closing prices (in USD) -Common sharesNov. 16Dez. 16Jan. 17Feb. 17März 17Apr. 172530354045
datesClosing price (adj.)
25.04.201727.54
18.04.201726.89
11.04.201728.10
04.04.201726.82
28.03.201728.28
21.03.201729.04
14.03.201732.07
07.03.201732.63
28.02.201736.19
21.02.201736.62
14.02.201733.92
07.02.201731.79
31.01.201731.19
24.01.201732.53
17.01.201735.17
10.01.201733.39
03.01.201733.54
27.12.201633.99
19.12.201634.98
12.12.201633.70
05.12.201632.35
28.11.201631.11
21.11.201629.38
14.11.201633.08
07.11.201633.76
31.10.201640.49
24.10.201640.87
17.10.201639.30
no share price data source found
Share price data requested
Key Figures
Last Closing Price
as per Apr 25, 2017, in USD
27.54n/a
Market Capitalisation
in million USD
2,872n/a
Enterprise Value
in million USD
1,569n/a
Common Shares Outstanding
as per Apr 28, 2017
104,290,092n/a
Preferred Shares Outstanding
as per Apr 28, 2017
n/a
Average Basic Shares Outstanding
TTM
103,428,500n/a
Average Diluted Shares Outstanding
TTM
103,282,250n/a
Index Membership
n/a
Business Summary
First Solar Inc is a provider of solar energy solutions. It designs, manufactures and sells PV solar modules with a thin-film semiconductor technology. It also manufactures crystalline silicon solar modules.
no data available
Key Financials & Ratios (all figures TTM as per Sep 30, 2016, million USD, full statements further below)
Profit & Loss
Revenues 3,413n/a
Gross Profit 872n/a
Operating Income 484n/a
EBITDA 721n/a
Net Profit 502n/a
Balance Sheet
Cash and Cash Equivalents 2,090n/a
Receivables 323n/a
Total Current Assets 3,465n/a
PP&E 1,266n/a
Total Assets 8,088n/a
Accounts Payable 202n/a
Current Debt 626n/a
Total Current Liabilities 1,407n/a
Long-Term Debt 161n/a
Total Liabilities 2,142n/a
Total Equity 5,946n/a
Cash Flow
Depreciation & Amortisation 236n/a
Change in Working Capital -807n/a
Operating Cash Flow -47n/a
Net Change in PP&E and Intangibles -203n/a
Investing Cash Flow -229n/a
Dividends Paid 0n/a
Financing Cash Flow 495n/a
Total Change in Cash 225n/a
Free Cash Flow -267n/a
Profitability Ratios
Gross Margin 25.5%n/a
Operating Margin 14.2%n/a
Net Profit Margin 14.7%n/a
Return on Equity 8.5%n/a
Return on Assets 6.2%n/a
Per Share Figures
Basic EPS n/a
Diluted EPS n/a
Sales per Share n/a
Book Value per Share n/a
FCF per Share n/a
Dividends per Share n/a
Price Multiples
Price to Earnings Ratio n/a
Price to Sales Ratio n/a
Price to Book Value n/a
Price to Free Cash Flow n/a
Valuation Metrics
EV/EBITDA 2.18n/a
EV/Sales 0.46n/a
Book to Market Value 2.07n/a
Other Ratios
Current Ratio 246.2%n/a
Liabilities to Equity Ratio 36.0%n/a
Debt to Assets Ratio 9.7%n/a
Profit & Loss StatementP&L data quality: 100% (?)
edit
No data available yet
Loading data...
No data available for the original financial statements for the selected time periods. You can change the selected time periods by clicking on 'data' on the top right.
Standardised statements can't be displayed.
Reason:
No data available for the selected time periods
in million USD FY '07FY '08FY '09FY '10FY '11FY '12FY '13FY '14FY '15
Revenue
504
1,246
2,066
2,564
2,766
3,369
3,310
3,391
3,579
Sales & Services Revenue
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Financing Revenue
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Revenue
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cost of revenue
-253
-568
-1,022
-1,379
-1,794
-2,516
-2,445
-2,566
-2,660
Cost of Goods & Services
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cost of Financing Revenue
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cost of Other Revenue
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Gross Profit
251
678
1,045
1,185
972
853
865
825
919
Other Operating Income
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Operating Expenses
-114
-240
-365
-436
-587
-421
-407
-403
-403
Selling, General & Administrative
-99
-207
-287
-341
-446
-289
-273
-259
-272
Selling & Marketing
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
General & Administrative
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Research & Development
-15
-34
-78
-95
-141
-132
-134
-144
-131
Depreciation & Amortization
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Provision For Doubtful Accounts
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Operating Expense
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Operating Income (Loss)
137
438
680
749
385
432
457
422
517
Non-Operating Income (Loss)
17
20
1
17
14
0
10
12
10
Interest Expense, net
-2
-1
-5
0
0
-14
-2
-2
-7
Interest Expense
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Interest Income
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Investment Income (Loss)
20
21
10
14
13
13
17
18
23
Foreign Exchange Gain (Loss)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Income (Loss) from Affiliates
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Non-Operating Income (Loss)
-1
-1
-3
2
1
1
-5
-4
-6
Pretax Income (Loss), Adjusted
154
458
681
766
399
431
467
434
527
Abnormal Gains (Losses)
2
6
5
-3
-453
-471
-86
-1
-7
Acquired In-Process R&D
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Merger / Acquisition Expense
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Abnormal Derivatives
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Disposal of Assets
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Early extinguishment of Debt
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Asset Write-Down
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Impairment of Goodwill & Intangibles
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Sale of Business
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Legal Settlement
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Restructuring Charges
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Sale of and Unrealized Investments
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Insurance Settlement
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Abnormal Items
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Pretax Income (Loss)
156
464
686
762
-54
-40
381
432
520
Income Tax (Expense) Benefit, net
2
-115
-46
-98
14
-57
-30
-31
6
Current Income Tax
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Deferred Income Tax
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Tax Allowance/Credit
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Income (Loss) from Affiliates, net of taxes
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
-5
20
Income (Loss) from Continuing Operations
158
348
640
664
-39
-96
351
396
546
Net Extraordinary Gains (Losses)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Discontinued Operations
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
XO & Accounting Charges & Other
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Income (Loss) Including Minority Interest
158
348
640
664
-39
-96
351
396
546
Minority Interest
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Net Income
158
348
640
664
-39
-96
351
396
546
Preferred Dividends
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Adjustments
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Net Income Available to Common Shareholders
158
348
640
664
-39
-96
351
396
546
Remarks
restated on Feb 22, 2010 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Feb 28, 2011 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Feb 29, 2012 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Feb 27, 2013 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Feb 26, 2014 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Feb 25, 2015 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Feb 24, 2016 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Feb 24, 2016 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Feb 22, 2017 n/a
calculated values,
Balance SheetBS data quality: 100% (?)
edit
No data available yet
Loading data...
No data available for the original financial statements for the selected time periods. You can change the selected time periods by clicking on 'data' on the top right.
Standardised statements can't be displayed.
Reason:
No data available for the selected time periods
in million USD FY '07FY '08FY '09FY '10FY '11FY '12FY '13FY '14FY '15
Assets
Cash, Cash Equivalents & Short Term Investments
n/a
792
785
934
672
1,004
1,764
1,991
1,830
Cash & Cash Equivalents
n/a
716
664
766
606
901
1,325
1,482
1,127
Short Term Investments
n/a
76
120
168
66
103
439
509
703
Accounts & Notes Receivable
n/a
62
227
306
311
554
136
135
501
Accounts Receivable, Net
n/a
62
227
306
311
554
136
135
501
Notes Receivable, Net
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Unbilled Revenues
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Inventories
n/a
122
153
200
530
534
523
630
517
Raw Materials
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Work In Process
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Finished Goods
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Inventory
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Short Term Assets
n/a
102
187
145
1,101
741
1,370
321
497
Prepaid Expenses
n/a
92
164
143
329
207
95
202
249
Derivative & Hedging Assets
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Assets Held-for-Sale
n/a
0
0
0
0
50
133
0
0
Deferred Tax Assets
n/a
10
22
0
41
44
64
0
0
Income Taxes Receivable
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Discontinued Operations
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Miscellaneous Short Term Assets
n/a
0
1
1
731
440
1,078
119
248
Total Current Assets
n/a
1,077
1,351
1,584
2,613
2,832
3,793
3,078
3,346
Property, Plant & Equipment, Net
n/a
843
989
1,431
1,816
1,525
1,385
1,420
1,284
Property, Plant & Equipment
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Accumulated Depreciation
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Long Term Investments & Receivables
n/a
30
330
180
116
0
0
0
0
Long Term Investments
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Long Term Marketable Securities
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Long Term Receivables
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Long Term Assets
n/a
165
680
1,185
1,232
1,991
1,706
2,223
2,687
Intangible Assets
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Goodwill
n/a
34
287
433
65
65
85
85
85
Other Intangible Assets
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
117
119
110
Prepaid Expense
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Deferred Tax Assets
n/a
61
131
259
340
317
297
314
358
Derivative & Hedging Assets
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Prepaid Pension Costs
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Discontinued Operations
n/a
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Investments in Affiliates
n/a
25
25
0
0
0
17
255
400
Miscellaneous Long Term Assets
n/a
45
238
492
826
1,608
1,189
1,450
1,734
Total Noncurrent Assets
n/a
1,037
1,998
2,796
3,164
3,516
3,091
3,643
3,971
Total Assets
n/a
2,115
3,350
4,380
5,778
6,349
6,884
6,721
7,316
Liabilities and owners' equity
Payables & Accruals
n/a
287 287088000
278 277761000
343 343414000
593 592648000
910 910137000
588 588117000
605 604539000
748 748450000
Accounts Payable
n/a
46 46251000
76 75744000
82 82312000
176 176448000
350 350230000
261 261333000
215 214656000
338 337668000
Accrued Taxes
n/a
100 99938000
9 8740000
17 16831000
10 9541000
5 5474000
7 6707000
2 1727000
1 1330000
Interest & Dividends Payable
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Other Payables & Accruals
n/a
141 140899000
193 193277000
244 244271000
407 406659000
554 554433000
320 320077000
388 388156000
409 409452000
Short Term Debt
n/a
35 34951000
29 28559000
27 26587000
45 44505000
62 62349000
61 60543000
51 51399000
38 38090000
Short Term Borrowings
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Short Term Capital Leases
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Current Portion of Long Term Debt
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Other Short Term Liabilities
n/a
60 59738000
89 88607000
100 99676000
337 336571000
129 128888000
939 939401000
345 344601000
174 174260000
Deferred Revenue
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
42 41925000
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Derivatives & Hedging
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Deferred Tax Liabilities
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Discontinued Operations
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Miscellaneous Short Term Liabilities
n/a
60 59738000
89 88607000
100 99676000
295 294646000
129 128888000
939 939401000
345 344601000
174 174260000
Total Current Liabilities
n/a
382 381777000
395 394927000
470 469677000
974 973724000
1,101 1101374000
1,588 1588061000
1,001 1000539000
961 960800000
Long Term Debt
n/a
164 163519000
146 146399000
211 210804000
619 619143000
500 500223000
163 162780000
162 162074000
251 251325000
Long Term Borrowings
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Long Term Capital Leases
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Other Long Term Liabilities
n/a
56 56164000
158 158243000
246 246095000
541 540884000
1,142 1141569000
630 629544000
567 566891000
556 555719000
Accrued Liabilities
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Pension Liabilities
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Pensions
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Other Post-Retirement Benefits
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Deferred Compensation
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Deferred Revenue
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Deferred Tax Liabilities
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Derivatives & Hedging
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Discontinued Operations
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Miscellaneous Long Term Liabilities
n/a
56 56164000
158 158243000
246 246095000
541 540884000
1,142 1141569000
630 629544000
567 566891000
556 555719000
Total Noncurrent Liabilities
n/a
220 219683000
305 304642000
457 456899000
1,160 1160027000
1,642 1641792000
792 792324000
729 728965000
807 807044000
Total Liabilities
n/a
601 601460000
700 699569000
927 926576000
2,134 2133751000
2,743 2743166000
2,380 2380385000
1,730 1729504000
1,768 1767844000
Preferred Equity
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Share Capital & Additional Paid-In Capital
n/a
1,176 1176238000
1,658 1658176000
1,816 1815506000
2,023 2022829000
2,066 2065614000
2,646 2646122000
2,698 2697658000
2,743 2742897000
Common Stock
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Additional Paid in Capital
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Other Share Capital
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Treasury Stock
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Retained Earnings
n/a
361 361225000
1,001 1001363000
1,666 1665564000
1,626 1626071000
1,530 1529733000
1,883 1882771000
2,244 2243689000
2,790 2790110000
Other Equity
n/a
-24 -24421000
-10 -9596000
-27 -27243000
-5 -5037000
10 10179000
-26 -25776000
50 50140000
15 15480000
Equity Before Minority Interest
n/a
1,513 1513042000
2,650 2649943000
3,454 3453827000
3,644 3643863000
3,606 3605526000
4,503 4503117000
4,991 4991487000
5,548 5548487000
Minority Interest
n/a
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
0 0
Total Equity
n/a
1,513 1513042000
2,650 2649943000
3,454 3453827000
3,644 3643863000
3,606 3605526000
4,503 4503117000
4,991 4991487000
5,548 5548487000
Total Liabilities & Equity
n/a
2,115 2114502000
3,350 3349512000
4,380 4380403000
5,778 5777614000
6,349 6348692000
6,884 6883502000
6,721 6720991000
7,316 7316331000
Remarks restated on n/a restated on Feb 22, 2010 n/a restated on Feb 28, 2011 n/a restated on Feb 29, 2012 n/a restated on Feb 27, 2013 n/a restated on Feb 26, 2014 n/a restated on Feb 25, 2015 n/a restated on Feb 24, 2016 n/a restated on Feb 22, 2017 n/a
Cash Flow StatementCF data quality: 91% (?)
edit
No data available yet
Loading data...
No data available for the original financial statements for the selected time periods. You can change the selected time periods by clicking on 'data' on the top right.
Standardised statements can't be displayed.
Reason:
No data available for the selected time periods
in million USD FY '07FY '08FY '09FY '10FY '11FY '12FY '13FY '14FY '15
Net Income/Starting Line
0
0
0
0
0
0
351
396
546
Net Income
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Net Income From Discontinued Operations
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Adjustments
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Depreciation & Amortization
0
0
0
0
0
0
234
246
258
Non-Cash Items
206
463
675
705
-33
762
81
46
0
Stock-Based Compensation
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Deferred Income Taxes
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Non-Cash Adjustments
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Change in Working Capital
0
0
0
0
0
0
191
-7
-1,165
(Increase) Decrease in Accounts Receivable
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
(Increase) Decrease in Inventories
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Increase (Decrease) in Accounts Payable
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Increase (Decrease) in Other
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Net Cash From Discontinued Operations (operating)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cash from Operating Activities
206
463
675
705
-33
762
856
681
-361
Change in Fixed Assets & Intangibles
-242
-459
-280
-589
-731
-374
-166
-256
-166
Disposition of Fixed Assets & Intangibles
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Disposition of Fixed Assets
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Disposition of Intangible Assets
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Acquisition of Fixed Assets & Intangibles
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Purchase of Fixed Assets
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Acquisition of Intangible Assets
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Change in Fixed Assets & Intangibles
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Net Change in Long Term Investment
-293
191
-342
95
161
79
-341
-77
-203
Decrease in Long Term Investment
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Increase in Long Term Investment
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Net Cash From Acquisitions & Divestitures
-6
-25
0
-268
-21
-2
-31
-4
0
Net Cash from Divestitures
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cash for Acqusition of Subsidiaries
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cash for Joint Ventures
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Net Cash from Other Acquisitions
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Investing Activities
-6
-16
-80
20
-86
-87
1
-174
257
Net Cash From Discontinued Operations (investing)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cash from Investing Activities
-547
-308
-702
-742
-676
-384
-537
-512
-112
Dividends Paid
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cash From (Repayment of) Debt
15
97
-33
72
436
-109
-335
6
95
Cash From (Repayment of) Short Term Debt, net
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cash From (Repayment of) Long Term Debt, net
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Repayments of Long Term Debt
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cash From Long Term Debt
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cash From (Repurchase of) Equity
376
16
6
9
8
0
428
0
0
Increase in Capital Stock
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Decrease in Capital Stock
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Other Financing Activities
40
64
6
69
127
20
8
2
42
Net Cash From Discontinued Operations (financing)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cash from Financing Activities
430
178
-22
150
571
-89
101
7
137
Net Cash Before Disc. Operations and FX
89
332
-49
114
-139
289
420
176
-336
Change in Cash from Disc. Operations and Other
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Net Cash Before FX
89
332
-49
114
-139
289
420
176
-336
Effect of Foreign Exchange Rates
7
-20
-3
-13
-21
6
4
-19
-19
Net Changes in Cash
96
312
-52
101
-160
296
424
157
-355
Remarks
restated on Feb 22, 2010 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Feb 28, 2011 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Feb 29, 2012 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Feb 27, 2013 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Feb 26, 2014 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Feb 25, 2015 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Feb 24, 2016 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Feb 24, 2016 n/a
calculated values,
restated on Nov 30, -1 n/a
calculated values,
Some of the data shown on this page is provided for free by IEX
Sumo