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How to buy First Solar stock in Canada

Learn how to buy First Solar stock in 5 easy steps.

First Solar is a solar business based in the US. First Solar stocks (FSLR.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $210.14 – an increase of 2.44% over the previous week. First Solar employs 5,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.6 billion.

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  4. Search for the stock name – FSLR. Search for the stock by name or ticker symbol.
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First Solar stock price (NASDAQ:FSLR)

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First Solar shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-03-23.
Latest market close$210.01
52-week range$59.60 - $218.25
50-day moving average $181.55
200-day moving average $136.22
Wall St. target price$203.19
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.41

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Is it a good time to buy First Solar stock?

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First Solar price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $210.01 from 2023-03-28

1 week (2023-03-22) 2.44%
1 month (2023-03-01) 7.32%
3 months (2022-12-29) 41.15%
6 months (2022-09-29) 60.40%
1 year (2022-03-29) 148.27%
2 years (2021-03-29) 157.33%
3 years (2020-03-27) 489.42%
5 years (2018-03-28) 202.96%

Is First Solar stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing First Solar stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of First Solar's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

First Solar financials

Revenue TTM $2.6 billion
Gross profit TTM $127.7 million
Return on assets TTM -1.78%
Return on equity TTM -0.75%
Profit margin -1.69%
Book value $54.74
Market capitalisation $21.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

First Solar share dividends

We're not expecting First Solar to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

First Solar share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, First Solar's shares have ranged in value from as little as $59.6 up to $218.25. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FSLR.US volatility(beta: 1.36)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while First Solar's is 1.3592. This would suggest that First Solar's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

First Solar overview

First Solar, Inc. provides photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions in the United State, Chile, France, Japan, India, Canada, and internationally. The company also engages in manufacturing PV solar thin film semiconductor module technology. It serves developers and operators of systems, utilities, independent power producers, commercial and industrial companies, and other system owners. First Solar, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona. .

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