Published: Sat, September 16, 2017
Finance | By Loren Pratt

First Solar's (FSLR) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Robert W. Baird

Accern also assigned news coverage about the solar cell manufacturer an impact score of 44.9971900359345 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is 0.27%. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 3,038,924 shares of the solar cell manufacturer's stock worth $82,356,000 after purchasing an additional 679,898 shares during the period.

First Solar, Inc., launched on May 15, 2003, is a provider of photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions. It has underperformed by 39.53% the S&P500.

Plug Power Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 6 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 18.84% of shares outstanding. Therefore 85% are positive. (NASDAQ:FSLR) in a research report released on Tuesday, August 29th. The company was upgraded on Friday, August 7 by Roth Capital. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy" on Friday, September 1. See Planar Systems, Inc.

Since May 3, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 1 sale for $51,397 activity. About 786,851 shares traded. The insider PRESBY J THOMAS bought $147,542.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.56 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.46, from 1.1 in 2016Q3. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.00, for a total transaction of $49,400.00.

Despite the strong price action, FSLR's Schaeffer's put/call open interest ratio (SOIR) of 1.63 ranks in the 91st percentile of all other daily readings from the past 12 months. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund reported 0.01% in First Solar, Inc.

The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.05 on September 14, reaching $26.16. Moreover, Fin Architects Inc has 0.09% invested in First Solar, Inc. "(FSLR) Raised to "Buy" at Deutsche Bank AG" was reported by TrueBlueTribune and is the property of of TrueBlueTribune. Oslo Asset Mngmt As owns 20,900 shares for 0.54% of their portfolio. NEXT Financial Group Inc boosted its stake in First Solar by 23.9% in the 2nd quarter. Axiom Capital upgraded First Solar, Inc. One can easily perform a fundamental analysis by having an eye on data from sources counting financial records, economic reports, company assets and market share. JMP Securities upgraded the shares of FSLR in report on Wednesday, May 24 to "Market Outperform" rating. Van Eck Associates Corp invested 0.02% in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) or 116,097 shares. The original version of this article can be viewed at This is based on a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.

The stock of First Solar, Inc. The firm has "Underperform" rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, February 22. Also, insider Raffi Garabedian sold 5,800 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 1st. The rating was downgraded by TH Capital on Thursday, November 3 to "Neutral". This is a crucial indicator investors watch as higher ratios compared to peers, would suggest higher future earnings growth potential for the stock. The stock of First Solar, Inc. As per Friday, November 18, the company rating was downgraded by UBS. (NASDAQ:FSLR) earned "Neutral" rating by TH Capital on Thursday, November 3. It also upped Jones Lang Lasalle Inc Com (NYSE:JLL) stake by 14,094 shares and now owns 63,002 shares.

Analysts await First Solar, Inc. The next earnings report date is scheduled on or near N/A. Breaking that down further, it has performed 2.07% for the week, -1.34% for the month, 35.54% over the last quarter, 46.85% for the past half-year and 38.25% for this previous year. Analysts predict that First Solar will post $2.11 earnings per share for the current year. FSLR's profit will be $80.19 million for 15.78 P/E if the $0.79 EPS becomes a reality.

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