First Solar, Inc. (FSLR): Institutional Holdings and Trading Data

In the past 52-week period, shares of First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) have moved within the range of $25.56 to $63.10. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $63.24, which is -0.22% lower than its 52-week high.

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of 4.02%, and a 50-day SMA of 16.47%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $6.38 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Gauging the level of enthusiasm that Wall Street analysts have for a particular stock is important when considering an investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) is Outperform.

When it comes to reporting sales figures, public companies typically post earnings and revenue that fall above or below the average Wall Street forecast. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) delivered a 24.62% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $1.09 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $0.87 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) delivered a 131.23% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $1.95 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.84 per share.

Ownership at First Solar, Inc. (FSLR), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A publicly-traded company’s most recent 13F filings give us important details about the organization’s institutional ownership. First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 51.03% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $3.26 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from First Solar, Inc. (FSLR), there were 59 new positions totaling 2,203,450 shares of the company’s stock. There were 48 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 4,006,457 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Taking a look at a stock’s average volume – in the long, medium and short terms – is helpful for understanding investor sentiment and trading activity. First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) has had a 20-day average volume of 1,989,410 shares, with an average of 100% of short term indicators pointed at Buy.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 2,478,154 shares, with an average of 75% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 2,424,058 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy.