Analyst Stock Ratings: First Solar, Inc. (FSLR), Frank's International NV (FI)

GSA Capital Partners LLP purchased a new stake in shares of First Solar, Inc.

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) traded up $6.63 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $76.27. Those institutional holdings amount to $3.72 billion.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Capital World Investors owned about 6.83% of First Solar worth $280,379,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 6,598,805 shares of the stock are valued at $459.54 million. Schroder Investment Management Group raised its holdings in shares of First Solar by 12,600.7% in the second quarter.

Shares of First Solar, the largest US maker of solar products, surged 9.5% to close at 76.27 on the stock market today. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its stake in First Solar by 64.3% during the third quarter. Cetera Advisors LLC now owns 7,963 shares of the solar cell manufacturer's stock valued at $365,000 after purchasing an additional 1,100 shares during the last quarter.

Brigade Capital Management Lp decreased Vistra Energy Corp stake by 825,649 shares to 17.04 million valued at $318.56 million in 2017Q3.

Ecofin Ltd holds 10.38% of its portfolio in First Solar, Inc. for 943,979 shares.

Prentiss Smith & Co Inc decreased First Solar Inc (FSLR) stake by 54.17% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (NASDAQ:FSLR) on Monday, December 11 with "Buy" rating.

The company's quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.70. First Solar Inc now has $7.27 billion valuation. (NASDAQ:FSLR). Ohio-based Huntington Bancorporation has invested 0% in First Solar, Inc. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown -7.5%, while the company's earnings per share has grown -17.5%. First Solar had a negative net margin of 14.70% and a positive return on equity of 8.07%. 5 analysts call it Underweight, while 1 think it is Overweight. Shares of Flex Ltd. (FLEX) are trading -1.86% downward from the 52-week high mark and 31.93% above from the fifty two-week low mark. First Solar's revenue for the quarter was up 59.5% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that First Solar, Inc. will post 2.52 EPS for the current year.

Capital World Investors boosted its stake in First Solar, Inc. The stock closing price is now trading upward to its 50 day moving average with change of 10.01%, escalated to its 20 day moving average with figure of 0.86% and above its 200 day moving average with value 50.83%. Highbridge Cap Mgmt Ltd Company owns 6,421 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Shares for $27,542 were sold by Bradley Alexander R. Garabedian Raffi had sold 5,800 shares worth $289,014 on Tuesday, August 1.

In the transaction dated August 08, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Chief Accounting Officer; Schumaker Bryan Robert disposed a total of 332 shares at an average price of $48.66, amounting to approximately $16,155.

The company's stock is now moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 63.04%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 12.96% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The share last price represents downtick move of -3.04% in value from company's 52-Week high price and shows 172.39% above change in value from its 52-Week low price. Company insiders own 0.58% of the company's stock. (NASDAQ:FSLR). 158,539 were reported by Trillium Asset Ltd Liability.

The average Wall Street analyst rating for First Solar, Inc.is Hold, according to the average of 14 analyst scores. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, July 25 report. Barclays Capital initiated the stock with "Overweight" rating in Tuesday, September 1 report. Bernstein upgraded the shares of JD in report on Tuesday, May 9 to "Market Perform" rating. Vetr cut First Solar from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $38.18 price objective on the stock.in a research note on Monday, January 23rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of First Solar from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $51.00 price objective for the company in a report on Monday, October 2nd. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from First Solar, Inc.

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Shares of thin-film solar manufacturer First Solar, Inc. The Components segment designs, makes, and sells cadmium telluride solar modules that convert sunlight into electricity.

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