Should You Buy First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) On Current Analyst Views?

It improved, as 54 investors sold First Solar, Inc. shares while 104 reduced holdings. Finally, LS Investment Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of First Solar by 36.7% during the first quarter.

First Solar, Inc is a provider of photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions. They now have a United States dollars 47 price target on the stock. About shares traded. ADTRAN, Inc.

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. It has underperformed by 39.53% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:FSLR) by 51.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Therefore 67% are positive. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 9 by Canaccord Genuity.

02/22/2017 - First Solar, Inc. had its "perform" rating reiterated by analysts at Oppenheimer. Oppenheimer has "Outperform" rating and $71 target. The company was initiated on Thursday, September 8 by JMP Securities. The firm has "Hold" rating by Oppenheimer given on Tuesday, July 18. The stock has "Buy" rating by Roth Capital on Monday, September 28. The firm earned "Mkt Underperform" rating on Thursday, November 17 by Avondale. The company was initiated on Friday, November 13 by Standpoint Research. The stock has "Neutral" rating by TH Capital on Wednesday, February 22.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.46, from 1.1 in 2016Q3. Asset Incorporated reported 6,913 shares. Benjamin F Edwards holds 1,550 shares. Hudock Cap Gru Lc holds 200 shares or 0% of its portfolio. It is down 0.00% since September 5, 2016 and is. Regions Fincl Corporation stated it has 0.01% in ANI Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ANIP). Marvin & Palmer Associates Inc sold 12,500 shares as Fabrinet (FN)'s stock declined 27.98%. The Cayman Islands-based Quantres Asset Management Ltd has invested 1.29% in the stock. Smith Graham And Investment Advisors L P has 82,085 shares for 0.29% of their portfolio. Ancora Advsr Ltd Liability Com owns 6 shares. Switzerland-based Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0% in First Solar, Inc. Fiera has invested 0.05% in ANI Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ANIP). Ny State Teachers Retirement Sys has 26,108 shares. Friess Assoc Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 18,000 shares. 7,240 are owned by Piermont Cap. The stock increased 0.23% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $21.7. First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) has declined 22.83% since September 6, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 8.03% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.56 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.46, from 1.1 in 2016Q3. 37 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. First Solar Inc. had 61 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ FSLR) opened at 47.35 on Thursday. Us Financial Bank De holds 0% or 24,256 shares. The correct version of this piece of content can be viewed at Sei Investments Co.'s holdings in First Solar were worth $386,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Blackrock Inc holds 85,701 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.01% or 185,180 shares.

WARNING: "Cowen and Company Reiterates Buy Rating for First Solar, Inc". Finally, Vetr upgraded First Solar from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $47.67 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 16th. Therefore 32% are positive. NEXT Financial Group Inc grew its holdings in shares of First Solar by 23.9% during the second quarter. Robert W. Baird restated a "hold" rating and set a $50.00 price target on shares of First Solar in a report on Friday, September 1st. TheStreet upgraded shares of First Solar from a d+ rating to a c rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Needham.

On July 19 the stock rating was downgraded from "Buy" to "Buy" in a report from Standpoint Research. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have issued a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. Goldman Sachs maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, August 16 report. On Wednesday, May 3 Schumaker Bryan Robert sold $96,145 worth of First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) or 7.13 million shares.

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