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First Solar Inc (FSLR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

First Solar Inc (FSLR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Highlights

First Solar Inc (First Solar) is a provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems. It designs, manufactures, and sells PV solar modules. The company produces solar systems using cadmium telluride technology. First Solar also develops, designs, constructs, and sells PV solar power systems; and provides operations and maintenance services to system owners. It serves utilities, commercial and industrial companies, independent power producers, and other system owners in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and North America. The company has solar module manufacturing facilities in the US, Malaysia, and Vietnam. First Solar is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, the US.

First Solar Inc Key Recent Developments

Feb 22,2018: First Solar, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2017 Financial Results
Feb 21,2018: First Solar to Build 200MWac Solar Plant in Twiggs County, Georgia
Feb 12,2018: APS announced a partnership with First Solar on Arizona’s largest battery storage project
Jan 09,2018: First Solar to Provide Power Electronics Warranty Services
Dec 20,2017: Oriano Solar completes First Solar's solar power plants in India

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Section 1 - About the Company
First Solar Inc - Key Facts
First Solar Inc - Key Employees
First Solar Inc - Key Employee Biographies
First Solar Inc - Major Products and Services
First Solar Inc - History
First Solar Inc - Company Statement
First Solar Inc - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Company Overview
First Solar Inc - Business Description
Business Segment: Modules
Overview
Performance
Key Stats
Business Segment: Systems
Overview
Performance
Geographical Segment: All other foreign countries
Performance
Geographical Segment: Australia
Performance
Geographical Segment: India
Performance
Geographical Segment: Jordan
Performance
Geographical Segment: Spain
Performance
Geographical Segment: Turkey
Performance
Geographical Segment: United States
Performance
R&D Overview
First Solar Inc - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
First Solar Inc - Strengths
First Solar Inc - Weaknesses
First Solar Inc - Opportunities
First Solar Inc - Threats
First Solar Inc - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances
First Solar Inc, Power, Deals By Year, 2012 to YTD 2018
First Solar Inc, Power, Deals By Type, 2012 to YTD 2018
First Solar Inc, Recent Deals Summary
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments
Feb 22, 2018: First Solar, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2017 Financial Results
Feb 21, 2018: First Solar to Build 200MWac Solar Plant in Twiggs County, Georgia
Jan 09, 2018: First Solar to Provide Power Electronics Warranty Services
Dec 20, 2017: Oriano Solar completes First Solar's solar power plants in India
Dec 20, 2017: IFC Financing Advances Record-Setting Scaling Solar Project in Zambia
Dec 19, 2017: First Solar to Power Zorlu Enerji’s 100MW Solar Power Plant in Pakistan
Dec 11, 2017: Commissioning Event Celebrates Operation of 179 Megawatt Switch Station 1 and Switch Station 2 Solar Projects in Apex, Nevada
Dec 06, 2017: Healthcare Providers and Advanced Energy Companies Urge Support for Diversifying Ohio's Energy Portfolio
Dec 05, 2017: First Solar to supply 200MW of solar modules for D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments
Dec 05, 2017: First Solar Presents First Functional Series 6 Module
Section 6 – Appendix
Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer
List of Tables
First Solar Inc, Key Facts
First Solar Inc, Key Employees
First Solar Inc, Key Employee Biographies
First Solar Inc, Major Products and Services
First Solar Inc, History
First Solar Inc, Other Locations
First Solar Inc, Subsidiaries
First Solar Inc, Key Competitors
First Solar Inc, Ratios based on current share price
First Solar Inc, Annual Ratios
First Solar Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
First Solar Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2)
First Solar Inc, Interim Ratios
First Solar Inc, Power, Deals By Year, 2012 to YTD 2018
First Solar Inc, Power, Deals By Type, 2012 to YTD 2018
First Solar Inc, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
First Solar Inc, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016)
First Solar Inc, Ratio Charts
First Solar Inc, Power, Deals By Year, 2012 to YTD 2018
First Solar Inc, Power, Deals by Type, 2012 to YTD 2018

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