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

  • Published: April 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 44 pages
  • GlobalData

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Summary

First Solar, Inc. (First Solar) manufactures and sells photovoltaic (PV) solar modules. The company's major products include PV Modules and Utility-Scale PV Systems. It also provides variety of integrated services to its clients, including solar power systems design, engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services, project development, project financing, operating and maintenance and others. The company's sells its products to system integrators, operators of renewable energy projects and project developers. First Solar is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, the US.

As a part of its expansion plan, in April 2013, the company acquired the 150 MW Solar Gen 2 power project from an affiliate of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. The solar plant once completed will generate enough electricity to power over 60,000 average California homes and is expected be complete in 2014.

First Solar, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Apr 09, 2013 First Solar's CdTe PV Module Achieves 16.1% Total Area Module Efficiency
Apr 03, 2013 Sunrise Energy Obtains Approval To Construct Solar PV Plant In US
Mar 18, 2013 First Solar Donates Thin-film Solar Modules To IMUT READ MORE >

List of Tables
List of Figures
Section 1 - About the Company
First Solar, Inc. - Key Facts
First Solar, Inc. - Key Employees
First Solar, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies
First Solar, Inc. - Key Operational Employees
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
First Solar, Inc. - Key Manufacturing Facilities
Section 2 – Company Analysis
First Solar, Inc. - Business Description
Business Description - Components
Components - Overview
Components - Production
Components - Financials
Business Description - Others
Others - Overview
Others - Financials
First Solar, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
First Solar, Inc. - Strengths
Strength - Vertically Integrated Capability
Strength - Geographical Reach
Strength - Increased Efficiency
Strength - Technological Expertise: Low Cost Production
First Solar, Inc. - Weaknesses
Weakness - Dependence on few Customers
Weakness - Profitability
First Solar, Inc. - Opportunities
Opportunity - Contracts and Agreements
Opportunity - Strategic Business Expansion Activities
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Solar Market
First Solar, Inc. - Threats
Threat - Intense Competitive Landscape
Threat - Procurement of Raw Materials
Threat - Global Economic Scenario
First Solar, Inc. - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances
First Solar, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
First Solar, Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013
First Solar, Inc., Recent Deals Summary
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments
First Solar, Inc., Recent Developments
Apr 09, 2013: First Solar's CdTe PV Module Achieves 16.1% Total Area Module Efficiency
Apr 03, 2013: Sunrise Energy Obtains Approval To Construct Solar PV Plant In US
Mar 18, 2013: First Solar Donates Thin-film Solar Modules To IMUT Students For 2013 Solar Decathlon Competition
Mar 01, 2013: First Solar May Recycle Abound Solar's CdTe Panels
Feb 26, 2013: First Solar's CdTe PV Solar Cell Achieves 18.7% Conversion Efficiency
Feb 26, 2013: First Solar Reports Revenue Of $3.4 Billion In 2012
Feb 20, 2013: First Solar Achieves Peak Generating Capacity Of 100 MW At Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One Project
Feb 17, 2013: First Solar Appoints Ahmed Nada As VP Of Business Development For Middle East
Feb 14, 2013: Azure Power Commissions 35 MW Solar PV Plant In Rajasthan, India
Jan 22, 2013: STR Holdings Announces Loss Of Key Customer, First Solar
Section 6 – Appendix
Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About Us
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., Key Operational Employees
First Solar, Inc., Major Products and Services
First Solar, Inc., History
First Solar, Inc., Other Locations
First Solar, Inc., Subsidiaries
First Solar, Inc., Key Manufacturing Facilities
First Solar, Inc., Key Competitors
First Solar, Inc., Ratios based on current share price
First Solar, Inc., Annual Ratios
First Solar, Inc., Interim Ratios
First Solar, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
First Solar, Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013
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 (2008 - 2012)
First Solar, Inc., Ratio Charts
First Solar, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
First Solar, Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2007 to YTD 2013

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