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First Solar Inc (FSLR.O)

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22 Nov 2017
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First Solar posts Q3 adj. earnings per share $1.95
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 04:02pm EDT 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - First Solar Inc :First Solar Inc announces third quarter 2017 financial results.Q3 GAAP earnings per share $1.95.Q3 sales $1.1 billion.Q3 adjusted non-GAAP earnings per share $1.95.Q3 revenue view $866.8 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q3 earnings per share view $0.84 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.First Solar Inc - ‍raises EPS guidance for 2017​.First Solar Inc sees 2017 non-GAAP earnings per share ‍$2.40 to $2.60​.First Solar Inc sees ‍2017 GAAP earnings per share $2.05 to $2.30​.First Solar Inc sees ‍2017 gaap shipments 2.6gw to 2.7gw​.First Solar Inc sees FY 2017 ‍net sales $3.0bln to $3.1bln​.First Solar Inc sees FY 2017 ‍capital expenditures $400 million to $500 m​ln.FY2017 earnings per share view $2.21, revenue view $3.10 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

8Point3 Energy Partners Lp says no longer has ability to acquire interest in California Flats Project
Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 08:43am EDT 

Aug 22 (Reuters) - 8point3 Energy Partners Lp :8Point3 Energy Partners Lp - First Solar has sold interest in California Flats Project that was subject to ROFO agreement to a third party​.8Point3 energy partners lp - ‍8point3 operating company no longer has ability to acquire interest in California Flats Project or its related assets​.  Full Article

First Solar sells California flats project to Capital Dynamics
Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 08:00am EDT 

Aug 22 (Reuters) - First Solar Inc ::First Solar sells California flats project to Capital Dynamics.Phase I commissioning expected Q4 2017, phase II commissioning expected Q4 2018.Terms of deal were not disclosed.  Full Article

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments to buy Cuyama solar project from First Solar
Thursday, 17 Aug 2017 08:00am EDT 

Aug 17 (Reuters) - First Solar Inc ::D. E. Shaw renewable investments acquires cuyama solar project from first solar.First Solar Inc - ‍terms of deal were not disclosed.​.First Solar Inc - ‍project, which was developed by first solar, is currently under construction, with completion anticipated by end of 2017​.  Full Article

First Solar Inc Q2 earnings per share $0.50
Thursday, 27 Jul 2017 04:03pm EDT 

July 27 (Reuters) - First Solar Inc :First Solar, Inc. announces second quarter 2017 financial results.Q2 non-gaap earnings per share $0.64.Q2 gaap earnings per share $0.50.Q2 sales $623 million versus i/b/e/s view $556.4 million.Q2 earnings per share view $0.04 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.First Solar Inc - raise 2017 revenue, eps, operating cash flow and net cash guidance.First Solar Inc - quarterly bookings of 1.5gw(dc) and new year-to-date bookings of 2.1gw(dc).First Solar Inc sees 2017 gaap earnings per share $1.55 to $2.20.First Solar Inc - sees ‍2017 net sales $3.0 billion to $3.1 billion ​.First Solar Inc - sees fy non-gaap earnings per share $2.00 to $2.50.First Solar Inc - sees ‍2017 eps $1.55 to $2.20​.First Solar Inc - sees fy capital expenditures $400 million to $500 million.Fy2017 earnings per share view $0.60 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Fy2017 revenue view $2.90 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

8Point3 Energy says First Solar sold interest in switch station project
Friday, 14 Jul 2017 08:19am EDT 

July 14 (Reuters) - 8Point3 Energy Partners Lp ::8Point3 Energy Partners Lp says First Solar sold interest in switch station project that was subject to ROFO agreement to a third party - SEC filing.8Point3 Energy Partners Lp - 8Point3 operating company no longer has ability to acquire such interest in switch station project or its related assets.  Full Article

EDF Renewable Energy acquires solar projects from First Solar
Thursday, 13 Jul 2017 06:00pm EDT 

July 13 (Reuters) - First Solar Inc :EDF Renewable Energy announces acquisition of solar projects from First Solar.EDF Renewable Energy announced acquisition of 179 megawatt ac (mwac) switch station 1 and switch station 2 solar projects from first solar in late June.EDF Renewable - projects currently under construction, to sell combined output, environmental attributes under 3 power purchase agreements to NV Energy's units.EDF Renewable Energy-commercial operation dates for switch station 1, switch station 2 projects scheduled for late July 2017, late Sept 2017, respectively.  Full Article

First solar says Q1 GAAP earnings per share $0.09
Tuesday, 2 May 2017 04:03pm EDT 

May 2 (Reuters) - First Solar Inc :First Solar Inc. Announces first quarter 2017 financial results.First Solar Inc sees 2017 loss per share of $0.30 to earnings per share of $0.40 .Q1 non-GAAP earnings per share $0.25.Q1 GAAP earnings per share $0.09.Q1 sales $892 million.Q1 revenue view $667.8 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q1 earnings per share view $-0.13 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Raises 2017 revenue, EPS, operating cash flow and net cash guidance.Qtrly net sales increased from prior quarter primarily due to sale of moapa project, partially offset by lower third-party module sales.First Solar Inc sees 2017 shipments 2.4gw to 2.6gw.First Solar Inc sees 2017 GAAP net sales of $2.85 billion to $2.95 billion.First Solar Inc sees 2017 earnings per share non-gaap $0.25 to $0.75.First Solar Inc sees 2017 gaap gross margin 12.5% to 14.5%.FY2017 revenue view $2.78 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY2017 earnings per share view $0.32 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.First solar inc - "transition to our series 6 product continues to progress from both a technology and commercial standpoint".  Full Article

Sunpower comments on First Solar's announcement on 8point3 Energy Partners
Wednesday, 5 Apr 2017 04:07pm EDT 

Sunpower Corp : Sunpower comments on First Solar's announcement concerning its interests in 8point3 Energy Partners . Sunpower-Evaluating strategic options for Yieldco JV, 8point3 Energy Partners, after announcement by its JV General Partner, First Solar regarding 8point3 .Sunpower - Co, First Solar will coordinate review, which will include, but is not limited to, a potential replacement partner for First Solar.  Full Article

First Solar to review alternatives for the sale of its interests in 8point3 Energy Partners
Wednesday, 5 Apr 2017 04:05pm EDT 

First Solar Inc : First Solar to review alternatives for the sale of its interests in 8point3 Energy Partners . First Solar Inc - seeks to fully align resources and capital in support of transition to series 6 offering . First Solar Inc - first solar will coordinate review with its partner Sunpower . First Solar Inc - exploring options for sale of its interests in 8point3 in order to "refocus resources on series 6 objectives" . First Solar Inc - first solar intends to accelerate return of capital from its systems business by selling projects earlier in construction phase .First Solar Inc - if 8point3 is unable to acquire projects earlier in construction phase, co expects to sell these projects to third parties.  Full Article