First Solar Inc


  • HONG KONG, March 6- Shares in Hanergy Thin Film Power Group fell as much as 9 percent on Friday, a day after the Hong Kong bourse asked the Chinese company about a stock price surge that transformed it into the world's most valuable renewable energy firm. The gain has outstripped the average 13 percent rise in the TRBC index that tracks Chinese renewable energy...

  • UPDATE 2-Trina Solar plans IPO of power plants business Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 11:41 AM ET

    *Plans to set up low-cost plants outside China. Trina's U.S. rivals, SunPower Corp and First Solar Inc, said last week that they were in talks to set up a venture that would hold some of their power-generating assets. The company said it expects to spend $250 million- $300 million on its manufacturing business and about $1.1 billion on the downstream, or power plants,...

  • Hewlett-Packard and Dycom are big market movers Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 4:46 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Hewlett-Packard Co., down $3.82 to $34.67. Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc., down $18.15 to $50.63.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 1:18 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell. 9 percent to $131.00 with 30,241,000 shares traded. Biocept Inc. rose 36.0 percent to $4.61 with 31,758,800 shares traded. CollabRx Inc. rose 47.9 percent to $1.76 with 12,025,800 shares traded.

  • Cramer: Looks and smells like a bull? It is a bull Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 6:15 PM ET

    With all of the bull market signs swirling around him, Jim Cramer has declared this is in fact a bull market!

  • Analyst's top pick: FSLR  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 5:33 PM ET

    Discussing the benefit to solar stocks on news First Solar and SunPower are in talks to form a joint-venture yield co, with Ben Kallo, Robert W. Baird & Co. senior analyst.

  • SunEdison CEO: We are 25-30% undervalued  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 5:33 PM ET
    Employees of SunEdison install photovoltaic solar panels on the roof of a Kohl's Department Store in Hillsborough, New Jersey.

    First Solar and SunPower are in talks to form a joint-venture yield co. SunEdison CEO Ahmad Chatila is excited about the announcement, and believes it will drive his stock price higher.

  • After-hours buzz: Lending Club, DreamWorks & more Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 5:25 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday: HP, Lending Club, DreamWorks & more.

  • Feb 24- U.S. solar company First Solar Inc on Tuesday reported sharply higher quarterly earnings in part due to the sale of a large California solar power plant to Southern Co.. For the first quarter, First Solar forecast sales of $550 million to $650 million and a loss of 25 cents to 35 cents a share. On Monday, First Solar and SunPower said they were in talks to bundle...

  • First Solar beats 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 4:27 PM ET

    TEMPE, Ariz. _ First Solar Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $192 million. Analysts expected $1.27 billion, according to Zacks. For the current quarter ending in March, First Solar said it expects revenue in the range of $550 million to $650 million.

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed at highs as Yellen's congressional testimony indicated that a rate hike would likely come later rather than sooner.

  • Hot solar plays: FSLR, SUNE & SPWR  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 2:48 PM ET

    First Solar and SunPower are in talks to form a joint-venture yield co. Gordon Johnson, Axiom Capital Management, shares his trade on these stocks.

  • The 2 industries fighting over your electric bill Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:34 PM ET

    Some utilities are pushing back against the growing number of customers who use solar technology to generate their own electricity.

  • Four trades to go before the closing bell Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:26 PM ET

    The "Halftime Report" traders give their final trades of the show.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage increases Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    SunPower Corp. rose 18.0 percent to $32.80. Staar Surgical Co. rose 12.9 percent to $7.20. Chart Industries Inc. rose 10.9 percent to $34.79.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell. 6 percent to $132.17 with 67,034,000 shares traded. Biocept Inc. rose 54.1 percent to $3.39 with 33,310,800 shares traded. Comcast Corp. rose 1.6 percent to $59.17 with 19,817,100 shares traded.

  • *SunPower Q4 adj profit of $0.26/ shares vs est. of $0.24. *SunPower, First Solar shares up on JV news. Feb 24- Shares of solar companies got a boost on Tuesday, a day after SunPower Corp and First Solar Inc said they were in talks to jointly spin off some assets, a move expected to generate stable cash flows for the long-standing rivals.

  • Waiting for Yellen Q&A, but QE helping elsewhere Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 10:21 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve building in Washington.

    As investors await word on U.S. interest rate increases, quantitative easing certainly seems to be helping stock markets in Europe and Japan.

  • Asian stocks mostly up, cheered by US Fed chair remarks Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 10:18 AM ET

    The latest milestones came as investors liked what they heard from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who told Congress the central bank would be patient about raising interest rates as the economy improves. "Markets had been very focused on the Yellen testimony and wanted to see if there was going to be any change in the outlook for the first Fed rate hike," said...

  • US stocks on edge as eyes fix on Yellen Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 9:12 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee July 15, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a flat open on Tuesday, as investors await hints on the timing of a rate rise at Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech.