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  • Previous Rank633
  • Revenues ($M)$2,951
  • Revenue Percent Change-17.5%
  • Profits ($M)$-358
  • Profits Percent Change-165.5%
  • Assets ($M)$6,867
  • Employees5,400
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$2,820
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Company Info

CEO
Mark R. Widmar
CEO Title
Chief Executive Officer & Director
Sector
Energy
Industry
Energy
HQ Location
Tempe, AZ
Websitehttp://www.firstsolar.com
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Employees5,400

First Solar Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$2,951-17.5%
Profits ($M)$-358-165.5%
Assets ($M)$6,867-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$5,213-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$2,820-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues-12.1%
Profits as % of Assets-5.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity-6.9%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)-3.48
EPS % Change (from 2015)-164.8%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)-51.4%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-1%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)0.7%