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Are You a Growth Investor? This 1 Stock Could Be the Perfect Pick

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First Solar (FSLR)

Headquartered in Tempe, AZ, First Solar, Inc. is the world’s largest thin-film PV solar module manufacturer and the largest PV solar module manufacturer in the Western Hemisphere. The company is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions and specializes in designing, manufacturing, and selling solar electric power modules using a proprietary thin-film semiconductor technology. The company sells its products to project developers, system integrators and renewable energy project operators primarily in Europe and Germany in particular. First Solar also engages in designing and deploying commercial solar projects for utilities. The company also develops and sells PV solar power systems that primarily use the modules it manufactures. Additionally, it provides operations and maintenance (“O&M”) services to system owners.

FSLR sits at a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), holds a Growth Style Score of A, and has a VGM Score of B. Earnings and sales are forecasted to increase 74.7% and 35.6% year-over-year, respectively.

10 analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days for fiscal 2024. The Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.49 to $13.52 per share. FSLR boasts an average earnings surprise of 14.2%.

On a historic basis, First Solar has generated cash flow growth of 32.9%, and is expected to report cash flow expansion of 404.9% this year.

With solid fundamentals, a good Zacks Rank, and top-tier Growth and VGM Style Scores, FSLR should be on investors' short lists.

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