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    FSLR up 5 bucks, yes 5 bucks on good news about lowering expenses and positive guidance issued by company. . Wow! serious move.

    EDIT-make that 6.35, big volume, again, wow!

    EDIT- now up over 7 $

    EDIT- Unbelivable, 10 $, this is exciting, better than my afternoon coffee. Siriously Invested, you seeing this? I believe it was you who turned me on to this stock

    The shares were last up over 18%, halted on a circuit breaker. At the last price before the halt, $31.98, resistance WAS at $33.15 and then WAS at $35.13. Support is at $31.12. Se is running. Fun to watch!

    Full guidance-

    pasted here

    First Solar Announces Full-Year 2013 Financial Guidance
    BY Business Wire
    — 1:33 PM ET 04/09/2013
    TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (FSLR

    ) today announced full-year 2013 guidance as well as summary financial targets through 2015.
    For 2013, First Solar (FSLR) expects total module shipments to be between 1.6GW and 1.8GW and net sales of $3.8 and $4.0 billion, including approximately $3.6 billion in net sales from systems sales. Consolidated gross margin is expected to be between 20 and 22 percent. Excluding up to $10 million in restructuring expense as previously announced, diluted EPS is expected to be between $4.00 and $4.50, and consolidated operating income is expected to be between $430 and $460 million. The Company expects to generate $0.8 to $1.0 billion of operating cash flow and plans for approximately $350 to $400 million in capital expenditures in 2013. Working capital is expected to decrease by between $50 and $200 million from 2012. The Company noted that revenue recognition for the Desert Sunlight project is currently expected to begin in the second half of 2013 and conclude by late 2014. This assumption is reflected in the Company’s 2013 guidance and 2014 outlook.
    In addition to the 2013 detailed guidance, the Company also provided a summary outlook for 2014 and 2015 as follows:

    2014 Target

    2015 Target
    Module Shipments
    1.8 to 2.2GW 2.3 to 2.7GW
    Net Sales
    $3.5 to $4.0Billion $4.2 to $4.8Billion
    Earnings Per Fully Diluted Share
    $2.50-$4.00 $4.00-$6.00
    Operating Cash Flow
    $500 to $800Million $600Million to $1Billion
    Last edited by radejs; 04-09-2013 at 02:52 PM.

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