FSLR First Solar
Filed: 20 Feb 20, 4:28pm
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
February 20, 2020
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
FIRST SOLAR, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
350 West Washington Street, Suite 600
Tempe, Arizona 85281
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common stock, $0.001 par value||FSLR||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On February 20, 2020, First Solar, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release and held a conference call regarding its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2019. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
On February 20, 2020, the Company issued a press release and on the conference call referenced above discussed information regarding its full-year 2020 guidance and a review of options for its U.S. project development business. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this Form 8-K.
The information in this Form 8-K and in Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of that Section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|FIRST SOLAR, INC.|
|Date: February 20, 2020||By:||/s/ PAUL KALETA|
|Title:||Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|