NASDAQ:FSLR may be ready to breakout.

FIRST SOLAR INC (FSLR)       150.96   -1.75 (-1.15%)

After market: 150.96 0 (0%)


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NASDAQ:FSLR may be ready to breakout.3 months ago - Chartmill

A possible breakout setup was detected on FIRST SOLAR INC (NASDAQ:FSLR) by our stockscreener. A breakout pattern is formed when a stock consolidates after a strong rise up. We note that this pattern is detected purely based on technical analysis and whether the breakout actually materializes remains to be seen. It could be interesting to keep an eye on NASDAQ:FSLR.

FSLR Daily chart on 2022-09-26

What is the technical picture of NASDAQ:FSLR telling us.

ChartMill assigns a Technical Rating to every stock. This score ranges from 0 to 10 and is updated daily. The score is determined by evaluating multiple technical indicators and properties.

Taking everything into account, FSLR scores 8 out of 10 in our technical rating. This is due to a decent performance in both the short and medium term time frames. Compared to the overall market, FSLR is only an average performer.

  • Both the short term and long term trends are positive. This is a very positive sign.
  • FSLR is part of the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry. There are 110 other stocks in this industry. FSLR outperforms 99% of them.
  • FSLR is currently trading in the upper part of its 52 week range, while the S&P500 Index is trading in the lower part of its yearly range. So FSLR is doing quite good in this market.
  • FSLR is currently showing a bull flag pattern! A bull flag pattern occurs when prices pull back slightly after a strong rise up. This may be a nice opportunity for an entry.
  • Looking at the yearly performance, FSLR did better than 99% of all other stocks. However, this relatively good performance is mostly due to a recent big move.

Why is NASDAQ:FSLR a setup?

Next to the Technical Rating, the Setup Rating of a stock determines to which extend the stock is consolidating. This score also ranges from 0 to 10 and is updated daily. The setup score evaluates various short term technical indicators. For NASDAQ:FSLR this score is currently 7:

Besides having an excellent technical rating, FSLR also presents a decent setup pattern. Prices have been consolidating lately. There is a support zone below the current price at 129.84, a Stop Loss order could be placed below this zone. We notice that large players showed an interest for FSLR in the last couple of days, which is a good sign.

Trading setups like NASDAQ:FSLR

A breakout could materialize when the stock breaks out to new highs above the current consolidation zone. One could wait for this to happen and buy when this happens. A stop loss could be placed below the consolidation zone.

This article should in no way be interpreted as trading advice. You should always make your own analysis and trade or not trade based on your own observations and style. The article is based purely on some technical observations.

Every day, new breakout setups can be found on ChartMill in our Breakout analyzer.

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