More on First Solar: The company has followed up on the filing by announcing an 8.5M-share stock...

|By:, SA News Editor

More on First Solar: The company has followed up on the filing by announcing an 8.5M-share stock offering that stands to increase its diluted share count by ~11%. First Solar says it will use the proceeds for "general corporate purposes," which could include solar project acquisitions/investments and "strategic investments to develop certain business units and expand in new geographies." FSLR -4.8% AH.