Though outperforming its solar peers (TAN -4.5%), First Solar (FSLR -1.4%) has sold off to a...

|By:, SA News Editor

Though outperforming its solar peers (TAN -4.5%), First Solar (FSLR -1.4%) has sold off to a level last seen in January 2007; shares are now down 24% since the company posted a dismal Q4 report. A note from Canaccord goes over some of the challenges facing the company: falling margins, industry oversupply, China's growth slowdown, an an eroding cost advantage for First Solar's thin-film technology.