First Solar IPO:....$20.00 Nov. 17, 2006.
Top tick..............$317.00 May 14, 2008.
Last.................... $25.80 March 7, 2012
King of the Insider Sellers, Michael Ahern, former CEO of FSLR, current interim CEO, was able to bail on shares worth $350 Million just between February 2010 and August of 2011.
This brought his total take to $740,609,359.
Mr. Ahern never bought a share of FSLR.
That may be some sort of record.
Total insider trading in FSLR since the IPO:
That may also be a record.
Mr. Ahern remains Chairman and chief lobbyist for FSLR
There was a reason for the choice of the first winner of the Climateer "Our Hero" award back in April 2007:
The 26th Secretary of War, the Democrat and Republican (!) Senator from Pennsylvania, Simon Cameron:
"The honest politician is one who
when he is bought, will stay bought."