First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR)

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How First Solar Can Keep Its Stellar Stock Gains Going

Since late February when First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced their intention to create a joint venture yieldco, First Solar’s shares are up about 21%. ...
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The Best Performing Stocks of 2015 in the S&P 500

The last full week of March was choppy enough that it ticked the Dow ever so slightly into the red for 2015. The close of 17,712.66 put the index down ...
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California First to Generate 5% of Electricity From Utility-Scale Solar

California added nearly 1,900 megawatts of solar power generation in 2014 and became the first state to reach a total of more than 5% of its generation from utility-scale solar ...
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Short Sellers Fight Higher Solar and Alternative Energy Stock Prices

Short interest among solar energy and alternative energy stocks was very interesting for the March 13 settlement date. That is because most of the stocks in this area have risen ...
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Will India Be the Next Major Driver for Alternative Energy?

With the future needs of domestic and global power set to go higher, and with emission standards becoming more strict, many industry watchers and alternative energy investors are wondering which ...
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Share Price Increases Boost Short Interest in Solar, Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest among solar and alternative energy stocks was mixed again during the two-week reporting period that ended on February 27. Solar stocks generally saw a rise in short interest, ...
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Why First Solar and SunPower Had to Form 8point3

After teasing an announcement two weeks ago that they were in advanced discussions to form a yieldco, a joint venture of First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: ...
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Earnings and Yieldco News Driving Solar Stocks Higher and Higher

Solar stocks have been on a tear of late. The news is not just earnings. It is not just low energy prices not being as bad as some investors may ...
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What to Expect From Vivint Solar Earnings

Vivint Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: VSLR) is set to report its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of for a net loss of $0.37 ...
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5 Energy and Cleantech Stocks Are Potential Buyout Candidates

One great way for companies to expand growth, earnings and product offerings beyond internal organic expansion is to go the takeover route. While sometimes it can prove to be dilutive, ...
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Short Interest in Solar Stocks Declines as Crude Oil Prices Rise

Short interest among solar and alternative energy stocks was mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on February 13. Solar stocks generally saw a decline in short interest, while ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Coeur, Comcast, First Solar, Marvell, ONEOK, Whole Foods and More

Stocks were marginally lower on Wednesday, a day after the Janet Yellen easy money policy continuation helped markets hit new highs. Investors have shown over and over, for more than ...
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SunPower, First Solar YieldCo Lights Up Solar Stocks

In what can only be called a surprise move, SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) and First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) announced Monday evening that they are joining forces to create a ...
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What a First Solar and SunPower Joint YieldCo Means to Investors

After the market closed on Monday solar PV makers First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced that the two companies are in “advanced negotiations” to form ...
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Top 11 Corporate Earnings for the Coming Week

Corporate earnings season is now winding down, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies reporting in the coming week. We have reviewed ...
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