First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR)

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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Dollar General, eBay, Fresh Market, Marvell, Party City, SAP and More

With traders and investors returning to the markets after the long holiday weekend, it is looking like we will begin the shortened trading week to the downside, as futures are ...
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Did Short Sellers Call a Bottom in Solar Stocks?

Short interest among solar and alternative energy stocks was mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on April 30. With some exceptions, share prices fell during the period. Short ...
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Why First Solar YieldCo Will Dominate

Both First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) recently reported first-quarter results that fell far short of estimates. Analysts may not have taken fully into account the ...
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Neither First Solar nor SunPower Earnings as Bad as They Looked

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) and First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) each reported their earnings after the markets closed Thursday, and now analysts are beginning to weigh in on these solar ...
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Yieldco Venture Hammers First Solar Earnings; Caterpillar Deal Boosts Spirits

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) reported first-quarter 2015 results after markets closed on Thursday. The solar PV maker posted a diluted net loss per share of $0.62 and $469.21 million ...
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More Declines in Solar, Alt Energy Short Interest

Short interest among solar and alternative energy stocks was mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on April 15. During that period, share prices rose for all the stocks ...
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Apple’s Clean Energy Footprint Grows on China Deal With SunPower

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced Thursday morning that it will join with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) to build two solar power projects in China’s Sichuan province. Total generation from the ...
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Where Has Solar, Alt Energy Short Interest Gone?

Short interest among solar and alternative energy stocks was mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on March 31. Solar stocks generally saw short interest drop, as did the ...
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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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