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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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SunPower Earnings Pressured by Lack of Asset Sales

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) reported first quarter 2015 results after markets closed Thursday afternoon. For the quarter, the solar panel maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.13 ...
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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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Analyst Says Solar Installers to Gain From California Rule Change

On Tuesday, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recommended a major change in the rates state residents pay for electricity. The commission’s proposal is a “meaningful positive” for solar installers ...
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Why Massive Solar Installations in China Could Drive 4 Solar Stocks Higher

In an effort to suppress a slowdown in growth and the economy in China, the nation's central bank cut the reserve requirement ratio for all banks by 1% to 18.5% ...
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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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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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Why Top Solar Stocks Should Outperform the Stock Market

With all the gains to date this year being washed away in Tuesday's sharp sell-off, investors may start to wonder where a good place to have equity money this year ...
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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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