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Short Sellers Piling in on Solar Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on May 13. In the solar sector, all four companies we watch ...
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Should First Solar Be Valued at Less Than 12 Times Earnings?

Solar energy was supposed to be the next great frontier for alternative and renewable energy fans. Fossil fuel is supposed to be bad, and the coal industry has seen its ...
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4 Companies That Punished Shareholders Last Week

As earnings season is almost over, the analysts that were expecting earnings disappointments for this season appear to be correct as many companies have fallen flat in the past few ...
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Investors Cheer Sunrun’s Surprise Q1 Profit

Sunrun Inc. (NASDAQ: RUN) released its first-quarter earnings report after the markets closed on Thursday. The company said it had $0.13 in earnings per share (EPS) on $98.7 million in ...
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Did Short Sellers Shy Away From Solar Stocks Too Soon?

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on April 29. In the solar sector, three of the four companies ...
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5 Analysts Slash SolarCity Price Targets

These are tough times for the solar PV industry. SunEdison has filed for bankruptcy and China's Yingli is struggling. And it's these tough times that caused investors and analysts to ...
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SolarEdge Sinks Despite Earnings Beat

SolarEdge Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SEDG) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Monday. The company said it had a $0.51 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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SolarCity Posts Larger Loss, Forecasts More to Come

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) reported first-quarter 2016 results after markets closed Monday afternoon. For the quarter, the solar PV installer posted an adjusted diluted net loss per share of $2.56 ...
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SunPower Loss Exceeds Expectations, Guidance Holds Shares Up

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) reported first-quarter 2016 results after markets closed Thursday afternoon. For the quarter, the solar panel maker reported an adjusted diluted net loss of $0.30 on adjusted ...
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Global Solar PV Market to Grow 21% in 2016

A global total of 55 gigawatts of new solar PV capacity was added in 2015, and that growth is forecast to rise 21%, to 66 gigawatts, in 2016. The two ...
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How Analysts Are Treating First Solar After Earnings

When solar PV maker First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) announced earnings after markets closed on Wednesday, the company reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.66 on revenues of $848.48 ...
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First Solar Posts Revenue Miss, Announces CEO Replacement

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) reported first-quarter 2016 results after markets closed Wednesday afternoon. For the quarter, the solar energy company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.66 on ...
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Short Sellers Picking Their Spots in Solar, Alt Energy Sectors

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on April 15. In the solar sector, two of the five companies ...
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SunEdison Finally Files for Bankruptcy

Solar PV maker SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) announced Thursday morning that it had voluntarily filed petitions for a Chapter 11 reorganization with the bankruptcy court for the southern district of ...
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San Francisco Law Boosting Solar Stocks

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved legislation Tuesday night that requires all new buildings of 10 or fewer stories in the city to include solar PV panels. The rule ...
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