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Yingli Green Energy Posts Smaller Loss, but Lowers Forecast

Chinese solar PV maker Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE: YGE) posted third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened on Tuesday morning. The company posted a diluted earnings per American Depositary Share ...
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Trina Solar Revenues, Margins Weak; Forecast Is Even Weaker

Chinese solar PV maker Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE: TSL) posted third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened on Monday. The company posted diluted earnings per American Depositary Share (ADS) of $0.14, ...
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Analyst Sees 50% More Upside in SunEdison After First Wind Acquisition

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) is getting a steal of a deal in its acquisition, along with TerraForm Power Inc. (NASDAQ: TERP), of First Wind. That is the take of Merrill ...
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Is the Solar Industry Really Getting Well?

In 2013 the global solar panel industry installed about 39,000 megawatts of new modules. At least one industry analysis firm, NPD Solarbuzz, estimates the solar photovoltaic (PV) demand will rise ...
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SunEdison and TerraForm Power to Acquire First Wind

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) and TerraForm Power Inc. (NASDAQ: TERP) have entered into an agreement to purchase First Wind for a total of $2.4 billion of committed bridge financing. First ...
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Sky Solar IPO Debuts Well on Tough Day for Solar Sector

Sky Solar Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: SKYS) announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5.525 million American depository shares (ADSs). Each ADS represents eight of its ordinary shares, and ...
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SunPower 2015 Guidance Puts Solar Stocks in the Shade

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) has some painful news regarding its 2015 guidance ahead of its 2014 analyst day. The guidance also hurt SunPower considerably, and it has spilled over into other key ...
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Why Analyst Still Sees Over 50% Upside in First Solar

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) has had a hard time since earnings were released last week. While not too many analysts have stuck their neck out, the independent research firm ...
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Short Sellers Don’t Believe Solar Stocks Can Continue Recent Run Higher

Changes in short interest of solar stocks generally rose during the two-week period to October 31. Partly that is due to better performance by the various companies, performance that short ...
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Canadian Solar Earnings Nearly Double on Solar Plant Sales

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The solar panel maker reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.75 on revenue of $914.4 million. ...
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What SolarCity Says About First Solar Earnings

After U.S. markets close Thursday, solar panel maker First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) will report third-quarter results. Analysts are looking for earnings per share of $0.64 on revenues of $1.05 ...
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SunPower Earnings Weighed Down by Margin Slide, Soft Outlook

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The solar panel maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.30 on adjusted revenue of $704.2 ...
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Short Interest in Solar Stocks Rises Even as Share Prices Drop

Short interest in solar stocks generally rose during the two-week period to October 15. Three of the four non-bankrupt companies we have followed saw short interest grow during period, and ...
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3 Stocks to Benefit From Fast Growing Global Solar Power Demand in 2015

If any sector was smashed in the early October sell-off, it was the solar stocks. High growth usually equals high beta, and some of the best stocks and companies in ...
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J.P. Morgan Sees Big Buying Opportunity in Battered Solar Stocks

Solar and alternative energy stocks as a whole fall into the high beta category. That is the category of stocks that have been hit the hardest in the current market ...
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