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Will a 'going concern' note burn your money?

This Week’s Biggest ‘GOING CONCERN’ Stocks (AVR, BBI, CROX, EBHI, MGM)

We are still in the midst of "annual report season" as companies have been submitting their 10-K filings with the SEC. Or in some cases delaying those filings.  There ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades (AEG, ASTI, AVR, NU, RDS-A)

These are the top analyst downgrades and negative research calls we have seen on Wall Street this Wednesday morning: Aegon (AEG) Cut to Sell at UBS. Ascent Solar (ASTI) Cut ...
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ADM Pursuing Brazilian Ethanol? (ADM)

A Brazilian newspaper reports this morning that Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) may purchase the Brazilian ethanol group Unialco, together with a mill belonging to Da Mata. According to ...
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Dreaded ‘Going Concern’ Notes Head To Alternative Energy (AVR, BCON, EPG, VRNM)

If there is one phrase that a company does not want to see in its annual report, it is "GOING CONCERN."  This hinges on a company's ability to operate financially ...
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Ethanol News From All Over (PEIX, AVR, JAVA)

The news on the ethanol front this morning is, shall we say, mixed. First, Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX) announced yesterday that it would increase its non-cash impairment charge for the suspended ...
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Pacific Ethanol Follows the Fold (PEIX, VSE, AVR)

Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX) reported third quarter numbers this morning and any resemblance to VeraSun and Aventine (NYSE:AVR) is purely familial. Pacific had revenue of $184 million, compared with analysts' estimates ...
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ADM Shows Issues in Corn vs. Crude (ADM, VSE, APC, HOC, PEIX, AVR)

This morning's earnings report from Archer-Daniels-Midland (NYSE:ADM) offers proof that if a company is going to be in the ethanol business, it had better have a fallback position.  ADM blew ...
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The Burning Man Visits Ethanol (PEIX, AVR, VSE)

Ethanol stocks have been getting pounded since their IPOs and the sector has lost its luster.  Pacific Ethanol Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) was the exception for a while as it has Bill ...
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VeraSun Proves It: Size Matters (VSE, PEIX, AVR)

VeraSun Energy (NYSE:VSE) reported second quarter 2008 earnings before the market opened today. The company's revenues soared by 499% to $1.015 billion, compared with $170 million for the same period ...
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Aventine Renewable Braces For Earnings (AVR)

Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc (NYSE: AVR) is set to report earnings after today's close.  First Call has estimates pegged at $0.13 EPS on $611.6 million in revenues.  If it ...
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Top Pre-Market Analyst Downgrades (JOBS, AUO, AVR, CRDN, CLX, DKS, GR, MPEL, PLXS, VSE)

These are not all of the downgrades or negative calls we have seen, but these are some calls moving shares this Monday morning:51jobs (JOBS) Cut to Sell at Goldman Sachs.AU ...
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Top Pre-Market Analyst Upgrades (AVR, BLL, CE, ETR, HCP, HR, MRK, PTNR, PTEN, UAUA, VSE)

These are not all of the upgrades or positive analyst calls seen this morning but these are some of the top calls seen this Friday morning:Aventine Renewable (NYSE: AVR) Raised ...
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Goldman Sachs Pans Ethanol (AVR, PEIX, VSE)

In coverage this morning, Goldman Sachs has come out and reiterated the firm's Cautious analyst coverage view for the corn-based ethanol producers.  Specifically, the firm has reiterated its "SELL" ratings ...
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A Requiem For Ethanol (ADM)(AVR)(VSE)

Very few people drive down the miles-long highways and dirt roads in the middle of the country to see combines cut grain and fertilizer trucks spread chemicals. The picture is ...
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Oppenheimer’s Lack of Enthusiasm for Ethanol (AVR, PEIX, VSE)

Oppenheimer has initiated coverage of the down and out US-ethanol sector, and the group was given a lackluster "Perform" rating."Perform" ratings have been assigned to Aventine Renewable Energy (NYSE: AVR), ...
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