Energy Business

Short Seller Changes in Alternative Energy (CSIQ, CPST, CLNE, ESLR, FSLR, FTEK, FCEL, HOKU, LDK, SPWR)

Many traders and short sellers have loved targeting solar power and other alternative energy stocks.  What is interesting is that the bets against these companies did not show a larger increase since many of them have been under pressure from falling energy and commodities prices..

Alternative Energy                           Aug 29      Aug 15      Change
Canadian Solar Inc. (CSIQ)           4,792,383    4,105,862    16.72%
Capstone Turbine Corp. (CPST)    26,868,541   27,148,261    -1.03%
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (CLNE)  3,157,778    3,370,936     -6.32%
Evergreen Solar, Inc. (ESLR)        29,577,222   28,600,712     3.41%
First Solar, Inc. (FSLR)                  4,118,065    3,932,851     4.71%
Fuel Tech, Inc.   (FTEK)                 8,967,558    9,409,720    -4.70%
FuelCell Energy (FCEL)                13,231,020   13,547,382    -2.34%
Hoku Scientific (HOKU)                  3,408,545    3,264,070     4.43%
LDK Solar Co. Inc. (LDK)              12,810,785   14,263,002  -10.18%
SunPower Corporation (SPWR)     18,696,656   18,939,191    -1.28%

Jon C. Ogg
September 11, 2008

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