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

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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