Energy Business

Short Sellers Active In Green Energy Stocks (CSIQ, CPST, CLNE, ENER, ESLR, FSLR, FCEL, SOLR, JASO, LDK, SFUN, SPWRA, STP)

There were some really large increases in the short interest from alternative energy companies such as Energy Conversion Devices (NASDAQ: ENER), JA Solar Holdings (NASDAQ: JASO), and LDK Solar Co. Inc. (NYSE: LDK).  What is interesting is that First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) posted disappointing earnings, yet the short interest actually decreased there.

Below is the full table of our more active stocks in green energy, alternative energy, and renewables:

Stock (Ticker)                                               Feb. 13         Jan. 30         Change
Canadian Solar Inc. (CSIQ)                  3,149,094     2,953,480    +6.6%
Capstone Turbine Corp. (CPST)        16,192,240     16,249,624   -0.4%
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (CLNE)      4,031,978     4,185,476    -3.7%
Energy Conversion Devices (ENER) 12,828,636    11,286,350   +13.7%
Evergreen Solar, Inc. (ESLR)               21,115,097    21,790,736   -3.1%
First Solar, Inc.    (FSLR)                        7,474,748     7,658,763    -2.4%
FuelCell Energy, Inc. (FCEL)                6,120,485     5,935,186    +3.1%
GT Solar International (SOLR)             1,735,722     1,783,206    -2.7%
JA Solar Holdings, Co. (JASO)             7,958,916      6,872,085    +15.8%
LDK Solar Co. Inc. (LDK)                       10,609,242    9,528,951    +11.3%
Solarfun Power Holdings Co. (SFUN) 2,187,876     2,204,721    -0.8%
SunPower Corp. (A) (SPWRA)               9,350,502     9,374,510    -0.3%
Suntech Power Holdings Co. (STP)      7,943,792     7,979,744    -0.5%

Jon C. Ogg
February 26, 2009

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