STP : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Short Sellers Still Like Real Goods Solar (FSLR, RSOL, SUNE)

    July 26, 2013
    Among U.S. solar-related stocks, First Solar (NASDAQ: SUNE) saw the most significant swings in short interest in the most ...
  2. Short Sellers Still Favor Real Goods Solar, Solar City (AEIS, ...

    June 27, 2013
    Among U.S. solar-related stocks, Advanced Energy Industries (NASDAQ: SCTY) saw significant upswings in short interest between ...
  3. SunPower Beats EPS, Lags Revs - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    SunPower Corporation's (SPWR) fourth quarter 2012 adjusted earnings per share (including stock-based compensation) of 10 ...
  4. JASO Modules for Volkswagen Plant - Analyst Blog

    January 31, 2013
    JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (JASO) has completed the supply of 9.5 megawatt ("MW") of PV modules for Volkswagen Solar Park, ...
  5. CSIQ, APCo in Solar Module Agreement - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2013
    Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., a subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc. (CSIQ), has entered into an agreement for the delivery ...
  6. FSLR Begins Campo Verde Project - Analyst Blog

    January 11, 2013
    First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) announced that it has begun the construction of its Campo Verde Solar Project located near El Centro ...
  7. FSLR, IMI in CdTe Cell Upgrade Deal - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) has entered into two-year collaboration and licensing agreement with Intermolecular, Inc. (IMI). ...
  8. SunPower Extends Pact with Toshiba - Analyst Blog

    December 5, 2012
    SunPower Corporation (SPWR) has extended its long-standing supply agreement with Toshiba through 2018. Pursuant to the supply ...
  9. SunPower, China in Solar Biz - Analyst Blog

    December 4, 2012
    A Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar system, SunPower Corporation (SPWR) ...
  10. STP Streamlines Arizona Solar Plant - Analyst Blog

    November 16, 2012
    Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. (STP) will halt two of the three production shifts at its Goodyear, Arizona, solar panel ...
  11. SunPower Cuts Loss, Beats Estimates - Analyst Blog

    November 2, 2012
    SunPower Corporation (SPWR), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, reported a third quarter ...
  12. FSLR Beats EPS, Narrows Guidance - Analyst Blog

    November 2, 2012
    First Solar Inc. (FSLR) posted third-quarter 2012 results with pro forma earnings per share of $1.27, outshining the Zacks ...
  13. SunPower Acquires Minority Stake - Analyst Blog

    October 10, 2012
    SunPower Corporation (SPWR) announced that it has invested in Diamond Energy Pty Ltd (Diamond Energy), a privately-owned, ...
  14. Suntech Follows Restructuring Plans - Analyst Blog

    October 10, 2012
    Suntech Power Holdings Company Ltd. (STP) has announced its plans to improve processes while strengthening its global industry ...
  15. Suntech Restructures to Lower Costs - Analyst Blog

    September 18, 2012
    Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. (STP) has closed a portion of its solar cell production capacity in Wuxi, China for the time ...
  16. SPWR Announces Longest Warranty - Analyst Blog

    September 11, 2012
    SunPower Corporation (SPWR), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, ...
  17. Suntech, Solarstrom in Solar Deal - Analyst Blog

    September 6, 2012
    One of the world's largest producers of solar panels, Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. (STP) has entered into a contract with ...
  18. SunPower Cuts Loss, Sales Miss - Analyst Blog

    August 9, 2012
    SunPower Corporation (SPWR), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, reported a second quarter ...
  19. First Solar Beats, Ups Guidance - Analyst Blog

    August 2, 2012
    First Solar Inc. (FSLR) posted second-quarter 2012 results with pro forma earnings per share of $1.65, outshining the Zacks ...
  20. Canadian Solar Gets Module Order - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2012
    Canadian Solar Inc. (CSIQ) announced that it entered into a module supply agreement with one of the largest U.S. residential ...
  21. Earnings Preview: MEMC Electronic - Analyst Blog

    May 8, 2012
    MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. (WFR) is scheduled to announce its first quarter fiscal 2012 results on May 9, 2012, after ...
  22. Germany Rolls Out The Renewable Energy Big Guns

    March 21, 2012
    Germany's decision to ban nuclear energy and replace that capacity with renewables could ignite alternative energy stocks.
  23. The Two Sides of Solar

    January 4, 2012
    Solar firms were hammered by the end of 2011, but all is not lost for top-notch firms moving into 2012, writes Jim Trippon ...
  24. The Year In Solar

    December 26, 2011
    For those investors in the solar sector, 2011 could be a year to forget. Slowing global growth, zero money for subsides and ...
  25. US Solar Industry: Up to the Challenge?

    December 2, 2011
    In the wake of the Solyndra implosion, there are a lot of questions about America’s interest and commitment to growing ...
  26. Applied Materials Still Digging For Bottom

    November 21, 2011
    Applied Materials keeps eroding.
  27. OM Group - Unreasonably Cheap, Or Cheap For A Reason?

    November 15, 2011
    OM Group gets little benefit and ample doubt.
  28. 7 Solar Stocks To Analyze Over The Weekend (SPWRA, STP, LDK, ...

    October 14, 2011
    Alternative energy is definitely a volatile sector, but the pay off can be worth it for investors willing to tolerate the ...
  29. Five Solar Stocks To Watch

    September 28, 2011
    Alternative energy is definitely a volatile sector, but the pay off can be worth it for investors willing to tolerate the ...
  30. Still A Lot Of Questions At LDK Solar

    September 1, 2011
    LDK is undervalued, but there are better ideas in solar.
  31. Solar Earnings On The Mend

    August 18, 2011
    With selling prices heading south, these solar companies are going to rely on increased volumes to sustain the growth.
  32. Is Europe Abandoning The Atom?

    June 6, 2011
    Recent decisions to abandon nuclear power may not be so easy to do as to say.
  33. Total Takes A Shine To SunPower

    April 29, 2011
    What is fueling Total's new interest in solar power?
  34. 5 Solar Stocks To Watch

    March 15, 2011
    Alternative energy is definitely a volatile sector, but the pay off can be worth it for investors willing to tolerate the ...
  35. Top Solar Stocks To Watch

    February 14, 2011
    Solar energy's popularity should rise as more consumers hunt out greener and cheaper energy.
  36. Solar Stocks To Watch In 2011

    January 4, 2011
    Alternative energy is definitely a volatile sector, but the pay off can be worth it for investors willing to tolerate the ...
  37. Trina Solar Shines Through The Haze

    December 3, 2010
    Trina Solar had tremendous revenue and earnings in its third quarter, yet the market took the stock down.
  38. November 2010 Nasdaq Losers

    December 2, 2010
    The biggest losers on the Nasdaq in November 2010 were concentrated in the technology sector and committed the crime of disappointing ...
  39. The Good And Bad Of DuPont's Strength

    October 28, 2010
    DuPont's success confirms an economic recovery, but raises the spectre of inflation.
  40. The Future Of Solar

    August 30, 2010
    These solar stocks are worth watching as long-term plays.
  41. Solar Gets Leaner

    August 23, 2010
    Though the industry's bar was set pretty low, solar stocks' recent quarter could be a sign of good things to come.
  42. The Sun Is Shining For Chinese Solar

    August 6, 2010
    With the cost of oil rising once again, renewable energy is gaining traction, and the Chinese are poised to profit.
  43. Solar Surge A False Dawn

    May 13, 2010
    The back half of 2010 will be brutal for the solar panel makers.
  44. Solar's Prospects Growing Dim

    March 18, 2010
    These stocks were once the darlings of the green energy movement, but solar energy's future is no longer as bright.
  45. Cloudy Days Ahead For Solar Stocks

    January 26, 2010
    Solar panel prices have further to fall, and that's not good news for the solar industry.
  46. Solar Stocks Reach For The Sky

    November 12, 2009
    These solar stocks can bring some sunshine to your portfolio.
  47. Sunny Days Are Over For Solar Stocks

    August 18, 2009
    The industry will continue to struggle until glut of flat panels is eliminated. But that's not likely to happen soon.
  48. China's Solar Ambitions Heat Up

    July 28, 2009
    China's Golden Sun Plan is the country's first step toward becoming a global solar leader. We provide a few picks to play ...
  49. Is Alternative Energy Back?

    July 6, 2009
    A new round of capital-raising has started, but will alternative engery companies be able to improve on their poor track ...
  50. First Solar Is Looking Bright

    May 21, 2009
    It's cloudy now, but the future is looking brighter for solar companies.
  51. Here Comes The Sun

    March 30, 2009
    Solar stocks have surged recently because of subsidies from China and loan guarantees from the U.S. stimulus package.
  52. First Solar Lets The Sun Shine In For '09

    January 12, 2009
    Look to the sun to sustain us as it always has, but in new ways. Solar shines brightly as an investment in the future, yet ...
  53. The Peabody Story Is Elementary

    October 22, 2008
    Coal has held up much better than other industrial commodities, leaving Peabody as a potential bargain.
  54. Can Bailout Plan Help Battered Solar Stocks?

    October 17, 2008
    Learn how tax credits tied to the U.S. bank bailout plan will turn around the dimming fortunes of solar companies.
  55. Actuant A Growth Company In Training

    October 6, 2008
    The economic slowdown has hit this diversfied industrial company hard, but a sound managemnet philosophy gives hope for the ...
  56. Can Chalco Return a Shine to its Shares?

    September 8, 2008
    How is one of the world's largest aluminum producers faring in one of the fastest-growing markets for aluminum?
  57. Warming Up To Solar Stocks

    June 24, 2008
    Solar energy's popularity should rise as more consumers hunt out greener and cheaper energy. Investors would be wise to follow ...
  58. DuPont Expects To Grow In The Sun

    June 3, 2008
    DuPont predicts its solar business will triple in size over the next five years due to increased demand. Will the bet pay ...
  59. Warming To Solar Power (STP, SWPR, ENER)

    August 1, 2007
    Complaints at the pump and rising utility bills mean that solar energy's future is looking brighter and brighter.
  60. Hoku Inks 'Call Option' On Solar Power (HOKU)

    June 20, 2007
    Hoku Scientific signed a $678-million deal with Suntech Power, but this contract is basically a leveraged long-term call ...
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