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April 23, 2012
07:58 EDTFSLRFirst Solar downgraded to Sell with $9 price target at Maxim
Maxim downgraded First Solar to Sell from Hold with a $9 price target on concerns the company has lost all of its competitive advantage due to falling poly prices and oversupply. The firm believes First Solar needs a wholesale change in its business model.
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July 28, 2014
09:17 EDTFSLROn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
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05:44 EDTFSLRFirst Solar, XSOL establish supply agreement in Japan
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July 27, 2014
20:10 EDTFSLRU.S proposes penalties on certain Chinese solar-energy imports, Bloomberg says
The U.S Commerce Department proposed expanded penalties on some Chinese solar-energy imports, says Bloomberg. The agency said in a preliminary finding that Chinese manufacturers were unfairly selling goods in the U.S. at unfairly low prices, added Bloomberg. Reference Link
July 22, 2014
07:36 EDTFSLRFirst Solar shares dramatically undervalued, says Brean Capital
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July 18, 2014
12:48 EDTFSLRSolar stocks rise after successful IPO in space
Shares of solar energy companies are rising after a solar energy company's subsidiary surged on its first day of trading. WHAT'S NEW: The shares of SunEdison (SUNE) subsidiary TerraForm (TERP) are surging 36% in early afternoon trading. TerraForm Power opened at $33.26 and was trading near $34 per share at midday, after its initial public offering priced at $25 per share. TerraForm was formed to own and operate assets that generate clean power and the company plans to pay dividends. In a note to investors yesterday, Josh Baribeau, an analyst at Canaccord Genuity, wrote that TerraForm is a Yieldco. Subsidiaries of energy companies that own power plants and projects, Yieldcos typically trade on stock exchanges. Noting that TerraForm's IPO had priced at the high end of its expected range yesterday and was well oversubscribed, Baribeau wrote that this outcome reflects the strong demand for Yieldcos among investors. The Yieldcos provide investors with yield which is in high demand in today's low interest rate environment, the analyst stated. Additionally, as a result of the strong demand for Yieldcos' stocks, they provide their parent companies with "cheap and abundant capital," the analyst stated. SunEdison and TerraForm will grow their combined cash available for distributions at a faster rate than their target of 15% over the next three years, helping SunEdison's stock rise, the analyst stated. He kept a $30 price target and Buy rating on SunEdison. WHAT'S NOTABLE: A number of solar energy companies that own solar projects could form Yieldcos, research firm Trefis wrote in a Forbes column last month. Like Canaccord's Baribeau, Trefis believes that Yieldcos provide their parent companies with a cheap source of funding. Yieldcos also distribute most of their cash through dividends, Trefis stated. The firm named First Solar (FSLR) and SunPower (SPWR) as companies that could launch their own Yieldcos. PRICE ACTION: In early afternoon trading, Terraform jumped 36% to $34 and SunEdison was down 1% to $22.76. Meanwhile, First Solar rose 1.4% to $62.29, SunPower climbed 2.7% to $38.71, JinkoSolar gained 2.8% to $26.75, and Canadian Solar (CSIQ) advanced 3% to $28.71.

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