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July 18, 2014
12:48 EDTJKS, SUNE, FSLR, TERP, CSIQ, SPWRSolar 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.
News For TERP;SUNE;SPWR;FSLR;JKS;CSIQ From The Last 14 Days
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December 17, 2014
09:33 EDTFSLRSouthern Company selects First Solar to expand solar development in Georgia
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06:36 EDTFSLR, SPWR, CSIQU.S. announces tariffs on Chinese, Taiwanese solar companies, NY Times says
The U.S. announced that it would impose tariffs of 26.7%-78.4% on the imports of most Chinese made solar panels, and tariffs of 11.45%-27.5% on solar cells made in Taiwan, according to The New York Times. Duties of 27.6%-50% will be imposed on modules made in China, the newspaper quoted the Commerce Department as saying. American officials still hope that they can reach a settlement with the Chinese on solar trade issues, the newspaper stated. Publicly traded companies in the space include Canadian Solar (CSIQ), First Solar (FSLR), JA Solar (JASO), SunPower (SPWR), Trina Solar (TSL) and Yingli Green Energy (YGE). Reference Link
December 16, 2014
10:42 EDTFSLRFirst Solar calls active on renewed takeover speculation
First Solar December 41.5 and 42 calls are active on total call volume of 5K contracts (3K puts) following renewed takeover speculation. December call option implied volatility is at 64, January and February is at 48; compared to its 26-week average of 46 according to Track Data. Active call volume suggests traders taking positions for upside price movement.
10:07 EDTFSLRRumor: First Solar moves off lows on renewed takeover chatter
Share of First Solar (FSLR) are moving higher on renewed speculation Siemens AG (SIEGY) may be acquire the company.
09:59 EDTSPWROn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
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09:16 EDTSPWROn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
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08:09 EDTSPWRSunPower upgraded at Morgan Stanley
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07:42 EDTTERP, SUNESunEdison closes $117M solar fund
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07:07 EDTCSIQCanadian Solar completes sale of RayLight solar power plant
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06:34 EDTSPWRSunPower upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
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December 15, 2014
10:10 EDTSUNE, SPWR, FSLRSolar stocks could be volatile ahead of ITC/ITA decisions, says Brean Capital
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08:04 EDTSPWRSunPower invests $20M in Tendril
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07:37 EDTTERP, SUNESunEdison to invest over $700M to develop 350 MW of solar in Chile
SunEdison (SUNE) announced that the National Energy Commission in Chile has awarded SunEdison a contract to supply 570 gigawatt hours of clean energy a year. SunEdison noted that the National Energy Commission in Chile recently changed the bidding process used to award electricity supply contracts for the regulated market to create a more level playing field across different kinds of energy. With these changes, SunEdison was able to bid on and win supply contracts for 570 gigawatt hours of solar energy. SunEdison was awarded the provision of 190 gigawatt hours per year during the daytime block which begins in 2016 and a further provision of 380 gigawatt hours per during the daytime block which will become operational in 2017. To meet the demand, SunEdison will be investing more than $700M to develop 350 megawatts of utility scale solar photovoltaic power plants throughout the country. The plants will be added to the call right list of TerraForm Power (TERP), a global owner and operator of renewable energy power plants.
December 12, 2014
08:42 EDTCSIQCanadian Solar has reached attractive entry point, says Roth Capital
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07:01 EDTJKSJinkoSolar supplies China General Nuclear Power Group 80 MW of solar modules
JinkoSolar announced that it has supplied 80 MW of solar PV modules to China General Nuclear Power Group for a solar PV project in Neihuang County, Henan Province. Located in Mashang and Liucun, two villages in Neihuang County, Henan Province, the project is being built on the rooftops of traditional agricultural greenhouse. It utilizes 325689 pieces of JinkoSolar's high-efficiency PV modules is expected to be connected to the grid by the end of 2014.
December 10, 2014
11:57 EDTFSLRStocks with call strike movement; NFX FSLR
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08:05 EDTFSLRFirst Solar announces strategic investment in Clean Energy Collective
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06:49 EDTTERPTerraForm Power files to sell 11.7M shares of common stock
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December 8, 2014
09:04 EDTCSIQCanadian Solar management to meet with JPMorgan
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06:06 EDTCSIQSharp could sell U.S. solar unit to Canadian Solar, Nikkei reports
Sharp (SHCAY) will reportedly sell its U.S.-based solar energy development unit Recurrent Energy to Canadian Solar (CSIQ) for about $250M, The Nikkei said yesterday. Sharp aims to reach a basic agreement Canadian Solar by the end of the month and complete the sale by spring, the report indicated. Reference Link
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