Green Chip Stocks

Green Chip Stocks Index:

ABB (ABB) - 20.64 ↑ 0.20

Canadian Solar (CSIQ) - 28.62 ↑ 0.90

Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) - 653.03 ↑ 11.31

Daqo New Energy (DQ) - 41.96 ↑ 0.27

First Solar (FSLR) - 54.37 ↑ 1.14

General Electric (GE) - 25.03 ↑ 0.21

Hannon Armstrong (HASI) - 13.88 ↑ 0.19

Hanwha SolarOne (HSOL) - 1.95 -0.01

iPatch DJ-UBS Coffee (JO) - 37.39 -2.32

iPath Pure Beta Coffee (CAFE) - 24.50 -1.56

JA Solar (JASO) - 8.00 ↑ 0.05

Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) - 9.54 ↑ 0.02

NRG, Inc. (NRG) - 28.44 ↑ 0.23

NRG Yield, Inc. (NYLD) - 44.83 -0.19

Ormat (ORA) - 28.02 ↑ 0.30

Pattern Energy Group (PEGI) - 28.19 -0.38

SolarCity (SCTY) - 53.92 ↑ 2.41

SunEdison (SUNE) - 17.90 ↑ 1.28

SunPower (SPWR) - 30.35 ↑ 0.94

TerraForm Power (TERP) - 27.77 ↑ 2.82

Tesla (TSLA) - 230.47 ↑ 2.99

TransAlta Renewables (RNW) - 11.34 ↑ 0.00

Trina Solar (TSL) - 10.28 ↑ 0.14

U.S. Geothermal (HTM) - 0.52 -0.02

Whole Foods Market (WFM) - 37.20 ↑ 0.26

Yingli Green Energy (YGE) - 2.95 ↑ 0.09

Solar Tariff Does Not Change Fundamentals

Modern Energy Roundup - March 21, 2012

By Jeff Siegel   
  • Chinese solar stocks got a fat boost yesterday after it was announced that the U.S. would impose lower-than-expected import fees on solar panels produced in China. Even after a disappointing quarter and a 9 percent fall in share price in pre-market, JA Solar (NASDAQ:JASO) ended the day up 4.4%. The boost might stick around for a few days, but the tariff decision has not changed the fundamentals. We still maintain that the solar sector will remain unstable well into the second quarter.

For a more personal take on this whole thing (where you can blast me for being misguided or applaud me for pointing out the starry-eyed elephant in the room), you can read my thoughts on the issue here.

  • In other solar news, Daqo New Energy (NYSE:DQ) announced Q4 and FY, 2011 this morning. To be honest, I'm tired of repeating the same bearish reports on this sector. But if you need a reminder as to why we're sitting on the fence with solar right now, you can check out Daqo's earnings here.

Daqo is down more than 10 percent in pre-market.

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